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February 19, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

Things Done Changed

We led off with Biggie Smalls last week, but we’ll do it again in a more positive light today: We mentioned last week the game-changing letter from Indianapolis corporate leaders speaking out against legislative proposals that would “stifle local priorities” – transit, housing, public safety and other issues…

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February 11, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

Indy Chamber Local Solutions CEO Sign On Letter

It’s been said that “Decisions are made by those who show up.” As Indianapolis business leaders, we are obliged to show up for equity and inclusion, against policies that make it more difficult for our employees, customers, colleagues and neighbors to show up, speak out, and support our city’s…

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February 5, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

Weird Flex But OK

We’ll kick off this week with a bill that wasn’t initially on our radar: SB392 passed the Senate Local Government Committee and was recommitted to Appropriations. As amended, it allows ‘excluded cities’ within Marion County (like Lawrence, Speedway and Beech Grove) and townships to review and approve all…

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February 5, 2021 Emily Krawzak

Indy Chamber Welcomes New Director for the Central Indiana Women’s Business Center

(Indianapolis, IN) – The Indy Chamber announced that Julianne Carson will serve as its new Director of Central Indiana Women’s Business Center (CIWBC). The CIWBC is a cooperative program with the U.S. Small Business Administration focused on supporting women-owned enterprises under the umbrella of the Business Ownership Initiative…

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January 29, 2021 Emily Krawzak

Welcome to new members in January!

We’d like to give a warm welcome to all Indy Chamber members who joined in the month of January! We are thrilled to support you as you do business in our state, especially in these uncertain times. EnviroClean Pro Services Chicken Salad Chick Steffey Insurance AgencyMidwest Language…

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January 29, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

You Know How We Do It

There’s never a bad time for Ice Cube, but the reference hit a little different this week. It may sound like sloganeering, but we believe Indianapolis does big things by working together: Transforming ‘Indy-a-no-place’ into a world-class city. Regionalizing economic development and accelerating our evolution from the buckle of the…

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January 22, 2021 Emily Krawzak

Pause

Can this legislative session get any more surreal? We’re dealing with socially-distanced committee hearings, the House taking over a bigger space with a smaller schedule (one day a week as a full body), at least a dozen other ways COVID has changed the legislative routine. There are some odd ideas…

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January 15, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

A Better Tomorrow

You know we have to drop a Wu-Tang reference during a budget session (when cash does rule everything around us), and this week offered reasons for optimism about a better tomorrow right around the corner. It starts with a promising step towards restoring trust between law enforcement and the communities…

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January 12, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

RELEASE: Indy Region’s Robust Logistics Capabilities and Talent Pool Drive E-commerce Growth for Retailers Big and Small

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 13, 2021) — From locally-owned small businesses to national giants like Amazon, the e-commerce industry is increasingly choosing the Indy Region for growth and development due to competitive advantages such as a robust…

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January 8, 2021 Courtney Smallwood

The Next Episode

The General Assembly started its next episode this week, an obviously unique one in Indiana history. Compared to the events of the last few days, though, this socially-distant session almost seems like a bastion of normalcy. So we’re settling back into a regular routine as well, in your inbox every…

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