The Paducah Space Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with town of Paducah, will host officers and different guests from Vicksburg, Mississippi, Wednesday and Thursday as a part of a “benchmarking” go to.
Chamber President Sandra Wilson mentioned they’re honored to host the company, including that benchmarking visits like this assist to “create relationships” between cities throughout the USA.
“When West Kentucky Neighborhood & Technical Faculty gathered a contingent from Paducah and traveled to Greenville, South Carolina, in 2019, we introduced again many new concepts for future progress and financial improvement in addition to constructed relationships with lots of our counterparts in Greenville that we cherish nonetheless as we speak,” Wilson mentioned, in a chamber information launch.
Beginning on the Commerce Middle Wednesday, the Vicksburg guests will likely be welcomed by Wilson and Mayor George Bray.
They’ll hear from audio system with the Paducah Conference & Guests Bureau, town’s engineering, planning and parks departments, Barkley Regional Airport and Sprocket.
They can even go to downtown Paducah points of interest, together with the floodwall murals, Greenway Path, Nationwide Quilt Museum and extra.
Thursday morning will conclude with a wrap-up at Metropolis Corridor.
“I’m honored to satisfy the delegation from Vicksburg, led by Mayor George Flaggs, and host them in Paducah,” Bray added, within the information launch.
“Our two communities are related in dimension with wonderful rivers as our backdrops. I imagine in studying from one of the best practices of others and I’m grateful for the time our two cities should hear and study from one another. I’m completely constructive that we are going to make friendships and partnerships that may advance Paducah and Vicksburg collectively.”
The deliberate guests from Vicksburg embrace: Mayor George Flaggs, Jr.; Tiffany Pendleton, Esq., assistant to mayor; Pablo Diaz, chamber of commerce; Johnny Reynolds, conference & guests bureau consultant; Kim Hopkins, Foremost Road affiliation; Jeff Richardson, metropolis of Vicksburg panorama designer; Mary Jane Wooten, enterprise developer; Kelly Barfield, enterprise proprietor; and Kendra Reed, enterprise proprietor.
“Paducah is a perfect sister metropolis for Vicksburg. We’re each riverfront communities within the south targeted on the humanities with about the identical inhabitants dimension,” Flaggs mentioned, within the launch.
“Visiting Paducah to see how they’ve efficiently leveraged their property for the area people and vacationers is of explicit curiosity to Vicksburg. We hope to make sturdy friendships and share concepts to assist each cities.”