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02/09/2016 at 8:34am | posted by: Mike Corbett

The Pitch-In: Notes from all over the county

OneZone awarded its annual prizes for Business Excellence. Winners are: Business of the Year: [Small/Medium Business], Old Town Design Group; [Large Business], Tom Wood Automotive Group Green: Meyer Najem Construction HQ Lifetime Achievement: Alan Potasnik [Carmel]; Gary Reynolds [Fishers] Young Professional of the Year: Elliott Somers, Citizens State Bank Most Valuable Volunteer: Thomas Branum, Jr.,
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Posted in Mike Corbett, New News, The Pitch In |

02/02/2016 at 8:23am | posted by: Mike Corbett

The Day WLS Came to Town: Hamilton County’s forgotten “Woodstock”

David Heighway Klipsch Music Center has been the premier outdoor music venue in the area since 1989. However, large outdoor concerts are not a new thing in Hamilton County. One such event preceded Klipsch by 50 years and then was forgotten by most people until now. Recently, local history buff Sid Davis was talking to
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |

01/28/2016 at 11:21am | posted by: Mike Corbett

BuzzFeed to Buzzwords: Marketing words you should know (and a few you should forget!)

Kristin Fettig (Editors Note: Space restrictions prevented us from including this entire column in the print edition. The entire list of words and definitions appear here.) The marketing world is “abuzz” with trendy and sometimes confusing definitions that attempt to explain what is going on behind the marketing scene. Most of us have been known
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Posted in Kristin Fettig, New News |

01/26/2016 at 10:56am | posted by: Mike Corbett

Editors Letter

We launched our print magazine some seven years ago as a way to help tie together the individual business communities within Hamilton County. From the start we partnered with the (then) six Hamilton County Chambers of Commerce and offered to help them communicate with you if they would provide me with your address. It’s been
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

01/19/2016 at 10:52am | posted by: Charles Waldo

The Annual Review: Maybe its time for something better

Dr. Charles Waldo Do performance evaluations really increase performance? Can they actually DECREASE it? These were two questions I asked the first night of many of my Anderson University Professional MBA program classes. The students often resembled people reading this magazine or working for one of the employers it reaches: They worked for a wide
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Posted in Charles Waldo, Management, New News |

01/12/2016 at 10:47am | posted by: Kristin Fettig

Social Media New Year Resolutions: Trends and Predictions for 2016

by Kristin Fettig It is that time of year when predictions, trends and Top Five Lists roll out for the upcoming year. Social media is an ever-evolving medium, and most businesses have reason to pay attention to the latest technology, platforms and management software for 2016. A few will make life easier, and a few
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Posted in Kristin Fettig, New News, Technology |

01/05/2016 at 10:41am | posted by: Shari Held

Arts Showcase: Nickel Plate Arts Nurtures Local Talent

By Shari Held Nickel Plate Arts, a Hamilton County Tourism program, has scored some major coups since its launch in September 2012. Its mission is broad: to support and promote the arts in the six communities around the Nickel Plate Arts Trail (Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Atlanta, Arcadia and Tipton), to improve the quality of life
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Posted in Cover Stories, New News, Shari Held |

12/29/2015 at 10:35am | posted by: Karen Kennedy

Art Spurs Economic Development: Carmel’s Arts & Design District

By Karen Kennedy Art can be incredibly powerful. It can evoke a memory, an emotion, or a mood. It can make us feel joyful or melancholy. It can take us on a journey. It can enrich our lives. It can be a passion, an obsession or just a hobby. But for an artists or a
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Posted in Features, Karen Kennedy, New News |

12/22/2015 at 10:32am | posted by: Rosalyn Demaree

The International Connection: Platinum Living offers unexpected variety

By Rosalyn Demaree Walk into Platinum Living Fine Art Gallery and your first thought might be, “Toto, we’re not in Noblesville anymore.” But you are. The 12,000-square-foot (and growing) gallery on Logan Street just a block east of Courthouse Square sells original oils painted by nearly 20 international artists, accented with equally impressive art glass
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Posted in New News, Rosalyn Demaree |

12/17/2015 at 10:28am | posted by: Shari Held

The Whimsical World of Gabriel Lehman: Local artist breaks out as international talent

By Shari Held Last August at the Noblesville Art Fair on the Square, a spectator asked artist Gabriel Lehman’s permission to take a few photos of his art. Fortunately Lehman agreed. Those photos were posted on Reddit where they made the front page, and were subsequently picked up by Tumblr and 9Gag, giving Lehman instant
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Posted in New News, Profiles, Shari Held |