Northwest Indiana Forum
Economic development agencies are pushing to make Northwest Indiana a friendlier place for businesses looking to bring jobs and investment.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.
Northwest Indiana is missing out on economic opportunities.
MERRILLVILLE | A nationally recognized site selector told the Northwest Indiana Forum on Wednesday the region has many advantages when it comes to attracting business, but a lack of big, ready-to-move-into buildings is holding it back.
HAMMOND │ If members of the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce were unfamiliar with the Northwest Indiana Forum, they aren’t anymore if they attended the chamber’s general membership luncheon Wednesday at Dynasty Banquets.
HAMMOND | Representatives from the Indiana Manufacturers Association will break down how bills passed this session in the Indiana General Assembly will affect businesses and residents at an upcoming event.
HAMMOND | Representatives from the Northwest Indiana Forum will speak at the next Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce meeting, set for April 30.
PORTAGE │ U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., left Portage on Wednesday with “three pages of notes” after having a roundtable discussion where he heard Northwest Indiana Forum members’ concerns on heath care, job creation, taxes and workforce development.
While not everyone agrees on which method is best, elected officials and federal agencies are working now more than ever to find solutions to the Asian carp invasion.
The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.
A new leader will take the reins at the Northwest Indiana Forum, a privately funded economic development agency.
A Northwest Indiana economic development agency won a national accolade for its efforts to draw more businesses to the region.
There’s been a lot of discussion about regionalism lately. As the current chair of the Northwest Indiana Forum Board of Directors, I am pleased that our efforts reflect regionalism at its best.
PORTAGE │ Taxes, education, energy, environmental, government reform and labor policy were topics addressed by representatives of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce during a legislative preview for local business people and elected officials.
PORTAGE | Indiana Chamber of Commerce Kevin Brinegar will make a presentation on key topics from taxes and environmental policy to local government reform and economic development at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Northwest Indiana Forum offices.
Economic developments in Northwest Indiana are paying off. The economy is, well, developing.
HOBART │ Manufacturing returning to the U.S., a housing and construction comeback and “getting junior out of the house” are some of the reasons the country is on an economic journey to normal, according to an industry expert.
MERRILLVILLE | Fifth Third Bank and the Northwest Indiana Forum have scheduled a Wednesday presentation about the current financial market and the journey to growth for the U.S. economy.
A state agricultural official will highlight opportunities and programs at an Oct. 15 lunch hosted by the Northwest Indiana Forum.
Years ago, Northwest Indiana residents could get out of high school and find work at a mill or on the factory floor.
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