Where Economic Vitality

Meets Quality of Life

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.

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.

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Associated Bank

Associated Bank



Ellis Construction

Ellis Construction

Delta Dental

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PCBC Announces Award Recipients

By Portage County Business Council

The Portage County Business Council is proud to announce our 2021 Award Recipients. Mission Coffee House has been selected as the recipient of the Small Business of the Year. Gamber-Johnson, LLC will be receiving the Decree of Excellence Award. The entire Ambassador Club selected Sherri Galle-Teske from the Humane Society of Portage County to receive the Ambassador of the Year award. And Lisa Sobczak, Senior Area Manager of ABR Employment Services has been named as the recipient of the 2021 President’s Award. The date for our Annual Dinner to celebrate our award winners has been changed to Monday, March 7, 2022.


The Active Voice Digital Magazine – November

By Portage County Business Council

The November issue of the Active Voice digital magazine is packed full of information. Read Michael Witte’s first article as Executive Director of PCBC. Plus find out about our upcoming events (continued).


16 Reasons to Shop Local

By Portage County Business Council

There is nothing more convenient than whipping out your phone, typing in an URL (or opening an app), perusing offerings, and hitting a few buttons to buy something…anything…everything. We even (continued).

 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

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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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