Nestled like a gemstone in the heart of Western Pennsylvania, Indiana County is a bustling, hometown community that places quality of life and enriching, family first values at its core. If you’re looking for a great place to build a successful business, raise children, enjoy beautiful experiences in nature, enhance your cultural depths, cheer on great sports teams, learn through continuing education, and realize what it means to live a good, fulfilling life, Indiana County is the home for you. Covering 827 square miles with a population of 89,298 residents, the Indiana County community is about an hours drive northeast of Pittsburgh. Key infrastructure connections through major highways, rails, and airports to points in all directions make Indiana County the perfect location for businesses to locate and grow. The county is positioned to be the hub for technology, manufacturing, academia, finance, energy and many other growing industries.
The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce is led by President James B. Struzzi II and Board of Directors Chairman Robert Kane. Through a committed Executive Board and Board of Directors, the Chamber strives to make Indiana County an ideal setting for businesses to grow and prosper. The Chamber serves to promote our local economy and works to create new opportunities for our members, businesses and people of Indiana County. The Indiana County Chamber is strongly committed to attracting more business and customers to our community through continued partnerships with the Indiana County Commissioners, the Indiana County Development Corporation and the Indiana County Center for Economic Operations.
Indiana County has much to offer businesses and their employees. The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce will work with you to relocate or establish your business here. Indiana County has some of best assets the region has to offer: thriving economic opportunities in the Marcellus Shale and oil, gas and energy industries, agriculture, several pad-ready industrial parks and Keystone Opportunity Zones, exceptional educational and academic institutions like WyoTech, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Cambria-Rowe Business College and others; headquarters for large employers like S&T Bank, First Commonwealth Bank, Diamond Drugs, Indiana Regional Medical Center, Specialty Tires plus many, many smaller and unique business that keep the window fronts in our communities and shining, alive and prosperous.
From a family perspective, Indiana County features great schools, superb youth athletic programs, wonderful parks and outdoor opportunities, an extensive network of walking and biking trails and small town communities that thrive. The people of Indiana County smile when they meet you on the street. Indiana County is known as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” and the birthplace of actor Jimmy Stewart. We are also home to many Amish residents and community of Smicksburg, famous for its crafts, bakeries and cultural activities. If you are considering Indiana County for your business, contact us today. We will do whatever takes to help you be successful and become a part of the wonderful Indiana County community