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Illinois’ Powerhouse Companies

In Illinois, you’ll find a network of global powerhouse companies—ready customers, suppliers and collaborators—across industries. Find yourself in good company among more than 1,700 major corporate headquarters and over 1,900 foreign business.

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1,700+
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September 9, 2021

Dan Seals to Serve as New Intersect Illinois CEO

New leadership at Intersect Illinois includes Seals to market Illinois as a premier global business destination; joined by Robert Stephan to focus on downstate development and corporate relations Intersect Illinois, the statewide economic development organization focused on bringing businesses to Illinois, today announced it has named Dan Seals as its new CEO. Seals will guide […]

July 1, 2021

Illinois Ranks #1 in Site Selection Magazine’s Annual Sustainability Rankings

State tops the nation as most sustainable location for site selection Illinois tops the nation in Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking of the top locations for sustainable development, released today. The state moves up from the third spot in the 2021 report, which combines standard green metrics such as LEED-certified buildings, renewable energy use and […]

June 7, 2021

Team Illinois Participates in 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

State and Local Economic Development Organizations Attract Global Investment to Illinois at SelectUSA Investment Summit The State of Illinois today announced that a delegation from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Intersect Illinois and 17 economic development partners will represent Illinois at the 2021 virtual SelectUSA Investment Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of […]

May 18, 2021

Economic Development Week 2021

Intersect Illinois, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the IEDA  shared best practices, lessons learned, and strategies for success around driving economic development in Illinois during Economic Development Week 2021. Economic development plays a vital role as we shift towards economic recovery. To showcase the work being done across the state, […]

May 7, 2021

Lion Electric Plans First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Illinois

$70 Million Investment Paves the Way for Largest All-Electric Commercial Vehicle Production Plant in the U.S.; Creating 745 Jobs in Illinois Governor JB Pritzker today joined elected officials and the Lion Electric Company — a Canadian based manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles — to announce a significant investment in Illinois, with plans […]