Gain a voice on the issues affecting your business.

Our team tackles the biggest issues facing your business, so you can focus on what you do best. We also keep you informed on issues that could affect your company, and provide opportunities for you to meet with elected officials to discuss issues important to you. We rally the business community to support Allen County’s growth–because when we create a growing community where businesses can succeed, everybody wins.

Advocacy Events and Publications

Before the beginning of the state legislative session, GFW Inc. presents its legislative agenda to investors and government officials. In addition, northeast Indiana’s state legislators discuss topics they plan to address in the upcoming legislative session.

GFW Inc. hosts a mid-session Third House Forum luncheon to update investors on key legislation that affects the business community. Northeast Indiana’s state legislators attend to report on their activity at the Statehouse. This is a unique opportunity to get to know your state legislators and share your thoughts on polices that concern you.

At the end of each legislative session, GFW Inc. hosts a Legislative Wrap-Up to discuss the ups and downs of the past session. Enjoy breakfast with our state legislators and learn how the General Assembly’s decisions impact businesses.

Stay up to date on issues affecting the business community–sign up for the GFW Inc. weekly GovConnect e-newsletter. We gather the top legislative news from the local, state, and federal levels, so you don’t have to.

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Each year, GFW Inc.’s board of directors presents key legislative priorities through publication of the legislative agenda. The agenda provides policy positions on top issues that affect the business community.

Our legislative priorities focus on five areas:

  • Economic & Community Development
  • Transportation & Infrastructure
  • Entrepreneur & Business Development
  • Education & Workforce Development
  • Government Efficiency

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization serving the business community in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. Policies and positions expressed on this website do not represent those of any elected officials or government entities, and do not represent endorsement, recommendation or favoring by any such officials or entities.