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WE Want to Capture this Historic Moment in Time with YOU!

SOUTH BEND – ELKHART, Ind. (Apr. 24, 2020) — Last month, we (the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership) shared a sneak peek of the new regional brand, “WE+YOU, South Bend – Elkhart Region” with the intention of rolling it out over the next few months. The ultimate goal of the “WE + YOU, South…

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April 2, 2020: Updates from the Industry Growth Committee

New data amid the Coronavirus pandemic allows for economic indicators to assess impacts of this epidemic. COVID-19 Economic Vulnerability Index is a measurement of the negative impact the coronavirus crisis can have on employment based on a region’s mix of industries. According to Chmura Economics & Analytics, JobsEQ, an average Vulnerability Index score is 100,…

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APRIL 2, 2020: UPDATES FROM THE Talent Attraction and Retention Committee

To date, over $34.7 million of the Regional Cities Initiative grant has been disbursed to support a portfolio of 26 quality of life projects in the South Bend – Elkhart region, including recreational and athletic facilities, cultural venues, and mixed-use urban developments. 15 projects are complete, eight projects are under construction, and three projects in…

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APRIL 2, 2020: UPDATES FROM THE Education and Workforce Committee

Both the resiliency and strength of the South Bend – Elkhart region’s education-workforce ecosystem was tested within recent weeks. Evident through operational shifts, education providers have had to transition to e-learning nearly overnight, and most companies are requiring their employees to work remotely. While several in-person activities are set to be postponed and/or cancelled until…

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