Chamber of Commerce was recognized as one of five finalists for the
statewide 2018 Indiana Chamber of the Year.
was judged by a panel of five professionals located outside of Indiana in
the areas of leadership and organization, finance, advocacy, membership, and
programming. Finalists for the award were announced during the Annual
Conference of the Indiana Chamber Executives Association (ICEA).
Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization committed to ensuring that
its member communities are vibrant places to live, work, and play. Through
service to the towns of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres
and Porter, the Chamber provides a unified voice for robust
community-building events, meaningful educational programming and smart
economic development in the Duneland area.
this award in 2002 to recognize excellence for our local chamber,” said
Shelli Williams, ICEA President. “We have since had two chambers, the
Bloomington Chamber and the Southwest Indiana Chamber, move on to win
national recognition following receiving our ICEA award. We thank our awards
sponsor, Old National Bank for recognizing what can happen with local
communities through the excellent leadership of local chambers of commerce.”
The 2018 award was
presented to Greater Fort Wayne Inc. at the ICEA Annual Conference help in
The Indiana Chamber
Executives Association (ICEA) focuses on the professional development of
local chambers of commerce serving all communities in Indiana. Founded in
1915, ICEA has grown to represent more than 240 local chamber professionals.