Accounting & Tax Services

RSM US LLP

RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 12,000 people in 87 cities and four locations in Canada. RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed.

BKD CPA Firms

Changes in our tax laws are one of the few constants of American life. Every change adds a new layer of complexity to an already complicated process. At BKD, our tax consultants work full time to keep up with these changes.

Miller Cooper & Co Ltd

From automotive dealers through technology innovators, Miller Cooper principals and staff bring deep industry expertise in a wide range of industry sectors, and in serving government entities, school districts and nonprofit organizations.

Crowe LLP

Crowe LLP uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services.

Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams Ltd (ORBA)

While tax, consulting and accounting work is our trade, we are in the relationship business. ORBA helps privately-held companies and high-achieving individuals make and implement smart, confident, future-focused decisions. By guiding clients to the best way forward, we help you  sustain and accelerate success.

Sikich LLP

For more than 30 years, Sikich has been supporting manufacturing and distribution companies with challenges and opportunities related to accounting, advisory and technology solutions. Our experts serve a wide variety of specialties and understand what it takes to overcome the challenges facing the industry and how to remain sustainable for long-term success. Find out more at www.sikich.com.

Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.

Certified Public Accounts: Accounting;  Auditing & Assurance; Tax Strategies & Preparation; Outsourced Business Services; Business Valuations; and Business Advisory Services

Martin Hood LLC

Martin Hood is dedicated to providing practical advice and excellent service to businesses, organizations and individuals. Learn how you can benefit from our collaborative approach and direct your financial future toward success.

Banking & Insurance Services

Bank of America

Better Drives Us
We get things done. Immersing ourselves in the communities, industries and businesses that we serve. Striving always to deliver more and do better for our clients.
That’s our promise.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Having the information you need at your fingertips is vital when making business decisions. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, we are committed to providing the resources, tools and information you need to help you make the best choices for your employees and your business.

BMO Harris Bank

BMO is a leading bank driven by a single purpose: to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. Everywhere we do business, we’re focused on building, investing and transforming how we work to drive performance and continue growing the good.

CNA Financial Corp

As a manufacturer in a challenging marketplace, you strive to keep your plant efficient, competitive and profitable. Your facility, equipment breakdowns, supplier or distributor problems, product transmission or liability or employee safety: Nearly everything in the industry carries risk.

US Bank

At U.S. Bank, we believe your company can reach its goals, no matter how ambitious, and we have the products and services to help you reach them. Start making your possible happen today. Member FDIC.

State Farm Insurance Co

State Farm is a mutual company that makes its primary focus its policyholders. Our more than 58,000 employees and more than 19,000 independent contractor agents service 83 million policies and accounts throughout the U.S.

Leaders Bank

Leaders Bank provides the financial services you need to run your business effectively. Because we focus on private business owners, their families and other entrepreneurs, we know how to customize solutions to meet your exact needs.

Sentry Insurance

At Sentry—because we are a mutual insurance company—our business is built on a foundation of service to our policyholders. Although we’ve grown and changed a lot over the past 110 years, one thing hasn’t changed. We still work to serve our policyholders, and to help their businesses thrive.

First American Equipment Finance

Project Financing for Innovative Organizations

Wells Fargo

For generations, we’ve been helping people go further. From exchanging gold coins for paper checks to enabling online transactions, we’re continually innovating so our customers can get ahead.

The Horton Group

Horton is an insurance, employee benefits and risk advisory firm that leads clients with complex needs and limited resources to a higher level of performance. We help clients understand enterprise risk and offer solutions to turn these perceived costs into a competitive advantage.

Amerisure Insurance Co

Amerisure is an insurance organization charged with creating exceptional value for its Partners for Success® agencies, employees and policyholders.

Zurich North America Insurance

Zurich has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Founded in Switzerland in 1872, Zurich expanded to North America in 1912 and grew into a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and services in the U.S. and Canada. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology. In rapidly changing times, our people remain committed to protect you, inspire confidence and help you reach your full potential.

Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

Dedicated to building confidence together with you.

Your trusted global insurance and consulting partner.

AllState Insurance Company

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) protects people from life’s uncertainties with more than 113 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass, SquareTrade and Answer Financial brands. Allstate is widely known from the slogan “You’re in Good Hands with Allstate.”

