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Manufacturing Day

Manufacturers Invited to Host an Open House for Students of Rockford Region This is a manufacturer’s opportunity to: Impact the workforce pipeline by inspiring a new generation of potential employees Dispel outdated myths about manufacturing Build awareness about exciting careers that await


Northern Illinois Renewable Energy Summit & Expo

Date: October 9th-October 10th Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Location: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center To view the full event brochure, click here.


Rock Valley College Community Conversations Series

Join RVC for a Community Conversation Rock Valley College will host the second in a series of Community Conversations on Thursday, October 16, 6:00-7:30 p.m., at Ellis Elementary School (222 S. Central Ave., Rockford). As part of this ongoing series, the event will feature an update on Rock Valley College followed


Crusader Community Health Foundation "Shake, Rattle & Roll" on October 17

Crusader Community Health Foundation to Host “An Evening Of Caring” Annual event to celebrate impact in the community, honor “Spirit of Caring” individuals Rockford, IL (September 22, 2014) – Crusader Community Health will celebrate another year of service to the community during their annual fundraiser, “Shake, Rattle and Roll,” on Friday, October


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 real estate professionals to network with I-39 developers to learn more about the resources of the I-39 Logistics Corridor and why it is a global magnet for industrial, manufacturing and corporate site selection. Please join us


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 SPEAKER Dr. Caralynn Nowinski, Executive Director of UI Labs   Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute A world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub based in Chicago with the capabilities, innovative spirit, and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing throughout the region.                                     Presenting Sponsor:      Please use