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Hammond Innovation Center

Big Sell deadline looms

Entrepreneurs who are dreaming big do not have much longer to submit applications for a contest that will give them a public showcase for their ideas and a potential springboard for launching a business.

February 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Bankers discuss current state of lending at forum

HAMMOND | Local businesspeople were able to learn things from a banker's perspective during an event Friday at the Hammond INovation Center

February 21, 2014 1:33 pm

Bankers to convene at Hammond forum

HAMMOND | Representatives from local banks will gather at a forum sponsored by the Hammond Development Corp.

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm
Got an idea for a product? Pitch it at The Big Sell

Got an idea for a product? Pitch it at The Big Sell

Past participants at The Big Sell Entrepreneurs in Action contest have pitched a wide range of ideas: biodegradable to-go soup containers, solar cells, all-in-one portable campfires, closed-finger Mixed Martial Arts gloves and more.

January 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Seminar offers job, entrepreneural resources for vets

HAMMOND |The Hammond Development Corp. is offering a seminar offering tips and tricks on how to land a job as a veteran entrepreneur or job seeker

November 13, 2013 10:28 am
Presentation focuses on career building for 38 students

Presentation focuses on career building for 38 students

More than 100 years ago, the city was built by a network of small business entrepreneurs, and the 21st century offers opportunities in self-employment for those who will be tomorrow's professionals.

November 08, 2013 3:46 pm Photos

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Hammond students to learn the steps to a successful business career

HAMMOND | Centier Bank’s Hammond Community Advisory Panel, the Hammond INnovation Center and Creative Solutionz Inc. have partnered to present “Young Professionals of the 21st Century – Part 1” to Hammond students in grades 8 to 12 on Nov. 8. Held at the Hammond INnovation Center, the event …

October 27, 2013 12:00 am

Introduction to government contracting course offered

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center, 5209 Hohman Ave., is offering an introduction to government contracting class from 8:30 to 1 p.m. Oct. 17.

October 09, 2013 12:00 pm

QuickBooks class set at Hammond INnovation Center

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center presents its next QuickBooks Essentials I class on Oct. 16 and 23.

October 07, 2013 4:31 pm
Health care meetings help educate business owners

Health care meetings help educate business owners

Editor's note: This story is part of an occasional series that looks at how the Affordable Care Act affects the region.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Workshop helps guide new entrepreneurs

HAMMOND | The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center is presenting its business feasibility workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20 at the Hammond INnovation Center, 5209 Hohman Ave.

August 12, 2013 6:09 pm

Human Resources bootcamp

HAMMOND | The Human Resources Bootcamp at the Hammond INnovation Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 aims to help businesspeople become an expert in hiring and keeping quality staff. Take individual sessions or stay the whole day for a discount, reference book and lunch.

August 03, 2013 1:41 pm

Marketing session set at INnovation Center

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and Northwest Indiana SBDC present their next Lunch and Learn Workshop, "Marketing the Message of 'What’s In It for Me'"

May 24, 2013 10:45 am

Hammond INnovation Center to participate in June art tour

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center will participate in the Downtown Hammond Art Tour on June 8.

May 09, 2013 12:00 am

Morning workshop to focus on marketing

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and the Northwest Indiana SBDC present their next Smart Start workshop, "Marketing for the 21st Century."

May 07, 2013 2:51 pm

Speaker will outline how to motivate staff

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and the Northwest Indiana SBDC present their next Lunch and Learn Workshop with Leanne Hoagland-Smith of Advanced Systems, "Motivating Your Staff to Give 110 percent."

April 25, 2013 11:19 am

Entrepreneurship 2.0 "Leading the Way in the New Economy"

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and Northwest Indiana SBDC present their next Lunch and Learn Workshop, "Entrepreneurship 2.0 Leading the Way in the New Economy"

March 27, 2013 3:55 pm

Stress relief workshop scheduled for Thursday

HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and Northwest Indiana SBDC will present their next Smart Start Workshop, "Stress Relief Through Triggerpoint Therapy," on March 21.

March 14, 2013 3:57 pm

Disaster planning for businesses focus of workshop

The Hammond INnovation Center and the Northwest Indiana SBDC are hosting their next lunch and learn workshop about disaster planning

March 02, 2013 3:44 pm

Small business owners learn about Affordable Care Act

HAMMOND | A group of small-business owners gathered Thursday to hear about the changing landscape of health care.

February 21, 2013 1:15 pm
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