Welcome to Southwest Indiana Development Council (SWIDC), Economic Development Resources in Southern Indiana - Southwest Indiana
Welcome to the Southwest Indiana Development Council's (SWIDC's) Gateway to economic development resources in one of the nation's most dynamic, growing regions that welcomes new business.
Skilled labor, affordable utilities, an excellent transportation network, and low operating costs have made solid economic sense to many global companies that have located in Southwest Indiana.The Median Center of U.S. Population is in Southwest Indiana (the population is the same on all sides of two intersecting lines). This central location was important to Toyota executives when they located their plant in the region and to numerous manufacturers and suppliers who call the area home.
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SWIDC is an economic development organization comprised of representatives from the nine counties in Southwest Indiana linked from the map above. SWIDC members include representatives of local economic development organizations and Chambers of Commerce in each county as well as other interested groups such as universities, utilities, public officials and private industry. Members contribute time and money to further the joint economic development goals in the Southwest Indiana region. By pooling resources and ideas, SWIDC is able to effectively and economically promote Southwest Indiana to companies interested in expansion or relocation.
Working together makes a difference. It provides many advantages to companies interested in locating or expanding businesses in the area. Through the network provided by SWIDC, all advantages of location and available incentives can be quickly and easily investigated by you, or, for you. Click on any county above to access comprehensive information on the county.
Southwest Indiana is a great place to live and work. We welcome your inquiries and will be pleased to assist in any way possible. We are sure you will agree that our area has a lot to offer you and your business. We are at the center of the nation and centered on your success.
We encourage you to explore our members' web sites linked from the map above for detailed information any of the specific counties or areas.