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Nominations are now open!

Join us in celebrating our region entrepreneurs who are emerging from a challenging 2020! Nominate a business owner or advocate who has shown what it takes to make it in today’s business climate. We are accepting nominations through Aug. 26 celebrating their accomplishments during our E-Day luncheon event on Nov. 11, 2011.

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Who We Are

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. To receive guidance, become a client today.

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E-Day nominations are being accepted through Aug. 26. See how the process works.


We have set the date for our 2021 event: Nov. 11! We look forward to celebrating our entrepreneurs again this year.

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Indiana University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest
Starke County Economic Development Foundation