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June 19, 2017 9:00am

GLI Honored by Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2017

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. received two Membership Achievement Awards from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) for 2016.  GLI was named in the top 10 for both Member Retention and New Member Retention in the $5 Million and above category.

“We are very proud of our Development Team’s accomplishments in 2016,” GLI President & CEO Kent Oyler said. “As the largest convener of the business community locally, it is inspiring to see continued engagement and investment from businesses of all sizes.”

The awards are based on information voluntarily entered in the ACCE’s Dynamic Chamber Benchmarking, in the Fiscal Year 2016 Operations Survey.

“We are taking this positive momentum from 2016 and channeling it into executing our GLI 2020 plan,” Brian Jones, VP of Investor Development, said. “The message from our investors is clear that they want to continue to be a part of advancing our regional economy and we are going to build on that commitment.”

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) serves individuals who manage chambers of commerce.  Established in 1914, ACCE offers a wealth of information, professional development opportunities, management techniques and best practices through its award winning publications, online education, conferences and networking. ACCE’s mission is to support and develop chamber professionals to lead businesses and their communities. ACCE helps chamber executives and their staffs play a significant leadership role in their communities. ACCE also works to upgrade the economic status and professional standing of those active in the chamber field. For more history of ACCE, see our click here.

Media Contact: Alison Brotzge-Elder
abrotzge@greaterlouisville.com, 502-262-0359


About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - 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.  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.  For more information, visit www.greaterlouisville.com.