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Two tickets to 'Million Dollar Quartet' - March 10, 2016
This month you'll be automatically entered to win tickets to the Tony┬« Award-winning Broadway musical     Million Dollar Quartet  at SKyPAC. 
The winner will be contacted Friday,
February 5th! 

Congratulations to January's winner, Thomas Pogue, Plant Manager, Delta Faucet Company in Morgantown! Thank you for staying up to date with South Central Kentucky's Business and Industry eNews!
Workforce Update: Ron Bunch, President & CEO
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Collaborates with Commerce Lexington to address the issues surrounding workforce development in the Commonwealth.  Read More.
Strategic Council Works to Synergize Community Planning and Resources
Plan to be released week of March 7th
The Strategic Council, comprised of a cross section of community stakeholders including representatives from a variety of business and community members, local government and local public education institutions  have been working to identify ways in which to build a better future for Bowling Green and Warren County. Read More.
Legislative Update
Kim Phelps, VP of Communications & Public Policy
The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is working on the legislative front to further Kentucky's workforce development system. Read More.
Consortium Spotlight
Supervisor Certificate Program
The Supervisor Certificate Program is a competency-driven program designed to build general supervisory skills, as well as the basics of leadership. The program addresses the needs of employees in a variety of roles. Read More.
Upcoming Events:
Training Consortium:
March 4, 2016: Excel Certificate Program - 3rd Cohort - begins. For more information contact Emilee Buttrum.
Training Consortium:
March 9, 2016: Group Leader Certificate Program - 6th Cohort - begins. For more information contact Emilee Buttrum.

IdeaFestival Bowling Green:
March 18, 2016: 9 AM to 2:30 PM at the Downing Student Union. Tickets are $10/students and $20/general public. For more information contact Josh Raymer or visit IdeaFestival online.
South Central Kentucky Night:
(Rescheduled from January) 
March 1, 2016: 6 to 9 PM EST 
Join the Economic Development Team at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort for this reception with members of the General Assembly during Legislative Session and showcase the best of South Central Kentucky! South Central Kentucky Night is a relaxed atmosphere with food, drink and networking! For more information, please contact the Chamber's Director of Programs and Events, Stephanie Matthews.

Tax Filing Deadline:
March 31, 2016: 
If you are a health insurance issuer, self-insured employer, government agency, or other entity that provides minimum essential coverage to an individual during a calendar year, you must report information about the coverage that you provide to the IRS. If your organization is an applicable large employer, you must report to the IRS information about the health care coverage, if any, that you offered to full-time employees. Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C and 1095-C are required to be filed with the IRS by Feb. 29, 2016 if filing on paper, or March 31, 2016, if filing electronically.

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Ron Bunch, CEcD
President and CEO 

Maureen P. Carpenter, EDP, IOM
Vice President Regional Economic Development and Talent


Emilee Buttrum 

Economic Development Coordinator

South Central Kentucky Economic Development:
In 2015, the Chamber announced 23 projects with over $943.7 million in capital investment in South Central Kentucky creating 1,040 jobs. Bowling Green was ranked fourth in the Top 10 Metro Areas for New and Expanded Facilities among metropolitan areas with populations less than 200,000 by Site Selection Magazine.
About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.



Bowling Green Area

Chamber of Commerce

710 College Street

Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: 270-781-3200

Toll Free: 866-330-2422