Investing in the MCILEDC is an investment in your own organization, as well as the economic development of the region itself, thus making it a win-win situation. Through an influential Board of Directors and strategic committees, investors are provided a forum to:

  • Shape and engage in the region’s economic development plan.
  • Address crucial business climate issues and facilitate regional collaborations.
  • Stimulate economic growth and build a larger group of businesses that contribute to the tax base.
  • Increase employment and training opportunities.
  • Increase desired goods and services available locally.
  • Improve the quality of life for all citizens.
  • Help provide direct services to assist companies’ and communities’ growth.

Investor Benefits

  • Business referrals and networking opportunities unique to MCILEDC.
  • Access to local, county, and state officials.
  • Organizational exposure and marketing opportunities.
  • Regular education programs on topics of interest.
  • Advocacy for policies and funds that enhance the region’s economic competitiveness.
  • Quarterly Investors newsletter email blasts.
  • Access to economic development corporation staff services.

MCILEDC Support for Businesses and Municipalities

  • Services
    • Site selection.
    • Business attraction, retention, and expansion assistance.
    • Demographic and market data; regional marketing.
    • Access to workforce development, training, and employee recruitment.
    • Alternative financing tools – bond financing.
    • Trade and export support – Foreign Trade Zone; trade missions.
    • Advocacy services.
    • One-Stop Shop to navigate regulatory requirements and connect with state/local/federal resources.
    • Grant writing assistance; prepare responses to state and regional economic development leads.
  • Programs
    • Small Business Community Navigator Program – Connecting businesses with state/federal assistance.
    • Monroe -Randolph County Enterprise Zone Administration.
    • Regional Economic Recovery Planning

Interested in enjoying all the benefits that membership in the MCILEDC can offer?  Contact the Executive Director at 618-939-8681 x309 or contact us today!