Monday, November 07, 2016


Members of Metro Economic Growth Alliance of Chicago (MEGA Chicago)

Cook County ED DeKalb County EDC Choose DuPage / DuPage BIz Grundy County EDC
Kane County ED Kankakee County EA Kendall County ED Lake County Partners
McHenry County EDC Will County CED World Business Chicago Com Ed

GEDC-Logo-150 Grundy County

The Grundy Economic Development Council (GEDC) fosters partnerships between business, labor, community and education sectors. Working with these entities, the GEDC strives to produce a strong and successful business environment in Grundy County. When investors, site selectors, and industry leaders are looking to locate their business, the GEDC serves as their primary resource for information.

logo-mcedc-150 McHenry County

McHenry County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) drives business growth in one of the fastest growing counties in Illinois. MCEDC champions the interests of McHenry County businesses and acts as a one-stop advocate for companies looking for a dynamic and supportive place to relocate or grow operations.

logo_comed-150 ComEd

ComEd’s ability to provide safe and reliable electricity contributes to the quality of life in Northern Illinois and is a key component of overall economic development. Without a robust electrical system in place, Chicago and Northern Illinois would be unable to effectively compete for new business expansion in the global economy and existing businesses would be less competitive.

WBC-Logo-150px World Business Chicago

World Business Chicago (WBC) is Chicago’s not- for- profit economic development corporation. The office fosters the Chicago region’s global position as a thriving business location. WBC coordinates the city’s business retention and attraction efforts, raises Chicago’s profile as a prime business location and serves as a resource for companies.

Will-CED-logo-150 Will County

The Will County Center for Economic Development is a one-stop shop for information and assistance in locating or expanding a business in Will County. A 501(c)6 not-for-profit foundation created by the business community in 1981, governed by a 50-member board, and managed by a professional staff, the CED is responsible for attracting and retaining jobs for Will County.

Kane-Logo-150 Kane County

For over 50 years, Kane County has realized the benefits of cutting-edge planning policies designed to achieve a prosperous, more desirable county. The Quality of Kane campaign reflects our continuous mission to maintain and enhance an exceptional Kane County with Healthy People, Healthy Living and Healthy Communities .

kankakee-alliance-logo-150 Kankakee County

Strategically located 60 miles south of Chicago, Kankakee County accesses the global marketplace by a comprehensive transportation system of highways, railroads and the Southland’s largest regional airport. Tax, resource and quality of life advantages here have attracted Fortune 500 corporations and startups alike. The Economic Alliance leverages IT advancements, providing LOIS data on property availability and our communities. We also offer commercial investors a suite of financial incentives.

dekalb-150 DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation is a public/private partnership working to facilitate sustainable and diversified growth within DeKalb County. DCEDC coordinates industrial attraction, expansion and retention; workforce development and business assistance for the County’s 14 cities/communities and serves as the primary resource for site selectors, investors & industry leaders.

KCEDLogo-150 Kendall County

The Kendall County Economic Development Department was created to assist businesses and industry - from small local business owners to worldwide corporations - to expand, develop, and prosper in Kendall County. Kendall County offers a variety of programs to accomplish this goal including a low interest revolving loan program used to promote job creation and retention, a property tax abatement program used in coordination with other local taxing districts, private activity bonds for large manufacturing projects coordinated through the UIRVDA, and job training programs facilitated through the River Valley Workforce investment board.

Choose-DuPage-logo-150 Choose DuPage / DuPage Biz

Choose DuPage is a groundbreaking concept in economic development for DuPage County. Geographically desirable, with a highly skilled labor force, DuPage County has experienced unprecedented growth over the past two decades. Choose DuPage has been created to leverage this growth and continue its momentum for the benefit of County businesses and residents.