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Select Wisconsin

As you look for the ideal location for your next business site, we encourage you to consider Wisconsin. Read more about how our state’s strong business climate, unmatched strength in traditional and emerging industries, skilled workforce and well-coordinated economic development network deliver a business environment geared for success.

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Wisconsin at BIO International Convention

Wisconsin’s bioscience industry strengths will be on display at the Wisconsin pavilion at the 2014 BIO International Convention June 23-26. Follow BIO updates from Wisconsin companies and organizations throughout this global event.

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Wisconsin Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit

Wisconsin is well known for our manufacturing leadership. And because innovations in this industry continue to create a competitive advantage for our state, we provide specific incentives to manufacturers to maximize their production here. Chief among them is the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit, which virtually eliminates the tax on income from manufacturing activity in the state.

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Get ConnectED

Get ConnectED to hundreds of economic development resources in Wisconsin. From financial services to professional development, this online database is your one-stop shop for business tools and resources.

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Insource Newsletter


From profiles of Wisconsin companies to the latest in economic development incentives, Insource highlights economic news and resources in Wisconsin.

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A quarterly e-newsletter distributed by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Insource provides a comprehensive perspective on economic development in Wisconsin.

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News In Wisconsin

  • Sustainable Business: Milwaukee Accelerating Advanced Energy, Water Technologies

    Wisconsin is positioning itself as a leader in technology development for two crucial industries – water and distributed energy. Located in downtrodden areas of Milwaukee in need of economic development, two new centers will offer space for collaborative academic-private sector research and incubators for start-up businesses. The goal is to become a national hub, attracting and growing companies that […]

  • Journal Sentinel: Regional manufacturing growth index remains positive

    An index that measures manufacturing growth in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois remained in positive territory in July, according to a survey of companies released Thursday. The seasonally adjusted purchasing managers index for Wisconsin and northern Illinois was 63.87, up from 60.57 in June, noted Marquette University’s Center for Supply Chain Management and the local […]

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Press Releases

  • WEDC Website Ranked No. 3 in U.S. for Economic Development Information

    Independent study says Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation among the best in providing online site selection services MADISON, WI. Aug. 13, 2014 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) website is the third best in the country when it comes to providing economic development site selection information, according to a new independent report. The report by […]

  • State Companies Invited to Attend Trade Venture to Czech Republic, Poland and Turkey

    Attendees will be matched with prospective local partners in these strategic markets to help expand exports. MADISON, WI. Aug. 6, 2014—The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in collaboration with the Council of Great Lakes Governors, will be leading a Global Trade Venture to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Turkey from November 1-11. Wisconsin companies are […]

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