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June 9, 2021 1:07pm

Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Indianapolis as 2021 GLIDE Destination

Annual trip will focus on economic development and inclusion

Louisville, Ky. (June 9, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced the region’s top business leaders will be traveling to Indianapolis for the chamber’s annual Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition (GLIDE) presented by Norton Healthcare. The three-day trip will focus on maximizing economic development through chamber of commerce leadership and advancing equity.

“We are excited to head to a city close to our region that is maximizing their growth through chamber-led economic development,” said Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, President and CEO of GLI. “The Indy Chamber has been leading the city’s economic development for more than a decade and has spearheaded exponential growth in the region. In addition, the organization has continued to lead the charge on promoting corporate and community inclusivity.”

GLIDE is an annual, invitation-only executive program for regional business and community leaders, as well as elected officials. The trip allows leaders to experience and learn how other cities are overcoming challenges and pursuing innovation to maximize economic growth. The 2021 trip to Indianapolis presented by Norton Healthcare will be the 36th event and will be held October 27th – 29th. Registration is open to GLI top investors until August 2 and will then open to GLI’s full investor base until it is sold out.

Last year, GLI hosted GLIDE West End which allowed participants to understand the complex issues persisting in West Louisville’s neighborhoods. Previous destinations include San Francisco, Nashville, Austin, and Denver.

“GLIDE provides local leaders a close-up view of different cities, giving them the opportunity to develop new ideas and tangible action plans to grow our region,” said Russ Cox, 2021 GLIDE Chair and President and CEO of Norton Healthcare. “Now more than ever, we need innovative solutions to take our region to the next level.”

Learn more and register here.


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.