Most OSHA and EPA laws were created to regulate large businesses, yet 99.5% of U.S. businesses consist of less than 250 employees. In this BEAR Lunch & Learn, find out from Cory White, co-owner of Small Business EH&S, the three ways that these laws negatively effect small businesses and what you can do to ensure the safety of your employees. Registration is limited; reserve your seat today! Tickets cover the cost of lunch. To learn more about what Cory does, visit his website here.
Business Expansion And Retention (BEAR) is a CCEDC economic development strategy that proactively connects with existing businesses to understand and respond to their needs. Special attention is given to our small businesses that employ 150 individuals or less. These existing small businesses and their workforce are key measuring sticks of the Chippewa Valley’s economic health. It is important that CCEDC continues to build positive relationships with our local businesses, connect with them regularly, and follow up with them when problems are identified. CCEDC aims to proactively address small issues before they arise and become big issues that may impact critical business activities. This is what BEAR Discussions are all about! These (BEAR) discussions center around improving relationships with local governments, educational institutions, and supply chains. CEDCC would like to thank Klaus Bauer of [...]
Business Expansion AND Retention (BEAR) is an economic development strategy of CCEDC that proactively connecting with existing businesses to discuss and understand their needs.
ReForMDirect Hear from ReForMDirect Dr. David J Usher on the importance health care cost controlling them in your business. Especially as the unknown of the Covid 19 will make it more important about controlling cost and providing excellent care. Lisa Bruhn of CCEDC board member will lead the discussion on July 24, 2020 from 9 am - 11 am 2020. Register and a Zoom link will be sent out later date.
Chippewa County is on the cusp of expanding on its recent economic boom, the President/CEO of the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation(CCEDC)-Charlie Walker said. According to Walker, “The county began the process of looking into the feasibility of adding or building another Certified Shovel Ready Business Park because in part of the most recent success of the current Lake Wissota Business Park." Chippewa County officials want to expand on that success by making room for more businesses. As part of that process Chippewa County hired a consultant to look at the feasibility of such a project. CCEDC organized meetings between businesses, elected leaders, site selectors and other economic development stakeholders to gather input and feedback for the new business/industrial park. The consultants and CCEDC spent two days touring Chippewa County looking at current [...]
The CCEDC is excited to share their services in the Chippewa Valley with the business community. Stop by our booth tonight for a deeper dive on the services, advocacy, opportunities and connections we offer.
We're excited to host The Harding Group for their 2019 COMPENSATION TRENDS & FORECAST FOR 2020 Event! Here you will learn about business planning for 2020, so you can create a solid plan for employee compensation to attract and retain the workforce you are looking for. A more qualified workforce lets your company see higher productivity and customer service interactions, leading to an increase in your company’s revenue and help your business establish its identity with consumers.
Hot off the press, the CCEDC 2019 End of Summer Newsletter is available now. Catch up on the latest news in BRE, construction, site visits, pending awards, and more! Stop in our office or read it now.
Chippewa Valley Exports “By receiving the exporting grant through UW-Oshkosh, CCEDC was able to utilize consultants, programs, and attend events to help local companies like [Barron County Cheese] Gene’s to get the programs and resources they need to diversify their sales portfolio.” says Charlie Walker, President and CEO of CCEDC. $2.7b Since instituting the CCEDC Business Retention Exporting Program, it has helped Wisconsin’s exports grow 6.1%. In 2018, where companies in Wisconsin exported $22.7 billion from the state Working constructively and collaboratively with federal, state, regional, and university stakeholders, the CCEDC is charged with developing a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) strategy for Chippewa County that focuses on expanding our local trading relationships, promoting expansion projects, and assisting with identifying potential supply chain relationships. In 2018, in an effort to accelerate exports for Chippewa [...]