Dearborn County Chamber Will Host the Annual Business Breakfast presented by Friendship on April 18th

This year the event will celebrate entrepreneurship, leadership and the future of small business

The Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that the Annual Business Breakfast presented by Friendship State Bank and Friendship Insurance is scheduled for April 18th at Perfect North Slopes. This event promises to be a dynamic gathering of local business leaders, entrepreneurs, and community stakeholders, highlighting the spirit of innovation, leadership, and technological advancement in the region.

The Annual Business Breakfast serves as a cornerstone event for the Dearborn County business community, offering an invaluable platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and recognition of outstanding achievements. This year’s breakfast will feature several key components:

DICE Challenge Awards Presentation: The morning will kick off with the presentation of awards for the Dreams, Ingenuity, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (DICE) Challenge. The DICE Challenge is a regional competition in which high school students develop a business plan and pitch their dream to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs. Their business idea and plan are evaluated and ranked, with the top 3 teams receiving an investment into their futures.

Launch of Leadership Dearborn: The Chamber will officially launch the Leadership Dearborn program during the breakfast. Leadership Dearborn is a prestigious initiative designed to cultivate and empower emerging leaders within the county, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and networks necessary to drive positive change and innovation in their respective fields.

Panel Discussion: The Future of Technology for Small Businesses: A panel of distinguished experts will engage in an insightful discussion on the future of technology for small businesses. From leveraging digital tools to enhance productivity and efficiency to navigating emerging trends such as AI and, attendees will gain valuable insights into harnessing technology for sustained success in today’s competitive landscape.

“We are excited to host the Annual Business Breakfast once again, bringing together our vibrant business community to celebrate innovation, leadership, and highlight the rapidly changing landscape facing local small business owners” said Eric Kranz President/CEO of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. “This event underscores our commitment to supporting regional businesses, fostering talent, and driving economic growth and prosperity across Southeast Indiana.”

The Annual Business Breakfast presented by Friendship will take place on April 18th at Perfect North Slopes. Registration begins at 7:30am and breakfast will begin at 8am. Tickets are available for purchase through the Chamber’s website ( or by contacting the Chamber directly at 812-537-0814.

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