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GLI invites business leaders to observe innovation in Southern Indiana

Louisville, Ky. (July 22, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. brought 40 business leaders to explore advancements in Southern Indiana’s River Ridge Commerce Center for Innovation Tour: Southern Indiana presented by Hollenbach-Oakley, LLC. The second annual tour included presentations and immersive experiences at companies in a variety of industries where participants…

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From the Desk of the CEO 7.22.21

With the third quarter underway we are officially halfway through the year, and I want to give a snapshot of the current state of our economy. I hope you take a few minutes to review our quarterly economic summary which we put out exclusively for our Top Investors. The trends…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Greg Pestinger

Name: Greg A. Pestinger Title: Founder, Chief Vision Officer Company: FocalPoint Business Coaching and Kykeon Coaching How long have you been a GLI Ambassador?:  5 years What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? What I like most about GLI is the incredible people that I get to…

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New Kentucky Laws Take Effect

More than 20 new laws went into effect in Kentucky last week, 90 days following the adjournment of the General Assembly. That includes many of GLI’s legislative priorities that  passed during the 2021 session. Below is a list of some of those key priorities that took effect on June 29th,…

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GLI’s Brian Schneider honored with national sales award

Lifetime Sales Achievement Award recognizes chamber of commerce sales professionals Louisville, Ky. (July 7, 2021) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s director of investor development, Brian Schneider, has been awarded the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Dana Ketterling Lifetime Sales Achievement Award. The award recognizes career sales achievement, with awards based…

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What’s in the Metro Council budget?

Following a year of unprecedented calls for change and rising crime trends,  Metro Council passed a $1.04 Billion budget on a 24-2 vote. The budget is boosted by funding from the American Rescue Plan and included many GLI priorities including addressing public safety, violence intervention, infrastructure improvements and deferred maintenance….

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GLI launches talent pipeline initiative to create equitable access to career mobility

Louisville, Ky. (June 30, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. announced the launch of the Career Acceleration Network, an initiative that will move workers from low-paying, low-skilled jobs to high-skilled jobs with family-supporting wages. The two-year pilot program is based around a talent pipeline comprised of 15 employers from a range…

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From the Desk of the CEO 6.28.21

A lot has changed since I last updated you. With the lifting of the statewide mask mandate and elimination of all capacity restrictions, the future of our economic recovery is bright. However, the current workforce shortage is posing a serious threat to many businesses as they struggle to find staff…

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GLI Statement on Louisville Metro Budget

GLI president and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, issued the following statement regarding last night’s passage of the Louisville Metro budget. “GLI applauds Louisville Metro Council and Mayor Fischer for creating and passing a budget that prioritizes our community’s economic recovery and will allow our region to move forward and rebuild stronger…

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Greater Louisville Manufacturing & Logistics News

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