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Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and the Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation (GLEDC) forge a new Alliance designed to grow La Porte’s competitive advantage


gledclogoIn an effort to build a high-functioning, multi-faceted economic development and business support center, the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Greater La Porte Economic Development (GLEDC) Board of Directors agreed recently to combine expertise under one umbrella and form a new alliance.

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2019 Best Places to Work in Indiana Companies Named; Chamber Announces Rankings April 30


IndianaChamberLogo-3CFor the second straight year, 125 Hoosier companies have been named to the Best Places to Work in Indiana list. Distinguishing the 2019 class: More than 40 of the companies weren’t on the list last year.

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International Subaru of Merrillville Employee Spotlight: Chris Sheets

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Chris Sheets, sales consultant at the International Subaru of Merrillville, takes a different approach to selling cars—he aims to serve as a guide rather than a salesman.

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Lake County WorkOne Re-Entry Specialist ready to help move people into work


Lake-County-WorkOne-Re-Entry-Specialist-ready-to-help-move-people-into-workAccording to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB), many who have been incarcerated and are released from the judicial systems are finding it challenging to return to the workforce. Debi Baughman, chair of the NWIWB, said that according to the Department of Corrections, reintegrating returning citizens into society, and helping create a path that provides them an opportunity to improve their lives in a sustainable way through work, is essential.

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Healthcare Consortium Provides Solutions for Career Access


2019-Center-for-workforce-meeting-01Northwest Indiana is rich with healthcare jobs ripe for the picking. Thanks to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Healthcare Consortium, key players are busting barriers that have historically been keeping students from efficiently landing careers at hospitals and clinics throughout the Region.

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Partners of Life: The New and the Upcoming

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As Ideas in Motion Media heads into our 10th year of serving the community, we’re representing more brands than ever – 170+ to be exact, ranging from Chicago to South Bend!  By focusing on exclusively positive news stories, pouring from these company’s community involvement initiatives and expertise in their industries, we hope to foster more positive happenings within the communities we serve!

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Steindler Signs & Graphix: Accidental internship turned thriving business

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Tom Steindler’s first official office was inside a spare bedroom at his house. His first workshop: the garage. Today, Steindler goes to work in a 6,000-square-foot fabrication shop at the rapidly-growing Steindler Signs & Graphix - an entrepreneurial success story he attributes to the trade education available right here in Porter County.

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Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Announces Meeting Dates


NWI-Workforce-Board-logoThe Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place from 2-4 p.m. (CST) at the Center of Workforce Innovations office, 2804 Boilermaker Court, Valparaiso.

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Holladay Properties: A Year in a Review and a Sneak Peek of What's to Come

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In the world of commercial real estate, Holladay Properties has become a well-known leader in creating quality land developments regionally and across the U.S. Here’s a look back on some of the most memorable projects of 2018, and a sneak peek of what’s coming this year.

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Rave reviews from Tudor Carpet One Floor & Home Customers

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For the last 50 years, Tudor Carpet One Floor & Home has provided high-quality home furnishings and installation to the Region, and Tudor is committed to ensuring you find the right flooring for your home to last for years to come.

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American Licorice Company Named as One of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation


American-Licorice-Company-Named-as-One-of-the-Best-and-Brightest-Companies-to-Work-for-in-the-NationAmerican Licorice Company, makers of Sour Punch Straws and Red Vines Candy, announced today that it has been selected as one of the 2018 national winning companies by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award recognizes excellence in employee relations, innovation to motivate employees and the ability to effectively implement creative compensation programs.

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