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 [...]