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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 Sparks, 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.

Final Countdown

We are in the final days of accepting nominations for our E-Day Awards!

Packets are due to us by Aug. 25.

Nominate a deserving advocate or entrepreneur for one of 8 honors.


We are seeking nominations for our 2017 awards!

Visit our nominations page for all of the details.