Trade/Business Associations

Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)

Phone 812.335.7346
Address 400 W. 7th Street, Suite 101
Bloomington, IN 47404

The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is the lead business retention, development and attraction entity for Bloomington and Monroe County, Indiana; the lead intermediary between local businesses and state and federal economic development assistance programs, and the host of the Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership (BLSP) and the Bloomington Technology Partnership (BTP). BEDC focuses on talent retention and attraction, business development and partnerships with Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington.


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Bloomington


A Bloomington based group of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. See website for meeting dates and locations.


Bloomington Board of Realtors

Contact Bill Purcell (Director)
Phone 339-1301
Email elizabeth [dot] kehoe [at] homefinder [dot] org
Address 116 S. Madison St. Ste. B
P O Box 1478
Bloomington, IN 47402

The Bloomington Board of REALTORS® is a professional trade association representing REALTORS® in Monroe and Owen Counties, Indiana. Chartered in 1947, BBOR maintains affiliations with the National and Indiana Associations of REALTORS®, and the many institutes, societies and councils that offer professional accreditation to its members. BBOR and its members maintain at the core of their activities the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, the first of its kind among professional trade associations. BBOR consists of nearly 500 REALTOR® members, including real estate brokers, agents, and appraisers, and another 60 Affiliate members who provide services to the real estate community. Bloomington Board of REALTORS® is the sole shareholder of its two subsidiary companies, Bloomington Multiple Listing Service, Inc. and BBOR Publications, Inc.

Email info [at] homefinder [dot] org
Year Established 1947

Monroe County Building Association

Contact Jordyn McIntyre (Director)
Phone (812) 332-7480
Email geninfo [at] mcbaindiana [dot] org
Hours Call or visit web site for more information.

The MCBA is an association dedicated to the belief that all Americans should have the right to fulfill their dream of home ownership.


Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

Contact Christy Gillenwater (President and CEO)
Phone (812) 336-6381
Email info [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
Address 400 W. Seventh St., ste. 102
P.O. Box 1302
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours Monday through Thursday, 8am - 5pm; Friday 8am - 4pm
Description The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping build better business and better community.
Additional Contact Heather Robinson (Vice President of Operations)
Email hrobinson [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
Additional Contact Katie Bruhn (Administrative Assistant)
Email kbruhn [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org

Commission for Bloomington Downtown

Contact Talisha Coppock (Director)
Phone 812-336-3681
Description Provides services to retail and service businesses in downtown Bloomington. Sponsors downtown special events such as Taste of Bloomington, 4th of July Parade, and Canopy of Lights.

Monroe County Apartment Association (MCAA)

Phone 331-RENT (7368)
Email director [at] mcaaonline [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 202
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours Meets monthly for a meal and speaker. Call for meeting place and time.
Description Monroe County Apartment Association Mission Statement: The MCAA's mission is to serve the interests of and maintain a high level of professionalism within the single and multi-family housing industry (its owners, developers, managers, staff and suppliers of products and services) to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.
Additional Contact Doug Horn (President)
Phone 812-339-4676
Email doughorn [at] hpiu [dot] com

Ellettsville Chamber of Commerce

Contact Gary Brinley (President)
Phone (812) 876-6611
Email gbrinley [at] peoples-bank [dot] com
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm
Description The Ellettsville Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the business community and provides the glue in a mosaic of community partners working together to make Ellettsville a more vibrant, productive, and cohesive community. The Chamber, established in 1960, continues to preserve the twon's image and help make the community a better place to work and live.
Additional Contact Kenny Williams (Vice President)
Email kenny [dot] williams [at] edwardjones [dot] com

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc.

Phone (317) 252-5900
Email info [at] jaindy [dot] org
Description Our purpose is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Locally, our vision is to know we have changed lives by connecting people in a business education community. Junior Achievement offers curricula for students Kindergarten through the 12th grade. Programs are administered to our participating schools and individuals by licensed classroom teachers, volunteers, business professionals and JACI staff.
Phone (877) 252-5224
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