Regional Partners

Our success in regional economic development is tied directly to our ability to work collaboratively throughout the region with many city and county partners.  Coming together as The Regional Economic Development Network, following is a listing of those partners and links to their respective websites.

State Economic Development Partners View more



Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Missouri Department of Economic Development

Missouri Partnership 

Local Illinois Economic Development Partners View more



Chamber of Commerce Southwestern Madison County

City of Alton

City of Belleville

City of Breese

City of Centralia

City of Collinsville

City of Columbia

City of East St. Louis

City of Fairview Heights

City of Granite City

City of Greenville

City of Litchfield

City of O'Fallon

City of Waterloo

Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce

Illinois Small Business Development Center

Jerseyville County Busniess Association

Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois

Macoupin Economic Development Partnership

Madison County Community Development

Madison County Employment & Training Department

Madison County Government

Madison County Planning and Development

Monroe County Courthouse

O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce

Randolph County Economic Development

RiverBend Growth Association

South Central Illinois Growth Alliance

Southwestern Illinois Development Authority

Southwestern Illinois Planning Commission

St. Clair County Economic Department

University Park, SIUE, Inc.

Village of Glen Carbon

Village of Hartford

Village of New Baden

Village of Swansea

Local Missouri Economic Development Partners View more



Beyond Housing

Boonslick Regional Planning Commission

City of Arnold

City of Ballwin

City of Brentwood

City of Chesterfield

City of Clayton

City of Cottleville

City of Creve Coeur

City of Eureka

City of Fenton

City of Ferguson

CIty of Festus

City of Florissant

City of Hazelwood

City of Lake Saint Louis

City of Manchester

City of Maplewood

City of Maryland Heights

City of New Haven

City of O'Fallon

City of Pacific

City of Pine Lawn

City of Rock Hill

City of St. Charles

City of St. Clair

City of St. Peters

City of Sullivan

City of Union

City of University City

City of Warrenton

City of Washington

City of Weldon Spring
 City of Wentzville

City of Wildwood

City of Wright City

Development Corporation of Jefferson County

East-West Gateway Council of Governments

Economic Development Center of St. Charles County

Lemay Development Corporation

Lincoln County Services

Missouri Enterprise

North County, Inc.

Northwest Chamber of Commerce

St. Charles County Government

St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce

St. Louis County Workforce Development

St. Louis Development Corporation

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

The City of Town & County

The Economic Development Corp. of Jefferson County

The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis

Troy Area Chamber of Commerce

Washington County IDA

Workforce Organizations View more



Development Strategies

East Central College

Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center

Missouri Career Center

Southwestern Illinois College

Special School District

St. Charles Community College

St. Louis Community College

University of Missouri-St. Louis

Trade View more



Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Export Assistance Center

World Trade Center

Rail View more



CSX Transportation


Norfolk Southern Corp

Union Pacific Railroad

Airport View more



Lambert St. Louis International Airport

Mid America St. Louis Airport

St. Louis Downtown Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport

Port View more



America's Central Port

Jefferson County Port Authority

Kaskaskia Regional Port

Utilities View more




Cuivre River Electric Cooperative

Electrical Connection


Monroe County Electric Co-Opertive, Inc.

Southwestern Electric Coopertive Inc.

Greater St. Louis Economic Development Network Meetings View more


Meeting Topic


St. Louis Metropolitan Economic Overview


Water is Essential to Life and to Regional Economic Development


What is a Gigabit Community and Why Does it Matter?


Accelerators as Tech-Based Economic Development Tools


Community Competitiveness Assessment, Josh Bays, Site Selection Group


The Real Deal: Drivers and Measures of Incentives
 1/30/2015 2015 Forecast for the Regional Economy, Bill Emmons, Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis
 3/26/2015 The Best Kept Secret in State Government, Daniel Stark, Missouri Department of Labor
 7/23/2015 Megatrends in Site Selection - Janet Ady, Ady Advantage
 9/24/2015 St. Louis Mosaic Project-Regional Prosperity through Immigration & Innovation, Betsy Cohen, St. Louis Mosaic Project
 2/4/2016 Recession Risk Is Elevated in 2016 - Bill Emmons, Federal Reserve Bank
 3/24/2016 Utility Modernization Panel
  #1 - Ameren
#2 - AT&T Missouri
  #3 The Laclede Group
  #4 Missouri American Water
 7/26/2016 What is our 2016 experience telling us about the future of Industrial ED? - Tim Feemster, Foremost Quality Logistics
 2/3/2017  2017 Federal Reserve Forecast