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Kentucky ED Guide There are many great things happening in Kentucky, and we want to share that success with the world. The 2014 Kentucky Economic Development Guide provides an in-depth look at how the state and local communities are thriving in today’s global economy. Read your FREE copy here.
Why Kentucky
Many of the world’s most successful companies have discovered that Kentucky, land of the thoroughbred, is a great place to build their business. Whether you’re a prospect, an existing Kentucky business or you’re looking to start a business in Kentucky, it helps to hear what other business leaders are saying about doing business in the Bluegrass. We’re happy to spread the word.

Did You Know...
  • Kentucky ranks fourth in Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup award, recognizing the highest number of qualifying industry locations and expansions per capita in 2013.
  • Kentucky exports reached a record $25.3 billion in 2013, with products and services going to 198 countries.
  • Kentucky is home to not one, but two major air cargo hubs, ranking the state 3rd in the nation in total cargo.
  • Kentucky’s industrial power costs rank 6th lowest in the U.S., and are over 22 percent less than the national average.
  • In 2012, CNBC ranked Kentucky’s business costs the lowest in the nation.

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Hemispheres-Dossier Magazine Check out the 32-page Kentucky Dossier, featured in the December 2012 issue of Hemispheres, United Airline’s inflight magazine.

Kentucky Digital Magazine Inbound Logistics’ November 2012 issue , takes an in-depth look into Kentucky’s excellent logistical advantages.

Southern Business Magazine Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is named Southern Business & Development’s, 2012 Person of the Year.

Industry Today Magazine This eight-page spread in Industry Today , showcases Kentucky’s success in attracting foreign direct investment.
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