Where Economic Vitality
Meets Quality of Life
“Profile: Central Wisconsin” is a podcast from Mid-State Technical College and the Portage County Business Council that 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.
See a brief description of this week’s episode in our Podcast page under News.
Listen to The new episode and subscribe at mstc.edu/podcast.
PCBC’s priorities for our members and the community are
retention and attraction of businesses and employees..
Listening to the important priorities from
members and engaging change.
Sharing member, community, regional and statewide resources
to enhance our partnerships.
A creative economy and entrepreneurial culture
supported by a vibrant work ethic.
Taking the initiative for positive, proactive opportunities.
Connecting member employees and
promoting the interaction of those networks.
Teamwork with business, education, government,
visitors, arts and our citizens.
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While Heidi and Aaron didn’t know exactly which companies they would end up working with through Clearly Simple, they could see that membership in the Portage County Business Council and engagement with its unique business community-focused programming was an essential piece of their marketing plan. Aaron knew the Business X-Change program was a valuable opportunity for them.
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.
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.