Where Economic Vitality

Meets Quality of Life

Wisconsin River, Stevens Point

THANK YOU for your support of the Portage County Business Council and our community!
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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:

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.

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

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


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Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness

Congress recently changed the rules regarding PPP loan forgiveness. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has prepared an update Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness. 


UW-Stevens Point will offer in-person classes in fall

By Portage County Business Council

UW-Stevens Point campuses will welcome students to its three campuses this fall. Comprehensive plans are being developed to guide the safe return to campus by students, faculty and staff members.


Sentry rated A+ by A.M. Best for 29th year in a row

Sentry has earned an A+ rating with A.M. Best for the 29th year in a row and has also moved up on the Fortune 1000 list.

 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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