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To kickstart our ability to compete against peer regions, Northern Kentucky must push our community further with a talented workforce and an environment designed to give businesses the tools they need to succeed. The myNKY plan aims to help entrepreneurs turn good ideas into great businesses and give them the talented employees to make it happen. 

Skyward's goal for the next five years is to cultivate an environment that facilitates innovation, entrepreneurial success and business expansion; develop a long-term comprehensive pipeline approach to employment in key industry sectors and connect people with their purpose through training and education; implement short-term strategies to fill deficits in the labor market; and construct and support predictable, frequent, identifiable and efficient public transit corridors.



Reclaiming a birthright: Covington doubles down on history to spark smart growth

Despite being the region’s second-largest city and closer to downtown than most Cincinnati neighborhoods, Covington remains something of a mystery for many locals. The first story in our second On The Ground neighborhood series takes a closer look at the city colloquially known as “Cincinnati’s Brooklyn.”  


New generation of entrepreneurs underpins Covington's bold future plans

A can-do spirit shared by residents and leaders alike is fast making Covington a regional destination for entrepreneurs. On the Ground looks at three small businesses doing big things across the city's changing business scene.


Covington revives a commercial artery, one small business at a time

As the 12th Street/MLK corridor emerges as one of Covington's most important economic centers, thanks to renewed investment and fierce civic pride, On the Ground takes a look at the residents and leaders who hope to sustain the district's viability well into the future.


Following the food: a look at one of NKY's strongest economic sectors

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED releases its five-year Target Industry Analysis, identifying food production as an area of strength for the region, with companies like Wild Flavors and Perfetti Van Melle leading the charge.


Photo feature: NKY celebrates success, looks toward bright future

Exploring Northern Kentucky's renewed vision and successes of recent years, and looking forward to many good things to come in the myNKY target areas of business, health, education and community vibrancy.
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Why DHL built its "super hub" at CVG

Joanie Arias, vice president and general manager of DHL Express at CVG, explains why its Northern Kentucky "super hub" is so important to the international logistics company.


Advanced Manufacturing campaign says "I Made It in NKY"

The Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development Coalition has created a multi-media campaign to promote manufacturing careers, including this TV commercial.

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myNKY: What does it mean to you?

Residents and business, civic, education and religious leaders respond when asked to help determine the future of Northern Kentucky in the next five years.
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