Kristina Slattery
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2020 | July Newsletter
Kentucky Businesses Continue Growth Through First Half of 2020
The past few months have created uncertainty for businesses across the nation, but in spite of the recent challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky’s economic development and business leaders have kept an eye on the future.
How Manufacturing Strength, Ideal Location Prime Kentucky for Post-Pandemic Growth  
“Unprecedented” – the word describes both Kentucky’s economic expansion during the past decade and the ensuing pandemic that stalled those historic gains in a relative instant.
But despite the hardship pervading the state and the entire US, Kentucky’s economic advantages stand to help the Bluegrass State not merely recover, but reach new heights in the years ahead.
Preparing for Success: Cities, Counties Receiving Grants, Consultations to Upgrade Facilities, Sites
With serious national and global competition for economic development projects a well-established reality, community preparation undeniably plays a leading role in landing job-creating corporate investments.
Cabinet Shifts to New Site Selection Website, Retires Legacy Platform
It’s official – the Cabinet has completely transitioned to the state’s new and improved sites and buildings selection tool and retired its original, legacy websites. For local economic development officials, the switch enables them to directly manage the property inventory of their respective regions.
Kentucky Receives 10th Consecutive Shovel Award for Economic Development
Area Development, a leading economic development trade magazine, recently named Kentucky a Silver Shovel Award recipient, ranking the commonwealth among the most successful states in creating jobs and securing investments in 2019. Kentucky claimed the award for the 3-to-5 million population category, marking the 10th consecutive year Kentucky has won a Shovel and the 11th time throughout the award’s 15-year history.
Cabinet Launches Webinar Series Exploring Kentucky by Industry and Region
CED Project Manager Annie Franklin on Tuesday gave the first in a series of monthly industry discussions, titled “Understanding Kentucky Target Markets,” with her presentation focusing on the agriculture and food & beverage industries. An audience of over 110 tuned in for the inaugural webinar. Future presentations will be scheduled the last Tuesday of each month. Keep an eye out for a save-the-date for August’s discussion.
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