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Reddit Is Opening a Chicago Office
Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, April 2018

Co-working company Spaces has big expansion plans for Chicagoland
Chicago Business Jouranl – Katherine Davis, April 2018

The International Trade Center at SIUE to partner in trade mission to Mexico
River Bender, April 2018

Decatur sees significant economic boom
WAND, April 2018

Widening the Path to Green Jobs on the South Side of Chicago
Next City – Audrey F. Henderson, April 2018

Bioprocessing lab at UI could produce thousands of jobs
WAND – Doug Wolfe, April 2018

BN by the Numbers highlights strong tourism in Central Illinois
WJBC – Patrick Baron, April 2018

Boeing gets a $1.7 billion freighter order from Qatar Airways
Chicago Business Journal – Lewis Lazare, April 2018

Illinois economy in 'slow stable' growth
Dispatch Argus, April 2018

Illinois craft beer advocates say industry continues to thrive
Illinois News Network – Greg Bishop, April 2018

Illinois Universities Are Producing More Startups Than Ever
Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, April 2018

Chicago tech funding surpassed $124 million in March
Chicago Business Journal, April 2018

Hundreds of jobs heading to Central Illinois
CI Proud - Gabe Pishghadamian, April 2018

Lagomarcino’s added to Illinois Made program
Quad City Dispatch Argus, March 2018

Illinois Technology Industry Added More than 4,000 Jobs in 2017, Tech Contributes Nearly $49 Billion in Economic Impact to State
CISION, March 2018

Tool King, Inc. Awarded Manufacturer of the Year in Wheeling, Illinois
CISION, March 2018

Eagle Manufacturing in Wellsburg Sold to Illinois Company
Wheeling News-Register, March 2018

Illinois tourism can be a cash crop
Agri News – Karen Binder, March 2018

BOREK: Illinois a global leader in innovation
Daily Chronicle, March 2018

Chicago Startups Lead the U.S. in Return for Investors, Study Finds
Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, March 2018

Illinois ranks high in economic development projects
Quincy Herald Whig – Steve Eighinger, March 2018

Stuart, Small Business Development Center to host Small Business Town Hall
River Bender, March 2018

AT&T to Create Hundreds of Jobs With New Northwest Side Call Center
NBC Chicago – Jonathon Sadowski, March 2018

Alton CVB receives tourism award for excellence
Alton Telegraph, March 2018

Jerseyville business park development could have widespread impact
Alton Telegraph, March 2018

Illinois top in site selection for new, expanding facilities
Alton Telegraph, March 2018

Rauner admin touts positive review from Site Selection Magazine
Capitol Fax, March 2018

Draymond Green-Backed Blink Fitness Is Expanding to Chicago
Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, March 2018

1871 Ranked First in World Among University-Affiliated Incubators
Chicago Inno – Katherine Davis, March 2018

Chicago tech funding topped $74 million in February
Chicago Business Journal – Katherine Davis, March 2018

Dental practice management company to bring HQ to West Loop
Crain’s Chicago Business – Greg Hinz, March 2018

$500M rail project coming to Jerseyville, Illinois
FOX 2 Now – Kelley Hoskins, March 2018

Foursquare opens new Chicago engineering office
- Chicago Business Journal – Jim Dallke, January 2018

Major advance for minority businesses
- Advantage News – Melissa Meske, January 2018

Lunchmeat company Buddig to open in former Butterball plant in Montgomery, bringing at least 250 jobs
- Chicago Tribune – Greg Trotter, January 2018

CapTech Announces Expansion in Chicago, IL and Creation of 35 New Tech Jobs in 2018
- Cision, January 2018

Illinois Tourism Celebrates National Plan for Vacation Day
- Cision, January 2018

Snapsheet Opens New Chicago Office, Plans to Add 150 Jobs in 2018
- Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, January 2018

Manufacturing conference transformed into business and tech innovation summit
- Quincy Herald Whig – Matt Dutton, January 2018

Wood Dale sees increase in jobs and businesses thanks to Route 390
- Daily Herald, January 2018

Illinois Office of Tourism and Gay Star News announce second year of pioneering partnership
- Gay Star Travel – Alex Protopapa, January 2018

SWIDA Breaks Ground on $10.9M Affordable Seniors Housing Community in Swansea, Illinois
- Rebusiness Online – Kristin Hiller, January 2018

IL Tech Companies Raised $1.8B in 2017, Most Since the Dot Com Boom
- Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, January 2018

