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.
The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.
ONU to host Everyday Cyber Conference where experts will discuss how cybersecurity affects our business community.
Our Better Your Business roundtable discussion with IMEC Illinois showcased Kankakee Community College Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Center and expert conversation about improving operations.
Gotion will make an expected $2.09 billion investment will bring 2,600 jobs to Kankakee County. This is the largest electric vehicle battery production investment in Illinois to date, and the first operation in North America for Gotion.
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.
ComEd’s Energy Efficiency Program offerings ranked first in Midwest by national energy-efficiency research organization.
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.
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.
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.
Project increases access to clean and renewable energy, creates savings for customers