KY Chamber Day Event

On Thursday, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual ‘Kentucky Chamber Day’ event, but this year is was virtual.Every year, Chamber Day is an opportunity for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to share their accomplishments and vision for economic development with the state with top Kentucky legislative leaders, as well as hear the priorities of those in Kentucky’s legislature. 2021 is different than any other year, as the discussions were focused around reviving an economy slashed by a global pandemic according to President and CEO of Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce Ashli Watts said.Watts pointed out some of the challenges Kentucky businesses are currently facing, ” 177,000 people are not in the workforce that we’re in there in February of 2020. And over the past nine months, Kentucky dropped to 50th in workforce participation rankings.

Source: MG News

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