The Indy Chamber's annual HobNob Economic Growth Summit is set for Thursday at the Indiana Historical Society. The event will feature a presentation by the organization's recently-appointed Chief Executive Officer Michael Huber, panel discussions and a networking reception. September 4, 2013

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – On Thursday, September 5, the Indy Chamber will bring together local, state and national economic experts for its HobNob Economic Growth Summit. Additionally, the community will have its first opportunity to hear publicly from newly appointed Indy Chamber President and CEO, Michael Huber.

“I am very eager to get to work at the helm of the new Indy Chamber and this event will give us all a great opportunity to start this important conversation around how we can work together to build a stronger, more vibrant business community,” said Huber.

This year's HobNob is a half-day Economic Growth Summit and evening reception that will give attendees the opportunity to learn from top economists on how Indy fares from an economic standpoint and how our region can take steps now to promote future growth and development.

In addition to remarks by Huber, the Summit agenda includes a keynote address by bestselling author and urbanist William Fulton. Fulton, formerly with Smart Growth America, currently serves as Director of Planning for the City of San Diego and is former Mayor of Ventura, California.

A moderated panel discussion will give attendees the chance to hear from area business, policy and economic experts including:

-John Ketzenberger, President of the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute

-Maggie Lewis, President of the Indianapolis City-County Council

-Ryan Streeter, Senior Policy Director & Economic Policy Advisor Office of Governor Mike Pence

-Jean Wojtowicz, President Cambridge Capital Management Corp.

The day's event will conclude with an evening networking reception.

What: HobNob Economic Growth Summit

When: Summit: 1-5 p.m.

Reception: 5-8 p.m.

Where: Indiana Historical Society

450 W. Ohio Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Parking: limited metered street parking is available. Surface lot parking is located on the north side of the Indiana Historical Society off New York Street.

About the Indy Chamber

The Indy Chamber is the voice of progress and improvement for the Indianapolis region's business community. With membership of nearly 3,000 businesses representing 230,000 employees in the Indianapolis region, the Indy Chamber is leading the effort to strengthen the business climate, improve the state of education, revitalize neighborhoods and enhance the region's workforce. In 2012, the Indy Chamber merged with Indy Partnership, Develop Indy, and Business Ownership Initiative. For more information about the Indy Chamber, visit

Source: Indy Chamber

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