The Hoosier State continues to capitalize on the growth in renewable energy. It is home to more than 1,200 wind turbines and the fourth-largest wind farm in the country. The electric vehicle industry is thriving in the state, with a $2.5 billion EV battery manufacturing facility being built in Kokomo. The state has made an effort to bring in international investors, with the governor making more than a dozen trips to foreign lands since taking office, meeting with European companies interested in doing business in the Hoosier State. While agriculture remains a key industry, there’s been more focus on growing the life sciences and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE): Offers a refundable corporate income tax credit based on the tax withholdings generated from new job creation.
Headquarters Relocation Tax Credit (HRTC): Offers a tax credit of up to 50% of business relocation costs, including capital investment.
Hoosier Business Investment (HBI) Tax Credit: Businesses that create jobs and make capital improvements to a facility may qualify for this nonrefundable tax credit. The maximum credit is 10% of qualified capital investment.
Industrial Development Grant Fund: Offers assistance (reimbursement up to 50%) to municipalities to perform infrastructure improvements and upgrades needed to serve proposed projects.
Skills Enhancement Fund Workforce Training Grant: Offers assistance to support the training and upgrading of skills of employees required to support new capital investments. The grant may be provided to reimburse up to 50% of eligible training costs over a two-year period.
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Economic Development
Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville
To further grow and diversify the state’s industries, in August 2022, Indiana announced that it would be offering a new Film and Media Tax Credit for television, film, music or digital media productions. The goal is to help forge a robust, competitive and sustainable media and infrastructure in Indiana while attracting new investment and tourism to the state.
8 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in state, including:
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
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Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.