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November / December 2016

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Volume 19, Number 6





Sonny Beck: Business Leader of the Year
His love for the farm endures as Beck’s Hybrids becomes a big business that still operates as one small enough to put its customers and employees first. [Full story]

Dan Leonard: Government Leader of the Year
Small business background guides state representative as his work on unemployment compensation and other topics proves valuable for employers. [Full story]

Matt MacBeth and Don Inmon: Indiana Vision 2025 Dynamic Leaders of the Year
Their company, pi lab, has created a star attraction in Edwin the Duck. Find out how it all started and how they give back to the Indiana tech community. [Full story]

Fishers: Lifeline Data Centers Community of the Year
It may have only recently become a city, but a brand new downtown and a plan built on innovation and entrepreneurship has Fishers booming with success. [Full story]


Volunteers of the Year
Special recognition goes to Mark Richards, Todd Miller and Stuart Buttrick for their service to Indiana Chamber members. Learn more about their efforts and careers.


Indiana Vision 2025: Moving Forward
A roundtable discussion featuring board and executive leaders looks at the first five years of the economic development plan for the state, with a special emphasis on next steps and key priorities. [Full story]

Members in the Spotlight

Corporate Social Responsibility
Yearlong series concludes with big ideas from SmallBox and insights from those featured throughout 2016 on where CSR is headed. [Full story]

County Focus: Whitley


President’s Message

Chamber Report
Counseling initiative to bring schools, businesses together

HR Column
Labor laws to watch

Tweet Street

Guest Column
Crafting a workplace culture

Found Elsewhere
International trade