Regional Reports

In Northeast Indiana, we excel at identifying untapped potential for growth and change—it’s how we support your business’s growth.

Our regional reports help us further understand the competitive position of the region and how to effectively grow our target industries.

From supporting the five pillars of Vision 2020 and cluster-based economic development to economic-development planning and analysis of Northeast Indiana’s economic performance, our regional reports benefit your business and the community. 

21st Century Talent
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FAFSA Assistance Flier 2017 Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2017, Jan 9 Download File
Northeast Indiana Wage and Benefits Survey 2016 Two Things LLC 2016, Oct 26 Download File
Why Choose Northeast Indiana The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Jul 22 Download File
Northeast Indiana Talent Attraction Strategy DCI 2016, Jun 14 Download File
Northeast Indiana Talent Attraction Survey Results DCI 2016, Apr 14 Download File
Talent Investments Pay Off Lumina Foundation 2016, Apr 14 Download File
IPFW Roles and Governance Study Policy Analytics LLC 2016, Jan 14 Download File
IPFW Governance Report IPFW Study Working Group 2016, Jan 14 Download File
Preparing Students Successful Employment Strive Together and Living Cities 2016, Jan 14 Download File
Early Childhood Report - Wabash County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2015, Dec 14 Download File
Big Goal Collaborative Snapshot on Education 2015 Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2015, Oct 14 Download File
Tackling Fundraising for your Backbone Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2014, Apr 14 Download File
Shared Community Vision Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2014, Apr 14 Download File
Talent Initiative Report to the Region Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2014, Apr 14 Download File
2016 Snapshot on Education Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Oct 17 Download File
Talent Resource Considerations Aligned to Regional Employers CHORUS, Inc 2013, Oct 14 Download File
Big Goal Collaborative Overview Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2012, Jul 14 Download File
Report to Lilly on Talent Opportunity Success Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2012, Mar 14 Download File
Making the Case for Talent Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Nov 14 Download File
Big Goal Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Sep 14 Download File
Talent Roadmap Overview Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Aug 17 Download File
Talent Initiative Report to Lilly Endowment Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Mar 14 Download File
New Tech schools Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2010, Sep 14 Download File
Talent Initiative Overview Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2010, Sep 14 Download File
21st Century Talent Topical Group Report ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, May 4 Download File
Lilly Endowment Annual Report - Talent Feature Lilly Endowment Inc. 2009, Dec 14 Download File
Talent Opportunity Success Proposal to Lilly Endowment Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne 2009, Feb 17 Download File
Cluster-Based Economic Development
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Northeast Indiana Target Industry Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2016, Jul 13 Download File
Northeast Indiana Target Industry Presentation IPFW's Community Research Institute 2016, Jul 13 Download File
Industry Cluster Initiative-Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations Taimerica 2011, Mar 1 Download File
Insurance Industry in Northeast Indiana Taimerica 2011, Feb 11 Download File
Advanced Manufacturing Cluster in Northeast Indiana Taimerica 2011, Jan 3 Download File
Logistics and Distribution Cluster in Northeast Indiana Taimerica 2011, Jan 3 Download File
Building a Food Processing Cluster-Strategic Plan OnCall PSN 2009, Dec 1 Download File
Building a Defense-Aerospace Cluster-Asset Mapping Northeast Indiana Defense Cluster 2009, Dec 1 Download File
Building a Defense-Aerospace Cluster-Strategic Plan Northeast Indiana Defense Cluster 2009, Dec 1 Download File
Building a Medical Device Cluster-Strategic Plan Talking Points, LLC & The Coman Company 2009, Dec 1 Download File
Building a Food Processing Cluster-Asset Mapping IPFW's Community Research Institute 2009, Oct 12 Download File
Indiana Health Industry Forum Regional Asset Mapping for Northeast Indiana Indiana Health Industry Forum 2008, Jan 1 Download File
Target Industry Study Whittaker Associates 2007, May 11 Download File
Competitive Business Climate
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Collaborate The Council on Competitiveness 2015, Aug 12 Download File
The Personal Property Tax in Indiana Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute 2014, Feb 21 Download File
Business Travel Survey Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Nov 20 Download File
Business Travel Survey Summary Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Nov 20 Download File
Non-Stop Air Service Options Opportunity Paper Greater Fort Wayne Inc. 2011, Apr 1 Download File
Permitting Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Apr 1 Download File
Competitive Business Climate Topical Group Report ACP Visioning+Planning 2010, Feb 1 Download File
Economic Development Planning
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Northeast Indiana Wage and Benefits Survey 2016 Two Things LLC 2016, Oct 26 Download File
Our Story Project Results Report Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Dartlet, Inc. 2015, Jan 15 Download File
Our Story Project Executive Summary and Users’ Guide Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Dartlet, Inc. 2015, Jan 15 Download File
Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing 2011 Development Counsellors International (DCI) 2014, Mar 28 Download File
Perceptions of Northeast Indiana’s Business Climate Development Counsellors International (DCI) 2014, Mar 28 Download File
Northeast Indiana Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Northeast Indiana Economic Development District 2011, Mar 1 Download File
SWOT Assessment in Northeast Indiana Taimerica 2011, Jan 3 Download File
Building a 21st Century Economy in Northeast Indiana - Regional Economic Development Strategy IPFW's Community Research Institute 2007, Jun 1 Download File
Entrepreneurship
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Northeast Indiana Regional Food Network Study - Phase 1 Manheim Solutions, Inc. 2016, Mar 31 Download File
