Local Spotlight: JC Screen Printing

Local Spotlight: JC Screen Printing

As often happens, a community partner asked us to reach out to help a client who they knew was experiencing strong business growth. Their story is one of the many thriving small businesses in the Greater Peoria area. JC Screen…

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Business France Visits Greater Peoria

Business France Visits Greater Peoria

The Greater Peoria region hosted Business France's Head of Transportation Division in North America, Georges Ucko and Trade Advisor, Solène Bouret, for a GP Area Introduction in August. The French Consulate is organized around industry clusters and the Business France…

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Help Shape Peoria’s Future

Help Shape Peoria’s Future

Each year the Peoria City Council makes spending decisions on critical services like public safety, infrastructure, and the quality of life in Peoria's neighborhoods. They also determine how to pay for it. The City is required to balance its budget…

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2019 Brave Launch Teams Announced

2019 Brave Launch Teams Announced

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, at Bradley University, have announced the teams for the 2019 Brave Launch cohort. It is an impressive roster with companies with tremendous potential for growth and innovation.…

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StartupGP On The Source

StartupGP on The Source

Our Director of Innovation and Startups, Andrew Ngui, was given the outstanding opportunity to appear on I've Decided's "The Source" last week.  The Source is a video podcast featuring local leaders and advocates. Andrew and hosts Kim Martin and Kurt…

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GPEDC Receives Community Partner Award

GPEDC Receives Community Partner Award

On August 27th, GPEDC was named Community Partner of the Year by the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University. We are honored and grateful to be recognized as an organization that strives to make a positive impact in the community.…

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The Big Table Greater Peoria

The Big Table Greater Peoria

Join us at The Big Table Greater Peoria this October! The Big Table is a day of regional community building through conversations designed to strengthen and connect communities. Through open, thoughtful conversations that focus on how we can strengthen our…

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Greater Peoria Food Innovation Meetup

Greater Peoria Food Innovation Meetup

A beginning farmer, a BBQ sauce maker, and a food chain transparency technology programmer walk into a grocery store...   Toss in two dozen more people, a mix of food entrepreneurs and resource providers, and you have yourself the Greater Peoria…

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