Some of Kentucky's best and brightest business leaders left Lexington Monday morning for a trip north.
More than 300 Commerce Lexington and Greater Louisville, Inc. members flew out Monday morning for a three-day leadership conference in Pittsburgh.
Members say these trips help them bring back ideas to better develop the Lexington area.
This is the first joint trip for the Lexington and Louisville groups.
They're hoping to learn more about regional cooperation, as well as the economic benefits of having research universities.