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Past Events


enLIGHTen with Indiana Secretary
of Commerce, Jim Schellinger

enLIGHTen is a LIVE EVENT series, hosted by Lisa Varga, which will feature outstanding guest speakers from local cities, and around the world to help educate, motivate, and inspire.


The premier enLIGHTen event will kick off with Indiana's Secretary of Commerce, Jim Schellinger. The event will take place at the South Bend Civic Theatre, on July 8, 2020 at 6 PM.

Jim Schellinger is serving as a member of Governor Eric Holcomb’s cabinet and leading the state’s domestic and international economic development.


Secretary Schellinger previously served as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation under Governor Mike Pence, helping lead Indiana business growth and Hoosier job creation efforts as well as key initiatives like the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative and the state’s $1 Billion Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative. Schellinger was appointed to the role in August 2015 after serving two years as a member of the IEDC Board of Directors. 

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