More than 850 Rockford business and community leaders meet to discuss economic development in the region.
The meeting was an annual gathering lead by the Rockford Area Economic Development Council. Transform Rockford representative, Tom Gendron, spoke on economic wins of the past, and how the region can continue growth in the future. The dinner was also a networking event for businesses to provide insight into ways they have seen success and economic improvements.
"Don't be satisfied with the status quo we can do better but you got to get engaged you know you cant just complain for the sidelines and be unhappy you gotta get engaged you got to be apart of the solution and ask the people and jump in and help," said Gendron, Woodward Chairman & CEO.
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