Will County CED

CED News Updates

CED After 3 Events Return for 2024

CED After 3 Events Return for 2024

Harbour Contractors, Inc. in Plainfield hosts Year’s First Event! The first event of the year held on February 21 was a great success with over 55 investors of the Will County CED attending. Harbour Contractors, Inc.

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2023 – Exciting Year For Will County

2023 – Exciting Year For Will County

Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant greeted guests last month at the CED’s Annual Report to Investors breakfast exclaiming “This has been an exciting year for Will County. We remain a state and national economic leader and have grown into a hub of industry, manufacturing, and transportation.”

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Eye Opener Breakfast Details Will County Successes & More!

Eye Opener Breakfast Details Will County Successes & More!

Excited to see more than 240 guests last month at this annual midyear event. CED Chair Ruth Colby welcomed guests representing investors, non-investors, elected officials, municipal staff, community organizations, and more to this midyear opportunity to gather and hear about successes and growth of Will County over the past year.

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CED Announces Recognition of 2023 Economic Development Week

CED Announces Recognition of 2023 Economic Development Week

The Will County Center for Economic Development marks the week of May 8 to May 12, 2023, as Economic Development Week 2023. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities.

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New CED Investor Event Hits the Mark!

New CED Investor Event Hits the Mark!

The Will County CED showcased the first, “CED After 3” event on February 22nd. Thank you to the many investors who braved the rain and cold to join us! We appreciate the support of Wight & Co as our inaugural sponsor and the Joliet Area Historical Museum for their wonderful hospitality and venue.

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New Program Begins for CED Investors to Connect

New Program Begins for CED Investors to Connect

The inaugural CED After 3 event is an opportunity for our investors to enjoy networking and engaging with industry leaders in a variety of settings across the County. Our February 22nd event is at the Joliet Area Historical Museum and begins at 3! We will highlight the importance of offering amenities for residents and visitors to enjoy with a few guest presentations beginning at 4.

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Annual Report Speaks To Will County

Annual Report Speaks To Will County

Ruth Colby, CED Board Chair, welcomed more than 250 guests and thanked members of the CED Board for their time, guidance, and leadership in making the CED and Will County the best it can be. She reflected on the CED’s forty-one years of success. In 2022 forty-three investor organizations marked 30 years or more of investment in the CED, which was commemorated through presentations of Certificates of Appreciation recognizing their commitment to community and their partnership with the Will County Center for Economic Development.

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CED Infrastructure Coalition Hears the Latest News

CED Infrastructure Coalition Hears the Latest News

The CED’s Infrastructure Coalition met recently for a mid-year update on State and regional transportation projects, studies, and plans. This important CED Coalition’s mission and charge is making sure Will County is meeting the infrastructure needs of our businesses and residents.

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CED Hosts Eye Opener Breakfast

CED Hosts Eye Opener Breakfast

For the first time since 2019 board members, investors, partners and supporters of the Will County Center for Economic Development came together to network and hear about the successes and growth of Will County over the past year.

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2023 Annual Report Cover

For 2023 related news please Review our 2023 Annual Report to investors.

Annual report 2022

For 2022 related news please Review our 2022 Annual Report to investors.

2021 CED Annual Report Cover

For 2021 related news please Review our 2021 Annual Report to investors.