About Us


As the primary state agency encouraging job creation, retention and business investment in Kentucky, the Cabinet for Economic Development works to attract new industries and assists existing companies to grow and expand. The Cabinet also provides support and resources for entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners. As well, it helps prepare communities for economic development opportunities.

In addition to the Cabinet’s central office in Frankfort and regional offices in Madisonville and Prestonsburg, the Cabinet maintains international offices in Europe and Asia.

To best serve our clients, we also have created strategic partnerships with numerous like-minded organizations throughout the Commonwealth.

Our goal is to make it easy to invest and create jobs in Kentucky. We look forward to exceeding your expectations.