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As a region, we represent the best of what it truly means to be American. Our drive to succeed has been matched only by our unwavering resolve and strength. Hard work, innovative craftsmanship and a “don’t quit” mentality are a foundation for all that we do.

Regional Initiatives

We know that the contribution of many trumps the success of the individual every time. We are united for the common good. 

We’ve been building out the regional capacity since our inception, and this is what all of our initiatives focus on.

Vision 2020

Uniting the region with a common mission and vision for Northeast Indiana ensures that as we develop strategies to build a globally competitive region and to support our mission to increase business investment.

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Emerging Leaders Alliance

Young professionals are risk-takers, innovators, doers and creators. Our mission is to develop a community of future leaders and create opportunities for action, growth, and regional pride.

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Big Goal Collaborative

The Big Goal aims to increase the percentage of Northeast Indiana residents with high-quality degrees or credentials to 60 percent by 2025 to become a global competitor and transform our economy.

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Living in Northeast Indiana

More than 700,000 people call Northeast Indiana home. Already live here? Smart choice. Or maybe the idea of living here has just started percolating? Well, we’re pretty sure you’ll be in full brew mode by the time you finish hearing our story. There’s something for everyone and everything for someone.

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Northeast Indiana has a knack for taking intelligent risks and coming out on top. We know how to pivot challenges into brilliant opportunities for invention and progress. We’ve proven the grit to overcome, the creativity to adapt and advance, and the fortitude to do it over and over again.

In The News

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Aquaculture alternative

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Ground broken on complex named for ortho legend

Construction is underway on the $8 million Dane Miller Science Complex at Grace College &…

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New Huntington concert venue opens up with ‘Rock Madness’

Huntington rocked out last weekend at its new concert venue.

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Schools studying ideas for GE site

General Electric campus developers envision an innovation district, with education…

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