$ 2B
in research & development spending in 2014
4
major hospitals plus Jump Simulation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & the U of I College of Medicine
30th
largest export market in the U.S.
40M
tons of freight pass through Peoria County each year
3
interstate highways & 11 railroads
195k
individuals in our region’s available workforce

Our Programs

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OSF Healthcare Opens Their Arms to High School Interns

OSF Healthcare Opens Their Arms to High School Interns

By Brent Baker, Peoria Pathways Coordinator Across the country, communities are working to connect high…

Startup Supports Junior Achievement and Offers Travel Grant

Startup Supports Junior Achievement and Offers Travel Grant

By Randon Gettys, Startup Peoria Coordinator Startup Peoria is off to a strong start in…

Illinois to Help Generate Business Leads

Illinois to Help Generate Business Leads

By Kim Uhlig, Director of Business Attraction At the end of January, officials from the…

Existing Businesses Report Growth and Needs

Existing Businesses Report Growth and Needs

By Sally Hanley, Director of Business Assistance Each year, I get to meet with 100…

Leadership Level Investors

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Platinum Level Investors

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Gold Level Investors

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