September / October 2014

September / October 2014 -InteractiveVolume 17, Number 5

FEATURES

COVER STORY: IT’S MILLER TIME!

He has enjoyed a lengthy and successful career as a comedian, actor, commentator, current radio host and a few other roles. Meet Dennis Miller, the Indiana Chamber’s 25th Annual Awards Dinner speaker, in this one-on-one interview. [Full story]

Economic Development, Jobs and Water

One might not normally put those three terms in the same sentence. But a new Indiana Chamber study emphasizes the importance of long-range planning to meet future needs. [Full story]

Election Speculation

Yes, it’s early but our four experts don’t mind weighing in as they offer insights on trends and the 2014 races in this roundtable discussion. [Full story]

Indiana Companies to Watch

The seventh annual program places the spotlight (in this 28-page section) on 27 organizations throughout the state, citing their success and promise for additional growth.
Welcome letters
Economic impact
Q&A with company leaders
Company Profiles
ReVisited: BlueBridge Digital
Getting to Know: Peepers
Indiana Ingenuity: Nextremity Solutions
ReVisted: PERQ
Getting to Know: South Bend Modern Molding
Alumni achievements, Spotlight winners

FURTHERMORE

Indiana Vision 2025: ‘Farther and Faster’

Review of economic development plan reveals progress on a number of initiatives, but makes call for more action to take place at a quicker rate to meet goals. [Full story]

ELECTION PREVIEW

Going the Digital Route

Campaigns of today and the future use technology to reach voters. New methods, however, must serve as a complement to traditional outreaches. [Full story]

Today’s Successful Candidate

Chamber vice president of political affairs Jeff Brantley looks at what it takes to go from hopeful to officeholder. View list of Chamber PAC endorsements. [Full story]

Business of Sports: Personal Enhancement for Athletes

Two Indiana organizations play valuable roles in helping professionals, including Venus Williams, complete their education and improve their language skills. [Full story]

WORKPLACE WELLNESS

Making the Proper Measurements

Guest columnist Sharon Sporman offers her perspective. She poses a few additional questions you must ask yourself first in order to get the most out of your program. [Full story]

DEPARTMENTS

President’s Message

Chamber Rewind
Bremen Castings; Tweet Street

Quick Hits

Found Elsewhere
Election Central

Open for Business
Shelbyville and Shelby County

Featured Video

Editorial Calendar

November 2020

Annual Award Winners
Chamber Member Recognition
Workplace Wellness Series

February 2021

Rebuilding Indiana’s Economy
Outstanding Talent: Education and Workforce Development
County Spotlight: Hamilton

May 2021

Best Places to Work in Indiana
County Spotlight: Warrick

Full Calendar

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