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The Partnership serves in the capacity of economic development, business service and tourism for Freeport and Stephenson County. Our role, simply, is to bring partners and individuals together to promote and grow our region.

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Bike the trails, take a few swings at Little Cubs Field, sip our favorite local brews and stay the weekend for a leisurely trip or your next family gathering.

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Holiday shopping season is upon us and there are so many wonderful and unique gifts available in Freeport and Stephenson County your loved ones will cherish.

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Whether you have entrepreneurial ambitions, or want to take your existing business to the next level, we offer services to assist in every business aspect and size.

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Looking to relocate or expand your business? Contact us for the perfect building or site to meet your needs.

COME HOME

Josh Elliott describes his passion for giving back to the community that helped to create great memories in his childhood and now for his own family. An entrepreneur and artist, he encourages others to invest in their home.

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Guest Column: Black History Month a Reminder to Remain Vigilant February 27, 2024 The Greater Freeport Partnership honors the commemoration of Black History Month with a special feature from James Rhyne, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Freeport & Stephenson County. Although it may finally seem that covid-19 is on the retreat, we must remain vigilant and watchful of the trends that are taking place in our nation, region, and […]
New Messaging Tools Available to You February 14, 2024 greater freeport partnership You don’t have to be in marketing to understand that it is increasingly difficult to get your message out! Additional social and media channels, homogeneous algorithms, and the expense of advertising make reaching customers a challenging endeavor. The Partnership has recently upgraded our customer management software (CMS) and with it, the opportunities for our members to utilize tools within the […]
Diversity in Business February 8, 2024 diversity, greater freeport partnership Last week we had the first class of our 2024 BASE Camp program. The Business Academy for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs (BASE) Camp is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners to learn more about the important elements of business ownership to be successful. We had great instructors in Kim Ewoldson, executive director of the Sauk Valley Small […]