About Us

The RiverBend Growth Association (RBGA) serves the following communities in southwestern Illinois: Alton, Bethalto, East Alton, Elsah, Foster Township, Godfrey, Grafton, Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana, Wood River and Wood River Township.

The mission of the Growth Association is to provide leadership required to attract, promote and support new and existing enterprise growth throughout the Riverbend community.

The Growth Association is comprised of members from business, labor, non-profit organizations, government and education working together to improve the quality of life and employment opportunities for the people of the Riverbend. We invite you to become a part of this growing organization.

The RBGA is the unified voice for the Riverbend area. The goals of the Association include retention, expansion and recruitment of business; limited promotion of tourism; and the coordination of resources to assist with quality education programs, all ingredients of a healthy community.