Category: Biz Briefs
2013 Buy Local Fair The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), in conjunction with Grasshoppers Distribution, will host the fifth annual Buy Local Fair on Saturday, May 11, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Road. This year’s fair has expanded to include over 150 booths showcasing goods and services from [...]
Tiffany Meredith named manager of public relations for UofL Physicians Tiffany Meredith has joined University of Louisville Physicians (ULP) as manager of public relations. She brings 16 years of experience in journalism, public relations and marketing, having held positions as a newspaper reporter and editor and as a public affairs specialist for government agencies. In [...]
Louisville Marriott Downtown Named No. 1 Convention Hotel At White Lodging Conference The Louisville Marriott Downtown held top honors at last week’s White Lodging Conference, receiving a No. 1 Marriott International ranking for convention hotels in 2012 as scored by meeting and conference planners on the Marriott event satisfaction survey. Marriott’s own Bill Ebersole was [...]
Derby Darling Trunk Show At Off Broadway To celebrate the Kentucky Derby, Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, 4600 Shelbyville Road, Suite 201, will host a trunk show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27, with Something Special, a leading wholesaler in high-fashion headwear since 1983. The trunk show will feature a photo booth and a [...]
Louisville Living App Louisville Living Relocation, an affiliate of Rainey, Jones and Shaw Realtors, Louisville’s leading independent real estate brokerage, has released the mobile application, Louisville Living, in the App Store and Android Marketplace. Louisville Living provides an interactive showcase of everything Louisville has to offer newcomers and residents. The Louisville Living Relocation App is [...]
This week in business, Melanie Story, MD, and Erica Williams, MD, family medicine, joined Baptist Medical Associates; the Louisville Marriott Downtown completed an extensive renovation, donating bedding from the previous room décor to eight local charities: the Louisville Orchestra and its musicians announced a new three-year contract; and Cabela’s Inc., the world’s foremost outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will officially open the doors of its Louisville, Ky., store – the company’s first location in the Bluegrass State on April 11.
35th Leadership Louisville Class March 4 marked the opening of applications for the 35th Anniversary Leadership Louisville Class. Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has ensured that the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region. Many of the most dynamic leaders from all fields apply [...]
This week in business, Gant Hill & Associates is pleased to announce the sale of the Avalon Restaurant and Luna Boutique real estate to attorneys Shawn and Vanessa Cantley, who are also owners of The Silver Dollar; construction is nearly complete on an estimated $250,000 remodel at Rodes For Him; National Geographic has kick-started the travel season by designating the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour as one of its top 10 “Best Spring Trips” for 2013; Ross Dress for Less will expand its presence in Louisville with the grand opening of a new location in Shelbyville Road Plaza; and Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce will present its prestigious Silver Fleur-de-Lis Award to Harold Workman and The University of Louisville.
This week in business news, Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty in Louisville announced that Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC launched its 2013 marketing program; the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the appointment of Clifford “Rip” Rippetoe to the Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau Commission; the former Designer Room at Margaret’s Consignment & Collectibles is now the home of The Boutique at Margaret’s; and Operation Cookie, a partnership between Republic Bank and Girl Scouts to send much-loved Girl Scout Cookies to our military men and women serving overseas, has begun its fifth annual run.