Get Ready For IGNITE Peoria!

Get Ready for IGNITE Peoria!

Join Ignite Peoria as they showcase hundreds of local makers, musicians, artists, innovators, dancers, and actors on Saturday, August 11 at 9AM. This is a FREE & fun experience for the whole family! Explore the interactive events map here. Full details at www.ignitepeoria.com.

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Resident Grocery Survey

Resident Grocery Survey

How can access to healthy foods be increased where grocery stores have closed? What grocery business models can last? If you live in 61603 or 61605, your input is critical in making informed decisions about food access & grocery business.…

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The Role Of The GPEDC

The Role of the GPEDC

Check out this great interview with our CEO, Chris Setti. He discusses the role of the EDC as well as our roots, on the "Tarter Source" with Steve Tarter of the Peoria Journal Star. Be sure to give a listen…

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GPEDC Attends SelectUSA Summit

GPEDC Attends SelectUSA Summit

Kim Uhlig, our Director of Business Attraction, returned to the SelectUSA Summit in Washington, DC this June. Over 1200 international attendees from 66 foreign markets attended. This was our fourth year attending and we were part of the Intersect Illinois booth. Kim…

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Upcoming Job Fairs

Upcoming Job Fairs

The Peoria area is looking to hire! Peoria Public Schools is hosting two job fairs this July. The first will be held on July 17 at the Administration Building (3202 N. Wisconsin Ave, Peoria, IL, 61603). They are looking for…

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DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance Workshop

DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance Workshop

Peoria Next Innovation Center will be hosting a a two-day seminar for DoD contractors and their sub-tier suppliers to learn more about cybersecurity compliance. The workshop will focus on new DFARs guidelines, important deadlines, and the best ways to achieve compliance.…

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