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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.

Turning a new corner

As we closed a chapter in 2016 with our

E-Day's 25th anniversary event, we also had to say good-bye to the Radisson as our event location!

We are ready to celebrate entrepreneurs in 2017 as we hit 26 years and continue our tradition at a new location: Avalon Manor in Merrillville.

Nominations open

We are now accepting nominations for our 2017 E-Day Awards!

We are seeking nominees in eight categories from Small Business Person of the Year to Small Business Advocate.

Packets are due to us by Aug. 25.


We are seeking nominations for our 2017 awards!

Visit our nominations page for all of the details.