mchamber2 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/9/13) – An upcoming luncheon will help local and regional businesses learn about the opportunities and benefits of exporting.

The Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and the Madisonville Area Manufacturers Association are partnering to host a Kentucky Export Initiative Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Madisonville Economic Development office, 755 Industrial Road, Madisonville.

The tentative agenda of speakers includes representatives of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, World Trade Center Kentucky, U.S. Commercial Service Small Business Services Division, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, local business owners, and others.

“I’m pleased to partner with MAMA and to work with MAMA President Kent Waide to bring this luncheon to Madisonville,” said Chamber President Lee Lingo, who recently attended the World Trade Center Kentucky International Trade Certification Program. “Advances in technology have opened up many doors for small business, including the opportunity to export products and services. Now, more than ever, the potential is there for Hopkins County businesses to reach consumers around the globe.”

Reservations are required for the luncheon. To reserve seating, call Ruthann Padgett at the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation office at 270-821-1939.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Patricia Wiles

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6203

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 17, 2015 5607

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 14, 2015 5017

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 4068

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3388

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 02, 2015 8469

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 6691

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 5607

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 4068

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 18, 2015 974

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 18, 2015 719

Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
April 18, 2015 451

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 432

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 398

Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 18, 2015 392

TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in…

by Tennessee Valley Authority
April 18, 2015 381

Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

by Jason Lindsey
April 18, 2015 368

WKCTC Offers Minecraft Class to Teach Students…

by Tammy Thompson