Northwest Indiana Forum

The Northwest Indiana Forum is the regional voice for the business community and the premier source of a full package of services that promote economic development and retention of quality jobs.

About

The Northwest Indiana Forum is the regional voice for the business community and a significant catalyst for initiatives that promote economic development and create and retain quality jobs while protecting the environment.  Our region encompasses Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski and Starke Counties. We represent over 130 business investors including ArcelorMittal, BP, Task Force Tips and Urschel Laboratories.  

Our recently released economic development plan, Ignite the Region: Northwest Indiana’s Strategy for Economic Transformation, provides a new framework for building economic growth and prosperity in the region. Entrepreneurship and Innovation is one of the 5 pillars of that plan making it a critical component to growing our regional economy.   Our region has strong growth potential in this area to meet the needs of a twenty-first century economy.   

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues
  • State Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance

Starting a Business

  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
Primary Contact
Heather Ennis
Address
6100 Southport Road
Portage, IN 46368
Phone
(219) 763-6303