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LouisvillekY Local business expo set for January 25th

Louisville, KY (January 11, 2018) – You’ve proved you know how to shop local for holiday gift giving, but now let’s talk business. Where do you buy your printer paper? Who does your taxes? How do you market your service or product? Do you shop local for these services also? An upcoming event will give attendees the chance to ‘walk the talk’ and find quality, local vendors for their business purchases. The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an organization with over 900 members of local and independent businesses, will host the 3rd Annual Louisville Local Business Expo on Thursday, January 25 from 1:00pm-6pm at the…


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LouisvilleKY businesses team up to offer rewards for buying local

Louisville, KY  – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an alliance of more than 900 locally owned and independent businesses, has launched its 10th Annual Buy Local, Win $1000 hoLOUdays Contest. Shoppers can submit receipts from any LIBA member business and enter to win a $1,000 LIBA gift card, valid at more than 70 local businesses. Each receipt counts as one entry, no limit on the number of entries. Receipts can be submitted by mail, email, text, online, or in person at any Feeder’s Supply or Heine Brothers’ Coffee location. Entry forms and official contest rules are available at keeplouisvilleweird.com. Another way to enter the contest is…


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LouisvilleKY’s 2nd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair to be held  Sunday, October 8th

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 2nd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair on Sunday, October 8th from 12pm-4pm at the Iroquois Park Amphitheater. The fair is aimed at encouraging locals to find diversity and adventure in South Louisville, and will feature South Louisville independent businesses, music, live artist demonstrations, a kid’s area, food, craft beer, local wine, pumpkins and more. Admission and parking are free.   “South Louisville has so many independent businesses to be proud of,” says Jennifer Rubenstein, Director of LIBA. “The Fair gives us a chance to bring many of them together for both neighborhood residents and the rest of…


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LouisvilleKY’s Buy Local Fair this Sunday

Attendees can enjoy local shopping, food, drinks and entertainment – all at one great event!   Louisville, KY (May 15, 2017) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will once again host the Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 21st from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road. Presented by Louisville Water Company, admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. The fair will include more than 180 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, farmers, and food and drink vendors,…


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This year’s LouisvilleKY Buy Local Fair to be Held May 21st

Event to add craft cocktail competition as a new feature Louisville, KY (April 21, 2017) -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 9th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 21st from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road. Presented by Louisville Water Company, admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. Last year’s fair drew over 8,000 attendees.   The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers, as well as…


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LIBA hires Neighborhood Initiatives Manager to boost local businesses in West and South LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY (January 12, 2017) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) has hired Charles Booker to serve as Neighborhood Initiatives Manager for South and West Louisville. Building on LIBA’s successful “keep South Louisville weird” campaign, as well as the organization’s targeted efforts to support current and aspiring local businesses in West Louisville, Booker will work in a part-time capacity to lead grassroots campaigns and promote independent business growth. Anyone interested in contributing their time and talent to help this effort can attend an upcoming committee meeting on Wednesday, February 8th for South Louisville (9:30am at Republic Bank, 5125 New…


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LouisvilleKY’s small biz launches annual holiday shopping contest

  Louisville, KY (November 28, 2016) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an alliance of over 870 locally owned and independent businesses, officially launched its 9th annual Buy Local, Win $1000: hoLOUdays Contest on Small Business Saturday. The purpose of the contest is to encourage shoppers to choose local and independent businesses for their holiday purchases, because making a shift to local independents is one of the fastest ways to build a strong local economy and create jobs in our community. So, while buying gifts for loved ones this season, Louisvillians can also give a gift to their community. To…


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One gift card to cover more than 50 LouisvilleKY shops

Offers Alternative To Mega Chain Gifting, Just In Time For Small Business Saturday and the hoLOUdays Contest Louisville, KY (November 22, 2016) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an alliance of more than 850 locally owned and independent businesses, is proud to offer an eGift Card that will be good at over 50 member businesses. Gift cards are often a convenient choice for gift giving, and this card will offer an impressive array of places to redeem the eGift Card. Buyers can also feel good because their purchases are keeping more money in our community and supporting the businesses…


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Details released for LouisvilleKY’s annual Brewfest

LIBA to Host 8th Annual Louisville Brewfest on September 23rd Louisville, KY (August 25, 2016) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 8th Annual Louisville Brewfest on Friday, September 23rd from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at the Louisville Slugger Field, 401 East Main Street. The event will feature independent local and regional beer, wine and bourbon, as well as a variety of food vendors and PureTap® from the Louisville Water Company. Admission is $5, or free for designated drivers, and includes a souvenir cup. Attendees must be 21 or older to enjoy the beer, wine and bourbon. VIP tickets are $50 and…


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LouisvilleKY Mayor calling on residents to check out South Points Buy Local Fair

Inaugural event will run from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Iroquois Amphitheater LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 7) ­— Mayor Greg Fischer today urged citizens to attend the inaugural South Points Buy Local Fair on Saturday, July 9, at Iroquois Amphitheater. Organized by the Louisville Independent Alliance, the South Points Buy Local Fair will feature dozens of small, independent businesses from south and southwest Louisville, along with an international food court, live music, craft beer and more. “South Points Buy Local Fair shows the strength of Louisville’s independent business culture in this part of our city,” Mayor Fischer said. “Neighbors will discover new services…