The Big Table: Greater Peoria

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019at 8:30am
Located in the peoria civic center ballroom


Please join the The Big Table: Greater Peoria on Tuesday, October 15 from 8:30am-6:30pm at the Peoria Civic Center to have a voice at the table.


Click here to register for a session or the full day. This is a FREE event.


The Big Table is a day of regional community building through conversations designed to strengthen and connect communities. Through open, thoughtful conversations that focus on how we can strengthen our region, we will spark new relationships and new ways for working together by deepening our understanding of each other and what our region needs.


Many tables are available, 8-12 seats at each table. Each session will be 1.5 hours in length, and you can select your sessions or attend them all. All are welcome! The event is FREE but you must register in advance.



  • 8:30 – 10:00am: Workforce Development & Education

  • 10:15 – 11:45am: Quality of Life & Place 

  • 11:45 – 1:00pm: Lunch (on your own)

  • 1:15 – 2:45pm: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • 3:00 – 4:30pm: Diversity & Inclusion

  • 4:30 – 6:30pm: Community Vision – Free Appetizers and Cash Bar



  • Promote Positivity & Community Input

  • Regional Vision for the Future

  • Regional Data for Everyone



Each session will consist of 4 main parts:

  1. Panel of facilitators present a high-level overview of the topic. (10-15 minutes)

  2. Table discussion covering a set of questions. Notes will be taken at each table (30-40 minutes)

  3. Tables present the notes from their discussion (30 minutes)

  4. Quick recap and adjournment (5 minutes)


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