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2018 Rockford Leadership Alliance

Rockford Leadership Alliance (RLA) is a focused, thematic leadership development program designed for business executives and high potential leaders in the Rockford region. RLA’s annual focus is oriented towards addressing critical leadership gaps identified in the Rockford business community. The foundation for the experience is a six-session workshop series, starting in September of the year,

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2018 Global Leadership Summit

You have influence and the ability to positively impact your community and world. No matter where your influence is—in your family, school, work or church—when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins! Join 445,000+ people around the world for two days of world-class leadership training. Experience this event in our region at:

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Leadership Rockford 2018

Designed to provide a holistic understanding of the Rockford community, Leadership Rockford is an 8-month program suitable for emerging leaders, leaders new to the community, or leaders eager to become more involved in the Rockford region. Members of the class represent a wide range of backgrounds, organizations, and levels of experience. The diversity of the

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Check out the new Great Neighborhoods Website!

The Great Neighborhoods project engages neighborhoods to focus on the assets that they have and to begin mapping them. Every neighborhood has attributes that make it a Great Neighborhood; things that make it great, unique, and desirable. Every neighborhood also has some challenges. We want to help recognize the good, and help you work with

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Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad

Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad Jueves, 17 de mayo a las 6 PM – 7:30 PM Sucursal Montague, 1238 S. Winnebago Street, Rockford Necesitamos sus ideas para planificar la Biblioteca principal de vanguardia de Rockford. Por favor, venga y díganos qué quiere de su biblioteca, qué es importante para usted y qué debemos

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Stakeholder Focus:  Workforce Connection

  As you may recall, the community’s vision anticipates a condition where – all residents are leading successful and fulfilling lives, – our workforce is sought after, and – our economy is agile, innovative and strong. Connecting our residents to opportunities for education, training and employment is foundational to achieving our vision. Several community organizations

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Advanced Manufacturing Fuels Transformation

Advanced manufacturing has long been an asset of the Rockford region – an asset to be nurtured and leveraged in our region’s transformation. The region’s vision anticipates that advanced manufacturing is one of the economic drivers to bring needed resources to this region to fuel our transformation: “We have an agile, innovative and strong economy

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The Aerospace Cluster – A Thriving Economic Ecosystem

The Rockford region is home to one of America’s largest Aerospace clusters.  Over 100 manufacturers and service providers in the aerospace supply base call this region home. These companies are collectively known for their ability to design, develop, manufacture, assemble, test and service many of the most sophisticated controls and systems in the aerospace industry. 

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Transform Rockford announced its support for the March 20, 2018, referendum to restore home rule authority to the City of Rockford

ROCKFORD, IL. – Transform Rockford announced its support for the March 20, 2018, referendum to restore home rule authority to the City of Rockford. Leadership of the Transform Rockford movement also encourages the City’s voters to show their support for the referendum. Why does Transform Rockford support the referendum and encourage others to support it?

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Linking Talent with Opportunity

The Transform Rockford movement is about connecting people with opportunities. And we believe great opportunities exist here in the region – opportunities for residents, visitors, and investors. The Linking Talent with Opportunity project is all about connecting residents to career pathways that lead to successful and fulfilling careers. These pathways begin in middle school when

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