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Thanks @money.focus for sharing this quote and giving us the #mondaymotivation we need! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #napoleonhill
We still have seats available for our Mardi Gras themed wine dinner. Four courses 4 unique wines, $50 per person. We do this the last Thursday of every month! #dosomethingnew #wine dinner #mardigras #Suttonsrestaurant #lexingtonky #commercelexington #sharethelex #makenewfriends #regularguest #datenight #beignets #neworleans #carriagehouse #gumbo #crawfish #etouffee #jambalaya #shrimp #frenchquarter
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Are you preventing your business from reaching its full potential? During the next Comerce Lexington Inc. @330 Series event presented by @distilleryheights on Thursday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Commerce Lexington’s first floor conference room, @chelseacreekless , the president of Creekmore Marketing, will discuss how to break workaholism, prioritize, automate, and delegate so you can scale your business on YOUR terms. Chelsea says, “You didn’t quit the 9 to 5 to work 24/7. You became your own boss to build a life of wealth, freedom and happiness. It’s time to make it happen!” #commercelexington #membershipmatters #membersonly #professionaldevelopment #growyourbusiness #reachyourpotential
Fall in love with your business: 1. Surround yourself with supportive friends 2. Take profit centered action daily 3. Cut the fat 4. Take time off 5. Challenge yourself 6. Try new things 7. Review your scrapbook For more check out @indiebusiness #commercelexington #membershipmatters #entrepreneur #business #savvy #challenge #valentines
In 2018, Commerce Lexington’s economic development clients surpassed our annual target of 1,000 new jobs by creating over 1,800 new jobs. Some of our largest projects were Tiffany & Co., Webasto Roof Systems, Inc., and Amazon.com. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #economy #jobs #sharethelex
Our first event at @limestonehall is only 10 days away! So far we have limited seats available and have sold out of full tables! We would love to see you there from 6-10pm. Dress is business casual. Full buffet from Renada’s Bistro and live music from Ben Lacy. Tickets available at the link in our bio #sharethelex #commercelexington #membership #fundraising #silentauction #recoverycafelexington #recovery
2018 marked another great year for economic development in Lexington with over $255 million in new investment by Commerce Lexington’s clients. We continue to see companies investing significantly in their operations solidifying their location here. Our team is proud of the impact these companies make on our economy. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #economicdevelopment #investment #endofyear #review
Wrapping up 2018, Commerce Lexington’s economic development team had a lot to celebrate. In late November, our team celebrated the 20th anniversaries of the Blue Grass Business Park (BGBP) and Webasto Roof Systems, Inc.'s first Kentucky operation. The BGBP was founded 20 years ago by Commerce Lexington and is home to six advanced manufacturing companies employing over 1,600 Kentuckians. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #economicdevelopment #bluegrass #lexington #economy #celebrate
Thinking of sending flowers for Valentines Day check out @kreationslex or @oramflowers ! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #flowers #love #valentines #sharethelex
Only 32 more days til our 6th annual EMERGE conference! The EMERGE conference engages the next generation leaders of Central Kentucky – our emerging leaders – to leverage their thoughts, ideas, and strategies for the betterment of our community and region. This full-day event includes a variety of breakout sessions and panel discussions, opening interactive session with dynamic speaker, luncheon speaker, as well as a closing reception at the end of the day. An attendee emerging from this one-day summit will have the tools needed to make a robust impact on the region and move forward with their passions and visions. • • • • #GoGrowEmerge #2019 #Leadership #EngageWithLeaders #GetInspired #ChangeThe World #GetNewIdeas #EmpoweredYoungLeaders #CommerceLexington
We're out at Bluegrass Airport this afternoon for @commercelex Business Link! #aviationmuseumofkentucky #commercelexington #bluegrassairport
Valentines is just one week away! Have you got plans for your date? If not we are here to help. Like to play together what about @malibujackslexington ? Want to be challenged how about @breakoutlexington ? Ready to dance the night away take them to @hugos_lounge or @soundbarlex ! Feeling lucky then take them to @redmileky and play over 900 games ! Tell us where you are planning to take your love?! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #valentine #bemine #datenight #sharethelex
“A balanced diet is chocolate (or sweets in this case) in both hands” And Valentine’s Day is perfect excuse for a cheat day if you’re still working on your resolutions! Check out @oldkentuckychocolates , @bourbonbonbons or @nothingbundtcakes whether buying for your SOS or celebrating single life ! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #valentines #chocolate #sweettooth #dessert #giftideas