Equitable

Equitable, a subsidiary of Equitable Holdings (NYSE: EQH), has been one of America’s leading financial services providers since 1859. With the mission to help clients secure their financial well-being, the company provides advice, protection and retirement strategies to individuals, families and small businesses. Equitable has more than 8,000 employees and Equitable Advisors financial professionals and serves 2.8 million clients across the country.

Gallagher Insurance, Risk Management and Consulting

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services.  We help clients face challenges and provide effective solutions by delivering a comprehensive approach to benefits, compensation, retirement, employee communication, wellbeing and engagement and workplace culture – everything that an employer needs to attract and retain talent to fulfill its business mission.

Legal Services

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Whether your legal needs are local, national or international, we invite you to discover the advantages of working with Barnes & Thornburg.

Ice Miller LLP

We help clients overcome challenges, efficiently close the transaction, and facilitate their ability to responsibly manage their investment. We understand market conditions, and how changing conditions can impact investment objectives and terms.

Horwood Marcus & Berk

Horwood Marcus & Berk combines the resources and diversity of a sophisticated commercial law practice with the entrepreneurial atmosphere and creativity of a boutique law firm. We provide world-class resources to clients by drawing on the firm’s demonstrated capabilities and relationships to build a team of professionals with proven experience.

Jackson Lewis PC

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms.

Nisen & Elliott, LLC

Our national client base relies on the firm’s attorneys in practice areas including mergers and acquisitions, litigation, financial services, real estate, employee benefits, tax planning, trusts and estates, arbitration and mediation.

Miller Canfield

Since 1852, Miller Canfield’s collaborative approach, deep resources and network of local, regional and worldwide relationships have helped our lawyers get work done quickly, efficiently and successfully for our clients.

HeplerBroom LLC

HeplerBroom handles cases in a wide variety of areas, primarily representing defendants in civil law suits including class action, pharmaceutical & medical devices, products liability, personal injury, asbestos & toxic tort, labor & employment, medical & professional liability, nursing home law, insurance law, commercial & antitrust litigation as well as white collar criminal defense.

Taft Chicago

Taft Chicago is immersed in the city’s numerous business and cultural offerings. Our Chicago attorneys are equipped to serve clients from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses. The office concentrates on matters involving real estate, zoning, gaming, government relations and public finance, as well as litigation of all types including employment and intellectual property.

Husch Blackwell LLP

Understanding our client’s industry is at the core of how we function, starting with a transformation of our entire operation into industry teams.

SmithAmundsen LLC

Our philosophy is simple – put the client first. At SmithAmundsen, our more than 180 attorneys spend each day providing exceptional client service to commercial organizations in the areas of labor and employment, litigation and business transactions. Our clients are Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, government agencies, insurers, restaurant owners, financial institutions and small business owners. Our strength is in our commitment to understanding our clients’ business objectives and successfully partnering with them to meet those objectives. We value long-term relationships with our clients because when we genuinely understand the industries in which they operate we are able to provide more strategic and innovative legal advice. Please visit www.salawus.com for more information.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. We opened our doors on February 1, 2020, uniting Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath, two firms known for exceptional legal and consulting capabilities and a commitment to service excellence. Clients are at the start — and the heart — of everything we do.

Vedder Price

Vedder Price is a thriving, business-focused law firm with a global reach. With 300 attorneys and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and industries from our strategically located offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore. We provide high-value legal counsel to manufacturers in labor and employment, real estate, environmental and litigation matters, as well as in corporate finance and transactions.

Banner Witcoff

Banner Witcoff is the trusted partner of choice for protecting and enforcing intellectual property, completely.

Lathrop GPM

Lathrop GPM serves a client base whose businesses form the backbone of our economy. Our clients run factories, build skylines, cure diseases, create jobs and power our world. And we work alongside them the entire way – immersing ourselves in our clients’ organizations and partnering with them to understand the big picture, so we can think past the day-to-day and help our clients anticipate future challenges. From the research lab to the factory floor, from oil fields to skyscrapers – we work as one integrated team to help our clients achieve their most important objectives.

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Understand. Innovate. Solve. These three values have inspired our work for clients since our founding in 1895. Likewise, they have helped fuel our growth from a local firm to one serving clients on a regional, national and international scale.

Laner Munchin, Ltd.

Laner Muchin exclusively represents management in employment-related litigation, labor relations, employment law counseling, employee benefits, executive compensation, and business immigration matters.

