Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce
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GLI Signature Events

Annual Meeting

Once a year, the entire business community comes together for networking, dinner, awards, nationally recognized keynotes, and a look ahead from GLI. Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of business and community leaders in the region and GLI’s biggest event of the year.


C-level executives, GLI Board of Directors, Top Investors, regional business and community leaders, general membership and local media

Business at Breakfast

The Business at Breakfast series remains one of Greater Louisville Inc.’s signature programs. Great networking, engaging program and lots of excitement surrounding the speakers and topics keep this event at the top of members “must attend” list.


Medium to large sized companies, Top Investors, business and community leaders

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Series

This four-part series will feature national and local speakers sharing best practices on DE&I. Trending in hiring, company culture, and inclusivity as well as information on unconscious biases will be discussed during this series.


HR professionals, medium to large sized companies, Top Investors, business, and community leaders.


The Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition (GLIDE) is an annual, invitation-only executive program for regional business and community leaders. The program promotes learning, brainstorming and relationship building that is critical to regional visioning and progress.


Top-level executives, business leaders, elected officials and community leaders.

Advocacy Day in Frankfort

This event will give GLI investors the opportunity to connect with elected officials advocate, build relationships, and network on behalf of the business community. This event will focus on members of the House, Senate and Regional Leadership as well as the Executive Branch.


GLI Top Investors, business and community leaders and elected officials.

Capitol Connection

Access to legislative leaders, issues, and information. Guest speakers provide political insights at the local, state, and federal levels. Topic-based forums offer attendees expert insight on important issues – from education reform to community development and more.


GLI Members, C Level Executives, Community Leaders, Elected Officials.

DC Fly-In

Local business leaders head to D.C. for a two-day trip to meet with federal lawmakers and discuss issues important to Louisville and Kentucky businesses.


Top Investors, policy advocates, company lobbyists

Professional Connections

Brewing Business

This networking series is meant for new and potential members and is a great way to meet Chamber staff, introduce yourself to this new network and learn a little bit more about how you can further engage with Greater Louisville Inc.


Small to medium-sized companies, GLI Top Investors, business leaders & community advocates.

Investor Roundtables

This series gives GLI leadership the opportunity to connect with investors in specific industries for candid conversations about what their industry faces. Some roundtables are either specific to Top Investors or focus on a specific subject matter.


Small to medium-sized companies, GLI Top Investors, business leaders & community advocates.

Talent & Economic Development Events

City Champs

If you are new to Louisville or a lifelong resident who is passionate about showing the beauty of your hometown, City Champs are here to help you get connected. We offer two annual training sessions for ambassadors and six annual meetups for Champs and new residents.


City Champs are locals who are passionate about Louisville and want to serve as a resource for those who are new to or considering relocating to Greater Louisville.

Familiarization (FAM) Tour

This two-day event brings professional site selectors from around the country to Louisville in an effort to draw attention to the assets of our region for future economic development projects.


Invitation only national and international site selectors.

Let’s Talk Talent

This series discussed the most pressing issues related to talent attraction, retention, and development. Attendees will learn about the challenges and solutions in the region to address talent shortages and build connections with talent and workforce partners.


GLI Members, C Level Executives, Business Leaders.

Regional Economic Development Updates

Commercial Real Estate professionals and other regional partners are invited to get an inside look at GLI’s regional economic development strategies.


GLI Top Investors, Real Estate Brokers, Elected Officials.

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