Elevate Ventures Overview Elevate Ventures 2012, May 1 Download File
Regional Entrepreneurship Action Plan Elevate Ventures 2012, Mar 1 Download File
Elevate Ventures Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Jun 1 Download File
Entrepreneurship Topical Group Report ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, May 3 Download File
Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Case Study Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Infrastructure
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Northeast Indiana Regional Interstate Assessment Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2015, Feb 27 Download File
Regional Internet Access Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Apr 1 Download File
Regional Interstate Accessibility Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Economic Development District 2011, Apr 1 Download File
Infrastructure Topical Group Report ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, May 3 Download File
Northeast Indiana Economic Performance
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2014 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2015, Feb 17 Download File
2013 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2014, Mar 12 Download File
2012 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2013, Feb 11 Download File
2011 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2012, Feb 1 Download File
2010 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2011, Feb 1 Download File
2009 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2010, Mar 1 Download File
2008 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2009, Jan 1 Download File
2008 Northeast Indiana Economic Trends IPFW's Community Research Institute 2008, Sep 1 Download File
2007 Business Dynamics Report IPFW's Community Research Institute 2008, Jun 2 Download File
Quality of Life
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Regional Cities Talking Points Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Greater Fort Wayne Inc. 2015, Apr 1 Download File
Downtown Riverfront Development Opportunity Paper Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2011, Jun 1 Download File
Quality of Life Topical Group Report ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, May 3 Download File
Regional Collaboration
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Integrated Economic Development Chart Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Principles of Operation Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 15 Download File
Code of Ethics Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 15 Download File
2016 Regional Chamber Policy Positions Northeast Indiana Regional Chamber 2015, Dec 17 Download File
Northeast Indiana Mayors’ and Commissioners’ Caucus 2016 Platform Mayors' and Commissioners' Caucus 2015, Dec 17 Download File
Mayors and Commissioners Caucus Founding Document Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2012, Jun 1 Download File
Regional Industry
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Food Processing Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Vehicles Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Insurance Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Medical Device Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Logistics Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Northeast Indiana Regional Profile Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Foreign Direct Investment Brochure Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Defense Industry Sales Sheet Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2016, Sep 19 Download File
Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Study 2013 Summary Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Dec 4 Download File
Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Study 2013 Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Dec 2 Download File
USSI Case Study - Whitley County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Tippmann Sports Case Study - Allen County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Steel Dynamics Inc. Case Study - Whitley County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Poet Case Study - Wabash County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Micropulse Case Study - Whitley County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Living Essentials Case Study - Wabash County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Ellison Bakery Case Study - Allen County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
80/20 Inc. Case Study - Whitley County Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2009, Jan 1 Download File
Vision 2020
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State of the Region - Whitley County Update Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2014, Jan 31 Download File
State of the Region Presentation Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Dec 2 Download File
2013 Regional Dashboard Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Sep 12 Download File
Regional Exchange Cincinnati Agenda Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2013, Apr 29 Download File
2012 Regional Dashboard Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2012, Oct 20 Download File
Workforce Competencies Taimerica 2011, Jan 1 Download File
Vision 2020 Final Report ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Jun 7 Download File
Whitley County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Wells County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Wabash County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Steuben County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Noble County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
LaGrange County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Huntington County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
DeKalb County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Allen County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Adams County Regional Outreach Meeting Summary ACP Visioning + Planning 2010, Mar 1 Download File
Workforce
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Northeast Indiana Jobs and Internships Digital Toolkit Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership 2017, Jul 7 Download File
Northeast Indiana Wage and Benefits Survey 2016 Two Things LLC 2016, Oct 26 Download File
Occupational Projections and Training Needs for Northeast Indiana to 2018 Taimerica and Monster.com 2011, Feb 1 Download File
Attracting Critical Talent to Northeast Indiana Taimerica 2011, Jan 1 Download File
Labor Market Analysis in Northeast Indiana Monster.com 2011, Jan 1 Download File