Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations and businesses to help with your relocation or expansion:
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
DCEO's Office of Business Development administers a wide array of programs and services designed to help Illinois businesses thrive in today's economy. It offers expansion incentives, technology support services, access to capital, global marketing expertise, and job training and education for workers.
500 E Monroe Street, Springfield, IL 62701 (Map & Aerial View)
Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private non-profit destination and marketing organization whose mission involves promoting our area to the traveling public, facilitating and encouraging the development of 'new' and the enhancement of existing tourism related products & services and educating our various publics about the value and impact of tourism as a revenue generator and job creator for our local community and the state of Illinois.
43 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506 (Map & Aerial View)
Champaign County Economic Development Corp.
The CCEDC is a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development. It coordinates with a number of other key organizations in the area to promote an environment in which business thrives.
1817 S. Neil St., Ste. 100, Champaign, IL 61820 (Map & Aerial View)
Elgin Development Group
The Department is here to help you begin the process of creating and growing a successful business. Its objective is to expedite the development process. This may be something as simple as providing a basic demographic report or referring you to a contact within a city department. At the other extreme, its economic development professionals will set up site tours & arrange private meetings with the appropriate parties at the local, county & state levels to win your business.
31 S. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120 (Map & Aerial View)
Far South Community Development Corporation
Through planning & collaboration with private developers, governmental entities & other stake holders, the Far South Community Development Corp. (Far South CDC) strives to facilitate & foster quality retail businesses meeting the needs of the community, new industrial uses & new rehabilitated commercial & residential real estate developments that will create jobs & improve the quality of life for all people who live & work in its service area.
9923 S. Halsted St., Ste. D, Chicago, IL 60628 (Map & Aerial View)
(773) 941-5252 Fax
Quad Cities First
Quad Cities First is the lead Bi-State economic development organization for Eastern IA & Western Illinois. Our centralized region, the only place in North America where the Mississippi River & Interstate 80 intersect, offers multi-modal transportation affording easy, cost-effective access to domestic & international markets.
622 19th St., Moline, IL 61265 (Map & Aerial View)
Regional Economic Development Corporation
Promoting economic growth and industrial development in Williamson County and Southern Illinois.
2305 West Main Street, Marion, IL 62959 (Map & Aerial View)
Will County Center for Economic Development
The CED is a dynamic organization that brings the public and private sectors together creating an environment where successful businesses will prosper by providing a forum for communication, cooperation, and collaboration between the public and private sectors.
116 North Chicago Street, Suite 101, Joliet, IL 60432 (Map & Aerial View)
World Business Chicago
World Business Chicago (WBC) is the city's economic development office, coordinating business retention, attraction and expansion efforts in order to spur and accelerate economic growth. WBC raises Chicago's profile as a premier business destination and serves as a resource for companies.
177 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60601 (Map & Aerial View)
Illinois Industrial News:
Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Declined Over Past Year
Looking to reach Illinois manufacturers? Access the Illinois Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 2/12/2014. All other stats updated on 2/12/2013. Listings updated on 3/11/2014.