Valentines Day is right around the corner! If you want to show your special someone you care how about a massage gift certificate from @themassagecenter or @massageenvy , a relaxing mani/pedi from Nail Care or @frenchieslexington , a facial from @aboutfaceonhigh or Salsa lessons from @thesalsacenter . This Valentines Day show some love to your fellow chamber members by shopping with them! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #valentine #giftideas #tiptuesday
@martinespastries recently launched their wine and spirits service. They will be available to those of age during open hours M-F 7am to 6:30 pm and Sat 8 am to 4 pm. Enjoy coffee drinks, mimosa, wine and beer, and liquors French apéritif. Stop in to raise a glass and pick up a treat for your valentines! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #foodie #wino #apertif #spirits #valentinesday #membermonday
More pictures from the amazing evening at the Commerce Lexington Annual Dinner! #commercelexington #sharethelex #hamburghappenings
Commerce Lexington’s Annual Dinner. Good to see so many friends and familiar faces. We also had dinner with our police chief, Lawrence Weathers. It was a great night! #sharethelex #isupportlocal #eatlocal #drinklocal #commercelexington
Having a great night meeting new people and members of our local government! #commercelexington #sharethelex #lexington #annualdinner
Bob Quick welcomes #lexKy to the annual chamber dinner! @commercelex #commercelexington #sharethelex #bizprom
Wonderful invocation lead by Pastor Mark Stecher of Crossroads Church! #commercelexington #crossroadschurch #sharethelex #hamburghappenings
Enjoying an evening at the Commerce Lexington Annual Dinner! #lexingtonky #commercelexington #fancyevening #sharethelex #hamburghappenings
Congratulations on @voicesofhopelex on your grand opening. We are so thankful for what you are doing in our community. Great to see @mayorlindagorton supporting a great cause. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #addiction #sobriety #recovery #hope #support #counseling #soberlife #lexington
As a small, and locally owned & operated business, we depend on you to thrive. Meet @florence.marlowe and @daniel.marlowe , and their daughter, Adelyn. They are the owners and operators of Whiskey Bear and are committed to bringing a high-quality service experience in a relaxed environment to #Lexington 👌 We’d love to get to know YOU better... as part of #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay , tell us what’s your favorite pour or #cocktail in the comments below... We’re all ears! Cheers to you and yours! 🥃
Commerce Lexington is exploring the land of Egypt Sept. 21-30, 2019. If you want to learn more come to informational meeting, in our 1st floor conference room, Thursday Jan. 17th 5:30-7:00. RSVP to Angela Carlos. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #internationaltravel #grouptravel #Africa #Egypt
The beginning of the year is a great time to evaluate your current marketing strategy. Here are some things from @bddmentors to consider when #branding • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #tiptuesday
Register today for our annual dinner January 24th at the link in bio. Great food, great networking, an opportunity to reflect on 2018 including recognizing some of our members with awards and highlighting our organizations focus for 2019! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #events #business #community
Register today for this professional development opportunity that offers a full day of networking, access to community leaders, and education in breakout sessions on a variety of tracts; personal, professional and community. Event will be held at new @universityofky student center! Register today at link in bio. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #professionaldevelopment #leadership #sharethelex
Join us next Thursday January 17th from 10:00-11:00 for the Grand Opening of @voicesofhopelex a new recovery community in Lexington. Ribbon cutting is scheduled for 10:30. The center offers telephone support for recovery, certified recovery coaches and peer support specialists, recovery meetings and a wide variety of sober social activities. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #recovery #sobriety #addiction
First post of 2019! What are you bringing to the table this year to improve your business? • • • • #mondaymotivation #newyear #business #goals #commercelexington #membershipmatters
Always learning. Always evolving. @330 #commercelexington
We going to take some extra days off. Merry Christmas to all beautiful! Get ready for New Year by booking your appointment " link in bio ! Check out New Year Special! #lexingtonsalon #lexingtonlashes #commercelexington #beautysalons #lashesonfleek #bostonlashesandmore #bostoneyelashextensions #bostonbeauty #bostonchristmas
Enjoyed our BOAB end of year breakfast! What is BOAB? 🤝 @commercelex offers Business Owners Advisory Board to support small business owners. It's a support group where we have a safe, confidential place to discuss issues and questions that SBOs struggle with. And where friendships grow. The next enrollment event will be in the Spring for Commerce Lex members only.
