2024 NEI Annual Operating Plan (AOP)

From NEI CEO Stephane Frijia: It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that we have begun the process to craft our 2024 NEI Annual Operating Plan (AOP): a pivotal step forward in our journey to drive business investment and strengthen the region’s global competitiveness and economic resiliency. The AOP builds upon the strong foundation established by […]

Electric Works Earns National Award for Urban Redevelopment

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Electric Works campus was recently awarded a national honor. Electric Works continues to generate national interest and recognition, with the most recent being an award honoring its successful redevelopment of a former General Electric industrial site into a vibrant mixed-use project. Electric Works was one of 10 regional honorees as […]

CEO Perspective: Shaping Our Future Strategies, Direction

It has been a busy year thus far for the NEI. As we approach the final stretch of 2023 with less than 130 days left, we are gearing up for one last major surge before the holiday season begins. To date, we have successfully added 63 new project opportunities to our pipeline – surpassing our […]

Senator Todd Young Hears Questions and Concerns at August NEI ROC Meeting

Wednesday, August 16, we at NEI hosted our Regional Opportunities Council (ROC) at Sweetwater Sound and welcomed Indiana’s senior Senator Todd Young for an exclusive Q&A focused on priorities, legislation and opportunities at the federal level that impact the state and our region’s ability to successfully execute our economic development mission. From Greater Fort Wayne […]

Announcing our 2023 Familiarization (FAM) Tour

We often say Northeast Indiana is best experienced in person. Through NEI’s annual Familiarization Tours (or FAM Tours for short), we’re able to provide such an opportunity for influential site consultants from across the nation. Site consultants and their companies are responsible for helping corporate clients identify locations and sites that meet their business needs. […]

Creating a Vision to Market Our Region

Our Marketing and Communications team – comprised of Vice President of Marketing & Communications Jonathan Sackett, Director of Marketing Rachel Freiburger and Designer Ashton Reed – have recently completed a number of projects to better align our materials, our office and our brand with the reinvention of NEI and its future. SOCIAL MEDIA You may […]

Business Development Team Hosts Two Selling Northeast Indiana Luncheons

NEI CEO Stéphane Frijia has recently completed travels to Silicon Valley and Calgary to speak about venture capital and explore opportunities to accelerate new economy and innovation growth. A key takeaway from both trips was the importance of well-organized, informed and engaged civic and business leadership. This is why we are committed to providing our […]