Your Opportunity Region
Creating Connections for the EOC Within Our Community

The RAEDC has been working directly in cooperation with the Winnebago County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to help with overall strategic planning.

It truly is an honor for us to work shoulder to shoulder with our first responders in the EOC trenches. The RAEDC team has directly help source source critical medical supplies and evaluate regional manufacturing alternatives,

We will continue to work with our partners and to find solutions and connections that will benefit our community.

Remember: Continue to take all necessary precautions; including washing your hands, maintaining 6 ft distance from others, and when possible stay home. 


Nathan Bryant
President & CEO
Innovation and technology are the heart and soul of aerospace. MAC2020 is continuing to strengthen supply chains, create connections, and share relevant information key to the aerospace industry.

Join us May 6 th for an aerospace industry update from Kevin Michaels, Managing Director of AeroDynamic Advisory. Registration is required.

The role of the  Rockford Area Economic Development Council  (RAEDC) is to collaborate with regional stakeholders to cultivate opportunities for primary job growth that increase the economic well-being of our region. The RAEDC markets the region to attract new capital investment, while assisting existing business with resources for sustainable growth. The RAEDC works closely with many partners to improve the competitiveness of the region by taking what it learns from the region's employers and engaging the community in the daily work of economic development. As the economic development organization for the region, the RAEDC also serves as the area's data collection agency on all new capital investment, retained and created quality jobs, and renovated commercial/industrial space.