Our Marketing Partnership
Only NCI - We're Marketing Our Advantages for Business
North Central Illinois Economic Development
Where Cost Savings meet Chicago Market Advantages
With a commitment to a Progressive Future, business leaders and elected officials in Bureau, LaSalle and Putnam Counties of Illinois, united to form the Economic Development Corporation of North Central Illinois (NCI) in 2016. The non-profit Public-Private Marketing Partnership is totally focused and dedicated to marketing the region for new investment and job creation. NCI is the Only organization in the region Aggressively Marketing Bureau, LaSalle, and Putnam Counties for New Good Paying Jobs, New Investment and New Tax Revenue.
"Only NCI is Making the Changes Necessary to Focus on Marketing, and Insure that our Graduates and Families can stay here...and have a future with Good Paying Jobs," said Steve Aubry, NCI Chairman.
North Central Illinois is recognized as a Progressive and Diverse Environment for Businesses committed to positive growth and quality of life for residents.
The Mission of the NCI is to Create Shared Prosperity and Economic Opportunity in the Region by Aggressively Marketing Locational Advantages for Business Investment.
STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
1. Encourage business development in the region that will increase the tax base, diversify the economy, and provide quality employment opportunities.
2. Foster job-creating growth and expansion of existing business and industry.
3. Promote an environment that provides quality educational opportunities and workforce training for all ages.