Governor Returning to State of the County Dinner this year!


The DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation is honored to welcome back Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, as the distinguished guest and Keynote Speaker at their Annual State of the County dinner.  This year’s event will take place on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 beginning at 5:00 pm. The event will be held at Faranda’s Banquet Center.

Event Format
5:00 pm-6:30 pm Exhibitor’s Showcase & Networking Reception
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm State of the County & Keynote Address
8:30 pm conclusion

DCEDC gives their member contributors an opportunity to select from a wide variety of packages that can be used to highlight the member company/organization’s goods and services. New packages have been added this year. Discover the opportunities that are available, for a limited time by clicking here: AD 2017 Sponsorship Packages

Advanced Reservations are being accepted now, through November 3rd, 2017. Standard Reservations will be accepted from November 4th-November 22nd, 2017. The DCEDC is offering Member, Retired Member, and Non-Member rates.

To secure an online reservation, please complete the form here. A successful registration will return an email confirmation to the address given at the time of registration. If you have not receive said confirmation, the registration was not successful. Please contact Karen Hoyle at 815-895-2711 or by email at for aid with your request to register! Google Chrome is the recommended browser for the DCEDC website.

DCEDC’s reservation policy applies. To cancel a reservation, it must be done via email and received no later than November 22nd, 2017 at 12:00 PM CST to Failure to do so will result in the “no show” reservation due and payable, as invoiced by DCEDC.

The DCEDC regrets that we are unable to accept “walk-ins” or “unconfirmed” reservations at the door.

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