Indianapolis Business Journal

NOVEMBER 9-15, 2015

The Indy Eleven, fresh off their second season, are gearing up to press the General Assembly again to support a financing plan for a new stadium. Anthony Schoettle looks at the soccer team’s continued strong performance and its prospects for legislative success. Also in this week’s issue, Jared Council looks at why the growth in small-business lending is lagging that of other kinds of commercial loans. And in Focus, Anthony Schoettle looks at the tourism plans in the works across Indiana to celebrate the state’s bicentennial.

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Indianapolis slips in ranking of best convention cities

Indianapolis ranked 31st in Cvent’s annual listing of top meeting towns—down five spots from its 2014 ranking. (File photo) Cvent, a maker of online software for event management that also conducts meetings and convention research, annually ranks the top 50 U.S. meeting towns. Orlando, Las Vegas and Chicago occupied the top three spots for 2015. […]

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Butler students publish book for Indiana’s bicentennial

Butler University recently published a book written by eight of its students in honor of the state’s bicentennial celebration in 2016. To commemorate the anniversary, the Indiana Bicentennial Children’s Book Team at Butler began writing and designing the book—“The Gifts of Indiana: A Tale of Three Birthdays and One Grand Adventure”—in the spring of last […]

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Teaching is a tough gig

Who can pay off college loans on starting salaries of $35,000 with no assurance of ever getting a raise in base pay and little or no financial compensation for achieving advanced degrees?

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