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September 2015 Newsletter

Companies Taking Advantage of Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit

Many small businesses in Kentucky are eligible to receive a tax credit of up to $25,000. The problem is, they don’t know about it. Brewco Marketing Group of Central City was one of those companies. Now, the company is $7,000 richer.

The Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit (KSBTC) program encourages small business growth throughout the Commonwealth while creating jobs in the process. Most for-profit companies with 50 or fewer full-time employees are eligible for the tax incentives.
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Beyond the Heritage: The Economic Impact of Bourbon

With September proclaimed as National Bourbon Heritage Month, distilleries and bourbon connoisseurs across the Commonwealth herald the drink’s historical significance. We hear legends about the origins of bourbon and the history of distillation during prohibition...
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2015 IdeaFestival Sweeps Into Louisville

Some of the world’s most creative minds are converging on Louisville for the 16th annual IdeaFestival, an opportunity to learn about and discuss the arts, the future of innovation, the universe and much more.
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Expansion in Progress: Program Educating Manufacturing Workforce Adds Locations

More Kentuckians this summer recognized the impact an infusion of young, well-trained advanced-manufacturing employees will make as an industry-led workforce education program continued its quest to reach every corner of the Commonwealth.
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KAIA’s Inaugural AutoVision Conference Exceeds Expectations

More than 260 auto industry leaders from Kentucky and beyond gathered in Louisville on Sept. 14-15 for the first-ever AutoVision conference, a sold-out event held by the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association and presented by the Cabinet for Economic Development.
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With New Role in CED, Takada to Help Japanese Businesses Locate, Remain and Grow in Kentucky

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development welcomed Kenji Takada this month as managing director of its Asia Representative Office.
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Grown Locally From an Idea, Food-Safety Tech Firm Hollison Announces Expansion Project, 34 Jobs

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and the Kentucky Innovation Network congratulated Hollison, the Owensboro-based food-safety innovator, on the company’s planned addition of 34 jobs and a nearly $1.2 million expansion project announced in September.
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Recent Events

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Recent Announcements

Kelley Beekeeping
Clarkson


Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Erlanger


Innovative Mattress Solutions
Lexington


PARx Solutions
Louisville


Taiwan Agriculture Industry Associations
Kentucky


EN Engineering LLC
Catlettsburg


Generation Tux
Louisville


Hollison
Owensboro

Kentucky Economic Development Guide

Did You Know?

There are many great things happening in Kentucky, and we want to share that success with the world. The 2015 Kentucky Economic Development Guide provides an in-depth look at how the state and local communities are thriving in today’s global economy.

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