Business & Entrepreneurial Services Center


The Business & Entrepreneurial Services Center of West Central Indiana (BES Center) is located on the Greencastle campus of Ivy Tech Community College and offers a wide variety of services and resources.  This includes a diverse and comprehensive opportunity for individuals to grow, expand and increase their knowledge to become a successful entrepreneur and business owner. Services and resources include the following:

Opportunity Knocks Seminar Series

Six seminars that connect the steps to create a strong foundation to start up and grow your business or sustain organizational success.

Earn a certificate of completion after attending all six seminars:

  • Launch Your Own Business
  • Research, Plan & Start Your Business
  • Branding, Marketing & Advertising
  • Marketing Plan & Template
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Accounting Basics

Seminars are conducted in partnership with the BES Center, Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) and the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce. Click here for a current seminar schedule, details and registration.

Enterprise Center

Engage entrepreneurs, brainstorm your ideas, learn through educational opportunities and prepare to launch your business and career as an entrepreneur.


Appointments available with experienced entrepreneurs and business advisors.

Speaker Series

The inaugural Speaker Series entrepreneur, "Famous Dave" Anderson, offered wonderful insights, humor and life experience. Other local, regional, national and international entrepreneurs will join us in 2014 to continue to bring the face of entrepreneurship to West Central Indiana.

Contact:
Brad Johnson
brjohnso@ivytech.edu
(800) 750-3007 x5002
Brandy Anderson,
Administrative Assistant
banderson26@ivytech.edu
(800) 750-3007 x5031

Community Partners in Entrepreneurship

Partners providing resources for business development, education and mentoring.

CACFID and Redevelopment Commission

DePauw University McDermond Management Fellows Program