IMA’s Makers Madness – Vote for Champaign County Products

Voting is now open for this year’s Makers Madness: The Coolest Thing Made In Illinois, presented by Comcast Business. The competition by Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is designed to highlight the many different products made in Illinois, including everything from food products and military flashlights to automobiles and components for the aerospace industry. This round of Read more »

Champaign-Urbana AgTech Week Returns with In-Person and Virtual Events

For Immediate Release March 4, 2022 Contacts: Carly McCrory-McKay, Executive Director Champaign County EDC 217-649-2586 Laura Bleill, Director, External Engagement University of Illinois Research Park 217-417-6671 Champaign-Urbana AgTech Week Returns with In-Person and Virtual Events CHAMPAIGN, IL – The annual Champaign-Urbana AgTech Week, presented by Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, University of Illinois Read more »

Champaign County Releases Immigrant Welcoming Plan

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign County, IL, September 15, 2021 — The New American Welcome Center (NAWC) at the University YMCA announces the release of a welcoming plan for Champaign County to become a more dynamic and cohesive community. The Champaign Read more »

New Community Ambassador Program to Welcome New Residents & Recruits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      August 12, 2021  Media Contacts: Terri Reifsteck: (217) 714-4273, Carly Read more »

Champaign County EDC Participates in 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

From the press release: The State of Illinois today announced that a delegation from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Intersect Illinois and 17 economic development partners will represent Illinois at the 2021 virtual SelectUSA Investment Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. These “Team Illinois” representatives will meet with global companies attending Read more »