INDIANA BUSINESS MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY CORP.
10 West Market Street, Suite 450, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2242
Pres.: Delbert Schuh
Service: Increases competitiveness and profitability of businesses by providing services including comprehensive business assessments, development 01 action plans and access to cost-effective resources. BMT also helps companies address industry-level concerns such as technology access, quality end workforce strategies through industry-specific programs and company alliances.
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE DIVISION
One North Capitol, Suite 700, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Acting Director: Kristin Jones
Int'l contact: Kristin Jones, deputy Director
Service: Assists manufacturer penetration of foreign markets by contacting agents, distributors and end-users.
INDIANA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NETWORK
One N. Capitol, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Executive Director: Debbie Bishop Trocha
Service: Offers a variety of services for new and existing businesses, including advice and assistance relating to international business. Locations around the state include: Bloomington Area SBDC, Bloomington, 812/339-8937; Columbus Regional SBDC, Columbus, 812/372-6480: East Central Indiana SBDC, Muncie, 765/284-8144; Greater Lafayette Area SBDC, Lafayette, 765/742-2394; Kokomo-Howard Co. SBDC, Kokomo, 765/454-7922; Northeast Indiana SBDC, Fort Wayne, 260/426-0040; Northwest Indiana SBDC, Portage, 219/762-1696; Richmond-Wayne Co. SBDC Richmond, 765/962-2867; South Bend Area SBDC, South Bend, 574/282-4350; Southeastern Indiana SBDC, Madison, 812/265-3127; Southern Indiana SBDC, New Albany, 812/945-0266; Southwestern Indiana SBDC, Evansville, 812/425-7232; Terre Huate Area SBDC, Terre Haute, 812/237-7676.
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE
ISTA Center, Suite 414, 150 W. Market St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Asst. commissioner of agriculture: Joseph R. Pearson
Int'l contact: Andrea Lulong, int'l. agri-trade specialist
Service: Assists Indiana Commissioner of Agriculture and serves as state liaison to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Works with commodity groups, agricultural organizations, agribusinesses, international trade prospects, educational institutions and private Indiana citizens to promote the agriculture industry in the state of Indiana.
U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE, INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
6801 Pierson Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46241
Port dir.: William Bell
Service: Prevents smuggling of contraband; levies duties on merchandise imported into the United States; offers information and assistance to importers on customs clearance procedures and operates the port of entry at the Indianapolis International Airport. Customs officials also are on duty at offices in Fort Wayne, Evansville and Terre Haute.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION, EXPORT ASSISTANCE CENTER
11405 N. Pennsylvania, Suite 106, Carmel, IN 46032
Dir.: Mark A. Cooper
Service: Assists Indiana businesses in expanding exports, international sales and market share through promotion, counseling and partnerships with other organizations.
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
429 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204
District dir.: Janice E. Wolfe
Int'l contact: Mark A. Beckman, loan specialist
Service: SEA provides export counseling and publications to small businesses, export workshops and training programs and financial assistance to exporters.
BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AND/OR MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS
INDIANA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INC.
115 W. Washington St., Suite 850 South Indianapolis, IN 46204
President & CEO: Kevin Brinegar
Int'l contact: Reggie Henderson, director, Small Business & Economic Development
Service: The mission of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is to work proactively on behalf of its members and constituents. The chamber recognizes that this can best be achieved by providing a world-competitive business climate throughout the state in order to provide maximum opportunity for meaningful employment for all citizens of Indiana. The chamber does this by advancing thoughtful legislation and public policy and serving as a convenient source 01 reliable business information for members.
INDIANA DISTRICT EXPORT COUNCIL
11405 N. Pennsylvania St. 106, Carmel, IN 46032
Executive secretary: Mark A. Cooper
Service: Promotes exporting through counseling local businesses, identifying financing sources, supporting programs and services of Commercial Service Export Assistance Centers, building local partnerships with other organizations, and community education.