State Football Finals Give DeKalb County An Estimated $1 Million Economic Boost
- WNIJ – Jenna Dooley, January 2018

Senior living project breaks ground at Swansea Metro station
- St. Louis Post Dispatch – Jacob Barker, January 2018

Study shows Will County a leader in job growth
- Herald News – Bob Okon, January 2018

DMDII opens its Chicago manufacturing facility to the public
- Chicago Business Journal – Jim Dallke, January 2018

Illinois Added 8,100 Private Sector Jobs in December, According to ADP Regional Employment Report®
- Market Wired, January 2018

Carroll County lands indie film project
- Sauk Valley News – Pam Eggemeier, December 2017

Litchfield Pursues Grant For McKay Expansion
- Journal News – Kyle Herschelman, December 2017

Chicago tech raised $113 million in December
- Chicago Business Journal – Katherine Davis, December 2017

SBA helps you through entrepreneurial journey
- Daily Herald, December 2017

Illinois Gov Conf. on Travel and Tourism in Chicago
- Windy City Times, December 2017

Metro East SBDC at SIUE partners with WRS Solutions to offer Kauffman Foundation Growth Venture FastTrac Series
- River Bender, December 2017

Illinois Office of Tourism publishes holiday gift guide
- Illinois Business Daily, December 2017

Sprout Social Acquires Seattle-Based Social Media Analytics Startup
- Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, December 2017

Growth In Television Boosts Behind-The-Camera Jobs In Illinois
- Peoria Public Radio – Jenna Dooley, November 2017

Blockchain Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
- CIO Review – Jennifer O’Rourke, November 2017

Big plans for Small Business Development Center
- Sauk Valley News – Rachel Rodgers, November 2017

Chicago’s Insure-Tech Boom Could Shift an Age-Old Industry
- Chicago Inno – Katherine Davis, November 2017

In this Illinois town, every day is Small Business Saturday
- Illinois Policy – Amanda McDonald, November 2017

Chester observes Small Business Saturday
- Harrisburg Register, November 2017

Governor Rauner Urges Students to Consider Careers in Manufacturing
- eNews Park Forest, October 2017

Chicago’s Food Innovation Continues to Deliver
- Chicago Inno – Jim Dallke, October 2017

Code 3 Spices repeats as Metro East SBDC Small Business of the Year
- River Bender, October 2017

Peapod picks downtown HQ
- Crain’s Chicago Business – Danny Ecker, October 2017

Chicago's office buildings are a major economic engine, per new study
- Chicago Business Journal – Lewis Lazare, October 2017

HARIBO of America to expand Rosemont HQ, add 55 jobs
- Daily Herald – Richard Klicki, October 2017

Amazon Hiring 10,000 In Illinois
- Across Illinois Patch – Shannon Antinori, October 2017

Walgreens’ downtown Chicago tech center to bring 300 new jobs
- Chicago Business Journal – Jim Dallke, October 2017

Illinois designates 6 sites as statewide enterprise zones
- AP, October 2017

Gov. Rauner Calls Manufacturers ‘Backbone Of Illinois Prosperity’
- Journal & Topics – Melanie Kalmar, October 2017

October proclaimed Manufacturing Month
- Journal Gazette Times Courier, October 2017

Manufacturing sector fuels Quincy's economy
- Quincy Herald Whig, October 2017

Route 66 conference comes to Joliet
- Herald News – Bob Okon, October 2017

Chicago is more popular with tourists than ever
- Crain’s Chicago Business – Nikki Ekstein, September 2017

Outcome Health to Build New Chicago HQ, Add 2,000 Jobs
- Chicago Inno – Katherine Davis, September 2017

Illinois Office of Tourism Creates Illinois Made Trip Ideas
- Travel Mole, September 2017

ABC 7 Chicago – Evelyn Holmes and Laura Podesta’
- ABC 7 Chicago – Evelyn Holmes and Laura Podesta, September 2017

Chicago’s Insure-Tech Boom Could Shift an Age-Old Industry
- Chicago Inno – Katherine Davis, September 2017

WeWork Opens Midwest HQ in Chicago
- Chicago Inno – Katherine Davis, September 2017

Bank Of America Marathon growing its economic impact on Windy City
- Chicago Business Journal – Lewis Lazare, September 2017

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, the ‘face of tourism in southern Illinois’
- Daily Egyptian – Kitt Fresa, September 2017

Rexnord Corporation Plans Manufacturing Hub-Aerospace Headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois
- Area Development, September 2017

Why international trade matters for Illinois
- Illinois Policy – Orphe Divounguy, September 2017

