The purpose of NWI BizHub is to create and sustain businesses and jobs through microbusiness development.

This will be accomplished through the following strategies:

  • Increase the number of small businesses accessing small business development services.
  • Increase public awareness of microbusiness development.
  • Build the infrastructure of the collaborative.

Action Plans for 2021-2022

  • Introduce Resource Navigator to small business owners throughout Northwest Indiana through a marketing campaign that includes social media, public presentations and working with partners.
  • Develop the network of small business service providers with year-round convenings and training on the essential elements of effective small business development.
  • Increase referrals to small business resources.