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Ambassador Spotlight: Chartrael Hall

Name: Chartrael Hall Title: Founder, President and Executive Director Company: G.B.E.D. Inc Get Better Every Day How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? 1 year What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? TERRIfic Terri is one of my favorite parts, and then I would say the…

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GLI joins business coalition on PFAS regulations

GLI has joined a coalition of national, state, and local organizations encouraging Congress to take a measured and fully-informed approach to regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. These substances are a class of synthetic chemicals that have been in use in the United States since the 1940s and can…

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Investor Spotlight: Chef Space

Chef Space Founded In: 2015 By: Community Ventures Number of Employees: 60 Describe what your organization does in two sentences: Chef Space is a nonprofit food business accelerator located in Louisville’s West End that provides commercial kitchen space and business training for entrepreneurs to start food-related ventures. Chef Space provides…

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Give us your feedback on the Sherman Minton Renewal Project

The Sherman Minton Bridge is an iconic feature of the Greater Louisville landscape. Since the 1960s, it has served as a vital link connecting our region across the Ohio River. Everyday, 90,000 drivers use the bridge. These include business owners, workers, customers, truck drivers, tourists, regular commuters, and more.  Because…

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GLI Announces Special Investor Rate for National Chamber of Commerce Week, September 9-13

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 9, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc. is celebrating National Chamber of Commerce Week, September 9-13, with a special $100 off promotion for those wanting to join GLI and become part of the region’s investor community. To redeem this special rate and enjoy GLI investor benefits for a…

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Automakers and labor partners must continue working together for the benefit of Louisville’s economy

Recent news reports about the beginning of UAW-Ford contract negotiations got me thinking about how important auto manufacturing is to our state and to our region. With 95,000 employees, Kentucky ranks an impressive third in auto industry-related employment as a percent of total state employment. Ford alone employs more than…

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Op-ed: Skilled-workers law would be a boon for Kentucky businesses

Earlier this year in a speech discussing immigration, former President George W. Bush declared Americans need to “dial down the rhetoric, put politics aside and modernize our immigration laws.” The Kentucky business community agrees. Kentucky businesses know we need to get past the rhetoric and divisiveness of the issue and…

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KY Supreme Court preserves key provision in GLI-backed workers’ comp reform legislation

The Kentucky Supreme Court issued a ruling last week that preserves a key element of GLI-backed legislation which has already resulted in savings for Greater Louisville businesses. 

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The Community Foundation of Louisville & GLI Announce 2019 Vogt Award Winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) — Six local startups are the 2019 Vogt Awards recipients. Each winner will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive funding and an additional package of valuable services and mentoring for earlystage entrepreneurs as they develop their product idea into viable and successful businesses. The winning companies are:…

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CONVERGE Louisville: Collaboration that Drives the Future of Aging Innovation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) — With over $80 billion in revenue, Louisville’s health care sector has the nation’s largest concentration of aging care headquarters and companies. Forbes Magazine named Louisville “America’s Aging Capital” and this unique strength in the industry makes CONVERGE Louisville the perfect driver for the progressive…

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