EDCMC announces development of comprehensive, long-term action initiative

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana announced April 9 morning the organization is embarking upon a process to develop a comprehensive and long-term action initiative. The innovative process begins mid-April as EDCMC and area partners converge to highlight economic development opportunities locally and construct a step-by-step plan of action towards [...]

Quality of life furthers economic development in Michigan City

As a leader in furthering the prosperity of Michigan City businesses, the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana often touts the positive quality of life our area brings to employees and their families. Like most cites, Michigan City boasts benefits for employees. But it is our unique location and resources [...]

Downtown Action Agenda Community Vision Session

Come share your thoughts for the future of downtown Michigan City Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Vision questions: If our citizens, business community, non-profit groups and local government were to work together over the next five years to make downtown Michigan City the best it could [...]

Michigan City partners with NIPSCO to connect local residents with construction jobs

“Learn and Earn Project” info sessions March 12 and 13 at City Hall WHAT: Michigan City officials, in partnership with NIPSCO and the Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, will host two public information sessions aimed at helping Northwest Indiana residents get connected with careers in the construction and building trades industry. [...]

EDCMC head participates in leadership training to benefit Michigan City-area business development

Kevin Kieft of the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) recently participated in leadership training, completing additional certification to aid area businesses in expansion, retention and re-location. Kieft, EDCMC executive director, attended the International Economic Development Council Leadership Summit Jan. 27 through 29. This summit focused on job creation, [...]

Six Sigma green, black belt training offered

Solutions in Education and Training, Inc., LaPorte Co. Career & Tech Ed-A.K. Smith Area Career Center partner to bring Purdue University MEP Six Sigma Green & Black Belt Training to Michigan City Purdue University MEP’s Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Training Certificate Program can help you increase your skills and prepare you to be a part of [...]

Ivy Tech joins ‘Plus 50’ training program

Gary, Ind. -- Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest was recently selected to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in healthcare, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Ivy Tech is one of 17 colleges recently selected [...]

Building an Effective China Strategy: A Business Workshop for Indiana Companies

Date/Time: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Place: Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd., West Lafayette, IN Sponsors: Global Business Engagement, Purdue University; Purdue Research Foundation; Greater Lafayette Commerce, Lafayette, Indiana Overview: Our thrust is to help Indiana executives of small or mid-sized manufacturing, [...]

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