Event will provide cost-effective ideas on how businesses, communities and property owners can work together to transform their downtowns

MADISON, WI. Aug. 16, 2017 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in partnership with the La Farge Area Partners Association and Organic Valley, is hosting a downtown design workshop from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the La Farge Community Center, 202 N. State St.

Joe Lawniczak, downtown design specialist with WEDC, will share best practices in downtown design and will discuss how communities, businesses and property owners can partner on cost-effective solutions to downtown transformation.

Participants will learn how streetscaping, building improvements, window displays, signage and public spaces can help to attract visitors and make them feel welcome, driving traffic within your community and enhancing your downtown charm.

Community leaders, commercial property owners and business owners from throughout the region are encouraged to the attend. There is no charge to attend, but advanced registration is requested. Please register at www.eiseverywhere.com/downtowndesignworkshop.

For more information, contact WEDC’s Jennifer Kuderer at 608.210.6820.


About the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) leads economic development efforts for the state by advancing and maximizing opportunities in Wisconsin for businesses, communities and people to thrive in a globally competitive environment. Working with more than 600 regional and local partners, WEDC develops and delivers solutions representative of a highly responsive and coordinated economic development network. Visit www.inwisconsin.com or follow WEDC on Twitter @InWisconsin to learn more.