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 below.

In the latest Portage County Town Hall COVID-19 video, recorded on October 7, 2020, you will hear from different leaders in Portage County regarding the updates to the COVID-19 response. Watch the video by clicking the image below.

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

Re/Max

Re/Max

Miron

Miron

Lakeland University

Lakeland University

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23Oct

Preparing to Sell Your Business

Building a business is a lot like raising a child. You become emotionally attached to what you’ve created and nurtured over years of endless investment of yourself and your assets. It can be difficult to envision transferring your business to someone else, just like it can be difficult to imagine your baby all grown up and completely independent of you.

16Oct

Meet our Intern – Shane

By Portage County Business Council

Give Shane a big welcome! That's right, this fall we have two UW-Stevens Point interns joining us at Portage County Business Council. We were lucky to have Shane join us this September and he will be here until the end of his final semester in December.

16Oct

Meet our Intern – Thomas

By Portage County Business Council

Give a big welcome to Thomas! That's right, this fall we have two UW-Stevens Point interns joining us at Portage County Business Council. We were lucky to have Thomas start this September and he will be with us until the end of the semester.

 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.

Our Communities

 

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Choose your you

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