Honor an Entrepreneur!

The 2020 nomination process is now underway! Help us celebrate our region’s entrepreneurial community by nominating a business owner or advocate who is making an impact on our communities.

“With COVID-19 causing so many challenges, we felt it was important to keep our E-Day tradition going strong,” said NW-ISBDC Regional Director Lorri Feldt.

“Now, more than ever, our entrepreneurial community needs to know how much we support them and how vital they are to our region’s growth and prosperity.”

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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.

Recent News


Our 2020 nomination process has begun! While the event may look different, our team will still be celebrating the impact of entrepreneurs who are facing unprecedented challenges everyday. Read all about it.

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Indiana University Northwest
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