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Nine counties: Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh

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Southwest Indiana, a nine-county region anchored by Evansville, is seeking ways to stimulate job growth and attract high tech jobs in high growth industries. As a 2nd Generation WIRED region, Southwest Indiana plans to help revitalize the region's economy and empower workers to compete for jobs in today's global economy.

Southwest Indiana Go (SWIGO) was formed to develop and implement strategies to expand employment and advancement opportunities and catalyze the creation of high skill and high wage opportunities. As part of their proposal to participate in the WIRED Initiative, they established five core objectives for improving the economic conditions in the region:

  1. Collaboration and new governance
  2. Networking
  3. Connectivity
  4. Restructured incentives
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