February 12, 2019 3:43pm
GLI Annual Meeting on February 25
What does the future of jobs look like? Find out at GLI’s Annual Meeting, presented by Hilliard Lyons, from our keynote speaker, Google’s top rated futurist & former IBM engineer, Thomas Frey. Frey has his finger on the pulse of how technology is changing the global economy, and will share his thoughts about how businesses can capitalize on change.
The evening will feature a pre-reception and networking at the newly renovated KICC, followed by a seated dinner during a dynamic program.
The annual Silver Fleur-De-Lis winners will also be honored:
Danny Wimmer Presents will be recognized for its creation of three exciting, new festivals in Louisville. Bourbon & Beyond, Louder Than Life and Hometown Rising are incredible additions to Greater Louisville’s growing list of cultural attractions. Each event showcases the Louisville region’s welcoming spirit, independent attitude and unique cultural blend to music lovers from all over the world.
Kentucky International Convention Center will receive an award for completion of its $207 million expansion and renovation project in downtown Louisville. The two-year project transformed the convention center to once again make Louisville a top destination for conventions. KICC represents more than $53 million in annual economic impact for Louisville and Kentucky.
Omni Louisville Hotel in downtown Louisville celebrated its long-awaited opening in 2018 – completing a stunning, 30-story addition to the Louisville skyline. The $315 million project is transformational for Greater Louisville, bringing a 612-room luxury hotel, the upscale Bob’s Steak & Chop House, a new Falls City Market and 70,000 square feet of meeting and event space to the Louisville region.
GLI’s Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of business & community leaders in the region.