INDIANA HUMANITIES COUNCIL
1500 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317/638-1500 ext. 125
President: Dr. Scott T. Massey
Int'l contact: Dr. Nancy Connor
Service: Collaborates with community organizations throughout Indiana to produce exhibits, lectures, performances, school programs, library and museum events, teachers' conferences and business forums to promote international understanding. Also makes grants to not-for-profit groups for international projects. Provides International Understanding Grants, through funding from Lilly Endowment Inc., to not-for-profit organizations in Indiana that partner with businesses, foundations or other private-sector groups on international humanities projects, including sister-city initiatives.
INDIANA MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
One American Square Suite 2400, Box 82012, Indianapolis, IN 46282
Pres.: Patrick J. Kiely
Int'l Contact: Greg Zoeller, dir. World Trade Center of Indiana
Service: Promotes Indiana manufacturer competition internationally through lobbying before legislature and regulatory bodies and through consulting with member companies.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SOCIETY
C/O MBA Program, Kelley School of Business 254, Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405
Director of Student Services: Christine Davis
Service: A student organization that promotes interest in international business with meetings, activities and speakers.
INTERNATIONAL LAW SECTION, INDIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
230 E. Ohio St. Fourth Floor Indianapolis, IN 46204
Int'l contact: D. Robert Webster, chair, International Law Section
Service: Association of attorneys practicing law in the area of international trade.
WORLD TRADE CENTER OF INDIANA
Director: Greg Zoeller
A foreign-trade zone is an area to which goods from abroad can be imported into Indiana without paying duties. No duty, quota or tax is imposed until the goods leave the zone and enter US, territory. If goods are re-exported, no customs duty is levied.
CLARK MARITIME CENTRE, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #170
5100 Port Road, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Int'l contact: Michael J. O' Connor, port dir.
Service: Maritime industrial park. Many international companies have located manufacturing and distribution facilities within the part. Competitive rail and barge service is available.
FORT WAYNE FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #182, FORT WAYNE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
110W. Berry St. Suite 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Int'l contact: Ola Schechter, director of international trade
Service: Import and export counseling, local directory of international trade service providers.
GREATER INDIANAPOLIS FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #72
P.O. Box 51681, Indianapolis, IN 46251
Gen. Mgr.: Kent Ebbing
INDIANA'S INTERNATIONAL PORT/BURNS HARBOR, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #152
6625 South Boundary Drive, Portage, IN 46368
Int'l contact: Mark Hoenke, port director
Service: Indiana's International Port is a facilitator of maritime commerce and home to more than 25 maritime industrial tenants who are located on its 550-acre facility, with state-of-the-art material-handing equipment, modern storage facilities and liner service to and from Europe.
MICHIANA REGIONAL FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #125
P.O. Box 3559, South Bend, IN 46619
Int'l contact: Kenneth Kanczuzewski, zone manager
Service: K.A.K. LLC offers storage of imported and domestic goods providing exemption from Indiana Inventory Tax, Other benefits include deferment of customs duty, excise tax, internal revenue taxes and bonding fees until goods are transferred out of the zone, usually utter goods are sold.
SOUTHWIND MARITIME CENTRE, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #177
2751 Bluff Rd., Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Port director: Patrick Mulligan
Service: A public port serving Southwest Indiana; state-of-the-art cost-effective cargo transfers, offering all services for intermodal transportation.
TERRE HAUTE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #239
581 S. Airport St., Terre Haute, IN
Airport dir.: Charles Goodwin
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN CREDIT ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA
415 S. Shortridge Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46219
Pres.: J. David Mohr
Int'l contact: Onda Williams, dir, of education
Service: Sponsored by Indiana Association of Credit Management; offers information on export financing and Obtains international credit reports.
INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF INDIANAPOLIS
32 East Washington St. Suite 1625, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Executive dir.: Cathy Cregor Blitzer
Int'l contact: Kristin Garvey, assoc. dir.
Service: Non-profit organization offering...