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

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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

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