Collaborative STEM grant awarded for One Voice project

$4.6 million will go toward scholarships, local research projects for NexSTEM Read More

WATCH: Rivian CEO interview at Community Leaders Dinner

RJ Scaringe chats with Mike O'Grady about manufacturing, tech, and the changing world of automotive Read More

Bloomington-Normal gains jobs in latest IDES report

The June employment numbers are out, and Bloomington-Normal saw a slight jump year-over-year in its unemployment rate (4.4% in June 2018 vs. 4.2% in June 2017). However, total nonfarm jobs… Read More

BN Advantage presents Community Branding Workshops

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BNEDC releases 2018 Demographic Profile

New information is available digitally or in print by request Read More

2018 Community Leaders Dinner to feature Rivian CEO

BNEDC will present “An Evening with RJ Scaringe, CEO of Rivian Automotive” on Tuesday, October 9 Read More

Rivian project recognized with national award

Published May 10, 2018 (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.)—The Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council (BNEDC) is part of a national recognition for the collaborative work done in landing Rivian Automotive in McLean County. The… Read More

Manufacturing supplier opens new facility in Normal

American Precision Assemblers (APA) is an established supplier of wire harnesses and cable and mechanical assemblies Read More

Rivian hosts EDC group at Plymouth facility

McLean County partners got an inside look at Rivian's engingeering center Read More

Ham to Leave BNEDC

Kyle Ham, chief executive officer of the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, will leave on April 30 Read More