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Working Together to Advocate for Better Business

Posted by admin on December 13, 2013

The Indy Chamber has a longstanding history of serving as an advocate for business throughout the Indianapolis region. We know that today's professionals are busy focusing on the day-to-day responsibilities of their business operations and may find it difficult to be active in public policy debates that will determine the future business climate. That's where our Business Advocacy team comes in.

Managed Services IT Firm Grows in Indy

Posted by admin on December 13, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 13, 2013) - BlackInk IT, a managed services information technology (IT) firm, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 30 new jobs by 2017.

Microloan Success

Posted by admin on December 11, 2013

After 35 years in the construction industry, Terry Blake wanted a career change. So in 2010, after researching Cell Phone Repair Franchise Systems Inc. (CPR®), he became a CPR® franchisee. Three years later, he now operates three stores, manages another franchisee in Greenwood, and has plans to grow his business throughout central Indiana. His success to date, however, would not have been possible without a microloan from Business Ownership Initiative (BOI), a business unit of the Indy Chamber.

Home for the Hoosier Holidays

Posted by admin on December 3, 2013

Indiana residents can stay close to home for the holidays with Visit Indy's annual "Hoosier Holidays" campaign. The incentive invites Hoosiers to enjoy up to 50 percent off hotel stays and significant savings on holiday activities in the capital city. The program runs through January 4, 2014.

"We are encouraged by the overwhelming public support transit has received in both the legislative session and the summer study committee and are eager to continue the conversation to bring improved transit to the Indianapolis region. It is imperative that we work with our elected officials to find an equitable revenue source to strategically enhance our transit system - one that is fair, sustainable, and meets the needs of our citizens. The legislative process is long and much debate will occur on the final substance of a bill. This committee report is encouraging and reinvigorates our efforts to move transit and our region forward."

– Michael Huber, President and CEO, Indy Chamber