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2020 Eastern Kentucky Leadership Conference rescheduled

RICHMOND — The 2020 East Kentucky Leadership Conference scheduled for April 23-24 in Corbin, Kentucky has been cancelled due to the global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Refunds are being issued through Eventbrite. Once ticketholders receive an email indicating their refund is processing, they can expect to see a transfer to their bank account within seven business days.

The conference has been rescheduled for April 22-23, 2021, in Corbin.

“We appreciate all the work that the Corbin Host Committee has done to date and their willingness to carry this work forward next year,” read a statement from the EKLF Board of Directors. “We applaud the efforts of our community leaders and government officials who are rising to the occasion to ensure the safety of our people and the stability of our businesses, organizations and institutions. We encourage everyone to take the necessary steps to safeguard both themselves and others in the days and weeks ahead.”

Viewers are encouraged to check the EKLF website and Facebook page for further updates regarding the cancellation, refunds, and 2021 conference details.

The U.S. Center for Disease Control is also posting continuous updates on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest information on prevention, treatment and other guidelines, visit the CDC website here.

Founded in 1988, the East Kentucky Leadership Foundation was created to promote leadership in Eastern Kentucky. Now in its 33rd year, EKLF continues to encourage leadership development, communication and collaboration throughout the Eastern Kentucky region.