2015 Leadership Louisville Luncheon2015 Leadership Louisville Luncheon – Tuesday, August 11

The Galt House


LG&E and KU Energy

THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED AND ALL OF OUR SPONSORS

With your support, Louisville’s biggest and best networking luncheon was a record-breaking success! With more than 1,000 attendees, the 2015 Leadership Louisville Luncheon gathered the region’s most influential leaders in business, government, nonprofits and civic engagement.


TOP 10 MOMENTS FROM THE 2015 LEADERSHIP LOUISVILLE LUNCHEON

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Mayor Dean touted the TV show Nashville as a boon to his city for the national awareness and economic impact…. In response to Shannon Cogan’s follow up question, Mayor Fischer suggests a Louisville TV show based on the book Bourbon Kings, and says a few key words not often heard from stage!


Most important takeaway: mayor-dean-2_300x200
Louisville can learn a lot from Nashville, including the can-do culture, big ideas and push towards growth, all while holding close and capitalizing on their unique culture.  Can Louisville build on bourbonism the way Nashville has built on ‘Music City?’ Public-private partnerships are critical.


Most exciting surprise:  Like pied pipers, the River City Drum Corps brings the crowd into the room with a great show, the opening act for special guest musician Ben Sollee!
(See “Fun Moments” video)

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Best feel good moment:  Opening video and song featuring Leadership Louisville Center programs and 2015 graduates.


Best event feature: Fun with Louisville Festivals

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Best sponsor ‘plug’: paul-thompson_300x200
LG&E – Electric Avenue
(See “Fun Moments” video)


Most exciting Leadership Louisville Center news: 2016 Bingham Fellows topic announced and The Leadership Green Room launched!

 


Best photo of Nashville Mayor Karl Dean (and security detail): dean-security_300x


Best quote shared by Cynthia: CK2_300x200

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Muhammad Ali


Most powerful Mayoral move: Old_Fashioned_drink_x200 Mayor Fischer’s proclamation of the Old-Fashioned as Louisville’s official bourbon drink.


See photos of the 2015 Luncheon

See news coverage of the 2015 event: Business First, Courier-Journal


2015 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

The Honorable Karl Dean, Mayor of Nashville

This year Mayor Karl Dean from Nashville, Tennessee was the keynote speaker. Mayor Dean discussed how his city, once smaller than Louisville, has become a Southern boom town by building on its roots as the “Music City.” See news coverage of the event, “Nashville mayor: Partnerships key to our success.


SPECIAL THANKS TO LG&E

Louisville Gas and Electric Company again supported the Leadership Louisville Luncheon as the presenting sponsor.

Contact us about sponsoring the 2016 Luncheon


 

Presenting sponsor

LG&E and KY Energy

Diamond Sponsor

Baptist Healthcare System

Gold Sponsors

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Brown-Forman CorporationIL_Logo_OUTLINE_vFinal_RGBOgle Foundation
Kentucky Association of Counties
Norton Healthcare

VIP Reception Sponsor

Stoll Keenon Ogden

Silver Sponsors

Business FirstDoe Anderson53-Bank_193x86Tandem Public Relations

Bronze Sponsors

CompaniesWoodThe Courier-Journal
ChaseCBRE|LouisvilleD.D. WilliamsonFrost Brown ToddGEHilliard LyonsLouisville Metro TVMPI PrintingStites & Harbison
Baptist Health
Churchill Downs
Dean Dorton
Ford Motor Company
St. Xavier High School
Greater Louisville, Inc.
Hilliard Lyons
Papa John’s International
Poe Companies
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
WHAS11-TV
U.S. Bank
Al J. Schneider Co.