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)
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)
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)
South Central Regional Planning
Professional Planning Assistance; Technical Staff Assistance and Expertise; Innovative & beneficial business & community development; financing programs designed to backstop local public sector programs & cooperate with the conventional financing traditionally offered by the area's financial community; Grant Writing & Management Services; Sponsorship of Regionally-Administered Programs.
120 S. Delmar Ave., Ste. A, Salem, IL 62881 (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:
Industrial Guide Reports Illinois Manufacturers Saw One Percent Increase In Employment Over Past Year (2/19/2013)
Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Increased A Half Percent Over Past Year (2/7/2012)
Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Declined 2.9% Over Past Year (11/29/2010)
Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Declined 5.7% Over Year (1/8/2010)
Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Down 2.1% Over Past Year (1/16/2009)
State Industrial Directory Reports Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Down 1.5%; Plants Down 1.9% (1/29/2008)
State Industrial Directory Reports Illinois Manufacturing Jobs Down 2.7% (2/13/2007)
Illinois Gains Plants But Loses Manufacturing Jobs, Reports State Manufacturing Guide (2/20/2006)
Looking to reach Illinois manufacturers? Access the Illinois Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 5/17/2013. All other stats updated on 5/17/2013. Listings updated on 5/21/2013.