Home > About Us > News & Events

News & Events

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.

Sign up for our e-newsletter today to receive the Economic Alliance’s quarterly reports. For more regular updates, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and follow our news feed.

Click to access the Alliance’s COVID-19 Response & Recovery portal

News Feed

Friday, March 29, 2024

Workshop: Navigating the Automation Landscape April 30

Join us at our exclusive event and learn how to streamline operations in your business to save time and money. It’s simpler than you might think. This workshop is tailored to provide valuable insights on using automation to enhance business growth and success.

Read More

Thursday, March 7, 2024

2024 Market Profile – Kankakee County

Kankakee County is moving full steam ahead in welcoming new industry and new opportunity to the region. The area, just 45 miles south of Chicago, showcases an economical cost of living, diverse industry base, significant transportation and infrastructure improvements, and strong education and workforce partners. Check out the 2024 Market Profile for Kankakee County.

Read More

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Vote Now: Coolest Thing Made in Illinois

Makers Madness is an online contest highlighting amazing manufacturers and their fantastic products made in our state. The contest is a partnership with Comcast Business, an innovation champion and technology provider to manufacturers across Illinois.

Read More

Thursday, February 15, 2024

New Beverage Journey Launched in Kankakee County

The Kankakee County Craft Beverage Trail is a great way for visitors and locals to taste their way through the county and interact with local businesses. This trail is comprised of 13 (and counting!) local businesses all boasting their own craft. Some offer coffee, some offer craft beer or wine, some offer smoothies or wine, but all offer a great atmosphere for people to gather.

Read More
1 2 3 37