Pioneer Starts Here Event

Celebrate the Pioneers of NEI

The Pioneer Starts Here event is fast approaching! NEI is inviting you to join us for a celebration to launch our new Pioneer Starts Here movement and first-annual Pioneer Award! You will also help us select this year’s winner through live voting at the event from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 at The Forum at Electric Works, 1030 Swinney Ave, Fort Wayne. 

We will be hosting guests from NEI stakeholders. Specialty cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. There will also be live music!

Don’t forget that as a partner of NEI, your leadership teams are invited to this event as well–so feel free to share this invitation with your network!

​​​​​Meet the Finalists

Paris McFarthing | Hop River Brewing Company

Ariana McGee | Navigate Maternity

Rosalina Perez | Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC)

Riley Johnson | Amp Lab at Electric Works 

Event Details

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 27

Where: The Forum at Electric Works, 1030 Swinney Ave, Fort Wayne 

Questions? Contact us at 630-291-0151

Pioneer Starts Here… and, with YOU!

Join us for the launch of a movement! 

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