Regional Belonging Survey Open March 22 – April 16


The Regional Belonging Survey will reveal insights from residents living in the South Bend – Elkhart region, including their lived experiences, perspectives on representation in leadership positions, and needs from the community as it relates to a feeling of belonging. The survey may be completed by any resident in Elkhart, Marshall, or St. Joseph County...

Supplier Diversity 101


We have all heard the concerns about supply chain disruptions due to the global pandemic and workforce shortages. One way to combat this issue is diversifying your company’s supply chain. Not only is diversifying your supply chain helpful in creating more resiliency, it also leads to more competitive bids, innovative solutions, and supports your company’s...


A Virtual Fireside Chat with Luke Cooper


The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is excited to bring back one of the incredible keynote speakers from Founder Factory 2021! Luke Cooper will join us for a Virtual Fireside Chat to celebrate Black History Month. Luke is a serial entrepreneur, growth leader, and merger lawyer, as well as a partner at San Francisco...


SBIR/STTR Seminar Series: Intro to SBIR/STTR

South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership 635 S Lafayette Blvd., Ste. 123, South Bend, IN, United States

We are offering a hybrid format so you can attend in person or online. Register today to reserve your spot! Want to get your share of the $3B in research and development (R&D) that the United States Federal Government is awarding each year to businesses like yours? Think that millions in non-dilutive R&D funding for...


Indiana Talent Forum 2023: South Bend – Elkhart Region

University of Notre Dame

Indiana businesses are looking for the best and brightest talent to grow their workforce. Indiana college students are looking for their future careers. We can work together to make this connection. The Indiana Talent Forum connects businesses, college and university career centers, and strategic partners from the greater South Bend-Elkhart region. Join us as we...


IDEA Week: Rooted & Reaching Podcast

South Bend City Church at the Studebaker Campus 635 South Lafayette Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

Hosted by Bethany Hartley, president and CEO of South Bend Elkhart Regional Partnership, and Nicholas Kuhn, entrepreneur-in-residence, Elevate Ventures, the Rooted and Reaching Podcast will educate our population about the fantastic world of startups and give them real-life stories about entrepreneurs around them. In doing this, we inform the general public and ourselves about what...


Future Skills Summit

Hotel Elkhart 500 South Main Street, Elkhart, IN, United States

The South Bend – Elkhart region Future Skills Summit is an exciting and informative event that brings together employers, educational institutions, and economic development practitioners to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in tomorrow's job market. This summit is designed to help professionals stay ahead of the curve by providing a comprehensive overview of...