Live your best life here

Welcome to Allen County, where you can build a fulfilling life, both professionally and personally. With the Onboard Fort Wayne program, we are dedicated to helping you establish strong connections, find your ideal community niche, and live your best life here. Our support also extends to your spouse or partner and family, ensuring that they too can find their place in our vibrant community.

Discover what our Onboard Fort Wayne program has to offer.

Onboard Fort Wayne program logo. Program sponsored by Lincoln Financial Group.

Program Continuum

The Intern Experience

Every year, employers in Allen County attract hundreds of college students from all over the country. To engage these emerging professionals, The Intern Experience offers a dynamic series of summer events designed to ignite interest in long-term career opportunities in our community. Our goal is to inspire a lasting connection and future here in Allen County after graduation.

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Welcome to Allen County! Immerse yourself in our community with networking events, tailored support from experienced ‘Navigators’, and comprehensive online resources. Our ‘Ask a Local’ program offers direct access to local experts, providing insights into the best of Allen County. These resources quickly introduce you to our community, ensuring that you can start enjoying your new home.

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C-Suite Social

When executives and their families move to Fort Wayne and Allen County, we extend a warm, red-carpet welcome. Our goal is to connect you with fellow newcomers, helping you become acquainted with your new hometown and showcasing the very best our community has to offer. From cultural gems to local favorites, we want you to have a smooth, enjoyable introduction to your life here.

Program Resources

Check out our Relocation Guide

Making the move to Fort Wayne-Allen County? Take a look at our Choose Greater Fort Wayne guide. It’s full of helpful info about quality-of-life amenities, key stats, major employers, and much more.

Get involved with Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

Explore our events calendar and stay up-to-date with all the exciting activities and happenings at Greater Fort Wayne Inc..

Looking for a specific business or service?

Browse our extensive business directory to discover and connect with the diverse range of local businesses and services that form the backbone of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

See what’s happening in our community

You’ve found the place to browse local favorites and learn about the community. From arts and culture to health care, all the companies and organizations listed here are members of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., so you know they’re invested in Fort Wayne / Allen County and residents like you.

Launching in 2024

Best In Class

We’re reaching out to Allen County’s rising stars! To aid in local talent retention, Onboard Fort Wayne’s Best in Class program engages with local high-achieving high school students, educating them on industries and opportunities within their own hometown.

Best in Class will be a Community Action Project in Leadership Fort Wayne’s class of 2024.


Greater Fort Wayne Inc.’s Ask-a-Local program features a variety of residential experts known as Navigators. These local experts are ready to help guide you on a one-on-one basis as you settle in. Our Navigator profiles feature details from each volunteer, so you can reach out to the one that best aligns with your interests, getting quality advice from fellow residents just like you.

Are you a longtime resident wanting to offer your Hoosier Hospitality? Apply to become a volunteer Navigator today!

Program Sponsors

Lincoln Financial Group. Logo.
Steel Dynamics, Inc. Logo.

Looking to help new employees get acclimated to the area? Email to weave the program into your onboarding process, or click below to see sponsorship opportunities.