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Free Webcast: Practical Tips to Access Financial Assistance

Free Webcast: Practical Tips to Access Financial Assistance

FREE Webcast! This coming Friday, from 11:00 -11:45am, WCEDA will co-host a live Zoom discussion with Gateway Technical College to help local businesses understand their financial options. Everyone has heard the news and seen the basic guidelines, but what is actually happening in the field? What’s working, what’s not?   […]

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Free Training: “Your Role as a Leader has Changed”

Free Training: “Your Role as a Leader has Changed”

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it? Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic. Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM […]

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WCEDA Office Closed

WCEDA Office Closed

NOTICE: The WCEDA office, located in the South Building at Gateway Technical College, is closed until further notice. We are still available by phone or email, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. You can find a list of our staff here.

2018 Company Culture Award

2018 Company Culture Award

Congratulations Primex Family of Companies (PFOC) – our 2018 WCEDA Annual Meeting Company Culture Award Winner! This award was created to recognize businesses that have an authentic culture that unites and differentiates the company. Culture can be a powerful retention and attraction strategy for productive employees. PFOC employees work hard […]

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2018 Business Technology Investment Award

2018 Business Technology Investment Award

Congratulations Precision Plus – our 2018 WCEDA Annual Meeting Business Technology Investment Award Winner! This award was created to recognize businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to investing in technology. In this digital age, technology is the key to success. Over the past five years, Precision Plus has made significant […]

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2018 Dave Bretl Community Betterment Award

2018 Dave Bretl Community Betterment Award

Congratulations Stebnitz Builders Inc – our 2018 WCEDA Annual Meeting Dave Bretl Community Betterment Award Winner! This award was created to recognize businesses or non-profit organizations that are committed to their communities and are making a positive impact. Stebnitz Builders has donated labor and materials to numerous projects in the […]

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Over 200 area students attend the IMTS show in Chicago

Over 200 area students attend the IMTS show in Chicago

Over 200 Walworth County high school students attend Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show by Cathy Kozlowicz
 cathy.kozlowicz@gmail.com With some stereotypes existing that working in a manufacturing job is warehouse work, the jobs are often short-term or that the work may not be very skilled, managers in the field will say […]

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Event recap: The 3 Driving Components of Workforce Development

Event recap: The 3 Driving Components of Workforce Development

Panel discussion and networking event addresses issues of an unfilled workplace With the Department of Workforce Development estimating that 46,000 Wisconsin jobs will be unfilled by 2022, corporations, businesses, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations are working together to address this gap. Through a collaborative partnership between area chambers, visitor bureaus […]

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