Heather Ennis, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, was elected the 2020 chair for the Indiana Economic Development Association board of directors.
Region’s infrastructure experts focused on future The TV shows make it look so easy to “do it yourself.” No matter your generation, whether it is today’s Chip and Joanna Ganes or yesterday’s Bob and Norm from “This Old House,” they make it look easy to DIY. All you need is a little gumption, a saw, […]
Education, engagement, talent development, teamwork and informed insight, along with infrastructure, keep the Region heading in the right direction logistically, experts say.
Regardless of industry, all organizations need people Without people, no business would exist. Ultimately, people are the consumers of every product and service, including the most obscure technology. Even in business-to-business sales, people make decisions about what to purchase and when. All successful companies revolve around human needs and the humans who deliver the products […]
Working together to build 21st-century workforce will fuel innovation, diversity, talent There’s an African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As Indiana works to fill more than 1 million jobs during the next decade, attracting, developing and connecting talent for a 21st-century workforce has […]
Business and community leaders who have been working on various aspects of a strategy to ensure Northwest Indiana’s economic future will provide an update on their efforts Aug. 22.
Collaboration essential to growing community that encourages opportunity for everyone Competition compels us to excel—that is the nature of free enterprise—but competition between individuals alone will not often produce meaningful change across an entire region. Cooperation, respect and teamwork are required to create a vibrant, enticing, community of like-minded individuals who are out to change […]
The Northwest Indiana Forum will host its annual meeting Jan. 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Venue inside the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. The program is free for forum members. Tickets are $60 for non-members. The forum will provide an update on Ignite the Region, an economic development plan and strategy for […]
‘Ignite the Region’ initiative spurring next wave of growth Serving as Indiana’s secretary of commerce and helping lead the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC), I have the opportunity to see firsthand the incredible work being done to drive Indiana forward and take our economy to the next level. Indiana is ranked first in the Midwest […]