One Southern Indiana is a business advancement association dedicated to supporting existing business growth, entrepreneurship, and attracting new enterprises to the Southern Indiana/Greater Louisville region.
Representing more than 800 businesses throughout the region, One Southern Indiana provides its clients with business intelligence, advocacy, connections, and innovative solutions that support the expansion of business.
+ Business Intelligence 1si has insight and data on wage rates, labor availability, key economic indicators, population dynamics, economic trends, and much more. And as a regional economic development organization, we are the experts on business incentives, workforce training grants, available sites and buildings and supporting initiatives for new and expanding local companies.
+ Advocacy 1si maintains key contacts with local, state, and federal officials and agencies. We keep our clients up-to-date on legislative issues affecting business and provide a collective voice for the business community. 1si is at the table on transportation issues, regional strategies, taxation, and regulatory issues. We actively push for changes that improve the business climate.
+ Connections Solutions 1si events and communications connect businesses, providing a venue to get the word out on your products and services. 1si business growth strategies workshops and one-on-one contacts provide business solutions for business challenges.
+ Result-driven Since the organization’s founding in 2006, One Southern Indiana has gained more than 500 new clients, encouraged businesses to invest $547 million in new capital and aided in the creation of 8,267 new jobs worth $287 million in new payroll to the regional economy.
Creating Commerce between Kentucky and Indiana
We at One Southern Indiana are passionate about regionalism between the two business communities of Indiana and Kentucky (S. Indiana and Greater Louisville metros) - one handshake at a time. Both business communities compliment one another in finding talent, offering valuable services and products, and developing partnerships. It's all about creating commerce for both sides of the river.
Expand your footprint and connect to multiple businesses with the following programs:
+ Network of Champions - high-energy bi-monthly breakfast networking events bringing 60-80 business professionals
+ 5 O Clock Network - unstructured conduit for making connections over cocktails, boasting over 100-150 per event
+ Join the Regional Advantage membership package that guarantees quality connections
+ Metro Manufacturing Alliance offers manufacturers a plethora of ideas and peer connections
+ Sales & Marketing Success brings together marketing and sales staffs from around the region to network peer-to-peer, share ideas, and listen to marketing/sales pros.
+ Showcase your business at one of the regions largest tradeshows - the Business EXPO