The March Madness Effect

The March Madness Effect

As March approaches each year, every high school basketball player across Illinois begins setting their sites on one goal, one place: Peoria. Since 1996, Peoria has been the home to the IHSA Girls and Boys Basketball state finals, bringing tens…

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Upcoming Industrial Hemp Events

Upcoming Industrial Hemp Events

With interest in the future of industrial hemp in Illinois on the rise, there are number of important events coming up to help educate and explore the possibilities of hemp in our region. Below is a list of events. Click on…

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Greater Peoria Helping To Shape The Future Of Illinois

Greater Peoria Helping to Shape the Future of Illinois

Governor Pritzker and his transition team established eleven different transition committees, each working to develop strategies on an important area of Illinois’ future.  Greater Peoria was well-represented with members on 6 of these committees: Growing Our Agricultural Economy: Co-Chair Colleen Callahan…

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Foreign Trade Zone Board Approves Winpak

Foreign Trade Zone Board approves Winpak

Winpak Heat Seal Corporation located in Pekin Riverway Business Park has been approved to become a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) subzone. FTZ's are secured, designated locations near a U.S. Customs Port of Entry where foreign and domestic merchandise is generally considered…

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Morning Mashup Event Recap

Morning Mashup Event Recap

On Tuesday, February 12th, we hosted our first Morning Mashup, a partnership with the Peoria Area CVB and the CEO Council to better support our HR Recruiters attract and retain talent. Our first event was incredibly well-attended, with over 30…

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GPMN Welcomes New Member

GPMN Welcomes New Member

The Greater Peoria Manufacturing Network is proud to announce the addition of a new member, TRIGO-SCSI. The addition of TRIGO-SCSI will help the Network continue to diversify and strengthen its reach and capabilities. TRIGO-SCSI provides containment, logistics, and quality services to…

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