Rockford, Illinois

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Upcoming Events

Getting Rockford Back to Work! Getting Rockford Back to Work!

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Thunder Bay Grille

Lunch & Learn: Communicating with the Press Lunch & Learn: Communicating with the Press

  Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015
12 to 1 p.m.
Rockford Ar

IMEC: Lean Overview with Simulation Workshop IMEC: Lean Overview with Simulation Workshop

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Northern Illinois U

Rockford Chamber Business Expo Rockford Chamber Business Expo

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015
1:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Giovanni's Restaura

Manufacturing Day 2015 Manufacturing Day 2015

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
Throughout the day
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Recent News

August President's Newsletter: Our 20/20 vision August President's Newsletter: Our 20/20 vision

ROCKFORD, Sept. 2 -- The Rockford Area Economic Development Council has

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ROCKFORD, Aug. 28 -- Joshua Patterson and Terrance Hall of the Rockford

July unemployment continues trend of year-over-year improvements in Rockford metro area, Illinois July unemployment continues trend of year-over-year...

ROCKFORD, Aug. 27 -- The Rockford metro area's unemployment rate for Jul

Tough Mudder competition coming to Rockford area Tough Mudder competition coming to Rockford area

ROCKFORD, Aug. 28 -- Since 2012, Tough Mudder and the Rockford Area Conv

Northern Illinois University, Rock Valley College partner for new Rockford four-year engineering degree program Northern Illinois University, Rock Valley College partner...

ROCKFORD, Aug. 24 -- Aspiring engineers soon will be able to earn bachel

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ROCKFORD, June 4 -- The Rockford Area Economic Development Council has released the May President's Newsletter to share important numbers/trends, project updates, RAEDC news and positive headlines you might have missed.

In April, momentum showed in the drop in unemployment to 5.8 percent, the lowest for that month since 2007. Data also showed that year to date, manufacturing is up 3.5 percent.

In regional development updates, there are at least four downtown Rockford successes to celebrate, including the Rockford Sharefest commitment to beautification.

Please see the May President's Newsletter here.
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About RAEDC

RAEDC works collaboratively with partners to improve the economic strength of the Rockford Region by helping employers retain and create quality jobs while promoting the region.

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