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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: We are looking forward to our 2014 E-Day

on Wednesday Nov. 12!

Family tradition

Martin Binder Jeweler is the 2013 Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business of the Year. Martin Binder Jeweler President Robert J. Flude III answered our questions on the business's past, future and why jewelry is in the family's genes.

Lifetime Achievement

Pete Peuquet is CEO of Chester Inc. in Valparaiso, located at Eastport Centre, the company's first major development project. What is now a diverse company started as a seed company and was acquired in 1951 by Orville Redenbacher and Charlie Bowman.

Our family-owned business of the year is being recognized at the state level! Congratulations to Martin Binder honoree. The story.