Trine’s Innovation One to host annual economic development forum


Trine University seal


News release from Trine University:

Trine’s Innovation One to host annual economic development forum

ANGOLA, Ind. (September 4, 2015) – Community members are invited to learn about entrepreneurship and innovation next month at an event hosted by Trine University’s Innovation One (i1) in partnership with local economic development organizations.

The Eighth Annual Northeast Indiana Economic Development Forum is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at Trine University’s Keith E. Busse/ Steel Dynamics, Inc. Athletic and Recreation Center, 1001 Thunder Drive, Angola.

Chuck Surack, founder and president of Sweetwater Sound, will serve as the keynote speaker, addressing the audience on the “Experience of a Northeast Indiana Entrepreneur.” Lunch will be provided.

The Four County Economic Development Forum is an annual event hosted by local economic development organizations from DeKalb, Lagrange, Noble and Steuben counties. This year, the forum partners with Innovation One ( to focus on resources available to regional businesses through Trine’s i1, regional assets and challenges for area entrepreneurs, and what to expect from the Regional Business Initiative and newly established Regional Development Authority.

This event is free and open to the public.


About Trine University
Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate, baccalaureate, master and doctorate degrees in programs for students in engineering, mathematics, science, informatics, business, teacher education, communication, criminal justice, golf management, social sciences, and various other fields of study. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 21 varsity sports. Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Ind., and education resource centers throughout Indiana, Arizona and Michigan.


Related Images:


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here