The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame to Induct Four Accomplished Entrepreneurs

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame is set to honor four of the commonwealth’s most accomplished entrepreneurs at a ceremony in November in partnership with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

New this year, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Awesome Inc and Sustainable Business Ventures on the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame (KEHOF).

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame celebrates the stories of Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs, with a mission to raise awareness around the impact entrepreneurship has made in the Commonwealth, and to encourage others to pursue similar ambitious endeavors.

2016 Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Colonel Sanders | Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Kent Oyler | High Speed Access Corp, OPM Services, Inc.
  • Robert B. Trussell, Jr. | Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
  • Carey Smith | Big Ass Solutions

Dave Adkisson, Chamber CEO and President weighed in on the partnership with the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame to honor this year’s inductees, “The Kentucky Chamber is very excited about our new partnership with the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Through this partnership we hope to enhance the entrepreneurial environment of Kentucky and to celebrate the critical role entrepreneurs play in the state’s economic growth.”

The seventh annual Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame induction ceremony, presented by Delta Dental, will honor this year’s inductees on November 16, 2016. The induction ceremony will be held at the Hilton Lexington Downtown.

Table, individual tickets and sponsorships are available. For questions about sponsorship opportunities, contact Andrea Flanders via email or phone
at 502-848-8719.

For more information about the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, visit entrepreneurhof.com

Inductees were first announced at the Kentucky Chamber’s 2016 Business Summit. Watch video here:

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