About Us

Increasing business investment. That’s what we’re all about. We’re here to support your business, build our community, and market our region to the world. How do we do all of that? Together. Collaboration is Northeast Indiana’s secret sauce and the key to building a globally competitive economy in our 11-county region.

Our mission is to build, market, and sell Northeast Indiana to increase business investment.

Our region is made up of Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties.

We’re not afraid to embrace risk as we create a bigger, bolder future for Northeast Indiana. Are you ready to join in our collective success?

What We Do for Your Business

Whether you’re a business considering the Fort Wayne region for expansion or relocation, or you’re a community leader who would like to know more about getting involved, our team is here for you.

Supporting Your Business

  • Provide confidential project management 
  • Support the planning of your project 
  • Plan customized site tours 
  • Connect the region’s political, business, and community decision makers
  • Work with partners to provide demographics and market reports 
  • Assist with obtaining local professional service providers 
  • Identify other resources that could be valuable

Programs That Build a Region

To build a vibrant and business-friendly community, we’ve developed the following programs to benefit your business:

  • Certified sites—By meeting a stringent set of criteria to minimize potential roadblocks and ensure fast-track construction, our certified sites program makes it easier to relocate or expand your business.
  • Industry Cluster Initiative—Our business-development strategy benefits your business by identifying and targeting specific industries that are high-growth and high-potential sectors to fill our value chain. Chosen for their competitive advantages and potential to support significant job growth in the region, these industry clusters often represent a natural fit and are dependable assets to the community. 
  • Vision 2020—By investing in the community through Vision 2020, we are developing a place where your business will thrive. Vision 2020 is a regional initiative designed to transform Northeast Indiana into a top global competitor by focusing on a common mission to develop, attract, and retain talent. From business climate and infrastructure to education and entrepreneurship, we are investing in the needs of your business today to benefit your business’ growth tomorrow. 

Marketing Northeast Indiana to the World

  • Promote the region through consistent and targeted national and international public relations campaigns
  • Produce targeted national advertising campaigns to promote Northeast Indiana’s brand with key audiences
  • Communicate with corporate decision makers through newsletters and ongoing communications
  • Use the region’s brand developed in the Our Story Project in all materials and messaging

Collaboration That Benefits Everyone

We do things together, and that benefits everyone. Thanks to the help of our regional collaborators below, we are building a global competitive region together.

What We Do for the Region

Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership mission


To build, market, and sell Northeast Indiana to increase business investment.


Northeast Indiana is a proven contender, embracing risk to unleash growth and accelerate progress.

As a region, we believe in being a genuine neighbor. So let’s connect and chat about how doing business in Northeast Indiana can benefit your future. Contact our team today, and let’s get to know each other.

Meet Our Team