Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
- 7 Rivers Alliance
The 7 Rivers Alliance is a regional leadership group that boosts economic growth by fostering collaboration in western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa.
We are persistent and consistent advocates for keeping communication open and developing regional networks in the Upper Mississippi Valley through regional meetings and networking events.
The 7 Rivers Alliance brings together public and private resources to forge entrepreneurial growth and serves as a clearinghouse of vital information to enhance quality of life in the region.
Centergy is an economic development corporation representing central Wisconsin. Our region is economically diverse, with a wide range of progressive, innovative businesses and industries — most notable are advanced manufacturing, emerging sustainable and bio-based technologies, and leading health care. We value tradition, quality of life and safeguarding our future. Because we know how to enjoy life and we have so many businesses and organizations engaged in highly sophisticated activities that serve the betterment of life, we say that our specialty is “Life. Science.”
- Forward Wisconsin
Forward Wisconsin, the state of Wisconsin’s economic development marketing corporation was dissolved in August, 2012. The Wisconsin Economic Development Institute (WEDI) agreed to assume the ownership and maintenance of the Forward Wisconsin website and to retain the site’s familiar name. The website continues to provide the data needed by economic developers. Data is updated annually.
Resources are provided for businesses looking to either open a new location, to expand an existing business in Wisconsin or to start a new business. A major feature is a business cost comparison among fourteen Midwestern states. Other up-to-date, comprehensive and comparative economic development data on Wisconsin is also available with Fact Sheets, contact lists and development resources.
- Grow North
Right for business, right for living... a phrase commomly used by Grow North and local companies to describe the Northwoods region of Wisconsin.
A growing number of successful companies are locating and expanding to municipalities such as Rhinelander, Crandon, Tomahawk, Eagle River and Minocqua...just to name a few!
- Locate In Wisconsin
LocateInWisconsin.com is your one-stop shop for the most comprehensive information on statewide available sites & buildings data.
- Madison Region Economic Partnership
Wisconsin’s Madison Region: Opportunity Driven by Purposeful Innovation
We are a region defined by innovation.
A place where sophisticated technological advancements transform the world’s products and processes.
Where game-changing research & development leads to new discoveries. Where industries set new standards for the global marketplace.
And where an adaptive education system cultivates a highly skilled and creative workforce.
Our cooperative spirit and strong support network creates a culture built to sustain growth.
We are the eight counties of the Madison Region – an area where ideas evolve, where possibilities are realized, and where people and businesses thrive.
- Milwaukee 7
The Milwaukee 7, launched in September 2005, was formed to create a regional, cooperative economic development platform for the seven counties of southeastern Wisconsin: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Waukesha and Washington. Its mission is to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses and talent.
Together, these seven counties have a wealth of corporate headquarters, a pool of highly skilled workers and world-class amenities. Competing as a region broadens our range of choices and opportunities and gives us the competitive edge that we need, today, and into the future.
- Momentum West
Momentum West is a Regional Economic Development Organization composed of ten counties: Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, and St. Croix.
Choose West Wisconsin: All the reasons for living, working and playing in West Wisconsin have come together right here for your benefit. This resource-rich website, brought to you by Momentum West, is designed to be your gateway to a world of valuable information in this beautiful area.
- The New North
New North, Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization fostering collaboration among private and public sector leaders throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Our mission is to harness and promote the region's resources, talents and creativity for the purposes of sustaining and growing our regional economy.
In the News
The Wisconsin State Journal
The Cap Times
- The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
The Milwaukee area online news
- The Wheeler Report
Dick Wheeler & Gwyn Guenther
Providing website information, dailoy emails, state budget tracking, and detailed information on Wisconsin politics.
WisPolitics.com is Wisconsin's premier online political news source, with thousands of pages of useful information and articles that are a resource to anyone who wants to be informed about Wisconsin politics. WisPolitics.com has been providing in-depth coverage of Wisconsin politics since 2000.
- The Governor's Office
Link to Wisconsin's Governor Page
- The State Legislature
Searchable database of bills and amendments, statutes and other legislative documents.
WHO REPRESENTS ME?
Find your state and federal representatives.
Track legislative activities on proposals, committees, authors and subjects by receiving notification emails.
- The Wisconsin State Page
The Wisconsin State page with links to all government sites.
- Annual Report and Membership Surveys
The Annual membership report, which is available every February.
Annual membership survey, with the questionnaire sent to members in September with results available December / January.
- League of Wisconsin Municipalities
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities was created on December 14th, 1898 to help Wisconsin cities and villages share ideas and learn from one another, to train and provide information to the people elected and appointed to govern those cities and villages, and to advocate on their behalf with the Wisconsin Legislature, Governor and state agencies.
- Wisconsin Counties Association
Nearly every action taken by the executive and legislative branches of state government affects local government. Counties need to play a pivotal role in these actions and the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) is the organization through which dialogue and cooperation can occur. As an organization, WCA works diligently to provide services to our membership that allow them to serve their constituents in the most effective manner possible.
- Wisconsin Downtown Action Council
Wisconsin Downtown Action Council is a statewide organization established to facilitate the revitalization of Wisconsin downtowns as vibrant social and economic centers. We will pursue our mission through a mix of strategies including developing partnerships with other organizations, information sharing, and facilitating networking and peer learning. It is our vision that all Wisconsin communities will recognize and support their downtowns as special places and work together for the betterment of all Wisconsin downtowns.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
- Locate in Wisconsin
To help you identify sites to locate your business in Wisconsin, use this site selection tool as your one-stop shop for the most comprehensive information on statewide available sites, buildings, and demographic data.
- WEDC Newsletter Sign-up
Find out the latest news from WEDC
- Wisconsin Economic Develpment Corporation
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is the state’s lead economic development organization. We are taking bold leadership to better serve more Wisconsin businesses, generate better results on economic development investments and bring more resources together to strengthen and promote Wisconsin’s economy.