Rockford Area Economic Development Council Featured at MAEDC Conference

Eric Voyles, Vice President of National Business Development at RAEDC, and Janyce Fadden, President at Jbfadden Enterprises and former President of RAEDC, were included on a panel regarding innovative approaches to economic development.


RAAN (Rockford Area Aerospace Network) is a committee of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council (RAEDC) and offers a platform for collaboration among local aerospace companies and institutions that serve the industry.  RAAN serves as the forum where the Rockford Region’s aerospace industry cluster development strategy is advanced on an on-going basis. RAAN is supported by the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge and the Economic Development Administration of the Department of Commerce. The Challenge leverages existing resources from 16 federal agencies and award funds to regions that demonstrate the existence of high-growth industries that support a wide range of economic and workforce development activities.

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