Bevin to promote Kentucky’s
FRANKFORT – Gov. Matt Bevin will attend the Hannover Messe Fair in Hannover, Germany this week as part of a five-day trip through Europe to strengthen existing ties and build new relationships with business leaders.
At Hannover Messe, Bevin and other state officials will meet on Tuesday with companies that have Kentucky facilities, as well as prospective businesses, before traveling in Germany, France and Belgium to meet with executives throughout the rest of the week.
“This trip provides an incredible opportunity to sell the benefits of locating in Kentucky to a number of the world’s premier
Hannover Messe, taking place April 25-29, is the world’s largest industrial fair with approximately 6,500 exhibitors and more than 200,000 visitors annually from more than 70 countries. The event began in 1947 and covers all areas of industrial technology. This year’s themes include
Several organizations representing the state will take part in this year’s event, including the Kentucky Innovation Network, KentuckyUnited and the Cabinet for Economic Development.
“There is no better way than speaking in person with industry executives at Hannover Messe and during our Europe trip, to demonstrate our state’s commitment to providing first-class service to existing and potential corporate partners,” said Erik Dunnigan, the Cabinet’s acting
Kentucky is home to 450 internationally owned facilities that employ nearly 90,000 people statewide. Those companies represent 33 countries and all of Kentucky’s key industries: automotive, food and beverage, aerospace, rubber and plastics, healthcare,