The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce started out as Indianapolis Commercial Club when it was formed in 1890. Today, we’ve grown to one of the largest Chamber of Commerce organizations in the U.S., with over 3,800 members, representing over 232,000 employees in central Indiana.
A partnership with the Indianapolis Chamber provides value through connecting, advocating, savings and educating members.
Our members also make an investment in our community. The Indianapolis Chamber works to be the leader in making Indianapolis the best place to live and do business.
The Indianapolis Chamber provides numerous services, including business retention and attraction, programs and events, member benefits to improve members' bottom line, solutions to members' challenges to be green, government advocacy, and more to create and sustain a positive business climate for our community, including demonstrating a commitment to small businesses and economic prosperity.
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) is an international not-for-profit trade association first established in 1980 to represent and promote the interests of the hearth products industry in North America. In 2002, the Hearth Products Association (HPA) merged with the Barbecue Industry Association (BIA) to form HPBA. The association includes manufacturers, retailers, distributors, manufacturers' representatives, service and installation firms, and other companies and individuals - all having business interests in and related to the hearth, patio, and barbecue products industries. For more information on the activities of the HPBA, please download our 2008 HPBA Annual Report.
HPBA's members manufacture, import, distribute, sell, service, and represent products that include:
Factory-built fireplaces, gas logs, inserts, and accessories
Wood, pellet, coal, gas and electric stoves
Barbecues, grills, smokers and accessories
Patio furniture and accessories
NFI's objective is to increase public safety by establishing meaningful credentials for professionals involved in planning and installing residential hearth appliances and venting systems.
NFI certifies planners and installers in three hearth product categories based on fuel type:
NFI Gas Specialist
NFI Woodburning Specialist
NFI Pellet Specialist
NFI also recognizes individuals who have successfully gained all three NFI Certifications as Master Hearth Professionals. These individuals have reached the highest level of certification in the hearth industry.
The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) is the only professional association dedicated to the Architectural Openings Industry. With the purpose of advancing life safety and security within the built environment, DHI represents the North American openings marketplace as the advocate and primary resource for information, professional development and certification. With the focus on our members, DHI strives to be the indispensable resource for industry trends, best business practices and advanced education. DHI remains a powerful advocate for creating a favorable code environment in the life safety and security industry.
The Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety, Inc. (MICCS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving zero injury on construction and facilities maintenance job sites.
MICCS is governed by a Board of Directors that represents every segment of the construction industry. Our members include construction companies, users of construction services ("owners"), design professionals and construction-affiliated organizations and companies.
The Building Partners of Central Indiana exists to facilitate a more efficient, innovative, and price effective method for a group of Select Custom Builders to sell homes, remodeling projects, or commercial projects in partnership with a group of Preferred Vendors.
Because of this cooperation and team work, the BPCI is continually raising the bar for what it means to be a member of this group for both the Builders and the Vendors, which serves only to enhance the homebuyers experience when they deal with one of select custom builders.