If you want to get the most out of your chamber membership remember to make it a priority. Build your network through events, utilize the Facebook group page to create brand awareness and educate people on your products and service, attend our professional development series and learn to market yourself like a pro, host special events at your business for chamber members, offer a discount in the member to member discount program, and more. Commerce Lexington is more than a membership it’s an employee you can’t afford to hire. What benefit do you plan to take advantage of next year? • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #chamberforgood #business #goals #priorities #invest #time
#tbt to yesterday’s ribbon cutting @bdslexington newest location 2536 Larkin Rd near @malibujackslexington ! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #restaurants #sharethelex
What are some of your fave holiday things to do in Lex? Ice skating in @lextrianglepark ? Southern lights at @kyhorsepark ? The Nutcracker at @lexoperahouse ? Tell us what you and your family like to do in comments below! And Follow @igersoflex for beautiful, inspiring, and creative photos of Lexington. • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #holidays #cheer #traditions #lexington #thingstodo
@bdslexington opens their newest location today at 2536 Larkin rd and everyone who eats there between 11a-1pm today is entered into a drawing to win FREE bd’s for a year! Come out Wednesday Dec. 5th at 10:30 to help them celebrate with a ribbon cutting! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #grandopening #ribboncutting
During the next @330 series on December 11th 3:30-5 attorney Katie Yunker from McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland will break down the legalese to explain how contracts work..or don’t. This presentation will build from basic contract principles, to concepts, and strategies, entrepreneurs and others can use to more effectively and efficiently align contracts with their core interests and goals. • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #memberexclusive #professional #development
Don’t miss out on next week’s networking event at @kyeagleinc ! This is one of our biggest of the year. Come enjoy drinks, appetizers, lots of exhibitors and most importantly the opportunity to grow your business with the connections you make! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #business #networking #marketing
Here are some things you can thank your Commerce Lexington membership for! If you are considering joining or have questions about your membership contact us! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #chamber #commerce #benefits #professionaldevelopment #leadership #networking #discounts #sharethelex
Wreath Making Season has officially begun!!! We are looking forward to our biggest wreath season ever!! Over the next 4 weeks, we will be helping nearly 450 of you create the most beautiful, freshest, and most locally sourced wreaths available anywhere. We can’t wait! See you soon... #sharethelex #wreathmaking #wreathmakers #commercelexington #springhousegardens #holidayworkshops #wreathworkshop #wreaths #oldbarn
Want to save on the stress and mess of hosting Thanksgiving why not eat out? Here are some members that are featuring Thanksgiving specials or meals. @hyattregencylexington will have hot buffet 11a-2p complete with carving station and seafood station *reservations required* @goodfoodscoop will have hot buffet with thanksgiving sides and meatless options 10a-4p . @tedsmontanagrill will have thanksgiving menu and special hours. @hiltonlexingtondowntown Big Blue Martini will be open 3p-1a and will serve food till 11. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #membermonday #thanksgiving #lexington #kentucky #sharethelex
Commerce Lexington’s office will be closed Nov. 22 and 23 in celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday #commercelexington #membershipmatters #thanksgiving #lexington #kentucky #turkeyday
Who knew starting a business could be this simple! If entrepreneurship is one of your goals for 2019 consider contacting @bluegrasssbdc @cvkentucky as well as Lexington Venture Club , Kentucky Innovation Network and SPARK. After starting the business Commerce Lexington has the networking, exposure opportunities and marketing resources needed to successfully grow your business! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #business #entrepreneur #resources #lexington #businesstip #goals #2019
There is still 48 days, 8hrs and 5 min left in the year. What are you going to do to help finish the year strong and meet your goals for 2018?! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #tuesdaythoughts #2018 #goals
@kortpt now offers a walk-in clinic at their Eagle Creek location. KORT treats from head to toe! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #membermonday #painrelief #physicaltherapy #lexington
We are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of our Administrative Offices. There was an outstanding turnout for our ribbon cutting. Thank you to everyone that joined us in the Celebration! #ribboncutting - - - - #commercelexington #grandopening #administrativeoffice #hemp #cbd #agriculture #farming #usa #kentucky #shoplocal #shoplex #lexington #bluegrass #kyag #health #family #ag #ky #cbdoil #kycbd #kcc #bho #kentuckyhemp #kentuckycannabiscompany #kyhemp #hemphelps #bluegrasshempoil #kccadministrativeoffice #kccbho
