Welcome, from the Rockford Area Economic Development Council
The role of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council (RAEDC) is to collaborate with regional stakeholders to cultivate opportunities for primary job growth that increase the economic well-being of our region. The RAEDC markets the region to attract new capital investment, while assisting existing business with resources for sustainable growth.
The RAEDC works closely with many partners to improve the competitiveness of the region by taking what it learns from the region’s employers and engaging the community in the daily work of economic development. As the economic development organization for the region, the RAEDC also serves as the area’s data collection agency on all new capital investment, retained and created quality jobs, and renovated commercial/industrial space.
The Rockford Area Economic Development Council cultivates opportunities for primary job growth that increase the economic well-being of our region.
The Rockford Area Economic Development Council propels the region to top 25 status, as the model for impactful economic development in partnership with regional organizations.