STRATEGY COMMITTEE Stakeholder Group Sessions

The outcomes from the Think-Tank were shared at 11 Stakeholder Group Sessions held in August and September 2021. These sessions reviewed the accumulated results from the project and began to articulate the priorities needed to place Illinois manufacturing on the trajectory towards its preferred future.

Schedule of Think-Tank and Stakeholder Group Sessions

  • Future of Illinois Manufacturing Think-Tank (August 5)
  • Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (August 18)
  • Chicago Department of Planning and Development (August 27)
  • Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network (August 17)
  • Chicagoland Workforce Funders Alliance (August 16)
  • DCEO Team Red (August 17)
  • Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (September 2)
  • IMEC/Southern IL Economic Development (August 16)
  • P33 (September 8)
  • Somercor (August 19)
  • State Commerce DCEO (August 18)
  • Workforce & Workplace Systems Group (August 16)


For more information about IMEC’s Future of Manufacturing in Illinois Project, please contact:

David Boulay, Ph.D., President
Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)
Phone: 309-677-3766