The Illinois Municipal League is the formal voice for Illinois municipalities. The League was founded in 1913 and has worked continuously for the benefit of municipalities, promoting competence and integrity in administration of municipal government. We offer services to our members that range from traditional to cutting edge, in order to educate and motivate them to remain focused on their passion for the constituencies they represent. Through advocacy at the state and federal level, we work tirelessly to make sure that every voice is heard.
The IoT Institute connects professionals in the IoT ecosystem and inspires them by providing real-world, actionable information on the latest IoT trends, analysis, and use-case studies for smart cities, the Industrial IoT, smart buildings and energy, and the innovators creating the IoT infrastructure.
Any successful IoT project requires multiple departments and stakeholders working closely together. The IoT Institute and our live event IoT Emerge reaches and promotes collaboration among all key IoT decision makers and implementers, including the C-Suite, IT, operations and facilities, engineering, integrators, and consultants.
Through ongoing research with our strategic partners like the Industrial Internet Consortium, the IoT Institute provides thought leadership and unique insight into the state of IoT implementation and challenges and opportunities for key players.
American City & County has been the voice of state and local government since 1909. The magazine serves a powerful audience of city, county and state officials who are charged with developing and implementing government policy, programs and projects. The magazine maintains its leadership position by providing these readers with news, government trends, policy alternatives and operational solutions. Subscribe to American City & County
The ICN, managed by the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT), is a high speed broadband network serving K12 and Higher Education, Public Libraries and Museums, State and Local Government, and the Healthcare community. The ICN provides Internet and Intranet connectivity for thousands of sites state wide, ensuring high availability for cloud based content, disaster recovery services, data, video, and audio communications.
Serving over millions of citizens every day, in every county, primarily students, the ICN is the largest and most successful state network of its kind in the nation.
The Illinois Innovation Network website launched in 2013 as a common platform to connect startups, innovation-driven enterprises, service providers, research and academic institutions, and community leaders to position Illinois as one of the world’s top innovation centers.
Managed by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), the Innovation Network aims to:
The Innovation Network previously supported the activities of the Illinois Innovation Council, which was convened in 2011 to identify and advance strategies to accelerate innovation, economic growth, and job creation. The council was disbanded in 2014.
The Dark Fiber Community (DFC) is a resource for network operators to help solve planning, construction, operations and finance issues from numerous, reputable providers of all aspects of physical network infrastructure. Through increased coverage and brand visibility, Dark Fiber Community Members and users derive value from the facilitation of mutually beneficial business opportunities. With hundreds of Members already represented and more being added, the Dark Fiber Community serves as a unified and evolving portal for access to current information, pricing and contacts within this industry