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Dinsmore is a national law firm where accomplishment is the center of everything we do. Striving for the highest levels of professionalism, skill, and accountability, we challenge ourselves to be better attorneys and higher achievers for our clients.

Plant Services

Heritage-Crystal Clean

Heritage-Crystal Clean is a provider of Parts Cleaning, Used Oil Pick-up, Re-Refining Hazardous & Non-Hazardous Waste. HCC also offers Waste Drum services, Vacuum Services and Absorbent Services.

Aramark Uniform Services

Get a clean, crisp image with our flexible uniform and supply programs. Our services help enhance your customer and employee experience so your business runs smoothly. See how our uniform and supplies services can impact your business.

Waste Management Inc - Midwest

Regardless of your company’s size or industry we can create a custom waste pickup program that meets your needs and helps protect the environment.

Air Services Company

We take pride in helping our customers with solutions that will provide them with lowest cost to own compressed air systems.

Alarm Detection Systems Inc

Family owned and operated since 1968, Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. (ADS) understands that nothing is more important than the safety of your family and the protection of your business.

Ameren Illinois

Every day, Ameren is working hard to provide more reliable energy, reduce outages and restore power faster than ever before. It’s all part of our ongoing commitment to keep pace with future energy needs, as we proudly continue to serve, support and invest in the communities we call home.

Bornquist Inc.

Bornquist, Inc. is your source for Fluid Handling Products and Services, from basic hydronic and plumbing equipment to high end, fully engineered systems and pre-packaged assemblies.

The Carpet & Rug Institute

Our purpose is to provide science-based information about carpet and rugs – from health benefits to improved air quality to care and cleaning. If you’ve got questions, CRI is the place to find answers.

Surplus Record Machinery & Equipment Directory

Surplus Record, is the leading independent business directory of surplus and used capital equipment, machine tools, machinery, and industrial equipment, listing over 70,000 industrial assets. A Free Buyers-Sellers bulletin board for buying or selling equipment is also available.

SourceDay

SourceDay’s SaaS solution creates real-time visibility and accountability between you and your suppliers. 1,000’s of manufacturers, retailers, and distributors trust SourceDay to help their teams reduce costs, protect revenue, and improve cash flow. By improving visibility and eliminating risks associated with constant PO changes, lack of communication and inaccurate ERP data, SourceDay empowers its users to save money and meet more customer commitments.

item America, LLC

item is the pioneer and a global market leader in building kit systems for industrial applications. We’ve been designing and marketing construction solutions for machinery, fixtures, and plants since 1976. Today, the item product portfolio includes more than 4,000 high-quality components designed for use in machine bases, workbenches, automation solutions, and lean production applications.

Peerless Cleaning & Restoration Services

Peerless has been serving the needs of residents and businesses in Central Illinois since 1945. As your local cleaning experts, we are here to help you with all of your cleaning needs including dry cleaning, carpet cleaning, air duct cleaning, emergency restoration, sanitizing, and more for both residential and commercial properties. No matter your cleaning needs, Peerless is here for you.

Google

Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Verizon

We don’t wait for the future. We build it.

BossTek

Whether you’re dealing with dust, odor, or heat, we have the solution. Guaranteed.

Visual Decisions

At Visual Decisions, we help our customers combine the Smart Factory with the Lean Factory to drive improvements to Cost, Throughput and Quality. We have a unique approach to help customers adapt processes to take advantage of the new capabilities and help establish a true data-driven manufacturing culture.

The Cary Company

Founded in 1895, the Cary Company is the ultimate destination for containers, filtration products, temperature control products and more. With warehouses and salespeople across the U.S., we’re equipped to meet any requirement our customers have. Our huge product lineup and partnerships with top manufacturers set us apart from the competition. From competitive pricing to exceptional customer service, The Cary Company is synonymous with excellence—if you’re looking for a business partner who embodies innovation, look no further.

ILMO Products Company

ILMO Products Company is a single-source provider of medical, industrial, and laboratory gases. Additionally, ILMO offers welding equipment, sales, service, and supply. The Floreth family started the company in 1913, and operations now encompass central and southern Illinois along with northeastern Missouri.

Vitco Steel Supply Corp

Vitco Steel Supply Corporation has been a dependable source of supply for high quality slit steel products since 1971. Today, through a continuing program of modernization and updating of processing equipment and handling methods, our quality and service is better than ever.

