Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, is located on the banks of the Ohio River with a unique and flourishing culture. Louisville offers its residents and visitors a variety of experiences. The city is most known for its legendary Kentucky Derby, a two-minute horse race that kicks off the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing; its Bourbon whiskey; and the infamous Louisville Slugger Bat.
Louisville also has an eclectic arts district and a world-renowned historic home district, and is located within 500 miles of nearly half the U.S. population.
Louisville offers opportunity for a diverse selection of businesses. Not only is it home to several major employers like Humana Inc.; United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS); Yum! Brands Inc.; Brown-Forman; and Norton Healthcare, it also offers a wealth of opportunities to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Forbes.com recognizes Louisville as the second best housing market; it is also rated a top 10 city for Economic Growth Potential by Business Facilities Magazine. Louisville was also recently named one of America's top 25 Bicycle-Friendly Cities by Bicycling Magazine.