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      Economic Development

      IVAC is a regional economic development organization, with a focus on industry expansion and retention development for both small businesses and large industrial corporations.
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      Chamber of Commerce

      With over 375 members, IVAC works hard to provide a variety of new business opportunities for owners to grow, showcase, and connect with each other.
      View the Area's Newest Businesses
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      For the Love of the Arts

      The Illinois Valley values the arts and has a variety of organizations that promote and support fine art, music and the performing arts.
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      Community

      As a regional chamber of commerce, IVAC is a valuable resource for area business, local area news, and things to do in the Illinois Valley
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      For the Love of the Arts

      The Illinois Valley values the arts and has a variety of organizations that promote and support fine art, music and the performing arts.
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      ADVANTAGE

      Illinois Valley Area Resource and Relocation Guide is an industry information guide and an economic development resource
  • Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce &
    Economic Development
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    Centrally located in the northern part of the state, the Illinois Valley is home to thousands of businesses in the three county region of La Salle, Bureau and Putnam.  The Illinois Valley is a thriving combination of small businesses and large corporations, with  a well educated, job ready workforce and convenient access to interstate, rail, and river.  lllinois Valley economic development is strong and ready new business opportunities.  The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development promotes the region by supporting companies relocating and assisting those that are seeking to expand.

  • Mark Your Calendar Mark Your Calendar

    Every Day is Beautiful in Green Valley

    With a wide variety of events and opportunities, Green Valley has something to offer everyone. Celebrate the fun of the Minnesota State Fair with us each summer. Enjoy a scenic stroll through our many parks or play a round of golf at one of our three courses. Have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Owl and marvel at all the beautiful outdoor murals throughout the town.

    Our community offers a thriving economy, superb schools, traditional values, faith and fellowship, helpful services, and many entertainment options. Green Valley is truly the ideal place for new ventures and new growth because every day is abeautiful day.

  • Keeping You Informed Keeping You Informed

  • 2017 IVAC Annual Report 2017 IVAC Annual Report

    Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development had another year of recording breaking.  Download a copy of the 2017 Annual Report to share in our success.

  • Join the Chamber! Join the Chamber!

    Becoming a member is easy! Find out more about the benefits you will receive and join today!

    Read more about membership

  • Help Spread the Warmth this Winter! Help Spread the Warmth this Winter!

    Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Peru Mall are collecting *NEW * hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves for students attending public schools in the Illinois Valley Area.  Donations will be accepted through December 19 (with deliveries to the schools anticipated before winter break).

     

  • IVAC Connect is the Best Networking Event in the Area IVAC Connect is the Best Networking Event in the Area

    IVAC Connect holds networking event opportunities to make connections, create leads, to ultimately grow attendees businesses' and economic vitality, and has been going strong for the past two years.  IVAC Connect is open to both members and non-members on the third Thursday of each month.  Find out more by attending.

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