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!
Please watch our personalized video message of appreciation by clicking on the image above.

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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the Active Voice Digital Magazine – August

By Portage County Business Council

Our August 2020 Digital Magazine, the Active Voice, is filled with upcoming events for this month. Find out more about the Business on the Green Golf Outing, Virtual Business After (continued).


New schools enhance learning, networking, career exploring at UW-Stevens Point

UW-Stevens Point is offering its students a new interdisciplinary approach with expanded opportunities for exploring career paths in related fields.


School Supply Collection Going Strong, More Need Than Ever

By Portage County Business Council

Project Fresh Start is a United Way of Portage County Volunteer Center program that provides school supplies to qualifying students. The Portage County Business Council is a collection site along with other businesses in Portage County.

 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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