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The Future is Now: Long-Term Priorities Lead Legislative Agenda

Posted by chamberadmin on December 12, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, it’s time to look forward…not just to the New Year, but towards a new strategy for long-term economic growth.  That’s the message of the Indy Chamber’s 2017 Legislative Agenda – thinking big, and thinking beyond the two-year budget cycle to make investments and policy choices that will shape Indiana’s future.

November Economic Briefing

Posted by chamberadmin on December 9, 2016

Indiana's unemployment rate decreased .1 percent again in October to 4.4 percent, and remains considerably lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.9 percent. Indiana's total labor force has reached over 3.3 million. 

Indianapolis and Marion County's unemployment rates also decreased, both by .3 percent from September 2016. 

Spreading Small Business Cheer

Posted by chamberadmin on December 9, 2016

Many business owners may think that applying for a microloan through the Indy Chamber won’t do much to help their business. Besides, isn’t bigger always better? Maybe not!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (NOVEMBER 22, 2016) - The Indy Chamber continues to build its entrepreneurial programs as part of the Accelerate Indy economic strategy, with support from corporate and philanthropic investors, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other regional partners.  Today, the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust announced a $100,000 grant to the Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) for business coaching services. 

Candy Dynamics Expands International Exposure Through GoGlobal Grant

Posted by chamberadmin on November 17, 2016

Indianapolis-based Candy Dynamics, producer of Toxic candy, offers one-of-a-kind treats that have become a hit with candy lovers of all ages. In addition, Toxic Waste candy has become a YouTube phenomenon as daredevils take the “Toxic Challenge” to see how long they can eat one of the sour candies.