Commerce Lexington Inc. is proud to offer the opportunity to hear from author Cal Turner, Jr. during the next SPOTLIGHT Series event presented by Fifth Third Bank on Friday, November 16, from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. (note slightly modified start time for this event), at the Hyatt Regency Lexington (401 W. High Street). Mr. Turner will discuss his latest book entitled My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General Into a Billion-Dollar Company. In the book, he shares his extraordinary life as heir to the company founded by his father, covering his childhood in Scottsville, Kentucky, where business and family were one and chronicling three generations of a successful family with very different leadership styles. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #dollargeneral #calturner #lexington #events
Don't miss the Bluegrass Rockin' Rodeo @kyhorsepark this weekend! Friday, November 16 is Family Fun Night featuring the “Kids Corral” with various activities and games, autograph and picture opportunities with the competitors, Rodeo Queen and clown, along with a calf scramble. Family entertainment will be provided by internationally-renowned equine entertainer, and a two-time Road to the Horse Champion Guy McLean. Grupo Zerimar will be performing a live concert at the end of the rodeo! Saturday, November 17th will feature Billboard charting artist Dustin Collin live in concert. Dustin’s independent single, "Cold Dead Hands," ascended to No. 1 on the Billboard Singles Sales chart and his new album It’s Been Awhile landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Gates open both nights at 5:30 p.m., with the rodeo competition starting at 7 p.m. The event is part of the International Pro Rodeo Association and serves as the IPRA National All-Region Finals. Guests will have the opportunity to cheer on 90 of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country as they compete in bareback and saddle broncs, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping, cowgirl breakaway roping and bull riding. Tickets for the rodeo are $20 each day or $30 for both days and are available online at www.kyhorsepark.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate on the day of the event. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #rodeo #familyfun #lexington #kids
Tuesday Nov. 13th @330 will be a fun, interactive workshop designed to teach attendees the skills needed for effective networking. Those skills include developing relationships with other people, sharing relevant information and resources, and providing mutual support and encouragement. Through a series of hands-on exercises, attendees will be able to practice these skills. Speaking in this will be Kristy Maggard, Director of Marketing for Dupree Financial Group, a local financial investment firm in Lexington. Follow link in bio and go to events to register. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #professionaldevelopment #networking #growyourbusiness #lexington #knowledgeispower
Now through Sunday, November 4th use the code HALFDAY to receive 50% off tickets to @lexchildrenstheatre The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats. This playful, colorful story is all about the power of imagination and the importance of community. For tickets visit https://www.lctonstage.org/event/the-snowy-day-and-other-stories-by-ezra-jack-keats/ or call 859.254.4546 x 247! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #familyfun #lexkids #childrenstheatre #discount
#tbt to last week’s Grand Opening at @theagencyky . Aaron and Sandy Allnutt tell us a little about their real estate firm! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #realestate #bluegrass #lexington #kentucky
Lexington has racked up the accolades in 2018. @thrillist voted Lexington #24 “Best Cities for Young Professionals”. If you are a young professional looking to get connected in the community Commerce Lexington events are a great way to get plugged in. Also check out organizations like @lypa_lexington , @rotarylexky , @ylsbluegrass , and @ypinlex . #commercelexington #membershipmatters #sharethelex #bluegrass #rankings #youngprofessionals #lexington
Did you know we have a place for Commerce Lexington members to share their press releases and news? Sharing positive information about your company’s successes or philanthropy can inspire and connect people to your business. With the availability of information out there companies must not only share what they stand for but also what they stand up for. With technology comes the issue of incorrect or damaging information being released. Don’t you want to drive the conversation by sharing positive news about your company? If you are a member and want to share something or want to learn more about CLX members follow link in bio. From website select Connect then member news. #commercelexington #membershipmatters #digitalreputation #news #positive #mondaymotivation
