Over the years, KAED has provided leadership and educational opportunities for professional economic developers. Since becoming incorporated, the organization has become more active in influencing the policies and legislation that encourage growth and development in the Commonwealth. One of the most important benefits KAED has afforded its members is the opportunity to meet and interact with other professionals. These professionals are dedicated to making Kentucky a better place to live and work. Kentucky Association for Economic Development.
The Association is incorporated and consists of more than 400 members. KAED’s membership represents diverse professionals across the state who share a common interest in building and growing Kentucky. The organization is governed by a 13 member Board of Directors and managed by full time professional staff. KAED continues to work with the Cabinet for Economic Development and other state organizations that support economic development. Kentucky Association for Economic Development.