April 23, 2019
Bi-Monthly News
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Contents

  • Small Business of the Month

  • Upcoming Events and New Members

  • Milestones and Featured Events

  • Business Success

  • Economic Development News

  • Community News and Events
Tippy Connect Top 10 Under 40: Nominations Open

Please consider nominating young professionals that are active in their workplace and in the community. Ideal candidates are individuals who demonstrate leadership and professional growth, while making the Greater Lafayette area a better place in which to live.
Nominations can be submitted until Friday, May 17, 2019 by sending an email to tippyconnect@gmail.com
Our first Rise & Shine is a little over a week away! Have you registered yet?

Rise & Shine is a content driven, early morning program with businesses showcasing themselves through interactive presentations.

Rise & Shine Greater Lafayette will be different, exciting, quirky, fun, refreshing and new! Join us on Friday, May 3, 2019

Click here to watch the video.
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH
Join us for the Small Business of the Month Award Ceremony
to honor Find8.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Old National Bank - MARQ Building
100 N. 2nd Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

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UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEW MEMBERS
MILESTONES & FEATURED EVENTS
GLC Adventure to China: Informational Session
April 24, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Greater Lafayette Commerce
Have you heard that we're organizing a trip to China on October 26 - November 3, 2019?

In order to ensure you have the best travel experience, Andrew, our VP of Chamber and Quality of Life, traveled to China for a site visit. He's back and excited to share some stories and experiences with you.

Join us for the next informational session on April 24 to learn more about this trip and to hear Andrew's firsthand experiences.
Rise & Shine Greater Lafayette!
Find out what's in store for you! Click each picture to view the video.
Different
Exciting
Quirky
Fun
Refreshing
New
Tippy Connect Kickball Classic
May 18, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Greater Lafayette Commerce
Register your company for the Tippy Connect Kickball Classic!

Professionals from companies across Greater Lafayette will have flashbacks from their days on the playground as they compete against each other. The winning team will donate the net proceeds from the event to their charity of choice.

Stay informed and interact via Facebook
For more info, contact TippyConnect@gmail.com.
Celebrate With Us!

Join Greater Lafayette Commerce staff, ambassadors, elected officials,
professionals, community members, and business representatives
to celebrate the following milestone events:
Grand Opening: First Farmers Bank & Trust
April 25
1:30 p.m.
3510 St Rd 38 E, Lafayette, IN 47909
For more info, visit: First Farmers Bank & Trust
Grand Opening: The Whittaker Inn
May 2
10:30 a.m.
702 W 500 N, West Lafayette, IN 47906
For more info, visit: The Whittaker Inn
Grand Opening: The Lueken Group
May 9
5:30 p.m.
80 Saw Mill Road, Lafayette, IN 47905
For more info, visit: The Lueken Group
BUSINESS SUCCESS
Ask the Experts
Are you facing barriers to your business? Wish you had an expert to provide guidance? Our Ask the Experts portal is the resource you need.

Click the link to submit your questions to our experts.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS
Indiana Tech Census: Tech Cultures Edition
We are excited to announce that the Indiana Technology Corridor is teaming up with Powderkeg and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund on the largest public study of tech company cultures in Indiana. We need your thoughts on what it’s like to work in tech for your company in our region. Our region consists of Benton, Clinton, Carroll, Cass, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, White and Warren Counties.
COMMUNITY NEWS
Greater Lafayette IBE 6th Annual Corporate & Scholarship Luncheon
April 25, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn City Centre
Keynote Speaker: Shawn L. Taylor, President Zaxby's Houston LLC and Houston Business Legend

Questions/Comments? Contact Jesse Moore at jmoore621@hotmail.com
Funding Options for New & Small Businesses
May 9, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Location: Tippecanoe County Public Library
Starting a business? Expanding your business? Learn about SBA's guaranty loan programs and other options to finance your business at this informative workshop! Learn more
Southwire and Oscar Winski Giving Back Electronics Recycling
May 11, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 1449 Veterans Memorial Pkwy E., Lafayette, IN 47905