Entries by Ashli Smith

Innovation Connector Launches Business Health Check at Muncie on the Move

On June 4, 2024, the Innovation Connector proudly introduced its new Business Health Check program during the Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce’s Muncie on the Move event held at the Horizon Center. This exciting initiative is designed to provide businesses with expert guidance to improve their performance and ensure long-term success. The highlight of the event […]

Save the Date: Business Showcase Week is Back for 2024!

The 3rd Annual Business Showcase Week is set to return in 2024, November 18th-22nd! Over the past two years, the Innovation Connector has proudly hosted Entrepreneur Showcase Week, providing a platform to learn, celebrate, and network with local entrepreneurs. Save the dates: November 18th-22nd. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months—Business Showcase Week […]

Nurturing Entrepreneurial Spirit: The Faith Driven Entrepreneur Group at Muncie’s Innovation Connector

Exploring the intersection of faith and entrepreneurship, The Faith Driven Entrepreneur Group/Book Study at the Innovation Connector in Muncie has been a dynamic forum for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Anchored around the book “Faith Driven Entrepreneur,” participants engage deeply, discussing how their values, habits, and traits contribute to their success. Led by Ted Baker, CEO […]

The Innovation Connector – Your Entrepreneurial Support Organization

By: Ted A. Baker, CEO/Executive Director MUNCIE, IN—2023 was a remarkable year for the Innovation Connector, marked by unprecedented activity and events. Our team was privileged to assist over 450 Muncie area entrepreneurs and business owners on their business journeys. Notably, we housed the East Central Indiana Regional Office of the Indiana Small Business Development […]

Faith Driven Entrepreneur – Discussion Group

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey. But it doesn’t have to be. God has a purpose and a plan for all those entrepreneurial dreams and creative gifts He has given us. The work we do today – the companies we have created, the employees we work with, the customers we serve – is an active […]

FREE Workshop | Thursday, March 14th

Following the successful BEST Workshops held in Jay County in January, the ECI Regional Planning District and the Innovation Connector are collaborating once again to bring you more BEST Workshops. Join us for this enriching series at the Innovation Connector— led by our Executive Director and CEO, Ted Baker— designed to empower business owners with valuable […]

Intersessions Powered by Intersection: interactive marketing sessions

We are proud to be a sponsor of Intersessions Powered by Intersection: interactive marketing sessions. Please visit the Innovation Connector on the last Tuesday of every month for an innovative, interactive, marketing creative session. These take place from 8-10 AM on the last Tuesday of every other month and are free to attend.  To register […]

Elevate Your Business with BEST Workshops at the Innovation Connector

Following the successful BEST Workshops held in Jay County in January, the ECI Regional Planning District and the Innovation Connector are collaborating once again to bring you more BEST Workshops. Join us for this enriching series at the Innovation Connector— led by our Executive Director and CEO, Ted Baker— designed to empower business owners with […]

Jay County’s BEST Workshops

In a collaboration with the East Central Indiana Regional Planning District, the Innovation Connector is excited to present a dynamic workshop series in Jay County. Led by our Executive Director and CEO, Ted Baker, these workshops are meticulously crafted to equip business owners with insights and strategies for success. These sessions, offered completely FREE of […]

Holiday Hours & Closings

The Innovation Connector will be closed on Friday, December 22nd – Tuesday, December 26th. We will be open for normal hours on December 27th and 28th. The Innovation Connector will be closed from December 29th – Jan 1st. As always, residents of the Innovation Connector can access the building 24/7. We will resume normal hours […]