Despite 2020’s tumult, Kentucky offers plenty of reasons for optimism moving forward
2020 | December Newsletter
As we wrap up a globally difficult year, here's a look at some accomplishments and good-news projects helping build a better Kentucky for the years to come.
Kentucky Poised for Post-COVID Growth
Despite 2020’s tumult, Kentucky offers plenty of reasons for optimism moving forward. A dominant logistics industry paired with continued e-commerce growth, a resilient food and beverage sector and new initiatives to support the state’s entrepreneurs and innovators are among the many factors that will help Kentucky build back stronger in 2021.
Announcements of Job-Creating Projects Show Promise for Future
From T. Marzetti’s 140-job expansion in Horse Cave to Nucor’s groundbreaking at its 400-job Brandenburg steel mill and everything in between, companies announced and made progress across the state in 2020. Team Kentucky also announced the return of a key program to encourage investments in the commonwealth’s startups and small businesses.
Webinar Series Highlights Kentucky’s Strengths, Opportunities
Throughout the past several months, the Cabinet’s webinar series “Understanding Kentucky’s Target Markets” provided our valued partners across the state with in-depth insight into the state’s largest and fastest-growing industries, as well as strategies for building a better Kentucky in the years to come. From the state’s dominant automotive industry to a detailed review of the Bluegrass State’s prowess for garnering foreign direct investment, these webinars delve deep into what drives Kentucky’s economy, and they’re all available on-demand.