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Indiana Chamber’s Annual Legislative Preview With Caucus Leaders Set for November 18

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Hoosiers can find out what Indiana legislators and the business community view as top priorities for the upcoming General Assembly session during the 2020 Indiana Chamber of Commerce Legislative Preview on November 18. Held at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, attendees will hear from legislative caucus leaders during the hour-long panel discussion and Q&A. The Indiana Chamber also will [...]

2019-10-11T09:13:47-04:00October 10th, 2019|

Coming Soon: Indiana Environmental Conference With EPA Leader

We're excited for our marquee environmental event next week that will feature Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 2019 Indiana Environmental Conference October 9 takes place at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. The event is hosted by the Indiana Chamber in partnership with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). Wheeler's keynote will open the [...]

2019-10-03T12:16:15-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

EPA Leader Wheeler to Keynote Indiana Environmental Conference Oct. 9

Enter post title. Edit / enter post date. Check Press Releases category checkbox. Post Attributes: Template dropdown use Default Template. Enter / format post content in the text box below. Fusion Page Options (near bottom of screen) > Sidebars > Select Sidebar 1: Set to "No Sidebar". Delete this instructional text box. Click Publish. (INDIANAPOLIS) — Andrew Wheeler, [...]

2019-10-03T11:45:48-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

Chamber VP New Chairman of National Group

Hesler, left, accepts the gavel from 2019 chairman James Berringer of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Brock Hesler, Indiana Chamber vice president for membership and foundation relations, has been chosen the 2020 chairman of the Association of State Chamber Professionals. ASCP is the professional society of the top membership, marketing and communications professionals from state [...]

2019-10-02T13:50:25-04:00October 2nd, 2019|

Employers Can Learn How to Build Talent Pool at New Indiana Workforce Summit Oct. 24-25

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Eighty percent of Indiana’s businesses say finding qualified employees is among their biggest challenges, according to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 employer workforce survey. Potential solutions are the focus at the inaugural Indiana Workforce Summit, taking place October 24-25 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Top topics on tap include workforce hiring, training and retention. “We’ve heard [...]

2019-09-30T10:16:47-04:00September 30th, 2019|

‘Secrets’ Behind AP Success

Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan of the Fordham Institute offer a thoughtful look at the Advanced Placement (AP) program and why it has been successful compared to other education reform efforts. The program’s success is all the more remarkable considering how big it’s become, even while maintaining its curricular quality and intellectual rigor: Some three million high schoolers sat [...]

2019-09-27T13:40:05-04:00September 27th, 2019|

Reid Health: Gains National ‘Most Wired’ Recognition (Richmond)

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced this week Reid Health and Reid Health Physician Associates have earned "2019 CHIME HealthCare's Most Wired" Special Recognition awards. Reid Health was one of eight hospitals in Indiana recognized, and RHPA practices were one of only two ambulatory groups cited in the state. The Most Wired program conducts an annual survey [...]

2019-09-27T14:33:47-04:00September 26th, 2019|

Indiana INTERNnet Seeks Nominations for Annual IMPACT Awards, Connects Employers and Students for Record Number of Internships

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana INTERNnet is seeking nominations for its 14th Annual IMPACT Awards, a celebration of internship excellence throughout the state. Indiana INTERNnet is also celebrating its own big milestone. For the first time in a calendar year, the program has connected 1,000 interns (and counting) with successful internships via the IndianaINTERN.net site. “With over 1,000 internships filled through [...]

2019-09-26T10:16:45-04:00September 26th, 2019|

Advancing in the Area of Drone Delivery

Our BizVoice® magazine has offered several stories in recent years on drones and their potential for business and societal impact. The following is from Tribune News Service.This just might be the near future of pizza delivery:A guy at your local pizza place loads your pie onto a drone idling on a compact launch/landing pad in the parking lot. Another guy, [...]

2019-09-26T09:58:22-04:00September 26th, 2019|

Chuck Surack of Sweetwater Sound in Fort Wayne Named Our 2019 Ogletree Deakins Business Leader of the Year

(INDIANAPOLIS) — A 40-year musical journey continues to hit on all the high notes, leading to the recognition of Chuck Surack as the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ogletree Deakins Business Leader of the Year. Surack, founder and president of Sweetwater Sound, also owns more than a dozen other businesses and is a vital contributor to hundreds of community [...]

2019-10-02T15:42:13-04:00September 24th, 2019|