230 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE APRIL 2020 Program. For businesses that want to capture the municipal market, KLC is the one-stop source because KLC is the most valuable, trusted resource for Kentucky’s 2,300 city officials and their 25,000 employees. KLC has a dedicated business relations manager on staff who works with businesses in and outside of Kentucky to create beneficial ways to reach the municipal market and more than $3.4 billion in annual purchasing power of Kentucky’s cities. KLC is recognized as one of the nation’s most inventive and successful leagues of its kind. Part of that comes from a recognition that partnerships with businesses and other levels of government are critical for city success. As businesses, worldwide, continue to invest in Kentucky cities, we continue to invest in them as well, through our mission to support innovation, effective leadership, and quality governance. Needless to say, we love our cities and encourage business leaders to explore our Kentucky communities. It is inspiring for us to be a small part of city work, and it is what drives us at KLC to support local efforts. We believe that our commonwealth’s fate and future depend on the success of our cities.