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December 2016 Economic Briefing

Posted by chamberadmin on February 2, 2017

Indianapolis and Marion County’s unemployment rates remain consistently lower than the rates of a year ago. At 4.2 percent, the state of Indiana’s unemployment rate is the lowest since 2001. Read more about the economic performance of the Indy Region in this month’s economic briefing!


Ashley Elrod Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

Posted by chamberadmin on January 31, 2017

(JACKSONVILLE, FLA.) - Ashley Elrod, Program Director for Economic Development at the Indy Chamber, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development profession. 

 

 

 

 

 


Indy Region Reports Strong 2016 Economic Development Effort

Posted by chamberadmin on January 27, 2017

Indy metro adding 11,000 New Jobs & $1.2B in Metro Investment as High-Tech Boom Continues


Growth Opportunities Through ExporTech™

Posted by chamberadmin on January 12, 2017

A structured export strategy and business development process, ExporTech™ helps companies accelerate growth opportunities in global markets through individual coaching, export sales navigation, and providing network connections. Each company in the program develops an export plan in 10 weeks with the opportunity to vet the plan with international leaders. On average, companies participating in ExporTech™ generate over $500,000 in new export sales.


More than 11,000 jobs created or retained in relocation and expansion projects; technology employment booms as unemployment rate falls to 4% in Marion County