August 16, 2019 Joe Pellman

It’s All About Talent

Talent is the currency by which today’s economy thrives. The third installment of our Catalyst for Progress video series explores the importance of a diverse and growing workforce, and ways the Indy Chamber is partnering to engage individuals of all backgrounds.      …

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August 2, 2019 Emily Hayden

Paying it Forward

AUGUST 2, 2019 It’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school season; some Central Indiana districts have already started classes, and Indianapolis Public Schools start Monday!  But unlike kids who might crave a few more weeks of summer break, we’re excited about the new academic year:  Our partnership with IPS is already…

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July 25, 2019 Joe Pellman

Mayor Joe Hogsett, Indy Chamber Unveil Roadmap for Inclusive Economic Growth for the City

New recommendations aim to broaden access to opportunity for all Indianapolis citizens through a repositioning of current economic development incentive programs INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Joe Hogsett, leadership of the Indy Chamber, and community stakeholders gathered today at Ivy Tech Community College to unveil a new roadmap for economic development that…

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July 17, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Indy Chamber Opens Submissions for 2019 Monumental Awards

Annual awards ceremony celebrates Indy region’s built environment (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2019 Monumental Awards starting today, recognizing excellence in landscape architecture, interior design, real estate development, architecture, engineering, construction, neighborhood revitalization, reuse and public art. 2019 marks the 42nd Monumental Awards, highlighting the most…

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July 12, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Stakeholder Update: Picture Me Rollin’

We’re bringing the old-school hip hop flavor back to this week’s stakeholder update – at the urging of Policy Director Tim Brown – and this track is a perfect fit for an update on mass transit.  Plus, Tupac was known to never shy away from lyrical battle, and it’s been…

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July 12, 2019 Joe Pellman

Catalyst for Progress, Episode 1: Looking Forward by Looking Back

As the Indy Chamber continually works toward its mission of empowering business to assure all have the opportunity to succeed in the Indy region, we felt it important to summarize the foundation of where we’ve been and where we’re going. This first episode of the multi-part Catalyst for Progress series…

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June 21, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Statement on IPS Superintendent Announcement

On behalf of the business community, I’m pleased to welcome Aleesia Johnson as the next Superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools.  Through her excellent record with the district, her leadership through this period of transition, and her vision for the future, she earned this opportunity to shed the ‘interim’ title and…

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June 18, 2019 Emily Hayden

Corporate Culture: What Indy CEOs are Saying

On June 11, the Indy Chamber, together with Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, gathered local CEOs for a roundtable discussion on corporate culture lead by Bryan Brenner of FirstPerson. Key themes emerged during these roundtable discussions. COMMUNICATION, COMMUNICATION, COMMUNICATION: Many employees can agree their company’s corporate strategy is solid, but…

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June 15, 2019 Joe Pellman

6th Annual Civic Hackathon Tackles Barriers to Economic Mobility

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 15, 2019) Tonight the Indy Chamber announced the winners of its 6th annual Indy Civic Hack presented by AT&T Indiana at Launch Indy, located in the Union 525 tech venue in downtown Indianapolis. The hackathon enlists teams of volunteer participants from Indy’s tech community to use public…

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June 10, 2019 Susanna Taft

Indy Chamber Names Rick Proctor New Executive Director of Business Ownership Initiative

Indy Chamber Names Rick Proctor New Executive Director of Business Ownership Initiative  The Indy Chamber has hired banking expert and community leader Rick Proctor as the Executive Director of Business Ownership Initiative (BOI), the anchor organization of the Indy Chamber’s Entrepreneur Services division. As Executive Director of BOI, Proctor will…

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