Inside INdiana Business Television Podcast

Inside INdiana Business is the statewide leader for Indiana business news. Every week, we spotlight the top business news stories, highlight new companies and emerging technology and feature exclusive interviews with the biggest names in Indiana business.

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Indiana heads toward record year for economic developmentIndiana appears well on its way to a record-smashing year for economic development, nearly reaching last year’s record numbers in just the first 6 months of 2024. Larry Gigerich talks one-on-one with Gerry Dick about the investments companies are making in the Hoosier state and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
From plant waste to bioplasticsKnox County is the second-highest producer of melons in the entire country, and now all those gourds are growing a new business venture. We talk to the brains behind AgroRenew about how the process works ahead of an upcoming $83 million production facility groundbreaking.
Swim trials economic impactMore than 250,000 swimming fans are expected to visit Indianapolis for the US Olympic Team Trials. Downtown Indy, Inc. talks economic impact and shares lessons learned from the NBA All-Star Game.
Supporting women entrepreneursA Jeffersonville native is giving back to her hometown by opening a workspace for women. Deidra Collins hopes Wall Street Suites will serve as a catalyst for growth for female entrepreneurs and business owners.

Tuesday Jun 11, 2024

Indianapolis dives into the history booksIndianapolis is about to make a big splash, becoming the first city to build Olympic-sized swimming pools in an NFL stadium. Tim Hinchey gives us a preview of the experience and why “Indianapolis has proven to be the center of the sports world.”
Bringing a piece of Paris to IndianapolisLucas Oil Stadium isn’t the only place where things are being built for the swim trials. We learn about how a local group of welders is building a 66-foot-tall Eiffel Tower.
Producing the pool waterAll of the water to fill 2-and-a-half Olympic pools is coming from one hydrant outside Lucas Oil Stadium. We go behind the scenes with two Indiana companies to find out how they make sure the water is ready for show time.
Volunteers supporting Swim TrialsThousands of volunteers are helping to make the US Olympic Swim Trials possible. We talk to OneAmerica Financial about the importance of the community support as well as an initiative to teach people how to swim.
Indiana Golf Headquarters movingGround has been broken for the new Pete and Alice Dye Indiana Golf Center. It will include a hall of fame and serve as a centralized location for Indiana Golf to serve courses, events and programming throughout the state.
Securing the Swim TrialsAs Indiana prepares for another sporting event on a global stage, we learn about the competition Indy faced to secure the bid and the three things unique to the Indy bid.

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

Impact of Indiana Global Summit 2024Billions of dollars in investments and economic development are coming to Indiana from Elanco, Purdue University and Eli Lilly. We recap the event and talk about what this means for Indiana.
Billions more for Eli Lilly’s LEAP campusEli Lilly and Company is committing to an additional $5.3 billion investment in its planned manufacturing campus in the LEAP Innovation district in Boone County -bringing its total investment there to $9 billion and 900 jobs. We talk one-on-one with Dave RicksFuture of Eleven ParkAs Mayor Joe Hogsett continues his efforts to bring a Major League Soccer team to Indianapolis, Ersal Ozdemir talks about where plans for Eleven Park stand.
Evansville Airport DevelopmentFollowing the return of flights from Evansville to Chicago, we talk to Nate Hahn about the increase they’re seeing in passenger traffic and the latest on theconstruction of the new private terminal.
Larry Bird Museum opensA free museum celebrating the career of Larry Bird is now open in Downtown Terre Haute. Chris talks about the impact Bird has with choosing Terre Haute for the location.
Olympic hopeful discusses swim trials, water safety initiativeChase Kalisz is preparing to swim in Indianapolis for the US Olympic Swim Team trials. He talks about his excitement and Eli Lilly’s Indiana Water Safety Program.

Tuesday May 28, 2024

Month of May performance at IMSRace weekend is finally here. IMS President Doug Boles talks about sales, thesuccess of a new proprietary ticket marketplace and the buzz around the Racers and Pacers.
Big jobs announcements at Global SummitMultiple major economic development announcements were made during the 2024 Indiana Global Economic Summit. We have details, impact and reaction from Gov. Eric Holcomb.
One-on-one with a trailblazerRacing icon Lyn St. James reflects on her trailblazing career in motorsports and how she is continuing to help racing’s next generation.
Diversity driving change at IMS, IndyCarThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar are continuing to push the accelerator on the Road to Diversity. Penske Entertainment Chief Diversity Officer Jimmie McMillian talks about measuring success and efforts to connect students with careers in the motorsports industry.
Riverfront RevitalizationAfter more than a year of planning, the vision for a 50-mile stretch along the Ohio River has been released. From Newburgh to Mount Vernon, plans call for generational residential, retail and quality of life improvements.Navigating employment and following your dreamsFrom the IMS flag stand, Aaron Likens has a unique vantage point above the Yard of Bricks. Now, he’s sharing the path to his dream job and the challenges he faced with autism and Asperger’s in a new book, “Playing in Traffic.”

