header-bg
Untitled-1
March 1, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Legislative Update: Survive and Advance

It’s March 1st, and for Hoosier hoops fans that means we’re within shouting distance of the NCAA tournament…and it provides a useful metaphor for our strategy at the Statehouse (no, not ‘March Madness’ – yet). The coaches’ mantra for tournament play is “survive and advance” – get the win, even if…

View More
February 22, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Legislative Update: Take it to the House!

So…not much to report this week from the Statehouse.  See you next Friday. Sometimes humor can take some of the sting out of a bitter disappointment, but there’s only one way to fix the bias crimes debacle on the Senate floor:  Hope rests with the House, where Speaker Bosma (R-Indianapolis)…

View More
February 21, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Trade News as of 02/21/2019

USMCA: Mexico’s new government under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is currently taking steps to ratify the new North American trade pact.  For further insight into the ratification procedure of USMCA for U.S., Canada and Mexico, click here. Current challenges that are delaying the ratification process include continued disagreement…

View More
February 21, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Spotlight: IUPUI’s 30-Year International Legacy

Since 1989, an emphasis on internationalization has allowed IUPUI to initiate connections with the world. February 2019 marks the 30-year anniversary of establishing IUPUI’s Office of International Affairs as a hub for Hoosier-driven interest in international academic activities and connections. The overarching intent of IUPUI’s international work is to ensure…

View More
February 21, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Export Indiana Fellowship Program: Word Systems Inc.

When Indianapolis-based Word Systems Inc. first began selling its products in Zambia in 2015, the company saw opportunities for growth — and a need for export assistance. Since 1977, the company has provided mission critical recording solutions for law enforcement and private sector interviews. In 2017, the company took…

View More
February 19, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Indy Chamber Releases Statement on Bias Crimes Reversal in Indiana Senate

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., February 19, 2019) The Indy Chamber issued the following statement after the Indiana Senate acted today to remove enumerated, personal characteristics and law enforcement training from SB12, which had been a comprehensive and effective proposal to protect Hoosiers from bias-motivated crimes that passed the Senate Public Policy Committee…

View More
February 19, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Export Indiana Fellowship Program: Word Systems Inc.

When Indianapolis-based Word Systems Inc. first began selling its products in Zambia in 2015, the company saw opportunities for growth — and a need for export assistance. Since 1977, the company has provided mission critical recording solutions for law enforcement and private sector interviews. In 2017, the company took…

View More
February 8, 2019 Joe Pellman

Why We Are Excited About the Women in Business Retreat

A message from Herd Strategies’ Denise Herd and OI Global Partners’ Patty Prosser As two advisory members of the Women in Business Retreat serving on the Central Indiana Women’s Business Center Council (CIWBC), we have watched countless women embrace the two-day retreat since its launch five years ago, learning…

View More
February 1, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Legislative Update: Cold Shoulder

Starting off with a weather reference may be really predictable, but it’s pretty amazing that Indianapolis is in the midst of a ninety-degree swing from subzero temperatures to spring-like conditions. We need the same kind of thaw in legislative attitudes on public health and protecting Hoosiers from hate – because at…

View More
January 29, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

New Go Global Grant Recipients

In early December 2018, the Indy Partnership offered a new round of export acceleration grants — up to $5,000 in matching funds — to small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) headquartered in the nine-county Indianapolis region. The GoGlobal Grant Export Acceleration Program is funded by JPMorgan Chase through the Brookings Institute’s…

View More
  • 2020
  • February
  • January
  • 2019
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2018
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2017
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2016
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2015
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2014
  • December
  • November
  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  • January
  • 2013
  • October