Illinois tourism gets big honor as it urges visitors to 'do' fall in the state
- Chicago Business Journal, September 2017

Appears Springfield had booming summer tourism season
- FOX Illinois, September 2017

Want better ROI? Come to Chicago
- Venture Beat, September 2017

Rauner Headed on First International Trip as Governor
- XFM, September 2017

Illinois Office of Tourism wins award for best travel website
- ITCM, August 2017

Illinois Has 27 Of America's Fastest-Growing Companies And Many Are Hiring
- Chicago Patch, August 2017

More than 2,000 jobs created as Amazon celebrates first year in Edwardsville
- Bellville News Democrat, August 2017

ADM bringing 30 flour mill jobs, $150 million investment, to Mendota
- News Tribune, August 2017

Boosting minority employment in Rockford through entrepreneurship
- Rockford Register Star, August 2017

DiversiFoam Products Expands Mendota, Illinois, Factory
- Area Development, August 2017

Chicago trading giant DRW snaps up Texas rival
- Crain’s Chicago Business, August 2017

DCEO Announces Apprenticeship PLUS Program Pilot Locations
- Lawndale News, August 2017

Illinois state government is embedding itself in the world of blockchain tech
- State Scoop, August 2017

Southern Illinois Takes Center Stage for Total Solar Eclipse August 21
- For Immediate Release, August 2017

Illinois Jockeys to Become Hub for Blockchain Technology
- Bloomberg BNA, July 2017

The 50 names in Chicago tech you need to know now
- Crain’s Chicago Business, July 2017

Amazon plans to double Chicago office footprint, add jobs
- Sauk Valley News, July 2017

Free Lights Program to save Illinois taxpayers millions in energy costs
- Illinois News Network, July 2017

Film crew shoots in Lockport area for new Amazon series
- Daily Southtown, June 2017

Illinois has 4th-most Fortune 500 corporate headquarters in U.S.
- Illinois Policy, June 2017

DraftKings to open Chicago office, it's first location outside the East Coast
- Chicago Business Journal, May 2017

Soybeans, related industries add value to Illinois economy
- Herald-Whig, May 2017

Beer Industry Contributes $13 Billion Annually to Illinois Economy
- PR Newswire, May 2017

Chicago leaps in ranking of future global tech hubs
- Chicago Tribune, March 2017

Illinois Remains #3 On Site Selection’s Annual Corporate Expansion Rankings, Chicago Still #1 Metro
- Site Selection, March 2017

Chicago Named #1 Emerging Tech Hub
- Modis/Chicagoist.com, February 2017

Chicago Ninth In Job Growth In Nation's Top Tech Cities Ranking
- Crain’s Chicago Business/CBRE, October 2016

Illinois Ranks #5 Top Manufacturing State, #9 in Biotech and #10 in Auto Manufacturing In Business Facilities’ Annual State Rankings Report
- Business Facilities, August 2016

Illinois Has 14 of the World's Largest Companies; Combined Revenues Over $647 Billion
- Fortune Global 500, July 2016

Illinois Ranks #1 In Access to Capital And #4 On Education In CNBC’s America's Top States for Business 2016
- CNBC, July 2016

With Its $784 Billion Economy, Iliinois is an International Center of Global Commerce
- ILLINOIS: The State of Innovation Magazine July 2016

Illinois is #2 Best State in U.S. on Grid Modernization Index for progress made towards a modernized electric grid
- Site Selection, March 2016

Illinois Is Top State for Leed Green Building, Third Year in a Row
- Business Facilities, January 2016

Chicago Based Startup Triples Size of Office & Will Triple Staff in 2016
- PR Newswire, January 2016

Chicago Ranked Top Ten Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2016
- MovieMaker, January 2016

Illinois – Local Assets, Global Growth
- Expansion Solutions, January/February 2016

Chicago Company #1 on 2015 Forbes' Hottest Startups List
- Forbes, December 2015

Chicago Moves Up In DeLoitte's Technology Fast 500 List
- Deloitte & Touche, November 2015

Illinois Ranks in Top 10 and Most Improved on 2015 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Rankings
- ACEEE, October 2015

Association of Independent Commercial Producers survey reports Illinois' huge 2014 gain from advertising production
- ReelChicago, September 2015

Chicago second-best city for small businesses in America
- CNBC, May 2015

Illinois Retains No. 3 Spot On Site Selection’s Annual Corporate Expansion Rankings, Chicago Still No. 1 Metro
- March 2015