East Central Indiana: Your path to a thriving career, affordable housing, and new experiences

October 5, 2023

In collaboration with East Central Indiana businesses and organizations, Forge Your Path has released a fun and unique video to help guide past, current, and potential residents through the diverse opportunities and attractions in the 9-county region.

Careers Opportunities in ECI

In East Central Indiana, embarking on a career path comes with unique benefits and opportunities. The region fosters an environment that supports both budding entrepreneurs and job seekers making ECI a standout destination for career growth.

Entrepreneurship: ECI thrives on innovation and welcomes entrepreneurs with open arms. The region boasts a supportive ecosystem, providing resources, networking opportunities, and mentorship to help turn business dreams into reality.

Thriving Industries: The region is home to a diverse range of industries, from manufacturing and food processing to information technology and healthcare. The video showcases some of the standout companies that represent just a fraction of the exciting career opportunities awaiting those in ECI.

Businesses featured:
First Merchants Bank
Friends Fellowship
Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Indiana Small Business Development Center
INTAT Precision
IU Health
Taylor University
Wick’s Pies

Making a Home in ECI

Selecting the right place to live is a decision that profoundly impacts our lives. In East Central Indiana, residents can discover a wide array of housing options, each tailored to meet their unique needs and preferences.

Affordable Living: ECI boasts a lower cost of living compared to many urban areas. This affordability extends across housing options, making it feasible to find a comfortable and budget-friendly residence that suits any lifestyle.

Accessible Transportation: Situated conveniently between major cities, ECI offers excellent access to transportation networks. Whether commuting for work or leisure, residents find the region’s central location an asset.

Safe Communities and Education: ECI takes pride in its safe communities and excellent schools. From small-town living to historic neighborhoods and family-friendly areas, the region provides a welcoming atmosphere for individuals, families, and retirees. Additionally, ECI offers higher education opportunities.

Housing options featured:
City of Richmond
The Players Club
Town of Hagerstown
White River Lofts

Discover More in ECI

East Central Indiana is a region filled with captivating experiences and attractions to keep families and friends entertained year-round. Such as:

  • Wineries and Breweries
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Cultural Landmarks
  • Dining
  • Entertainment

Places featured:
Belgian Horse Winery
Café Valley
Canoe Country
Cardinal Greenway
Dougherty Orchards
Fish Moon Brewing Company
The Garfield Trail
Hoosier Gym
Jonesy’s Restaurant
Key Palace Theater
Memory Lane Farms
New Castle Motorsports Park
Rosebud Coffee House
Summit Lake State Park

Forge Your Path extends a heartfelt gratitude to the incredible businesses and organizations for their participation in creating this video, which showcases the vibrancy and opportunities that East Central Indiana offers.