Indiana: Resources

Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC)

The Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University provides business and economic data, analysis, and services. The IBRC publishes periodicals interpreting data, as well as other commissioned reports or briefs. Two useful publications include InContext and the Indiana Business Review,  which cover topics such as industry sectors as well as imports and exports.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Indiana Business Review

This publication comes from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and features many articles on economic conditions in Indiana.  Also included in the Indiana Business Review is a U.S. outlook article for the current year. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Indiana District Export Council (DEC)

Comprised of experienced international businesspeople, the Indiana District Export Council (DEC) is a non-profit organization that strengthens Indiana's economic competitiveness through its services. Some of these services include counseling, identifying export financing sources, increasing export awareness, and promoting international education to local businesses. This particular DEC website contains all background information about the council, its events, and useful resources for those interested in exporting.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Indiana Economic Development Association (IEDA)

The Indiana Economic Development Association (IEDA) is composed of economic developers and other professionals that are dedicated to attracting and retaining jobs to the state of Indiana. IEDA provides its members with ongoing education and meetings, networking opportunities, and policy influence. Its site mainly details the benefits of membership, but an additional resources section provides users with information specific to various business topics, a job board, and an interactive map which details what economic developers are available in certain areas.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC)

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) works to attract and support new business investment, job creation, and economic prosperity in Indiana. The IEDC site outlines its numerous programs along with the benefits of doing business in Indiana and also contains a library of resources covering topics such as starting or relocating a business, obtaining business licenses and permits, and labor laws in the state.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC)

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) was created to help form, grow, and sustain small businesses in Indiana by providing expert guidance and a network of resources to entrepreneurs. The ISBDC provides a number of free services to its members including market research, business planning, and events and workshops to educate business owners on proper small business practices. Its website contains a wealth of information about starting, managing, and marketing a business.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Indiana University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

The Indiana University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) offers assistance and support to the U.S. business community as well as students interested in international business. This CIBER website provides information on the center itself, its programs and initiatives, and a resources section to help users stay informed about changing industries and emerging challenges and opportunities.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Kentucky and Southern Indiana District Export Council (DEC)

The Kentucky and Southern Indiana District Export Council (DEC) helps to increase the United States' international competitiveness by raising awareness of available export assistance resources for companies in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. This DEC provides services such as events and trade missions to help local companies export. Its website details the services of the DEC, and also provides a helpful guide on how to start exporting. Users may also sign up to receive the council's complimentary newsletter.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

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Purdue University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

The Purdue University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) works in collaboration with other on-campus departments to support and foster academic research, curriculum development, and community business outreach. This CIBER site contains a multitude of information about the organization's activities as well as the annually published Global Business Languages Journal.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

STATS Indiana

STATS Indiana provides extensive statistics not only for Indiana, but also for the U.S. It is maintained by the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. The information for Indiana can be filtered by county and metropolitan area, while the user can also compare Indiana's statistics with other states and metropolitan areas around the United States. The data in the resource is also organized by topics on its main homepage.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Indianapolis

The U.S. Export Assistance Center of Indianapolis is a government run website that specializes in helping small-to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. The site provides a listing of trade events, an exporter's resource database, and an introduction to other export organizations in Indiana.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

United States: Sales Representative and Distributorship Contracts in Indiana

The document outlines how Indiana law applies to the relationships between companies, sales representatives, and distributors. It also defines Indiana’s restrictions for terms in written contracts, exclusivity and anti-trust considerations, non-compete provisions, and choice of law. Prepared by: Kightlinger & Gray, LLP. Opens in PDF format.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Tags: Trade Law Compendium

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