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November 18, 2020 10:32am

Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Inc.credible Awards Finalists

Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Inc.credible Awards Finalists

20th Annual Awards Honor Louisville Small Businesses 

Louisville, Ky. (November 18, 2020) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) today announced 34 finalists selected for the 20th annual Inc.credible Awards presented by NuLease Medical Solutions. Each year, the Inc.credible Awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of greater Louisville’s small businesses and their contributions to the community.

“We have seen that small businesses are the backbone of our regional economy,” said Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, President and CEO of GLI. “Despite the challenges our region faced this year, I have witnessed true resilience from our small business community. These finalists exemplify innovation, creativity, and passion for their crafts. We are thrilled to recognize these businesses that excel in pushing the envelope and bringing new ideas to our region.”

Since 2000, the Inc.credible Awards have recognized more than 110 small, local businesses for their ongoing contributions to our community’s economic vitality. For the first time, the winners in each category will be announced on December 16th, 2020 at 3:30 PM during a virtual awards show. Members of the business community are invited to attend and celebrate the accomplishments of their peers. Registration is open now through December 15th.

The 2020 Inc.credible Awards finalists are listed below by category in alphabetical order:

Small Business of the Year

The winning companies exemplify both business and civic leadership. Community involvement, management practices and overall financial performance are the primary criteria for this category.

Small Business of the Year 1-50 employees presented by Norton Healthcare

Small Business of the Year 51-100 employees presented by TOPS Louisville

Small Business of the Year (101-200 employees) presented by PNC Bank                                                            

Health & Wellness Award presented by NuLease Medical Solutions

This award recognizes a business that is taking steps to increase overall wellbeing. The winning company shows a commitment to improving lifelong wellness for individuals inside and outside of their organization.

Innovation Award presented by LG&E KU

This award recognizes a small business that creates unique and forward-thinking solutions that address internal needs or client problems. Innovative practices range from designing original products and programs, to developing effective new processes and technologies.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Award presented by Brown-Forman

This award recognizes businesses that are committed to inclusive hiring, buying and selling, and recognizing the competitive edge their companies have by supporting diverse groups of people in their workforce.

Non-Profit of the Year Award presented by Humana

The Non-Profit of the Year award recognizes a small business that is seen as a leader in the greater Louisville non-profit sector. Their mission includes improving lives of individuals and enhancing the overall well-being of the greater Louisville community.

Small Business Leader of the Year presented by Insuramax, Inc.

This award is presented to a small business leader that exhibits a strong commitment to the welfare of their employees, supports a positive company culture, and works to implement change and innovation in greater Louisville.

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About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) – the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction, nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system, and champions the development of the community’s talent base. Additional strategic efforts focus on diversity and racial equity to help build a more inclusive economy. As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness. GLI is the 2019 national Chamber of the Year and is one of only three percent of chambers nationally certified with 5-star accreditation status by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, based on GLI’s dedicated policy efforts, effective operations, beneficial programs and overall positive community impact. Learn about our investor benefits and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn using @GLIchamber or visit www.GreaterLouisville.com.

 

Media Contact:

Olivia Sievert

osievert@greaterlouisville.com