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UPCOMING EVENTS

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2018 Fall Networking Event



2018 Bus Tour

Thank you to Costco for letting participants get a behind the scenes look at the new meat processing facility and the wet and dry distribution buildings.



2018 Annual Industrial Broker/Developer Breakfast

Thank you to our presenter Kevin Scott, Molto Properties and a special thank you to Spaceco for sponsoring the event.  To view the presentation click here.



2018 Legislative Breakfast

Thank you to Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Senators Toi Hutchinson & Sue Rezin, Representatives Lindsay Parkurst & David Welter for participating in this year’s legislative breakfast.  Thank you to Exelon and AT&T for sponsoring the event.



2018 Annual Dinner

The GEDC in conjunction with the Grundy County Chamber hosted its annual dinner on March 21, 2018.  There were several awards presented to businesses for their accomplishments and contributions to the Grundy County economy and community. Congratulations to this year’s winner.  The GEDC honored the following for their excellence in 2017:

Business of the Year – REG Biofuels Seneca
Partnership of the Year – ComEd – Economic Development Dept.
Welcome to Grundy County – Costco – Meat Processing Facility

Thank you to CPV Three Rivers Energy Center, our premier sponsor for the evening.


2017 Solar Luncheon

Thank you to Bill DeLoach of ComEd and Jon Carson & David Lipowicz from Trajectory Energy Partners for educating attendees on solar opportunities and benefits for local business.





Competitive Power Ventures

The GEDC is excited to announce that Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) is planning to construct a $1 billion, 1,250 MW generating station in Grundy County. The GEDC has been working with CPV since March of 2015 and are very happy that they have chosen Grundy County to build their new state-of-the-art facility. To learn more about the project contact the GEDC or visit CPV’s website at www.cpvthreerivers.com.