This category contains links to state-level sites and state-wide categories related to the businesses and economy of the State of Illinois. Sites at this level usually fall into two categories:
Businesses with multiple 'brick and mortar' locations throughout the state and beyond a single state region
A statewide professional or trade association.
The numerous categories that are found here are for assistance and placement with various topical branch (i.e., Business:, Shopping: or Computers: that are regionalized to the "Illinois" level. Sites for businesses should always be re-directed to the 'brick and mortar' location of the office regardless of the target market area. For example, if your business is located in a small community such as "Blue Island" located near a large city (such as Chicago), do NOT submit the site to this state level or Chicago, but direct it to Blue Island: Business and Economy.