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Commerce Lexington recognized several community leaders and volunteers during its annual dinner, held in The Lexington Convention Center's Bluegrass Ballroom on January 25. more

Jan 30, 2018 12:08 PM Business

Omni Architects, Commerce Lexington's 2017 Small Business of the Year award winner, has been involved in more than 900 projects across the commonwealth, totaling more than $1 billion in construction since its founding in 1975, more

Sep 21, 2017 2:04 PM Business

Omni Architects is named 2017 Small Business of the Year at Commerce Lexington's annual Salute to Small Business Awards luncheon. more

Aug 28, 2017 10:45 AM Business

In preparation for the announcement of its Small Business of the Year award winner at the end of August, Commerce Lexington Inc. has named the category winners for its annual Salute to Small Business Awards. more

Jul 26, 2017 2:13 PM Business

About 180 community leaders and business professionals will join Commerce Lexington on June 7-9, 2017, for the organization’s annual leadership visit to the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. more

Jun 6, 2017 11:06 AM Business

Commerce Lexington Inc. celebrated local businesses and entrepreneurs during its annual awards gathering. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:21 PM Business

The fifth annual Bluegrass Wellness at Work challenge, an idea born from Commerce Lexington's Leadership Lexington program, will begin in May and allow local companies to engage in friendly fitness competition for six weeks. more

Dec 21, 2016 9:06 PM Business

Lexington is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 14-20, with a host of events scheduled to highlight the strength and opportunity of the local entrepreneurial community. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:31 PM Business

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Warning that “we cannot shrink our way to greatness,” Lexington Mayor Jim Gray pressed his long-shot bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Friday morning before a breakfast gathering of the city’s business leaders and government officials. more

Sep 30, 2016 10:57 AM Business

Commerce Lexington Inc. has been chosen as a finalist for the top annual award by an industry group that ranks local chambers of commerce. The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) has listed Commerce Lexington... more

Jun 14, 2016 3:09 PM Business

Gov. Matt Bevin, speaking Friday afternoon to a gathering of Lexington business leaders, touted his work during the recently ended legislative session -- which included money to expand the Lexington Convention Center and address pension... more

Jun 3, 2016 8:13 PM Business

You can network in line at the grocery store or at a basketball game, online or on vacation, but when you want to put networking on the calendar instead of running into it extemporaneously, there are plenty of organized entities in Lexington.BNI... more

Oct 26, 2015 12:12 PM Business

Republican candidate for governor Matt Bevin spoke Thursday afternoon to a gathering of Lexington business leaders about a range of economic issues facing the Commonwealth, from the pension crisis and coal to local-option sales taxes... more

Sep 10, 2015 9:00 PM Business

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell spoke Wednesday afternoon at Commerce Lexington’s Public Policy Luncheon series, the first visit with the group for the longtime Kentucky legislator since... more

Jul 2, 2015 8:08 PM Business

The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge spans the Missouri River between Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa.Photo provided by Commerce LexingtonBeing home [...] more


Lexington, KY -Tiffany & Co. is expanding manufacturing operations in Lexington, creating 75 new, full-time jobs and investing $2 million in the state, the company announced today at a press conference attended by... more

Apr 25, 2013 2:50 PM Business

Lexington, KY – Scholarships to assist in the cost of Commerce Lexington’s Annual Leadership Visit, heading this year to Omaha May 8-10, are now up for grabs.Aimed at getting those under 40 better tied into... more

Feb 26, 2013 4:06 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Eighty-Seven early-stage technology-based companies in Lexington and surrounding counties received funding and/or created jobs in 2012, according to an annual survey conducted by the Lexington Venture... more

Feb 1, 2013 1:00 AM Business

Lexington, KY – It was called Project Star, and soon it would brand the people representing a law firm looking at Lexington for the possible relocation of its global... more

Sep 18, 2012 4:16 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Representatives from throughout the Bluegrass Region will travel to Washington, D.C. tomorrow to advocate on behalf of the budgetary, infrastructure and economic development needs of Central Kentucky.Nearly... more

Jul 17, 2012 3:56 PM Business