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Global Powerhouse

Overview

Give Your Business the Illinois Advantage

Strategically located at the heart of the country, Illinois is the crossroads of commerce that puts businesses, people and goods within a four-hour flight of the entire North American market—not to mention non-stop service to more than 50 international destinations.

On top of that, Illinois companies benefit from a world-class transportation and logistics network, reliable, low-cost energy, abundant water and natural resources and a highly educated workforce supported by more than 200 higher education institutions.

Learn why 37 Fortune 500 companies and more than 1,900 international industry leaders call Illinois home.

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37
Fortune 500 Companies
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440+
Major Corporate HQs
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1,900
Foreign Companies
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1.2
MILLION
Small Businesses