Site Selection magazine recognized Northern Kentucky Tri-ED and REDI Cincinnati with the Mac Conway Award for Outstanding Achievement in Economic Development.
Site Selection recognizes major US local and regional business development groups with the Mac Conway Award, which is based on an index of job creation and facility capital investment data, both cumulative and per capita. Tri-ED and REDI Cincinnati have been recognized along with the award for their work in the Cincinnati area for three consecutive years.
“Tri-ED is pleased to be recognized for our work in attracting and helping our customers grow their businesses in Northern Kentucky,” said Lee Crume, President and CEO of Tri-ED. “We worked hard to support our business community during the pandemic and as the economy reopened. Our partnerships with our communities, the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet, and REDI Cincinnati will help us accomplish our mission to create, maintain, and improve high quality economic opportunities for Northern Kentucky. “
“REDI Cincinnati is honored to be recognized again by Site Selection for our collaboration with business development partners such as Tri-ED in creating jobs and investments in the Cincinnati area,” said Kimm Lauterbach, President and CEO of REDI Cincinnati. “It is a critical time for companies across the country facing the challenges posed by COVID-19. The REDI Cincinnati team relies on their expertise, partnerships, and proven approach to support local businesses in their recovery efforts while helping businesses grow and prosper the region. “
The May 2020 issue of Site Selection features the Mac Conway Awards, Prosperity Cup Leaderboard, Top Deals of the Year, and the Cincinnati Region Intelligence Report. Kentucky ranked ninth on the Prosperity Cup rankings, which recognizes the most competitive economic development groups at the state level.
In 2019, Northern Kentucky Tri-ED announced 14 new entry and expansion projects with more than 1,400 new jobs and announced new capital investments of $ 95 million in the region.