Friday Opening Session

Friday, January 18

8:00 am

Thoroughbred Ballrooms

Kentucky Transportation Tying it all Together

J. Edwin (ED) Webb

President and Chief of Executive Officer

World Trade Center Kentucky

Louisville businessman J. Edwin (Ed) Webb is President and Chief Executive Officer of the World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY). The WTC-KY is a member of the World Trade Center Association which encompasses a global network of over 300 World Trade Centers in 92 countries. The WTC-KY represents and works for businesses large and small from across the Commonwealth to create awareness and to serve as an economic development catalyst through international trade.


Webb manages and sets the strategic direction for this global trade association. During his five years at the WTC-KY, the organization has increased its trade education program offerings to include a regionally recognized trade certification series, forged a partnership with the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky to design and conduct global training classes to its undergraduate students and MBA candidates, implemented the Center’s Trade Advisory Services division and has negotiated new business partnerships with business and trade associations across the Commonwealth and region.

Events are organized many months in advance of the event itself and as the date of the event approaches, we may need to make substitutions, alterations or cancellations including but not exhaustive of the following: speakers and/or topics, change in venue details,. change in sponsor, exhibit benefits. This is due to speakers being unable to attend for personal or business reasons venue rules and regulations etc.. While we will make every effort to find a direct replacement, sometimes this is not possible within the time-frame we are given. We reserve the right to alter or modify any and/or all details of our event.. Any substitutions or alterations will be regularly updated on the individual event sites. Refund Policy here.

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