The Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development and the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium  (CMMC) attended the 2nd Annual Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Summit (IMCP) in Washington DC on October 21-22, 2015. The conference included representatives from the  twenty-four federally designated manufacturing communities. The summit was an opportunity for exchange of best practices, networking, one […]

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A delegation of economic development officials from Brandenburg Germany met with the leaders of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) on October 8th and leaders of the Chicago Regional Growth Initiative on October 14th. The meetings represented the beginning of a cooperative relationship between the two regions that both boast strong fabricated metals and […]

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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Village of Riverdale
Village Board Chambers
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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
Village of Robbins
Robbins Community Center
13800 S. Trumbull Avenue
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Dozens of high school students will have the chance to learn more about careers in modern-day industrial production during Cook County Manufacturing Day Oct. 2. The day-long activities are a collaboration of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center […]

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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
Village of Calumet Park
12419 S. Ashland
Calumet Park, IL 60827
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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
City of Blue Island
2434 W. Vermont Street
Blue Island, Illinois […]

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On September 24, President Preckwinkle kicked off the opening session of Economic Revitalization through Brownfields, organized by the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and KSU TAB (Kansas State University – Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program) and hosted by Triton College.  Staff from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development were also in attendance, speaking […]

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Staff from the Bureau of Economic Development created an enthusiastic team and participated in the 32nd Annual Walk for Education on Saturday, September 19.  The route went from Burnham Park Grove 7, South Lake Shore Drive @ 39th Street and back. It was a  5K Walk/Fun Run | 10K Bike/Skate event.  The walk is created annually to […]

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We want to let you know about an exciting forum targeting Small Businesses – the South Cook County Small Business Forum Registration – being held Wednesday, September 30th at Prairie State Community College. The morning program will be kicked-off with opening comments from the Regional Administrators representing the Small Business Administration, the General Services […]

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