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The study released by the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce shows that possible barriers for Hispanic businesses include a lack of capital and mentoring. updated: 2/6/2008 11:52:38 AM InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report A report released today shows that education and networking opportunities are among the highest priorities of Hispanic business owners surveyed in central Indiana. The report released by the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Council questioned Hispanic Business Enterprise owners. The owners say more resources are needed in the areas of mentoring, marketing and sales education ...
is also a vital part of the economy of Indianapolis, and the city plays host to numerous conventions and sporting events. Of these, perhaps the most well known is the annual Indianapolis 500 . Other major sporting events include the Brickyard 400 and the Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball Tournaments. Greater Indianapolis has seen moderate growth among U.S. cities, 2 especially in nearby Hamilton , Hendricks , and Johnson counties. The population of the metropolitan statistical area is estimated at 1,715,459, making it the 33rd-largest in the U.S. The combined statistical area population of Indianapolis is 2,035,327, ...
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Regional Community Development News – June 28, 2010 [regions_work]
"Think local planet, act regionally" is a paradigm that balances: "Think globally, act locally." More and more, it takes a region, a "community of communities" to solve problems experienced locally. This blog is an exploration of emerging “regional communities” and the “regional intelligence” that brings them together. "Community precedes cooperation." This is my thesis. It comes from over 35 years of working for regional cooperation. Communities routinely manage competition. - Tom Christoffel ... market research, surveys and trends
Did Ballard kin help company land no-bid city contract?
Greg Ballard, Jr. is a copyeditor at Hirons and Company, a public relations firm, or so says his "Linked In" page. Mayor Ballard gave Hirons and Company a non-bid contract worth $10,000 per month with to push the Mayor's transfer of our water and wastewater systems to Citizens Energy Group. When was Ballard, Jr. hired? August of 2009. When did the City get its responses to the Request for Expression of Interest that started this process? August of 2009. In other word, young Ballard went on the Hirons payroll the same month the City's massive PR campaign started churning. Is anybody bothered by this? Or how ... market research, surveys and trends

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On-site, full time graduation coaches for early identification of students and individualized plans to assist with graduation on time: remediation, mentoring, social services, credit recovery, etc. Common Goal Task Force to establish goals, share best practices and to collaborate. Website and database of best practices. Grass roots outreach and communication. One Student at a Time. In Marion County, and in cities across the nation, low high school graduation rates are raising national alarm. It’s a complex issue driven by a multitude of factors. But even in the presence of large barriers, the path to success begins with ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Indianapolis: Economy - Major Industries and Commercial Activity
Indianapolis is a primary industrial, commercial, and transportation center for the Midwest. Situated in proximity to the vast agricultural region known as the corn belt and to the industrialized cities of the upper Midwest and the East, Indianapolis is supported by a diversified economic base. Prior to the 1980s, the city's principal industry was manufacturing, which has been displaced by retailing and services. Having made a conscious decision to achieve prosperity through sports, Indianapolis quadrupled its tourism trade and doubled its hotel space during the period 1984–1991, largely by hosting amateur ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Chamber of Commerce urges city leaders to keep Pacers in Indianapolis
The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce is urging city leaders to work out a deal to keep the Indiana Pacers in town. Chamber members recently wrote a letter encouraging the two sides to come to an agreement. In the letter, members said the city cannot afford to let the Pacers go. ( WXIN-TV FOX59 / June 21, 2010) Indianapolis - The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce is urging city leaders to work out a deal to keep the Indiana Pacers in town. Chamber members recently wrote a letter encouraging the two sides to come to an agreement. In the letter, members said the city cannot afford to let the Pacers ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Water Transfer Plan Up For Approval
INDIANAPOLIS � The proposal to approve the transfer of the water and wastewater utilities to Citizens Energy Group will be introduced by the City-County Council on June 28, 2010. Councillor Mike Speedy, District 24, filed the ordinance seeking approval of the agreements between the City and Citizens. They have been negotiating the final agreements since the Council officially approved them May 17, 2010. Passage of the ordinance would permit the City and Citizens to seek final approval of the transfer from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). If approved by the Council and the IURC, the transfer will fund more than ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce – The Columbia Club
Members of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce may apply to become members of The Columbia Club through a special introductory promotional program. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mayor Ballard Joins Other City Officials, Community Groups - PRESS ...
Jun 22, 2009 ... Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. Foundation. Hawthorne Social Service Association, Inc. Hillcroft Services, Inc. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Invest in Indianapolis Phase II
The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce has a vision for. Indianapolis and central Indiana: be the best region in the world for ...
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Google Answers: What drives Indianapolis's economy?
Hello again Shikibobo, Below you will find the results of my research regarding Indianapolis. Business Climate Indianapolis has a diverse business climate in the manufacturing, distribution, retail and service sectors. ?Diversity and steady growth have long been the hallmarks of the Indianapolis economy and have been the foundation of Indy's strong performance during the last five years.? ?Economic diversity keeps Indy on a steady growth track, and away from the boom and bust cycles experienced by many U.S. cities.? "[Indianapolis is] the number one city in the central region for entrepreneurial ...
Why is Dallas called the "Metroplex" instead of "Greater Dallas ...
The term "Metroplex" was coined and copyrighted by the North Texas Commission in 1972. It was intended to be used as a term to describe the region including Dallas, Fort Worth, and the surrounding suburbs in North Texas. The name "Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex" is commonly used today, especially as the region has continued to grow and expand. The term "Metroplex" is sometimes used to describe other metropolitan areas that containing multiple major cities and their suburbs. It is also used as an alternative to metropolis or megalopolis, which is a chain of continuous metropolitan areas. Several local organizations use the name ...