Investing in Wabash County Comes with Wonderful Benefits!

Grow Wabash County has long centered its mission around five main pillars of focus: Entrepreneurship, Livability, Business Development, Workforce Development, and Investor Services.

As a Grow Wabash County investor, you get the opportunity of enjoying direct benefits coming back to your business through our events, programs and advocacy year around. Grow Wabash County can help your business develop new connections within the business community as well as strengthen your current networks which benefits all of us!

Your investment also allows for you to be part of the “big picture” of a more prosperous Wabash County and the belief that a rising tide raises all ships.  We handle business recruitment for the county and we are at the forefront of multi-faceted efforts to grow Wabash County's population.

Networking & Connections

  • Business featured during Gift Check and Shop Local holiday promotions
  • Educational Events done quarterly that are FREE for GWC investors
  • Ribbon Cuttings, Open Houses, Groundbreakings, Awards and Celebrations of Your Business Milestones
  • Early bird access to soon-to-be sold out shows, VIP pre-sale, and discounted tickets to Honeywell Arts & Entertainment shows
  • Exclusive discount to Leadership Development Wabash County - Newest cohort starts Fall 2024
  • FREE Membership into the Young Professionals of Wabash County Organization

Annual Events

  • State of Our Communities -------- Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024
  • Salute to Ag ----------------------- Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 (Featuring Farm Family of the Year)
  • Honor Student Luncheon --------- Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • WACCY Golf Outing ------------- Wednesday, June 5, 2024
  • Annual Dinner ------------------------ Thursday, Oct. 10, 2024 (Featuring Business & Distinguished Citizen of the Year)

    We are also always open to welcoming new members onto our planning committees for these events, so if there is one you particularly have an interest in, email Jana at to get involved!

Resources to Help You Grow

  • Business expansion support through government liaison, incentives, site selection, and other economic services
  • Certificate of Origin FREE
  • Certification scholarships to help upskill your employees and the local workforce
  • Child Care scholarships for your employees to utilize
  • Connections to FREE business consulting
  • Information about upcoming training & certification programs

Marketing Opportunities

  • Company Listing on our website and Wabash County guides to boost your business' SEO and visibility
  • Inclusion of milestones, new hires, any exciting news in the Wabash County Business Journal
  • One-on-One work with our marketing manager to help brainstorm marketing ideas for your business/etc.
  • Social Media shout-outs, spotlights, etc.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities for events & programs that include your logo/name on marketing materials
  • Weekly E-Mail Blast: sent to over 2,180 people each Friday; send in your promotions, job listings, & news to be included in the newsletter ALL FREE, as an investor benefit 

Member Information Center (MIC) Online Portal

  • Ability to update company information/reps to keep you and your team in the loop
  • Access to our Community Calendar to promote your events & to view other events
  • Hot Deals to encourage people to shop at your business & take advantage of
  • Job Postings & email blast to help complete your team

Gift Check Program

Grow Wabash County Gift Checks are the perfect gift for friends, family and co-workers. The premise is simple. When someone buys a Grow Wabash County Gift Check, the gift recipient can spend their gift check money at ANY of our investors' businesses. These gift checks keep money local, cycling through the Wabash County business community. And that's a gift that keeps on giving!