Photo montage from the inaugural Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Series. The featured speaker was Ed Rust, current Chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce, Chairman/CEO of State Farm and member of Caterpillar Board of Directors.
Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis stressed the importance of working together to build a brighter tomorrow for Peoria to a crowd of nearly 700 at the 13th annual Peoria State of the City Address hosted by the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce. Check out photos from the event.
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce hosts "Elections and Fiscal Cliff: Now What?" a part of the Chamber's Government Affairs Series. Visit www.peoriachamber.org for more details. Guest speakers Doug Whitley, President & CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Cholly Smith, Manager of Great Lakes Region for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce discussed legislative issues at the federal and state level that will impact the business community in 2013.
The Greater Peoria Economic Scorecard (created by The Heartland Partnership) scores the region on economic performance, innovation, people, livability and business/entrepreneurship. The scorecard provides a baseline measurement so we can better understand how we perform and how we rate compared to regions we consider our competitors and regions we aspire to be like.