Bradley University And Eureka College Listed as Best Colleges for 2017

Bradley University and Eureka College have earned national recognition. Bradley University has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Midwest’s top universities in their 2017 list of America’s Best Colleges. Bradley placed 6th in the region. Bradley remains among the top ten regional universities for veterans, and the undergraduate engineering […]

Posted: September 14, 2016  |  View More »

Community Partners Seek Executive Director for Alignment Peoria

Peoria, IL POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:               Executive Director OPENING DATE:      Wednesday, September 7, 2016 CLOSING DATE:      Monday, September 19, 2016 or until position filled SALARY:                   Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience JOB TYPE:                Full-time LOCATION:               TBA FLSA STATUS:         Exempt POSITION OVERVIEW: The Executive Director will implement the mission, strategic goals and objectives of Alignment Peoria.  […]

Posted: September 7, 2016  |  View More »

Peoria Chamber and CEO Council Accepting Proposals for Relocation

  August 4, 2016 The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council are accepting proposals for our relocation On Tuesday, July 12th it was announced that Riverfront Village will be converted from commercial space to riverfront recreation and green space. The Downtown Development Corporation, the City of Peoria and Mike Wisdom have worked long […]

Posted: August 4, 2016  |  View More »

Riverfront Village and Offices at 100 SW Water to be redeveloped into green space.

  Peoria, IL The Downtown Development Corporation plans to acquire Riverfront Village from Riverfront Villagers Developers LLC. Joe’s Crab Shack, New Amsterdam Bar and Restaurant and the Chamber of Commerce currently operate form the area. The DDC plans to transfer the acquired development rights and physical property to the City of Peoria. The City would […]

Posted: July 12, 2016  |  View More »

Peoria adds new nonstop flights to Charlotte, N.C.

July 8, 2016 For more information:                                                                                                 Gene […]

Posted: July 11, 2016  |  View More »

The City of Peoria Launches New Suggestion Board Website

The City of Peoria Launches New Suggestion Board Website Civic ArtWorks makes neighborhood design more accessible than ever. Our online platform enables citizens to share new ideas and concerns about their community with their neighbors. We remove barriers and enable a fluid conversation between community members and our expert planning and design staff. We strive […]

Posted: June 13, 2016  |  View More »

Moving the Needle Forward

Ashley Taylor, CEO Council iBi May 2016 issue Nonprofits are big business in Greater Peoria. Whether big or small, national or local, nonprofits have a large impact on our community—not only as employers, but also on the economy and quality of life. The work we do matters. Think about a month, a week, a day in […]

Posted: May 3, 2016  |  View More »


  Peoria, IL 3-17-2016    The Board of Directors for the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA), parent organization of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council, announced today that Mr. Jeff Griffin has been named the CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA). As CEO of the GPBA, Mr. Griffin will serve […]

Posted: March 19, 2016  |  View More »

Peoria named 26th Happiest City in the U.S.

The Houston Chronicle recently reported results from the annual Well-Being Index by Gallup-Healthways that shows the best communities in the country to find happiness by looking at the 190 biggest communities in the U.S. to determine the most comfortable place to call home. The rankings analyzed five different facets of well-being: purpose (likely to learn new and interesting things), social (having supportive relationships […]

Posted: March 14, 2016  |  View More »

CEO Council Engages ICC Design Students to Develop New Program Logo

2-15-2016 The CEO Council recently launched Greater Peoria Works, a work experience program that aims to identify, encourage and assist area employers with providing 1,000 non-permanent, recurring jobs or work-based learning opportunities to regional high school and college students to assist them to develop job-related skills and attitudes. Before the program launched in December, the […]

Posted: February 16, 2016  |  View More »

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