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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 26th E-Day will be Wednesday Nov. 8

at a new location: Avalon Manor in Merrillville.

Young Entrepreneur

Our 2017 E-Day keynote speaker is Emerson Spartz, CEO of Dose, a Chicago-based digital media company. He started along his entrepreneurial path at the age of 12, when he launched Mugglenet, a Harry Potter site and one of the internet's largest communities. A Michigan City native, he was a young entrepreneur nominee during his high school years.

Nominations are in!

We are in the process of going through packets now that are nomination process has closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination!


We are seeking sponsorships for our 2017 awards!

Visit our sponsorships page for all of the details.