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Will County Elected Officials Incentives Training Packed with Information
This new program was inspired by popular demand from participants at our Annual Elected Officials Economic Development 101 Boot Camp. On February 22nd thirty-five participants representing 18 Will County units of government attended and received a comprehensive look at incentives and programs available through our economic development partners who provided critical information necessary to driving projects forward in Will County.
Partners presenting included ComEd, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Minority Economic Empowerment, Joliet City Center Partnership, Illinois Enterprise Zone Association and our morning’s sponsor, CED Sustaining Investor, NICOR Gas.
Thank you to the Village of Frankfort, Mayor Keith Ogle and Village staff for providing an excellent location for this training and networking opportunity.
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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.
CED President & CEO Re-Appointed to Illinois Enterprise Zone Board
Doug Pryor was originally appointed to serve on the Board in September 2021 and was recently re-appointed to serve through February 2025. Each member of the board appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate shall have at least 5 years of experience in business, economic development, or site location.
Greater Chicagoland Region Named Top Metropolitan Area for Corporate Site Selection and Relocation
The Greater Chicagoland Region was named top metropolitan area for corporate site selection and relocation for the 10th consecutive year. County Executive Bertino-Tarrant celebrated the announcement with World Business Chicago at an awards ceremony recognizing companies who have grown or relocated in the Chicagoland Region.