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VANCEBURG, KY, June 14, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Northeast Kentucky Development has launched a new website, which will serve as a valuable tool for the region's economic development. The online portal is a comprehensive representation of the ample resources and infrastructure available to businesses choosing to locate in Northeast Kentucky.
"With this website we are showing the world why locating in Northeast Kentucky is a smart business move," said Sam Howard, Northeast Kentucky's managing principal. "Look at the website and judge for yourself, 'Why not Northeast Kentucky?'"
The website is sophisticated, yet user friendly. Site selectors and business owners can find a wealth of current information on the 12-county region via the new online portal. It features available sites and buildings as well as details about financial incentives. Users can search for industry clusters and find pertinent information about the region's skilled workforce.
Northeast Kentucky is a diverse region, both geographically and in terms of the amenities each community has to offer. Visitors can find demographic data on the website and compare communities. Those considering a move to the area can view community profiles and find information about quality of life, including housing, healthcare, recreation, education options and more.
Northeast Kentucky selected Golden Shovel Agency to create the website. The national economic development communications firm is recognized for its award-winning design and expertise in business and workforce attraction.
"It was a pleasure for the Golden Shovel team to work with Northeast Kentucky on this project. The customized economic development portal we created together conveys essential information to site selectors and illustrates the region's many assets and business advantages," remarked Aaron Brossoit, CEO of Golden Shovel.
Visitors can view available sites in the region as well investment opportunities, workforce and demographic data at http://www.nekyd.com/.
Northeast Kentucky Development is a regional economic development organization that exists to promote economic development in the Northeast Kentucky region, which includes Bath, Bracken, Carter, Fleming, Greenup, Harrison, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas, Pendleton, Robertson and Rowan counties.
GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a Minnesota-based Web full-service economic development firm specializing in workforce attraction for economic and community development. The Economic Gateway Web system includes an expandable and on-demand content management system (CMS) and a robust social media implementation strategy.
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