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April 14, 2015

Madison Region Economic Partnership to host 70 international and U.S. delegates on April 21 & 22 Madison, WI –Madison has been selected as a featured site in the Third Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE), a tour designed to showcase advanced technology centers, innovation hubs, public-private partnerships, exports, and foreign direct investments in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois. […] Read More

Young Entrepreneurs to Compete at Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

April 07, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Ten teams of University of Wisconsin student entrepreneurs will compete to represent the state in May at the International Business Model Competition, where $100,000 in awards will be distributed. UW-Extension and partners invite the business community and general public to support Wisconsin’s young entrepreneurs at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament contest – […] Read More

Racine Journal-Times: Leman to build $7.1M addition; projects 36+ new jobs

April 01, 2015

Leman USA, an international logistics provider and freight forwarder, plans a $7.1 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters operation here. The village board and community development authority both unanimously approved a development agreement with Leman and up to $150,000 in tax increment funding Tuesday evening at Sturtevant Village Hall, 2801 89th St. Leman, 1860 Renaissance […] Read More

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Movie Theater in Ladysmith, Café in Viroqua Win Main Street Makeover Contest

April 20, 2015

Businesses to receive WEDC grants and technical assistance to give their stores a whole new look MADISON, WI. April 20, 2015 – The Miner Theatre in Ladysmith, a city of 3,400 in northwestern Wisconsin, has been chosen as the grand prize winner in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) Main Street Makeover Contest. The single-screen […] Read More

Local Wisconsin Main Street Organizations Recognized at Annual Awards Ceremony

April 17, 2015

WEDC salutes volunteers and staff at 24th annual event in De Pere DE PERE, WI. April 17, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Friday recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2013-2014 at the 24th Annual Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony at St. Norbert College. Tricia Braun, deputy secretary and COO of WEDC, […] Read More

Wisconsin Delegation Makes Connections with Key Industry Leaders in Spain

April 17, 2015

Meetings with officials in water technology, energy and other sectors part of state’s efforts to attract foreign investment Bilbao, SPAIN. April 17, 2015 – Leaders of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) met with officials in key industry groups in Spain this week as part of the state’s strategy to encourage overseas companies to invest […] Read More

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