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Final Call to Submit Nominations for 2019 Michiana Forty under 40

Published Friday, March 1, 2019
Friday, March 8 is the deadline to submit Michiana Forty under 40 nominations for the 2019 class. Michiana Forty under 40 shines the spotlight on 40 of the region's most talented and dedicated young executives, professionals and leaders who demonstrate career success and community engagement, all before the age of 40. The 2019 class will see its 500th

Regional Leadership Credited for Whopping 20% Surge in Travelers Through South Bend International Airport

Published Thursday, February 28, 2019
At a press conference held today at the future offices of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership in the Renaissance District, leaders representing 47 cities and towns in the South Bend/Elkhart region gathered to hear the good news that their collective efforts are paying off. “I am excited to announce that by working together,

Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Teams with City of South Bend to Train Companies to Implement Lean Principles

Published Thursday, February 21, 2019
Workers from multiple South Bend manufacturing companies recently completed Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s (MEP) Team Member Lean Certificate Training and Lean Practitioner Implementation Certificate programs. The cost of the training was covered by grant funds from the South Bend mayor’s Pathways On Demand Workforce Development

City Billboards Honor African-American Leaders During Black History Month

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
In honor of Black History Month, the City of South Bend released a series of billboards around the community intended to enrich residents’ understanding of local African American leaders who have contributed to South Bend’s history and culture. Each honoree will be recognized on three digital billboards located by the Linebacker Lounge, Ironwood

South Bend State of the City Address March 12

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Mayor Pete Buttigieg will deliver his eighth State of the City address at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Morris Performing Arts Center. The address is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available at any of the downtown public parking garages after 5:00 p.m. Details Who: Mayor Pete Buttigieg What: 2019 State of the City

Salute to Business 2019 Recap: Sold-Out Record Crowd, Conversation with the Governor & 5 Awards Presented

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Salute to Business took place Tuesday, February 12, honoring and celebrating businesses and individuals demonstrating leadership and making an economic impact in St. Joseph County. Presented by the South Bend Regional Chamber, in partnership with 1st Source Bank, a sold-out record crowd just shy of 1,000 people jammed the South Bend Century Center to

South Bend Among Most Affordable Cities to Retire

Published Friday, February 1, 2019
As reported in INside Indiana Business, a website focusing on adult communities has included two Indiana cities, South Bend and Indianapolis, in its list of the "20 Most Affordable Places to Retire in 2019." The list from was determined by measuring a variety of criteria such as overall cost of living, median home prices, and local healthcare

Conexus Indiana Offers Speaker Series on Technology's Impact on Manufacturing

Published Thursday, January 24, 2019
Conexus Indiana has announced the launch of a speaker series focused on technology’s impact on manufacturing and logistics. The series is titled Movers, Makers and Mixers and will include events in Indianapolis, Bloomington, Lafayette, Terre Haute, Evansville and South Bend over the course of the year. The events will explore how Industry the fourth