Welcome to Southwest Indiana Development Council's (SWIDC's), Gateway to economic development resources in Southern Indiana - Southwest Indiana. This site is in the process of being revamped. Return soon for more details.

As one of the nation's most dynamic, growing regions, we welcome new businesses and expansions. The experienced LEDO directors of SWIDC (Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, Perry, Pike, Posey and Spencer counties), offer project specific assistance designed to identify, maximize, secur, and apply all available incentives to make Southwest Indiana the most attractive location for your business. The basics of who we are and what we do:

  • SWIDC is Southwest Indiana’s LEDO driven regional economic development organization since 1987
  • SWIDC serves the I-69 and I-64 corridors’ location and staffing needs
  • SWIDC strives to improve workforce skills and innovation talent for today’s and tomorrow’s employers
  • SWIDC improves education and technical training through partnerships with secondary, post-secondary, and technical training providers

Where We Are - Click on any county name below to go directly to the county specific web site.

Southwest Indiana Development Council Member sites Link to Lincolnland Economic Development, Spencer County Indiana Link to Posey County Indiana Economic Developent Link to Perry County Indiana Economic Development Link to Dubois County Indiana economic development Link to Pike County Indiana Link to Knox County Indiana Economic DevelopmentLink to Knox County Indian Daviess County Development Corp. Martin County Economic Development link Southwest Indiana, Center of the Nation's Population, Centered on Your Success

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 (the population is the same on all sides of two intersecting lines) is in the center of the SWIDC region in Pike County . This central location was important to Toyota executives when they located their plant in the region and to numerous other manufacturers and suppliers who call the area home.