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Google My Business Seminar Nov 1

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Thursday, September 28, 2023

Google My Business Seminar Nov 1

Join the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County and the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce as we present “Google My Business”.  This FREE interactive seminar will be presented by Jorge Norrick, Google Trusted Photographer & Google My Business Optimizer & Educator, will help you learn how to advance your presence on Google.

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Friday, September 1, 2023

Visit Kankakee County Tourism Contributes to Record Economic Growth in Illinois

Visit Kankakee County announced the area generated a local economic impact of $171.6 million and contributed to an increase in visitor spending across Illinois in 2022. In addition, this boost in tourism contributed $6.6 million in local tax revenue while directly supporting 1,229 jobs in the tourism and hospitality industry, according to the latest data provided by Tourism Economics, a global tourism research firm, which measures the number of visitors as well as their impact on Illinois’ economy during the 2022 calendar year.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Inaugural Kankakee County CEO Class Kicks Off

The new Kankakee County CEO program kicks off with several area high school students from Kankakee High School, Bishop McNamara High School, Momence High School, Trinity High School and St. Anne High School.

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

Roundtable Series Set for September 21

We want to hear from you and your peers! Are your strategies for enhancing operational efficiency in motion? Could your operations benefit from the guidance of seasoned experts Discover invaluable insights from fellow manufacturers who have successfully implemented impactful practices. Plus, take an exclusive virtual tour of the cutting-edge KCC Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Center.

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Monday, August 7, 2023

State Celebrates With Several Events

Black Business Month campaign – developed to celebrate and support Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs across Illinois. This monthlong celebration includes a webinar highlighting community leaders, organizations, and business enterprises throughout the state, stops on the Statewide Black Business Survey Roadshow, a campaign inviting Illinoisans to “Shop Black-owned Business Saturdays,” as well as company highlights via social media.

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