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Uptown Pup Opens with help from ISBDC

Posted by chamberadmin on December 15, 2016

Amanda Stetzel and Kathleen Schonsheck combined their entrepreneurial spirit, love of dogs, and canine expertise to create Uptown Pup: a small business dedicated to the care of dogs. With a firm belief that dogs should be treated like family members, the owners of Uptown Pup wanted to offer top-of-the-line services for man’s best friend including a dog day care, a spa using natural products, and specialized boarding options that meet each unique dog’s needs. 

Sullivan to Chair Indy Chamber Board

Posted by chamberadmin on December 15, 2016

The Indy Chamber is proud to welcome the leadership of newly elected 2017 Board Chair, Brian Sullivan. Sullivan serves as the Managing Partner at Shiel Sexton and began his year-long term as Indy Chamber Board Chair on January 1, 2017.

To get to know Sullivan better, we asked him a few questions.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (DECEMBER 15, 2016) - The Indy Chamber released its 2017 legislative agenda today, emphasizing a long-term approach to economic growth.  Top business issues for the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly include expanded early childhood education and a sustainable funding plan for transportation infrastructure, shared focus areas of Governor Holcomb and legislative leadership.  The Chamber will also push for progress on statewide anti-discrimination protection, regional mass transit and local tax fairness

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.