Every System Every Aircraft Needs Your Help! Tell us how your company supports the bold statement that represents our region’s Aerospace Industry – Every System Every Aircraft. RAAN and the RAEDC want to know what your aerospace capabilities include. Please, take 4 minutes to help us out. COMPLETE SURVEY>>>
Collins Aerospace Invests in Rockford Region
The $50 million investment in the lab is part of a larger $150 million total investment Collins Aerospace expects to make in electric systems over the next 3 years and builds on the $3 billion it has spent on advancing its more electric architectures over the past decade.
Spring Soirée – Wednesday, May 14 Save the Date! Join the RAEDC Board of Directors and Staff at this fun springtime affair. Bring along those that are interested in the work of the RAEDC. LEARN MORE>>>
Innovation Tuesdays – 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Featuring different speakers, networking opportunities, and a variety of topics useful to entrepreneurs, Innovation Tuesday hosted by NIU EIGERlab, could be just the thing you need for your developing business. LEARN MORE>>>
1 Million Cups – Wednesdays, 9 – 11 am Entrepreneurs present their startup companies and learn how the community can help their business flourish. These meetings are held on a weekly basis. LEARN MORE>>>
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Rockford Area Economic Development Council
100 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Rockford, IL 61101
ABOUT THE RAEDC 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.