Special NW INdiana Road Show 

NW INdiana Road Show: BNutty's Growing Success

NW INdiana Road Show: BNutty's Growing Success

Two “soccer moms” created Portage-based BNutty, a gourmet peanut butter company that outgrew its humble beginnings in a kitchen and is now expanding and investing nearly $2 million with plans to create up to 100 new jobs. Owners Joy Thompkins and Carol Podolak share their story and vision.

NW INdiana Road Show: Dunes National Park & Tourism

NW INdiana Road Show: Dunes National Park & Tourism

Tourism in northwest Indiana is big business, especially after the Dunes earned national park status earlier this year, a first for the state. We’ll talk with Indiana Dunes Tourism Executive Director Lorelei Weimer about record crowds and what’s ahead.

NW INdiana Road Show: Grass is Greener in Indiana Campaign

NW INdiana Road Show: Grass is Greener in Indiana Campaign

There’s a new mantra and movement that’s gaining traction here in the region: it’s called the Grass is Greener in Indiana campaign. South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Speros Batistatos explains what it is and why it’s specifically aimed at those living in neighboring Illinois.

NW INdiana Road Show: Mascot Hall of Fame Museum

NW INdiana Road Show: Mascot Hall of Fame Museum

You see them on the sidelines, in the stands or on the field or court... and now the Mascot Hall of Fame honors these entertaining, unsung heroes of sports and communities! The interactive exhibits are focused on STEAM-based education… Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Executive Director Orestes Hernandez shares how this unique venue is 25,000 square-feet of fun for kids, adults and sports fans.

NW INdiana Road Show: The INsiders

NW INdiana Road Show: The INsiders

Each week a group of INsiders offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week our special panel is sounding off on all things NWI. From the West Lake Corridor project to the focus on getting more people to move to IN from IL to how the Region is stepping up its workforce development game. Our panel: Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson, NIPSCO Economic Development Director Don Babcock and South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Speros Batistatos.