Greater Peoria Homecoming

Greater Peoria Homecoming

Peoria Innovation Alliance, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce a Greater Peoria Homecoming event aimed at showcasing the region’s growth, new developments, and quality of…

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CareerSpark 2019 Recap

CareerSpark 2019 Recap

On October 8th and 9th, over 4,600 eighth grade students from across nine countries across the region came to the Peoria Civic Center and participated in our 3rd annual CareerSpark Expo. This incredible collaboration between the Greater Peoria Economic Development…

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The Big Table Recap

The Big Table Recap

On October 15th, over 700 community members convened at the Peoria Civic Center for The Big Table: Greater Peoria. As anyone that attended could tell you, there was a great feeling of positivity and excitement throughout the day. The Big…

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The Future Of Work: Remote Workers

The Future of Work: Remote Workers

The Greater Peoria EDC is launching a new initiative on the Future of Work, specifically on Remote Work or the Work from Anywhere movement. Please watch the video below from our Director of Innovation and Startups, Andrew Ngui, for more…

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Peoria Leads Nation In Machinery Exports

Peoria Leads Nation in Machinery Exports

According to data released by the International Trade Administration, Peoria was the top exporting MSA of machinery manufacturing goods in 2018. This put Peoria above several major metro areas, including Chicago, Houston, Detroit, and Dallas Fort-Worth. The graphic below displays…

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Entrepreneurial Ecosystem & Convergence Conference

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem & Convergence Conference

Bradley University’s Turner School of Entrepreneurship is hosting its 2nd Annual Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Convergence Conference this November. The conference will feature nationally known entrepreneurs and subject matter experts. Of particular importance will be an expert who will share best practices…

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Manufacturing And Supply Chain Forum Recap

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Forum Recap

We were excited to sponsor this Illinois Defense Industry Network (IDIN) informational session, titled Greater Peoria Manufacturing and Supply Chain Forum, for regional companies. In conjunction with partners from the Quad Cities, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and the Illinois…

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