Posts Tagged with ‘Business’
September 23, 2015
The Rockford Chamber Business Expo will take place on September 23. Attend seminars, and learn about and network with Rockford area businesses. Sept 23 Giovanni’s Restaurant and Convention Center 610 N. Bell School Road Rockford, IL 61107 815-987-8100 Exhibitor space is available, but is limited and going fast! Click here for more information or to register.
August 12, 2015
McHenry County College will host an event for area businesses interested in reaching the Indonesian market. August 12 8am – 10am McHenry County College Shah Center 4100 Shamrock Lane McHenry, IL 60050 Call 815-363-2110 to register. Click here to read the full article.
June 5, 2015
On June 5, Waubonsee Community College will be hosting the workshop To Make a Connection: Connecting Communities to Illinois Business Opportunities. The event is presented by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services. Topics will include information on how businesses can register with the state to access contract opportunities, certification programs, and procurement. Harriet Parker, […]
May 22, 2015
Marcus Westbury, founding director of non-profit group Renew Newcastle, helped revitalize the manufacturing community in Newcastle, Australia. The once thriving city was in the midst of an economic depression when he brought landlords, entrepreneurs, and artists together to transform vacant properties into thriving operational facilities. Kankakee, IL is in a similar situation now. It was once […]
May 8, 2015
Groups from the Illinois Valley area, including LaSalle, Peru, Streator, Spring Valley, and Princeton have come together in an effort to attract jobs and businesses to the area. The group hopes to form the new Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of North Central Illinois in order to reach out to investors and businesses and bring them […]
April 16, 2015
Using some strong language, Illinois Governor Rauner recently stated his commitment to bring jobs to Illinois, and away from states that have been taking businesses away. The Governor singled out Indiana, as well as Wisconsin and Texas, as states that have been trying to “poach” from Illinois since 2011, when Illinois had to raise corporate […]
November 22, 2014
DeKalb County is hoping to attract more businesses, as well as strengthen and expand the position of those already in the area. The County Board is considering applying for approval to establish an enterprise zone that will provide incentives such as property tax breaks, discounts and sales tax relief on manufacturing equipment and construction materials […]