Tuesday May 21, 2024

Indy 500 Tickets Surge, New TV Deal NearsAs the 108th running of the Indy 500 nears, ticket sales continue to trend toward asellout. Does that mean the television blackout on race day might be lifted? Howsoon might a new TV deal get done, and who are the frontrunners? Just some of the questions we pose to IndyCar CEO Mark Miles.Transformation Continues in Town of SpeedwaySpeedway continues to be a destination for entertainment and dining, and not just during the month of May. Mary-Rachel Redman updates a town transformation and a hotel project that seemingly can’t reach the finish line.
IndyCar Adding Sports NeurologistThe world of sports is taking head injuries more seriously than ever before, and that includes motorsports. Kylie Veleta has details on IndyCar’s move to add a neurologist to its medical team and the expected outcome.
The Changing Face of Sports MarketingCorporate sponsorships are the lifeblood of motorsports and all professional and major college athletics. Group 1001’s Mike Nichols talks about his company’s sports strategy and how women are helping transform the sports marketing game.

Tuesday May 14, 2024

The New IMS: A Balancing ActFor decades, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a one-event venue. Today, IMS plays host to some 200 events a year. Penske Entertainment’s Allison Melangton talks demand, balancing tradition and what’s next for IMS.
$90 million IMS Museum MakeoverThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is undergoing a nearly $90 million transformation that will open to the public just before next year’s Indy 500. Mary- Rachel Redman gives us a sneak peek at what we can expect.IndyCar drivers fueling capital campaignAn ambitious capital campaign to expand an Indianapolis animal shelter is nearing the finish line. Kylie Veleta talks with some high-profile IndyCar drivers who are helping fuel the effort.
Indy Fanfest: Grassroots effort connects race fans statewideIn an effort to connect with race fans where they live, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is getting back to basics. We’ll tell you why IMS is already looking to expand its traveling Fan Fest.

Tuesday May 07, 2024

Business at the BrickyardWe’re at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the month of May. We’ll look at the economic impact motorsports has on the state of Indiana and how tech and innovation continue to drive the sport of racing.
Engage Indiana – Southern Indiana New AlbanyAfter decades of quietly living in the shadow of the Louisville skyline, southeast Indiana is coming of age. Learn more about the region and how it’s busy building a new economy.
Mira AwardsEighteen tech entrepreneurs and companies from across Indiana were honored at TechPoint’s 25th Annual Mira Awards. You’ll hear from one winner who left China at the age of 16 to chase the American dream.
Business of Health: IU Health Methodist Hospital & REVDoctors at IU Health Methodist noticed some of their patients were battling hunger, so they created the concept of food lockers to help. We’ll show you how an IndyCar connection is adding some horsepower with protein.

Tuesday Apr 30, 2024

NFL Draft: Will Indianapolis Host?Will Indianapolis make a bid to host the NFL Draft and what kind of economic impact could it have on the region? We’ll hear from the Indiana Sports Corp.Indianapolis Colts Overseas MarketingThe Indianapolis Colts are taking their show overseas. We’ll get details on the team’s bold marketing plans for Germany and Austria.
International HarvesterFort Wayne is looking to preserve a big part of its historic automotive past. We’ll explain what Harvester Homecoming is about.
Business of Health: NICO Corporation Stroke TechnologyThe deadliest form of stroke now has a new treatment option, and it was discovered right here in Indiana. See why health experts believe this new technology marks a historical advancement in stroke care.

Tuesday Apr 23, 2024

The Caitlin Clark EffectNow that Caitlin Clark is officially bringing her game to Indiana, what is the potential economic impact. We’ll look at everything from tourism to ticket sales to merchandise.
Holcomb Southern Hemisphere Trade MissionIndiana leaders headed to Mexico and Brazil to build momentum for the state’s agbioscience sector. We talk with the governor about this trade mission to the southern hemisphere.
Engage Indiana: Southwest IndianaSouthwest Indiana is one of six Indiana regions to land $45 million from the state in READI 2.0 grant money. Business leaders weigh in on the potential impact. And we’ll also look at what new nonstop air service from Evansville to Chicago means for growth in the region.
PNC Grow Up Great ProgramApril marks the 20th anniversary of PNC’s Grow Up Great initiative. We’ll show you how the program is preparing kids in Indiana for success in school and life.
 

Tuesday Apr 16, 2024

State of Malls in IndianaBig changes are in the works for shopping malls throughout Indiana. We’ll get perspective on what might be in store for an industry in transition from one of Indiana's retail experts.
Eclipse in Indiana Economic ImpactStargazers flocked to Indiana to witness the total solar eclipse. We’ll look at how the weather played a major role in thrusting the state into ground zero for viewing.
Business of Health: Healing Power of Salt CavesThere’s a Hoosier connection to pink salt from the Himalaya's and healing. This week's Business of Health is coming to you from inside a cave in Carmel.
Business of BasketballPurdue’s magical basketball season may have ended with a loss in the NCAA Championship game, but we look at how it was a major win for the university's bottom line.

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