Where Economic Vitality

Meets Quality of Life

Wisconsin River, Stevens Point

A new podcast from Mid-State Technical College and the Portage County Business Council shares profiles of the entrepreneurs who make central Wisconsin such a great place to live and do business.

Hosted by Mid-State Stevens Point Campus Dean Ben Nusz and Portage County Business Council Executive Director Todd Kuckkahn, “Profile: Central Wisconsin” takes a deep dive into the origin stories of central Wisconsin’s local innovators and explores what the future holds for the community. New episodes are planned for release every two weeks.

The second episode of “Profile: Central Wisconsin” features Doug Munsey, President of Ki Mobility about how he and a partner began with the idea of designing a better lightweight folding wheelchair and are now international!

Listen to The new episode and subscribe at mstc.edu/podcast.

Watch for our Community Videos coming Summer 2021!

We’ve got our economic development proposition
down to three words. It’s better here.
Actually, its much better here, but that’s four words.


Our Mission:

PCBC’s priorities for our members and the community are
retention and attraction of businesses and employees..

Our Values:

Engagement
Listening to the important priorities from
members and engaging change.

Growth
Sharing member, community, regional and statewide resources
to enhance our partnerships.

Innovation
A creative economy and entrepreneurial culture
supported by a vibrant work ethic.

Leadership
Taking the initiative for positive, proactive opportunities.

Network Development
Connecting member employees and
promoting the interaction of those networks.

Partnerships
Teamwork with business, education, government,
visitors, arts and our citizens.

 
Associated Bank

Associated Bank

M<cCain

M<cCain

Ellis Construction

Ellis Construction

Delta Dental

Delta Dental

Skyward

Skyward

Mid-State

Mid-State

UWSP

UWSP

First Weber

First Weber

TDS

TDS

Aspirus

Aspirus

SPO

SPO

Miron

Miron

Whitetail Lanes

Whitetail Lanes

Bank Five Nine

Bank Five Nine

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20Jan

Employers in Early 2021: Review, Revise and Communicate FFCRA Leave and Vaccine Policies

Although there will likely be many changes to employment and labor law rules and regulations in 2021, the more immediate concern for Wisconsin employers is to review and, if necessary, revise their COVID-19 leave and vaccine polices and communicate their policies to employees as soon as possible.

11Jan

January Digital Magazine

By Portage County Business Council

Meet PCBC’s New Board Members and Officers in the January 2021 issue of the Active Voice! Plus see how the Ambassadors were giving back to the community this holiday season. (continued).

08Jan

Mid-State Technical College and Portage County Business Council Profile Local Businesses Through New Podcast

By Portage County Business Council

A new podcast, “Profile: Central Wisconsin”, hosted by Mid-State Stevens Point Campus Dean Ben Nusz and Portage County Business Council Executive Director Todd Kuckkahn shares profiles of the entrepreneurs who make central Wisconsin such a great place.

 Chamber of Commerce

Chamber 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.

Become a leader

Hands down, the Partners In Education program is the hands on favorite for school to business partnerships.

Become a Partner

University of WI-Stevens Point

Looking for possibilities and prosperity? Look at our resources below and rise above.

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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