Northern Kentucky Tri-ED

Advancing A Diverse Economy

The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-ED) blends public and private funds to enhance the business climate in and foster regional cooperation among Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties. We market and promote Northern Kentucky on a national and international basis as a desirable location for new or expanding businesses, and we assist existing local companies to expand operations and grow their customer base.

Since its founding in 1987, Northern Kentucky Tri-ED has led the successful relocation or expansion efforts for 746 business projects, representing more than 71,800 primary industry jobs created with a capital investment of more than $9 billion.

Northern Kentucky is home to more than 550 primary industry companies which represent a strong diversity of industry and innovation.

Industry Targets

In its attraction efforts, Tri-ED focuses on 4 industry clusters and 13 industry subsectors.

Northern Kentucky Clusters & Subclusters

Advanced Manufacturing

Life Sciences

  • Biomedical Research
  • Gene Therapy
  • Health Informatics
  • Medical Device Manufacturing

Information Technology

  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Software / IT
  • Health Informatics
  • Logistics Technology

Supply Chain Management & Support Services

  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Logistics Management & Consulting
  • Logistics Technology
  • Materials & Packaging