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  • About EDG

    The Elgin Development Group (EDG), a division of the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, is laser-focused on helping business remain strong and grow.  EDG’s business assistance takes many forms from site selection, fast-track permitting, workforce development, international trade to providing resources for new budding entrepreneurs through the Elgin Area Small Business Academy.

    Helping existing businesses and attracting new companies to Elgin builds a diverse and dynamic local economy. The EDG economic development initiatives provide Elgin with a solid tax base to support quality municipal services and educational opportunities, an improved quality of life, a vibrant economy and desirable employment opportunities.

    The EDG is contracted to provide economic development services for the City of Elgin through a unique public – private partnership. Support for the EDG is also provided by over 40 leading companies through the Advancing Progress program.  Contact us to learn more about how we can help your business grow in Elgin.

    We keep our values at the forefront of everything we do.


    We work together to build long-term relationships through trust and respect


    We respect the discretion and confidentiality attached to any project


    We are committed to providing to the success of our business community 


    We work to deliver fast results while striving for excellence



    We believe in being honest, upfront and open - period


    We succeed together because we work as one