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  • March 30, 2017
    East Central Indiana Regional Partnership Reviews 2016 Activities
    The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership highlighted the region’s 2016 accomplishments yesterday at their Annual Stakeholder Luncheon. The organization detailed both project activity from the 10-county region and recent marketing efforts. Businesses in east central Indiana announced 800 new jobs and a capital investment of over $529 million in 2016.
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  • March 23, 2017
    ECIRP Publishes Magazine Highlighting Region’s Quality of Life
    The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership has developed a magazine publication featuring the region’s amenities and attractions. The regional economic development organization partnered with Journal Communications, an integrated media company based in Nashville, TN, to develop a content marketing program. 
     
     
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  • November 30, 2016
    ECIRP Recaps Industry Appreciation and Business Study Mission Trip to Japan
    The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership conducted an Industry Appreciation and Business Study Mission to Japan from November 10 – 18, 2016.   The delegation was comprised of representatives from east central Indiana including elected officials and economic development leaders from the cities of Richmond and Rushville.  Participants included Mindy Kenworthy, President, East Central Indiana Regional Partnership, The Honorable David Snow, Mayor, City of Richmond, The Honorable Mike Pavey, Mayor, City of Rushville, Valerie Shaffer, President, Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County, John McCane, Executive Director, Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation and Theresa Kulczak, Executive Director, Japan-America Society of Indiana.
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  • November 29, 2016
    Duke Energy’s Marketing Partnership Program awards $3,500 grant to the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Duke Energy has awarded a grant of $3,500 to the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership to partner with the Japan America Society of Indiana for a trip to Japan to visit existing companies and market the region. (More than 300 Japanese businesses conduct manufacturing operations throughout Indiana.)

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  • November 4, 2016
    ECIRP Announces Industry Appreciation and Business Study Mission to Japan
    The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership will conduct an Industry Appreciation and Business Study Mission to Japan from November 10 – 18, 2016.   The delegation will be comprised of representatives from east central Indiana including elected officials and economic development leaders from the cities of Richmond and Rushville. 
     
     
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  • August 10, 2016
    Quality of Life Intiative to Highlight East Central Indiana
    Muncie, Ind. - In keeping with the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership's mission, we use several channels to execute our marketing strategies to promote East Central Indiana for new business and talent attraction.  We are partnering with Journal Communications and Livability.com to develop a content marketing program.  
     
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  • March 11, 2016
    East Central Indiana Regional Partnership Celebrates 2015 Accomplishments
    Muncie, Ind. - The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership celebrated the region's 2015 accomplishments at their annual community event. The organization highlighted marketing efforts and project activity for the 10-county region. Businesses in east central Indiana announced over 2,000 new jobs and capital investment of $365 million in 2015.
     
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  • February 24, 2016
    East Central Indiana Regional Partnership Announces Officers for 2016
    Muncie, Ind. - East Central Indiana Regional Partnership, Inc., a regional economic development organization representing 10 counties in East Central Indiana, held a board of directors meeting on February 11, 2016 at the Ball State Alumni Center and elected officers for the 2016 calendar year. 
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  • March 20, 2015
    East Central Indiana Launches Innovative Economic Development Website
    Muncie, Ind. (USA) – The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership announced today the launch of ECIRP.org, a comprehensive new brand and website to serve companies considering expansion or relocation in the region. The website, developed in partnership with Denver, Colo.-based Atlas Advertising, a national economic development marketing firm, was specifically designed to target business leaders, small business owners, entrepreneurs, developers, business location decision makers, real estate brokers and site selectors. 
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  • February 5, 2015
    Energize-ECI Announces Name Change
    MUNCIE, IN - Energize-ECI, Inc., a regional economic development organization representing 10 counties in East Central Indiana, has announced a name change to the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership effective February 2, 2015.
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  • January 22, 2015
    Energize-ECI Announces Officers for 2015
    MUNCIE, IN - Energize-ECI, Inc., a regional economic development organization representing 10 counties in East Central Indiana, held its annual meeting on January 22, 2015 at the Ball State Alumni Center and elected officers for the 2015 calendar year.  
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Mindy
Kenworthy
President/CEO
Caitlin
Hancock
Director of Administration & Marketing