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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

Chamber Identifies Two Key State Legislative Priorities

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The 2019 legislative session of the Indiana General Assembly is underway. Over the next four months, the legislature will vigorously debate key initiatives and the state budget. The Chamber has two major priorities and need your help advancing those priorities. Please reach out to your legislator and ask them to support: 1. $150M in funding for Regional

Four Flags Area Chamber & Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance Merge to Form Greater Niles Chamber; SBR Chamber to Provide Administrative Support & Leadership

Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The Board of Directors from both the Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce (FFACOC) and the Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance (SMEGA) have announced the completion of the merger of the two organizations. The new organization will be known as the Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), effective January 1, 2019. Over the past year, the two

Chamber Responds to Buttigieg Announcement

Published Monday, December 17, 2018
Earlier this morning, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced that he would not be seeking a third term as mayor once his second term reaches a conclusion at the end of 2019. As the most influential business organization in the region, the South Bend Regional Chamber values its relationship with the City of South Bend, as a key partner in business growth

Gov. Holcomb Outlines 2019 Next Level Agenda with Emphasis on Workforce, Health

Published Monday, December 10, 2018
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced on December 7 his 2019 agenda, which continues his focus on jobs, economic growth, health, infrastructure and government service. “This agenda remains focused on what will make us stronger, with practical and people-centered solutions,” Gov. Holcomb said. “I look forward to working with Hoosiers, lawmakers