TRI Industries

TRI Industries is a leading provider of remanufactured imaging supplies. We feature quality-tested AbilityOne products that are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. TRI’s high-performance, eco-friendly office supplies will support your business, budget, and environmental objectives. Our knowledgeable staff members are committed and eager to assist you with personalized office solutions and prompt delivery.

eAlliance Corporation

Let eAlliance help you with simple and complex automated business processes, using Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning and Chatbot solutions. We specialize in automation for Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Procurement, HR/Payroll and other areas, improving the bottom line and empowering your workforce.

Comcast Business

Help your business stay connected, secure, and ready for what’s next

Neuco, Inc.

Neuco is the leading master distributor of HVACR controls in North America, providing replacement parts to wholesale distributors throughout the United States and Canada.

Safer Foundation

Achieving Equal Employment Opportunities for people with criminal records, thereby transforming communities and generations.

AM Transport Services

Providing outsourced logistics services to manufacturers and distributors.

HR, Recruiting, & Training Services

Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)

As a catalyst for transforming the state of manufacturing, IMEC helps organizations optimize operating capacity, implement advanced product and process innovations, increase sales and enter new markets, and improve profitability.

Performance Learning Solutions

PLS Safety provides superior occupational safety and health services to employers throughout North America.  Since 2001, we have helped our customers eliminate the potential for work-related injury and maximize productivity, by reducing unsafe acts and workflow interruptions.  Our results-oriented safety training, consulting, staffing and standby rescue services are customized to provide your company with the expert resources needed for the work you do.

The Overture Group

The Overture Group is a leading search and compensation consulting firm specialized in executive and professional positions in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Operations and Technology serving the middle market.

Beattie & Associates

Beattie & Associates is an employee benefits firm focused on providing progressive strategies, expertise, experience and resources to organizations to help them define and meet their benefit objectives.

L P Management Services

The professional consulting team at LP Management Services is dedicated to providing quality operational and safety consultation services at all levels in critical and mixed-use facilities, manufacturing plants or healthcare facilities. We partner with financial institutions, property management companies and electrical/mechanical contractors to develop comprehensive loss prevention programs.

Paycor

With nearly 3,000 Manufacturing clients nationwide, Paycor is the first industry specialized HCM company with technology built to help solve the complex challenges manufacturers face. We tout a best-in-class recruiting tool, learning management system, compliance by state and city, automated blended overtime, shift differential calculations and more. Paycor’s market differentiating implementation process is designed to meet the needs of manufacturers, from the first phase of understanding your requirements through ongoing support.

Consulting Services

Inland Real Estate Group Inc

Inland is one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance groups. As a business incubator, we specialize in creating, developing and supporting member companies that provide commercial real estate-related services and alternative investment funds, including limited partnerships, institutional funds and non-listed and listed REITs, and real estate services for both Inland member companies and third parties.

DCC Marketing

DCC Marketing, is a women-owned, full-service integrated marketing and communications agency. Our marketing strategies drive sales by connecting our client’s brand value to the needs’ of their client’s target audience. We work with clients from building their brand strategy to delivering tactical marketing needs including, video, social and digital advertising. Our business model is centered on implementing strategies and ideas that drive business goals. We are an extension of our clients’ marketing teams and measure our success through their success.

Prairie States Enterprises Inc.

Come to Prairie States and you’ll enjoy cutting edge health benefits administration with a human touch. It’s a difference you’ll notice the very first moment we start working together and one you’ll wonder how you ever did without.

Elite Electronic Engineering Co

As leaders in the EMC industry since 1954, we at Elite take pride in the capabilities of our chambers and equipment, as well as, pride in our staff’s depth of knowledge and dedication to our customers.

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.

For over 30 years, we have helped our clients balance environmental objectives with business realities.

Prescient Solutions

Prescient Solutions is an IT outsourcer, using a cloud-based model to provide IT solutions to small, mid-sized, global organizations and government entities for over 20 years. Prescient Shared Services allow any size organization to cost-effectively manage IT resources and increase its bottom line.

Vertical Incorporated

Listening to you and learning about your organization, we discover your intrinsic value. We craft your story in a way that resonates and persuades. We design materials and digital experiences that captivate and engage. Most importantly, we help sell your value. Clients trust us. We’re proud of that.

