Signature Events

Annual Meeting 
August

The Annual Meeting is one of One Southern Indiana’s most popular gatherings, connecting you with some of the top business and community leaders in the region. Join us this year for an event that is packed full of exciting speakers, entertainment, and more. The program also includes accomplishments over the past year, recognition of our current and incoming leadership, and the announcement of the Ambassador of the Year, Chairman of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Economic Development Partner winners. Networking will follow the show. This event draws an attendance of more than 500 members.

Annual Business Awards 
March

The Southern Indiana Business Awards is a prestigious program acknowledging the achievements of home-grown businesses based in southern Indiana. We will celebrate 22 years of recognizing business owners and their tremendous accomplishments. There are more than 350 attendees at this annual event. Awards are given for:
  • Business of the Year Award (less than 25 employees)
  • Business of the Year Award (25 or more employees)
  • Rising Star (in business 1-5 years)
  • Sam Day Professional of the Year Award
  • Economic Impact Project Award (this award is based on actual economic impact)
  • Kevin Hammersmith Community Leader Award
  • James W. Robinson Young Professional of the Year Award


Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Expo
April

This committee plans and implements the one-day power conference – an event that focuses on learning opportunities
for minority and women business owners. The committee has several sub-committees that select the
workshops, schedule speakers, produce marketing, secure exhibitors, etc. The committee meets twice
a month from December to April.


Investor Day at the Downs
June

This is an exclusive event celebrating accomplishments in Economic Development. This is where we bring southern Indiana’s “Top Investors” together for one event. It is a unique opportunity to meet the companies who have invested capital and created jobs in southern Indiana.

Golf Scramble: Networking on the Greens
May

Come play golf and network at one of the largest golf tournaments in Southern Indiana. Playing at one of Fuzzy Zoeller’s premier golf courses, this event attracts more than 140 players. Experience the opportunity to meet other business professionals in a relaxed, social environment. Enjoy the game!

Business Expo 
October
The largest business-to-business expo in Southern Indiana, this event showcases 100+ exhibitors and attracts more than 1,000 Kentuckiana Business Professionals. One Southern Indiana’s Business Expo offers Southern Indiana and Kentucky Businesses and area Not-for-Profits the opportunity to showcase their products and/or services to the community.

Pearls of Wisdom
Quarterly (March/June/September/December)
Become inspired as you listen to distinguished business women share their “Pearls of Wisdom”. This breakfast event held four times a year has quickly grown to more than 120 attendees. And features a prominent keynote speaker followed by table discussions.