ECIDC is a non-profit, member-driven organization with a mission to -
Foster regional economic development through collaboration, networking, and education. <More>
Coles County Regional Planning Commission
Edgar County Bank & Trust
Metro Communications Company
Midland States Bancorp, Inc.
Prairie Power Inc.
Shelby Electric Cooperative
State Bank of Arthur
Tuscola Economic Development Inc.
Tuscola National Bank
Economic & Community Development Support
ECIDC unifies the community leadership, resources, and organizations concerned with economic development in the region.
ECIDC in the Spotlight
ECIDC Celebrates 30 Years
ECIDC Annual Report
East Central Illinois Hosts Regional Manufacturing Roundtable with 95 in Attendance
On October 28, 2014, dozens of manufacturers, eocnomic development professionals, educators, and community leaders met to share success stories and to network in order to ensure a good pipeline of skilled labor for regional regional manufacturing.
ECIDC Hosts Meeting for Community Leaders and Association of Fuel and
Petrochemical Manufacturers Representatives
ECIDC facilitates planning to address
manufacturing workforce needs
- Conducts surveys of 48 area manufacturers
- Forms an eci Super Region Coalition
- Organizes the Annual Regional Manufacturing Roundtable
- Launches Catch Your Careers Web Site
- Continues with outreach and collaboration
ECIDC Tourism Resource
ECIDC Connecting Generations Project -
A volunteer program that matches student trainers with area senior citizens who wish to learn Internet skills.
What is Connecting Generations? (for Seniors)
What is Connecting Generations? (for Students)
ECIDC Earns Excellence in Agri-Tourism Award
Lake Land College Adjunct Instructor Brooke Ferguson, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, ECIDC Board Member Pam Crisman, Lake Land College Executive Assistant to the President Jean Anne Grunloh
ECIDC Co-Hosts 4th Annual Regional Broadband Summit
70 community leaders, government representatives, broadband providers and broadband stakeholders gathered on December 5, 2013 in Mattoon to network and learn of current broadband services, planned expansion projects in the region, and broadband education/adoption efforts in the region.
5th Annual Broadband Summit
December 2, 2014
Networking opportunities and broadband updates. Presentations by Metro Communications, Consolidated, Mediacom Business, and others.
Sarah Bush Lincoln Education Center Mattoon, IL
Family fun, Festivals and Farmers Markets
ECIDC Board Meetings
November 20, 2014 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lake Land College, Webb Hall 081
Mattoon, IL. Board Meeting
August 21, 2014 Board Meeting
May 15, 2014. Board Meeting
February 20, 2014 Board Meeting
November 21, 2013 Board Meeting
Annual Meeting - May 16, 2013
August 15, 2013 Board Meeting
February 21, 2013 Board Meeting <Minutes>