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January / February 2016

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Volume 19, Number 1



200 Years in the Making
A special section, named an Official Endorsed Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission, captures aspects of the state’s business history (in words and photos) and a few of the many special initiatives planned.


Five Indiana Chamber/BizVoice® staff members take to the road for first-hand experiences at Indiana tourist destinations.

  • After the meal: Wick’s Pies, Ghyslain Chocolatier, Abbott’s Candies
  • Traveling times: Studebaker National Museum, National New York Central Railroad Museum, Hoosier Air Museum
  • Masters of the written word: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, General Lew Wallace Study and Museum
  • Striking structures: Monastery Immaculate Conception, West Baden Springs Hotel
  • Family fun: Beasley’s Orchard, Trader’s Point Creamery, Terre Haute Children’s Museum


Legislature Back at Work
Transportation funding and civil rights protections top the list of Indiana Chamber priorities for the 2016 Indiana General Assembly session. [Full story]

Paying for critical roads and highways, and other forms of transportation infrastructure, is the subject of a roundtable discussion with legislators and business advocates. [Full story]

Making an Impact

Indiana fares fairly well in the tourism attraction game despite limited resources compared to other states. [Full story]

Changes help the horse racing industry stay on firm footing as efforts continues to grow the business in Indiana. [Full story]

Not Just Giving Back

Corporate social responsibility is becoming much more than simply a popular phrase. See how doing the right thing can help deliver positive business results. [Full story]

County Focus: Lake


President’s Message

Upcoming Opportunities

Tweet Street

In Pictures
Annual Awards photos

HR Column
Mentoring initiative

Guest Column
Sports and tourism

Found Elsewhere
Energy production