INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
is bringing their statewide show to Elkhart!


Interested in being in the studio audience on July 23rd?

Join us for a special Elkhart Town Hall edition of Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, July 23 at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum! Our one-hour broadcast will focus on the state of business and the economy in the South Bend-Elkhart Region and feature interviews with top business, community and academic leaders. And we invite you to be part of the action as a member of our studio audience and a special community Q & A session on challenges and opportunities in the region.


Show Schedule - Tentative

First half no audience

(Guest arrival 10:30) ETHOS Center

  • Patsy Boehler - ETHOS Executive Director
  • Mark Mow - ETHOS Board of Directors, Elkhart Community Schools Interim Superintendent

    (Guest arrival 11:00) Quality of Place Investments: The River District, Aquatic Center, apartment complexes and recreation

    • Dave Weaver - River District Implementation Team Chair
    • Bob Deputy - Private partner,  River District Implementation Team

    (Guest arrival 11:30) RV Industry how area became RV capital of the world

    • Scott Mereness - Lippert Industries
    • Chase Healey - Furrion, CEO

    (Guest arrival noon) Innovative companies Kem Krest and Welch Packaging

    • Amish Shah - Kem Krest, CEO
    • Scott Welch - Welch Packaging, CEO

    Second half with studio audience

    (Guest arrival 1:30) Regional Partnership and Cooperation

    • Regina Emberton - South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership
    • Scott Ford - Associate Vice President for Economic Development, University of Notre Dame

    (Guest arrival 1:45)   Elkhart County Collaborations and Vibrant Communities

    • Diana Lawson - Convention Visitors Bureau and Vibrant Communities 
    • Suzi Wierick - Elkhart County Commissioner 

    (Guest arrival 2:00) INsiders Part 1: Community engagement organizations: the strengths of Elkhart, workforce and talent development, education at all stages of life 

    • Kyle Hannon -  Ivy Tech
    • Levon Johnson - Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce  
    • Brian Wiebe - Executive Director, Horizon Education Alliance


    (Guest arrival 2:30) INsiders Part 2: Vision for the future: overcoming current challenges with public/private leadership - housing, talent engagement, economic development, role of community foundation, entrepreneurship/innovation, recreation, arts and culture

    • Tim Neese - Mayor of Elkhart
    • Pete McCown - Community Foundation of Elkhart County 
    • Shelley Moore - Insight Strategic Concepts, River District Project Lead, City of Elkhart Projects

    Sponsor This Show

    Become a sponsor of this event and receive advertising on the Inside INdiana Business show now through the end of the year.

    $30,000 is needed to cover the costs for this event. Sponsorship is not required to appear on the show.

    Please provide the following ads:

    • 300x250px, 180x150px and 320x50px banner ads for the web, including the preferred URL landing page for the ad
    • 468x60px static ad for newsletters, including the preferred URL landing page for the ad
    • 728x90px and 640x100px banner ads for our mobile app, including the preferred URL landing page for the ad

    Contact Hannah Taylor at or 574.970.1322 to learn more. 

    Send checks to:

    Insight Strategic Concepts
    3743 East Jackson Boulevard
    Elkhart, Indiana 46516


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    Have Questions About The Show?

    Contact Insight Strategic Concepts - local host:

    Shelley Moore, President, Founder

    Hannah Taylor, Client Coordinator

    Contact Inside INdiana Business: 

    Tracy Chen, Executive Producer   
    c.  317-339-2463

    Tara Twigg, Education Producer