100 Park Ave., Ste 100
Rockford, IL 61101
Phone: 815.987.8118
Fax: 815.987.8129

J.L. Clark has earned a Clean Manufacturing Award for its efforts on multiple environmental fronts.

About the RAEDC              View Newsletters


Welcome to the Rockford Area Economic Development Council website. The RAEDC is a staff of economic development professionals and over 200 private and public sector investors who collaborate to enhance wealth creation in the Rockford Region by marketing the area and helping employers retain and create quality jobs. The RAEDC works closely with many partners to serve as a one-stop resource for clients, to improve the competitiveness of the region, and to engage the community in the work of economic development. The Rockford Region offers comparatively low costs of doing business, hard-working people, available land for development, and proximity to the largest, most diverse industrial market in the U.S. – greater Chicago. Are you considering a relocation or expansion? Please contact the RAEDC today at 815.987.8118 or

2014 RAEDC Annual Meeting at Giovanni's! Sign up to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting and Dinner on November 19th, 2014.



Rockford honored as Ford Next Generation Learning Community for high school redesign

Rockford Public Schools announced it has been named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community. Rockford...    More...

Airport, AAR break ground on jet repair facility to bring 500 jobs

Rockford (Oct. 16, 2014) – The Greater Rockford Airport Authority (GRAA), in partnership with international...    More...

Rockford featured as 'epicenter of aerospace activity' in publication

Rockford has gained attention as an "epicenter of aerospace activity" in a Military & Aerospace...    More...

FESTIVUS for the I-39 Logistics Corridor Association

Wednesday, October 29, 2014  4:00 - 7:00 p.m.  HOFBRÄHAUS CHICAGO  Rosemont, Illinois   Festivus is an opportunity for Chicago...    More...

Introduction to HTS/Schedule B Classification

November 6, 2014   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Continental breakfast and registration at 8:15 a.m.)    Whiteside Area...    More...

2014 RAEDC Annual Meeting & Dinner

SAVE-THE-DATE:  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:00 pm Networking 6:30 pm Dinner & Program Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center   KEYNOTE...    More...