Indiana business leaders connect with Congress in annual DC Fly-In

Members of the Southwest Indiana Chamber joined over 100 members of the business community from around Indiana to participate in the Indiana Chamber’s annual D.C. Fly-in September 27 – 28, 2017. The two-day event featured briefings from members of the Indiana congressional delegation, a dinner keynote address by U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, and …

Christy Gillenwater – Named CEO of the Greater Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce

Christy Gillenwater, President and CEO of the Southwest Indiana Chamber, announced today that she is resigning from that position and has accepted an offer to be the next President and CEO of the Greater Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce. In June 2017, Christy was named Chamber Executive of the Year at the annual conference of the …

Southwest Indiana Chamber’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner

Congratulations to our 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner Award Recipients! * Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year: Deaconess Hospital * Richard A. Schlottman Business Person of the Year: Bob Koch * Small Business of the Year: Hahn Kiefer Real Estate Services * Young Professional of the Year: Andrew Wilson * Volunteer of the Year: …

Author Partners with ISBDC and Local Universities

Book Highlights 1,000 Activities for Kids in Greater Evansville To make her new book, The Big Book of Boredom Busters for Kids, author Autumn Cherry enlisted the help of the Southwest ISBDC, Students from the University of Evansville, and Students from the University of Southern Indiana. It took the hard work of these three organizations …

WGU Indiana Offers $16,000 in Tuition Scholarships to OneMain Financial Employees

EVANSVILLE, IND. (Aug. 22, 2017)— WGU Indiana made $16,000 in scholarships available today for OneMain Financial employees across the nation. Eight scholarships will be available, at a value of $2,000 each. WGU Indiana announced the scholarship at a check presentation at OneMain Financial’s largest corporate office in Evansville, Ind. “OneMain Financial provides responsible lending to …

HOWARD SELECTED AS 2017 ISBDC STATE STAR

Evansville, Ind. (August, 17 2017) – Each year, one individual in the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC’s) statewide network of ten regional offices is chosen to represent it as its State Star at the national SBDC conference.  The 2017 Indiana Small Business Development Center State Star is Kim Howard, Regional Director of the Southwest …

INDIANA CHAMBER EXECUTIVES ASSOCIATION NAMES CHRISTY GILLENWATER – 2017 EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

South Bend, IN (June 23) – Christy Gillenwater was named the 2017 Executive of the Year Thursday evening at the annual conference of the Indiana Chamber Executives Association, held this year in South Bend Indiana.  Nominations required a brief essay describing why the nominee is deserving of this award.  Nominations included recommendations, news clips, and …

2017 Legislative Report

The 2017 Indiana General Assembly is in the books!  The Southwest Indiana Chamber’s legislative agenda took a significant step forward.  Click below to enjoy reading about the specific legislation we’ve worked on during this session!  

State Honors 2017 EDGE Award Winners

Two businesses in Southwest Indiana were among twenty small businesses that were recognized by the state with Economic Development and Growth through Entrepreneurship (EDGE) awards.  Enjole’ Interiors in Evansville and K&K Dirtworks Inc. in Spencer County were honored during a ceremony Wednesday with Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator, Linda McMahon. …

B-Blog: Meet Our Members: Duncan’s Janitorial

Meet Our Members: Duncan’s Janitorial President: David Duncan Location: 2251 North New York Avenue, Evansville In business for: 20 years this month! Tell me a little bit about your business. We are a locally owned business that provides commercial and industrial, non-residential cleaning services. We do have carpet cleaning for residences, and the community has …