We’d like to thank all those who invested in the Made Here Communications Campaign. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to share with you all the great attributes of Northeast Indiana. Each of our partners shares our enthusiasm about this region, and we invite you to explore their companies and websites as listed below. Your Story can be Made Here in Northeast Indiana, and we invite you discover why.

Indiana Economic Development Corporation

At the IEDC, our job is growing the Hoosier economy. We leave no stone unturned to attract new business investment as we help create new jobs and wealth for the state of Indiana.

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is Northeast Indiana's largest university, offering 200-plus affordable degree options with more than 14,000 diverse students.

Ivy Tech–Northeast

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast serves nine counties in Northeast Indiana with eight schools of study and more than 35 degree programs.


With more than 786,000 natural gas customers and 457,000 electric customers across northern Indiana, NIPSCO is the largest natural gas distribution company, and the second largest electric distribution company, in the state.

University of Saint Francis

The University of Saint Francis provides excellent education of high reputation in over 70 undergraduate and graduate programs along with online programs.

Vera Bradley

Vera Bradley inspires women to “be colorful” with vibrant handbags, accessories, luggage, travel items, stationery and gifts that reflect their personal style.


WorkOne Northeast offers no cost workshops and training on everything from basic computer skills to finding a job.


BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, helps people and businesses realize their goals. Our dedicated professionals offer solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally.


For over 77 years, 67,000 members strong, 19 branches in the region, with 365-24-7 online and mobile access, 3Rivers is focused on helping people with their money matters every day.

Equity Investment Group

Equity Investment Group, Inc. (EIG) is a diversified investment company investing in and managing commercial real estate. EIG affiliates also own and manage multiple national manufacturing and distribution companies.


Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world.

Visit Fort Wayne

Visit Fort Wayne is the not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to expand the economy by attracting convention and leisure visitors. Each year, over $460 million dollars in visitor spending increases commerce, sustains jobs and enhances Fort Wayne's image.