first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Chamber To Connect Small And Diverse Businesses With larger Corporations EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 8, 2016) – The Southwest Indiana Chamber Diverse Business Alliance will host an event to facilitate connections between small and diverse businesses and larger corporations. The event is designed to build awareness of immediate and future opportunities for small and diverse businesses to bid on projects, particularly in the construction field.Companies in attendance include Tropicana, Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation, Evansville Regional Airport, the City of Evansville, Regional Cities Initiative project partners, and more.The event will take place at Tropicana Conference Center on from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28.“The Southwest Indiana Chamber is committed to creating an environment that fosters inclusion and celebrates diversity,” said Christy Gillenwater, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Southwest Indiana Chamber. “Our Diverse Business Alliance exists to create education, mentorship, and networking opportunities that are bolstering the success of diverse businesses in Southwest Indiana, and in turn making our region a more vibrant and dynamic place to work, live, and grow a business.”There is no cost for small businesses to participate in this event and Southwest Indiana Chamber membership is not required. For more information, visit www.swinchamber.com.About Southwest Indiana ChamberSince 1915, the Southwest Indiana Chamber has been a trusted ally of the regional business community. Today we are one of the state’s largest, strongest, and most impactful nonprofit business organizations, representing a total membership of nearly 1,500 businesses, organizations, and agencies. About one-third of members have invested in our organization for 10 or more years and 71% of our member businesses have 25 or fewer employees. Our initiatives include Tri-State Manufacturers’ Alliance, Tri-State World Trade Network, Young Professionals Alliance, Diverse Business Alliance, Family Business Alliance, Posey County Alliance, Downtown Alliance, and Nonprofit Alliance.Learn more about the Chamber, our members, and the Southwest Indiana regional business community at www.swinchamber.com.last_img

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