Strategic Plan

Attracting Tomorrow’s Market Leaders Today

Strategic plan

Northeast Indiana’s rolling 3-year strategic plan (2023-2025) presents pragmatic and forward-looking strategies for positioning the 11-county region as the location of choice for all businesses and people determined to be tomorrow’s market leaders.

Overview of Economic Growth Strategies

Objective 1 – Capture new business development opportunities and increase transaction capabilities across Northeast Indiana


  • Attract new capital investment in real and business property enabling “good jobs” creation.
  • Promote the region’s competitiveness in knowledge-intensive, high-value-added critical industries, and advocate for its advancement

Objective 2 – Accelerate innovation and technology across Northeast Indiana


  • Elevate Northeast Indiana’s regional identification within domestic and international business communities
  • Attract and foster companies engaged in knowledge-intensive, high-value-added economic activities

Objective 3 – Foster alignment for equitable and inclusive job creation and regional economic reliance efforts


  • Accelerate inclusive growth and economic productivity throughout the region
  • Change the paradigm among community and civic leaders to prioritize strategic and capacity-building investments

Northeast Indiana Strategic Plan

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