July 2016: South Bend – Elkhart Region Update

REGIONAL COLLABORATION #INRegionalCities Blog: TRACKING QUALITY OF PLACE INITIATIVES IN INDIANA The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has integrated the former Indiana Regional Cities Initiative website into the website and will be launching a new blog to keep readers updated on the latest regional development news and progress happening in regions across the state. The IEDC…

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Partnership Names New COO & VP of Business Recruitment

South Bend, Ind. (April 11, 2016) –  Jim Finan of Granger, Indiana, is the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Vice President of Business Recruitment for the Michiana Partnership, Inc., the two-state regional economic development organization covering Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan.  Jim brings a wealth of experience in both economic and community development including…

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Strengthening Regional Business Attraction Efforts

Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County Community Development and Southwest Michigan Economic Growth Alliance Join Michiana Partnership Inc. Collaborative economic development efforts across state borders; marketing for new industry and job creation for the Michiana region BENTON HARBOR (Mar. 8, 2016) – Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County’s lead, privately-funded economic development organization, Berrien County Community Development and Southwest Michigan…

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Partnership Hires New Administrative Associate

South Bend, Ind. (February 4, 2016)  – Sarah Niespodziany is Michiana Partnership’s new administrative associate. In her role, Niespodziany will be supporting the organization as they continue regional marketing and attraction efforts and support the implementation of projects in the regional cities plan. Sarah is a graduate of Holy Cross College and life-long Michiana resident….

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