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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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BDG International, Inc. Since 1983 BDG International, Inc. has been providing firms world-wide with quality International Freight Forwarding, Custom House Brokerage and North American Truck and Air services. We provide our clients with a complete range of logistics services: Air, Ocean: FCL / LCL / Breakbulk, Truck, and Rail. Our team members are trained in handling freight of all types and commodities: DG, Oversize, Perishable, Sensitive, Fragile and High Value. We offer complete export documentary support for L/C's, Legalization, Drafts, C of O's and inspection services.


Corbett, Duncan & Hubly, P.C. has built a strong international and domestic practice focusing on closely-held middle-market business. We provide a full range of professional services including assurance, accounting, tax services, and specialty consulting services such as: risk management, valuation services, litigation support, fraud investigation, mergers & acquisitions, entrepreneurial services, outsourced accounting, wealth management services and financial planning.

CDH has specialized experience in the manufacturing and distribution, construction/real estate, and professional service industries. We have developed a cadre of professionals with deep technical skills specializing in serving Pacific Rim market clients through our unique international consulting practice. Other industries CDH serves include: food processing, leasing, professional practices and not-for-profits.


The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center of the Rockford Area is a program that works directly with companies to increase the total value of goods exported from the Rockford Area of Illinois. Services are provided to companies to walk them through the process of establishing and growing an export program. The ITC also can provide assistance to foreign companies interested in sourcing manufactured products from the United States.  The IL SBDC International Trade Center of the Rockford Area is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Rock Valley College.


The McHenry County Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit private-public business advocacy group comprised of business and industry investors from throughout the county.

Its mission is to encourage and develop the economic health of McHenry County, Illinois through the retention, expansion and attraction of commerce and industry which is conducive to an optimal quality of life for its citizens.

A non-governmental organization, the McHenry County EDC seeks to work with local, county, state and federal legislators to foster, enhance and improve the economic vitality of McHenry County.


Rockford Area Economic Development Council  Rockford Area Economic Development Council  The primary role of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council is to enhance wealth creation in the Rockford Region by marketing the area and helping employers retain and create quality jobs. The RAEDC works closely with many partners to serve as a one-stop resource for clients, learning what existing and new employers need to grow and then matching those needs with the correct resources. We help investors and clients navigate the world of site selection, funding, workforce development, international trade assistance, marking and public relations support and more. We strive to improve the competitiveness of the region and to engage the community in the work of economic development.


Rockford Chamber of Commerce  The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is the Rockford region’s leading advocate for business growth. The Rockford Chamber works to benefit the community by leading in the promotion of economic growth, advocating for the interests of business and providing service and educational opportunities that help its 1,600 members grow.