Doppio Group

Doppio is a technology consulting firm focused on integrating and automating supply chain data. Our global team of experts serves manufacturing and distribution organizations by maximizing IT investments through implementation/integration engagements and managed services. We bring our customers’ visions to life through technology.

Roux Associates, Inc.

Roux is a professional services firm providing a broad range of consulting and project management services to solve complex environmental issues associated with air, water, and land. We have been providing these services to an impressive list of Fortune 500 and public sector clients nationwide for over 35 years through eight offices, located in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Texas.

Cushman & Wakefield

New Perspective: From Pandemic to Performance.

As a global leader in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, Cushman & Wakefield offers clients a new perspective on COVID-19’s impact on CRE and beyond, preparing them for what’s next.

The Atkins Group

TAG owns prime Champaign County land for development, lease, and sale, with a portfolio concentrated in residential, commercial, industrial, and farm holdings. Over the years, we’ve worked diligently to weather fluctuating markets and real-estate trends—always with our firm’s legacy, and our community’s success, in mind.

Ghafari Associates

Ghafari is an architecture, engineering, and consulting firm that designs spaces where people and businesses thrive. An innovator since 1982, Ghafari embraces an integrated design approach to deliver solutions that synergize building operations, systems, and people. Ranked among Engineering News-Record’s top five designers serving the manufacturing sector, the firm applies decades of experience to partner with clients in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural equipment, food processing, and logistics spaces.

WCR Enterprises

WCR Enterprises offers comprehensive consulting services focused on economic development incentives, government relations, business development, corporate site selection and bond financing.

CJT Energy Law, LLC

Chris has over two decades of experience representing forward-thinking energy market participants, both individually and in coalitions, develop, defend and improve the structures for effective and efficient competition in the energy markets.

Keystone Consulting Group

The Keystone Group is a results-oriented management consulting firm serving mid-market manufacturing and distribution clients and their stakeholders. Our small, experienced teams create value for clients through growth strategy, operational improvement, financial restructuring, and acquisition integration. With active Partner engagement, our teams develop and implement recommendations to address our clients’ most complex business challenges. Since 1991, Keystone has been working side-by-side with clients, fostering long-term relationships and delivering tangible, sustainable results.

WSI (We Simplify the Internet)

WSI (We Simplify the Internet) is a global leader in digital marketing for 25 years.  We are a local boutique ad agency helping manufacturing companies with their online marketing needs.  Our main focus is to execute successful digital marketing campaigns to help our clients drive traffic to their website, increase awareness, generate leads and boost sales. We work with manufacturing companies using the latest digital marketing expertise and tools to help grow businesses and their brands.

Expense Reduction Analysts

ERA is a global cost reduction consultancy that leverages specialized expertise, real-time industry benchmark data, and practical supplier insider knowledge to identify and deliver cost savings to our clients beyond what’s expected by inhouse resources.  Our “No Savings, No Fee” guarantee underscores our commitment to you.  Contact Mark Sternberg at 847-875-3663 or Jim Blickendorf at 317-660-1372.

Simple Machines Marketing

Simple Machines Marketing helps manufacturing, technology, and B2B professional service companies by automating marketing and lead generation, as well as everyday sales tasks to get results faster than traditional marketing companies, using automation software and AI. Meet our team and learn more at www.simplemachinesmarketing.com.

Local Partners

Rockford Area Economic Development Council (RAEDC)

Thinking of relocating or expanding your business? The Rockford Region offers the workforce, industrial sites and logistics to support your business needs to succeed. Join other leading companies which have made the Rockford Region a hub of innovation.

Greater Springfield Chamber Of Commerce

At the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, we are focused on transforming the economy of Sangamon County. We represent more than 1,600 organizations that care about the progress of our community.

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce

Unlike other business organizations in the area, the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce is the only one that advocates for your business. We advocate so that Champaign County is an economically thriving community. We are a member focused business association that facilitates growth and improves the quality of life in the region. The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce leads in economic, community, talent and member development.

German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc.

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest), headquartered in Chicago with a branch office in Detroit, was founded in 1963. GACC Midwest is an integral part of the German Chamber Network (AHKs) with 140 offices in 92 countries around the globe. Our continuing mission is to promote German-American business relations and to support trade and investment between Germany and the United States, especially the Midwest.

