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

On December 2nd, 2009, municipal leaders signed the Winnebago Declaration of Regional Policy.

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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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Spotlight Shines on Rockford Aerospace at Farnborough Airshow

On behalf of the Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN),  the Rockford Area Economic Development Council...    More...

Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College Break Ground on Aviation Maintenance Technology Facility

Rockford, Ill. – The Greater Rockford Airport Authority (GRAA) and Rock Valley College (RVC) broke...    More...

RAEDC Developments Newsletter

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Mayor Morrissey's Manufacturing Coffee Talk

Date:  Thursday, July 31, 2014 Time:  7:00 am - 9:00 am Location:  Southern Imperial - 1400 Eddy...    More...

Lockheed Martin Supplier Symposium

Connecting Rockford Region Suppliers  to Opportunity    August 13, 2014   Hosted by Congressman Adam Kinzinger    U.S. House...    More...

Coffee Talk with Mayor Morrissey & Chairman Christiansen

Date:  Tuesday, August 19 Time:  7:00 am - 9:00 am Location:  SPX Hydraulic Technologies - 5885 11th...    More...