The Region is home to many organizations and resources that help small businesses launch ideas into action.
Northwest Indiana is developing pathways to international business growth but also is feeling effects of global volatility.
Experts say a little creativity can go a long way in search for comprehensive but affordable benefits Offering employees traditional benefits — health care, insurance, savings plans, paid time off — has always been a challenge for employers because of the high expense that comes with them. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, […]
Construction and engineering companies say website portfolios useful tool for attracting future business Building projects frequently present unique challenges on the long road to completion. When success is achieved, Region construction and engineering firms highlight their best projects on their websites. There they describe the specific challenges presented and the innovative solutions they developed. The […]
Agribusiness entrepreneurs use technology to develop ideas that save them time, money Agriculture is big business in the Hoosier state, and there’s still plenty of room to grow. According to state estimates, Indiana ranks in the top 10 nationally in the 2017 production of corn, soybeans, peppermint, spearmint, watermelon, tomatoes, cantaloupe and pumpkins. Sales in […]
Farming methods raising Indiana’s profile in global marketplace Agriculture is big business in the Hoosier state. When it comes to production of corn, soybeans, peppermint, spearmint, watermelon, tomatoes, cantaloupe and pumpkins, Indiana ranked in the top 10 nationally in 2017 for those crops. On the livestock side, Indiana is in the top 10 in hogs, […]
Tax cuts bring business benefits, accounting complexities On Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Passed by the House of Representatives on Dec. 19 and then the Senate three days later, the bill makes widespread changes to the Internal Revenue Code. Since then, the nation has had […]
Region’s changing demographics attract health care, service-based jobs Northwest Indiana is undergoing a demographic transformation. Changes to the age, race, gender and ethnicity of those in the Region present challenges and opportunities, experts say. As in life, it’s how we respond to those changes that will dictate the success of our future. Between 2010 and […]
How a DRBC plan can save your business Bob Moulesong According to statistics found on Statista (www.statista.com) the cost of a data loss for American businesses is upwards of $7.35 million – per occurrence. That cost doubled in a 10-year period ending in 2017, because of digital dependence. When we asked business analysts, managers, and […]
Emphasis on logistics and infrastructure bringing the region significant returns on investment Indiana designated “Crossroads of America” as the official state motto in 1937. The slogan began as a nickname for Indianapolis because it’s the hub for several interstate highways that crisscross the state. Those highways connect Hoosiers to the rest of the country. Ten […]