Portage County Business Council delivers results – results to the economy through our economic development efforts, and results to area businesses through our Chamber of Commerce.

Wisconsin River, Stevens Point

We’ve got our economic development proposition down to three words. It’s better here.

Actually, it’s much better here, but that’s four words.


The Portage County Business Council works with local municipalities and state agencies to promote business development in our area and smooth the way for businesses expanding or relocating to Portage County.  The Business Council promotes the Portage County community by featuring available properties, resources and news of interest to potential and growing businesses.

Assistance is just a phone call away. The PCBC serves as a key contact for economic development information and referrals.

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“We have been a member of the Portage County Business Council for over 27 years. It has been vital in growing our business. It’s a great way to connect with over 500 other businesses.  PCBC offers the right tools to help businesses of all sizes to be successful — from networking opportunities, to learning and employee development, to events and sponsorships to showcase your organization. The key for anyone is to get involved!”

Lisa Sobczak
Branch Manager, ABR Employment Services



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Golfing is still available at

Stevens Point Country Club




 Portage County Newsroom


Colleges invest millions in technology training

By Portage County Business Council

Original published by the Wausau Daily Herald  Central Wisconsin employers are demanding so many more computer specialists that two regional technical colleges are investing millions to expand training for information technology training. Northcentral (continued).


The Active Voice Digital Magazine May 2016

By Portage County Business Council

The Active Voice Digital Magazine is a monthly publication that is distributed among the Portage County Business Council members. CLICK HERE Highlights from the Active Voice Digital Magazine 30 Years (continued).


Point Back to the Land launched

By Portage County Business Council

Original published by the Stevens Point Journal Stevens Point is inviting travelers to experience its greenest spring yet with the new Point Back to the Land sales promotion that features the (continued).

Chamber of Commerce

Experience a strong sense of belonging. The Portage County Business Council – your Chamber of Commerce partner.


Join today and take advantage of the benefits tomorrow.

Talent Development

Our workforce development belief?
The cream always rises to the top.

Well, it’s not just that the cream always rises to the top, it’s that our workforce development efforts produce the cream of the crop.

Leadership Portage County – insights from the insightful.

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University of WI-Stevens Point

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Portage County Living

Choose your you.

You like to recreate, be outdoors all four seasons, be with friends, you like fall colors and colorful people, good food and craft beverages, oh and yes, you like to work with talented people. You can do all of that and more in Portage County, the one place you can choose your you. Portage County, has been making appearance after appearance on national lists of America’s best cities.  With small-town appeal and college-town sophistication, Portage County is the place to be.

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