Mission & Goals

Whether you are interested in developing a new business in Union County, Illinois, or would like information and assistance on growing your existing business, UCEDC is here to help you.  Located in the southernmost part of Illinois, Union County welcomes your business investment with attractive locations, available work force, and business-positive county and municipal governments.

It shall be the mission of the Union County Economic Development Corporation to promote regional growth in the Union County area by capitalizing on the region’s assets and pooling the resources of those communities located in the county to enable recruitment and retainment of business and industry vital to the economic future of the region.