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EDC, INC. THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FOR THE PEORIA AREA, dba, The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (GPEDC) is a regional economic development and planning organization serving five counties in Central Illinois: Logan, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford. The Greater Peoria EDC promotes economic development in the region through its six core programs, including Business Attraction, Business Assistance, Workforce Solutions, Innovation and Startups, Rural Development, and the Greater Peoria Manufacturing Network. Guided by our nationally recognized comprehensive economic development strategy, the Greater Peoria EDC is committed to advancing the region’s economy by supporting business and talent development and attraction.
Our Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is a tool for organizing and coordinating economic development goals for the Central Illinois region.
Discover specific programs that advance the regional goals of strengthening economic diversity and resilience.
The Greater Peoria EDC staff is made up of passionate and committed leaders who are dedicated to making Greater Peoria the best place for all.
Greater Peoria EDC harnesses the efforts and resources of its public and private partners to achieve economic development goals.
We had a great start to the year. Our first quarter report for 2023 showcases progress we have made as a team.
2022 was a great year for our organization and the Greater Peoria Region as a whole. Take a look our achievements in the past year with our 2022 Annual Report