#Repost @commercelex with @get_repost ・・・ Get out and enjoy some fall fun this weekend. The Thriller Parade, a Lexington Halloween tradition which landed us in @usatoday Top 10 Halloween destinations kicks off Sunday at 8:30 in front of the Kentucky Theater. PumpkinMania is happening Tuesday Oct. 30 with trick or treating at @transylvaniauniversity starting with trick or treating at 6:00 and the lighting of hundreds of pumpkins in front of the Old Morrison building at 7:00. They will also have live music and food trucks! #commercelexington #weekendvibes #fall #happyfallyall #fun #sharethelex #halloween
Get out and enjoy some fall fun this weekend. @shakervillageky is having their Trick or Treat tonight 4-7:30 with live music, food & drinks, bonfire and hayrides. The Thriller Parade, a Lexington Halloween tradition which landed us in @usatoday Top 10 Halloween destinations kicks off Sunday at 8:30 in front of the Kentucky Theater. PumpkinMania is happening Tuesday Oct. 30 with trick or treating at @transylvaniauniversity starting with trick or treating at 6:00 and the lighting of hundreds of pumpkins in front of the Old Morrison building at 7:00. They will also have live music and food trucks! #commercelexington #membershipmatters #fall #fridayfeeling #fun #sharethelex #halloween
Great turnout for the @womenleadingky round table event today. Great venue and catering from @bluegrasscater . Attendees enjoyed hearing more about the plans for @townbranchpark from @annbakhaus . What are you most excited about going into the park? • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #networking #women #womeninbusiness #kentuckyeagle
#tbt to @fyre_ent ribbon cutting! A music studio for all genres located right in Lexington. They also offer dj services. We hope we can make our members all this happy! Swipe to see how cool the studio is! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #music #recordingstudio #entertainment #sharethelex
#Repost @commercelex with @get_repost ・・・ Did you hear that Lexington was voted #1 Most Affordable City for early retirement? Swipe left on the photo to reveal all the great retirement communities that are a part of Commerce Lexington! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #retirement #lexington . Isn’t this great? If you’re looking for a realtor in Central Kentucky or Lexington, Ky give the Agency a call! 859-699-4663
Did you hear that Lexington was voted #1 Most Affordable City for early retirement? Swipe left on the photo to reveal all the great retirement communities that are a part of Commerce Lexington! • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #retirement #lexington
If you are a business owner that’s been in business for 2+ years then you should consider joining one of our BOAB groups. Enrollment event this Thursday October 25 4:00-5:30 at @crankandboom ! #commercelexington #membershipmatters
Lets get this week started out right! Here is a little challenge: 1. Write down one thing you are wanting to accomplish 2. Write down one thing that’s holding you back 3. Write down one thing you will do to step out of your comfort zone, overcome that fear and move you closer to goal. Inaction breeds fear and doubt. Action breeds confidence and courage. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #mondaymotivation #qotd #action #goals #plans #challengeyourself
Work hard, play hard! Come out Tuesday October 23 for networking and fun 4:00-6:00 @gattitownlexington ! $5 members $10 non-members includes two drink tickets and full buffet! • • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #network
#meetthestaffmonday Meet Andi Johnson, Commerce Lexington’s Chief Policy Officer and Director of Regional Engagement. Andi is a native of Scottsville, Kentucky. She is a graduate of Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. In her spare time Andi serves as a board member for the High Street YMCA and Mission Lexington. She’s a true crime podcast junkie, fitness enthusiast and loves her new Labrador retriever puppy, Queen Bea! Andi began her career as an intern and staff assistant for U.S. State Senator Mitch McConnell. She worked on several campaigns for the Republican Party of Kentucky as communications and political director before coming on as VP for Public Policy for Commerce Lexington in 2013. In her current role Andi is a voice for Central Kentucky’s business community at not just a local level but state and federal as well! Andi monitors legislation, keeps members informed about key issues, helps navigate government “red-tape” and develops the chamber’s advocacy priorities in tandem with a cross section of top experts from our membership. If you have a public policy issue, please contact Andi Johnson by phone at 859-226-1614 or by email at ajohnson@commercelexington.com. • • • • #commercelexington #membershipmatters #publicpolicy #government #relations #advocacy
Going to watch some ponies and win some money on this beautiful fall weekend in Kentucky? Here are some restaurants close to @keeneland for you to continue your celebrations! Also don’t forget to call @hops2go for tailgate or after a day at the race needs- they deliver snacks and drinks! #foodiefriday #commercelexington #membershipmatters #races #thoroughbreds #fall #sharethelex
Don’t forget tonight is last TNL featuring @fivebelowband . Thanks to @downtownlexpartnership for putting this event on April-Oct and also to @centralbankky for sponsoring! #sharethelex #commercelexington #membershipmatters #livemusic
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