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The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center looks to impact businesses throughout the region, providing workshops, no-cost one-on-one consulting and events, such as this Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Luncheon.

The NW-ISBDC is a resource for both existing businesses and entrepreneurs

looking to launch a business. Our staff offers advice to help businesses grow

and start-ups take off.

Save the Date: Our 2016 event will be Wednesday Nov. 16.

We will be celebrating 25 years! The nomination process

will open during Entrepreneurship Week in June.

Business advocate

Dushan Nikolovski is driven by a spirit that has been cultivated by his own experiences and connection to emerging entrepreneurs.

“I have a passion for start-ups. I love being part of the initial start-up process and getting the company going,” he said.

Lifetime Achievement

David Bochnowski continues to cultivate the community connections that were first created when his grandfather, John, launched in 1910 what is known today as Peoples Bank.


A look back: Visit our Facebook page to view

our 2015 event photos