Michiana Forty under 40

Meet the 2024 Class!

Proud to reveal and congratulate the 2024 Michiana Forty under 40 class. Michiana Forty under 40 is a distinguished initiative that highlights the achievements of 40 outstanding young adults who, despite being under the age of 40, have demonstrated exceptional leadership, excellence in their respective careers, and a commitment to community service. The program aims to recognize and celebrate the contributions of these individuals who not only excel in their professional endeavors but also make significant efforts to give back to and positively impact their communities. View Class | Recognition Luncheon   

Through spotlighting these leaders, executives an


Meet the 2024 Class!

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We're different. How about you? We do economic development--meaning we are the lead economic development organization for St. Joseph County, working with site selectors and partners on business attraction and expansion. We do destination management and marketing--meaning we market our communities to visitors and newcomers. We do workforce and talent--meaning we connect businesses to talent while strengthening and supporting a strong talent ecosystem. On top of this, we are advocates for the prosperity of businesses and our economy. In short, we are problem-solvers. We don't act like a typical chamber of commerce. We punch above our weight class and use the immense talent of our skilled team, partners and member businesses to solve problems and push our region forward.

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Chamber Golf Classic Presented by OSMC

Connect & Compete

One of the region's premier golf outings is back! Join us Monday, June 10 for the Chamber Golf Classic Presented by Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center-OSMC at the beautiful Knollwood Country Club. Get your foursomes together to connect and compete on both courses at Knollwood. Enjoy golf, prizes, contests, food, beverages, great connections and more! 

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We are the South Bend Region, located in St. Joseph County in north Central Indiana, with a county population of 272,912 and nearly a million in our greater region, which includes southwest lower Michigan. South Bend is the economic hub with more than 103,000. Neighboring Mishawaka sits right next to South Bend, so you really don't know where one community ends and the other begins. And, we have this global university at our doorsteps--the University of Notre Dame, where research and innovation occur daily! We've only just begun. Peruse the site to learn more about the South Bend Regional Chamber and our communities. Come join us!




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Economic Development

We are the lead economic development organization for St. Joseph County, responding to state leads, collaborate with our partners to showcase our available sites and properties, while implementing workforce and education programs to build our talent pool. Visit Page

Visit South Bend Mishawaka

Visit South Bend Mishawaka, a department of the South Bend Regional Chamber, is the destination management and marketing organization for St. Joseph County, providing information and resources for those visiting our communities. Visit Site

Young Professionals Network

Our YPN South Bend program is geared toward young professionals, adults and executives, ages 21 to 39, to help them develop, connect and become empowered. Get YPs engaged in the community and connected with other YPs. Visit Site

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

2024 Michiana Forty under 40 Class Revealed

The South Bend Regional Chamber announces the recipients of the 2024 Michiana Forty under 40 class. The program recognizes young adults, professionals, executives and leaders, under the

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

$330M Madison Lifestyle District Proposed in DTSB

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

Notre Dame Startup Nearwave Winner of Annual Commercialization Award

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Economic Development

Looking for commercial sites & properties to expand or relocate your business? What shovel-ready sites or spec buildings are available? Our economic development team, led by President Jeff Rea will help guide you. Looking for workforce & talent solutions? What career pathways are available for students not seeking post-secondary education? Kate Lee, our guru in the workforce & talent space can help. More Economic Development resources     

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When you invest in the most influential business organization in the region, you invest not only in your business but the overall health of the region. Contact Director of Member Relations Mark McGill at 574.400.4044 to see how we can support your business.