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Tech Talk: Making Money From Your Data

There has been a lot of chatter recently about “data privacy” and whether the federal government will pass legislation or leave it to state action. Last week, 51 major CEOs signed a letter to Congress asking for a federal privacy statute. This echoes the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s position, which has proposed model federal privacy legislation that protects consumers without stifling [...]

2019-09-19T15:07:22-04:00September 19th, 2019|

Gibson: Awarded IIABA’s Best Practices Status for 26th Year (South Bend/Plymouth/Indianapolis/Fort Wayne and Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Gibson retains its Best Practices status, once again becoming a part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States. This status comes by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Best Practices Study group. The annual survey and Study of leading independent insurance agencies documents the business [...]

2019-09-18T11:12:09-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Government and Dynamic Leaders of the Year Revealed

Making sure Indiana is competitive on all economic development fronts – from workforce attraction and expansion to entrepreneurship and innovation – takes a collective effort. Two prominent voices with big visions in this area are Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis businessman John Thompson. They are the 2019 Birch Bayh-Richard Lugar Government Leader of the Year and 2019 Dynamic Leader of [...]

2019-09-18T15:19:05-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Big Names Headline IN Chamber: The Podcast

Season three, episode one of IN Chamber: The Podcast (formerly the EchoChamber) is now available, with more intriguing conversations to come. Dana Perino of Fox News talks policy, politics and that elusive search for civility. We also learn about some of her passions away from the workplace. The former White House press secretary will keynote the Chamber’s 30th Annual [...]

2019-09-19T08:12:44-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Put Your Workplace in the Running for Best Places

Do you think your company is a great place to work? Is your workplace culture a source of pride for employees and envied by those outside the organization? It’s time to validate those assertions by entering the 2020 Best Places to Work in Indiana program. And no matter whether selected for the ultimate honor or not, your company will benefit [...]

2019-09-19T08:13:52-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Flex Your Mental Muscles

It’s Friday the 13th! Keeping with the “13” theme, check out these tips from a Lifehack blog entitled, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do outlining several positive ways to manage emotions, thoughts and behaviors. My favorites (excerpted): They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves Mentally strong people don’t sit around feeling sorry about their circumstances or how [...]

2019-09-13T08:38:07-04:00September 13th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Velocities, MPH, Venture Funding and More

Since the introduction of the Indiana Vision 2025 economic development plan in 2012, the Chamber’s BizVoice® magazine has produced more than 200 stories related to the four drivers. The current issue includes these offerings, and more, tied to the Dynamic and Creative Culture pillar: Velocities is the new Elevate Ventures regional initiative bringing Bloomington and Columbus together. A number of assets – [...]

2019-09-12T08:46:13-04:00September 12th, 2019|

Purdue University Northwest: Recognized in U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings (Hammond and Westville)

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) once again has been recognized among the best regional universities in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released on September 9. PNW ranks 52nd nationally among the Best Engineering Programs, of engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s degree. PNW’s undergraduate business program has also been rated as one [...]

2019-09-11T10:32:18-04:00September 11th, 2019|

Horizon Bank: Promotes Amber Cable to Executive Assistant (Michigan City)

Jim Neff, President of Horizon Bank, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Amber Cable to Executive Assistant Cable joined Horizon in October 2017 as an Administrative Assistant to Neff bringing over 8 years of administrative assistance experience from working for the Chancellor at a local University. Her expertise is fostering relationships with community partners, event planning, and [...]

2019-09-11T10:21:34-04:00September 11th, 2019|

French Lick Casino: Debut Weekend of Sports Betting in the Books at Newly Opened Sportsbook (French Lick)

It’s “game on” for sports betting at French Lick Casino following a successful launch over the weekend. The first bets went on the books Friday morning at French Lick’s state-of-the-art, in-casino sportsbook which includes a viewing area to enjoy watching and betting on a wide range of sporting events. Longtime French Lick Casino patron Jim Railing officially opened the [...]

2019-09-11T10:18:36-04:00September 11th, 2019|