The Illinois Defense Network and Greater Peoria Economic Development Council are sponsoring an informational and networking event this August. This Manufacturing and Supply Chain Forum will focus on solutions for business sustainability and diversification, especially through Defense and other government contracts.
This session will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear from GPMN companies about their successful pivots to Federal Business, learn how Illinois was selected for the Department of Defense (DoD) Industry Resilience Program, learn about local resource opportunities, and network with other regional businesses.
When: August 28, 2019 | 2 – 4:30PM
Where: The Gateway Building | 200 NE Water St, Peoria, IL, 61602
This forum will cover workforce development efforts in the region as well, with experts from the GPEDC and Illinois Central College. This event will also feature a resource fair, including representatives from IMEC and Illinois PTAC.