Top Story: Economic Development Mission to Israel & Slovakia

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb

An overseas economic development mission, led by Governor Eric Holcomb, to Central Europe and the Middle East — a trip aimed at bringing new investments and jobs back to Indiana.  We talk to the governor in Tel Aviv.

Inside Indiana Sports: 2024 US Olympic Swim Trials – Indianapolis

Shana Ferguson, Chief Commercial Officer, USA Swimming 

After almost every major sporting event Indianapolis has hosted, the question becomes what’s next? Well, the 2024 USA Olympics Swim Trials in Lucas Oil Stadium is the answer.

Around INdiana: Landree Mine – Coal Craft Spirits Update

Mary-Rachel Redman, Inside INdiana Business

Turning an old, abandoned coal mine into a potential gold mine. Mary-Rachel Redman has an Around Indiana update on how a Green County mine is being transformed into a “farm-to-bottle” distillery.

Northeast Indiana Defense Summit

Representative Jim Banks, Indiana, 3rd District

The big business of defense manufacturing in Indiana…how leaders in the northeast part of the state are joining forces to bring in more jobs and investments.

Inside Innovation: Purdue Traffic Light Invention

Howell Li, Principal Research Analyst, Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University

To stop or to gun it when you get the yellow light. We’ve all been there. And now there’s a new high-tech tool designed by scientists at Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation to help us get through those intersections more safely.

Business of Health: Riley Hospital for Children Muscular Dystrophy

Liz Elkas, President & Chief Executive Officer, Riley Children’s Foundation

Riley Hospital for Children is getting a big donation. It is dedicated to Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is the most common form of the genetic disorder. 

(i)on Education: Connie Bond Stuart – PNC Bank

Connie Bond Stuart, Regional President, Central & Southern Indiana, PNC Bank   

Connie Bond Stuart has served as Regional President for PNC in Central and Southern Indiana since 2011 and has been with the bank for 41 years. But now, she’s taking a different path…stepping down and retiring in April.

Business Spotlight: Empowered Ventures

Chris Fredericks, President & CEO of Empowered Ventures 

The business of buying out companies, but with a potential silver lining for employees. Details on Carmel-based Empowered Ventures’ unique model.

Inside This Week’s IBJ

Lesley Weidenbener, Editor, IBJ

A building boom in Broad Ripple and checking in on Newfields a year after a major controversy.  Just a few of the stories our partners at the IBJ are working on this week.

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