Bloomington Normal Economic Development Council

We are a leadership organization, investing our community’s assets to grow and improve our prosperity and quality of life. The EDC of the Bloomington-Normal Area grows the local economy by assisting with local business expansion, recruiting new businesses and companies to the area, and encouraging the next wave of entrepreneurs to establish their business here.

Jefferson County Development Corporation

The Jefferson County Development Corporation (JCDC) is a Public/Private 501(c)3 non-profit corporation made up of area industry representatives, economic development allies, and local government representatives. The City of Mount Vernon administration initiated the effort, passing a resolution in 2005 for financial and in-kind support of the new economic development entity.

Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County

Decatur, Illinois offers all the right resources for companies in industries including advanced software development, biotech research, high-tech manufacturing, cryogenics and worldwide distribution to be successful. Industry-leading companies like Caterpillar, Archer Daniels Midland, International Control Services, 300 Below, and Mueller Company are all proud to call the region home.

Vermilion Advantage

Vermilion Advantage, through membership value, provides strategic leadership on critical business issues – leading economic & workforce development, anticipating and responding to members’ needs, addressing quality of life issues and providing a network of information & business contacts – advocating the pursuit of opportunities to strengthen the local economy and business environment.

Valley Industrial Association

Established on November 4, 1902, as the Fox River Valley Manufacturer’s Association, now known as the Valley Industrial Association was founded “for the benefit and advantage for all concerned” manufacturers in the Aurora area.

Economic Alliance of Kankakee County

The leading metro for 5-year employment and earnings growth in the Midwest, Kankakee County, Illinois, is ideally situated 45 miles south of Downtown Chicago along the I-57 Corridor. Ready access to interstate, rail, all utilities, fiber and workforce helps our diversified business community to thrive. A suite of stackable incentives supports targeted industrial, commercial and residential investment.

Lake County Partners

Lake County Partners is your go-to organization for economic development in Lake County. We transform economic opportunities into business realities by facilitating public and private collaboration to drive the local economy.

Clinton County Economic Develop Corp.

We Have Everything Your Growing Business Needs!

Champaign County EDC

Founded in 2001, the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation:

  • is a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development,
  • works to improve the economic well-being of all Champaign County through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, tax base enhancements, small business development, and promotion of quality of life, and
  • brings together community partners to support economic development by aligning interests through productive relationships, open dialogue, and advocacy efforts.

Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development

The Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development is a private, 501(c)6 non-profit organization that provides economic development services to Galesburg and the Knox County region. We are a professional, non-partisan, non-political organization whose goal is the promotion of job growth, new investment and a better quality of life for the communities we serve.

Tuscola Chamber & Economic Development

Tuscola Chamber and Economic Development, Inc. (TCED) exists for the civic purpose to promote and encourage expansion and retention of business and industry within the area of Tuscola, Illinois; provide guidance and advice to business, local government and community groups regarding economic and community development activities; provide coordination of local and state resources to existing business; provide prospects with building and site information and assist in securing resources necessary for economic development.

America's Central Port

Located at the heart of the U.S. transportation network, with access to six Class-I railroads, two multi-modal harbors, 4 U.S. interstates, and home to over 75 manufacturers and freight intensive operators, America’s Central Port is one of the largest freight hubs in the Midwest.

Effingham Regional Growth Alliance

Effingham County has a lot to offer to relocate and expanding businesses. We have a positive business environment with a diversified economic base.  A quality workforce, low-cost utilities, training options, quality healthcare, a growing retail base and an overall low cost of doing business are just a few reasons many companies call Effingham County home.

Richland County Development Corporation

The Richland County Development Corporation is a nonprofit public-private partnership organization which has provided more than 30 years of advancement in economic development for Richland County.

Growth Dimensions

Established in 1979, Growth Dimensions provides a progressive and cooperative environment which improves the quality of life by fostering economic opportunity and personal growth. With economic development partners throughout Belvidere-Boone County, Growth Dimensions is advancing a coordinated economic development strategy to create jobs, promote community assets and stimulate capital investment through business retention and attraction efforts.

Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Greater Peoria EDC harnesses the efforts and resources of its public and private partners to work collectively to accomplish economic development goals that would be difficult to accomplish individually. Greater Peoria EDC pools and leverages resources from a broad set of diverse stakeholders to ensure the entire region is successful. Together, we are more effective at sharing our story, taking advantage of opportunities and voicing issues of a collective concern.