7 Rivers Alliance
601 7th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601
Tel: (608) 787-8777
The 7 Rivers Alliance is a tri-state leadership council dedicated to regional economic growth by fostering collaboration in Southwest Wisconsin, Southeast Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa. The 7 Rivers Alliance brings together public and private resources to forge entrepreneurial growth and serves as a clearinghouse of vital information to enhance quality of life in the region.
100 N 72nd Avenue, Suite 204
Wausau, WI 54401-9042
Tel: (715) 843-9563
Centergy was formed in 1989 as the Central Wisconsin Area Economic Development Council, as a non-profit organization comprising a variety of businesses, Chambers, CVBs, organizations and individuals, working together to improve the region’s business climate and civic infrastructure. They serve as a central resource and provide a unified voice to encourage business cluster development, support local businesses, attract new businesses, achieve growth for our higher education facilities, and improve life in general for all central Wisconsin residents.
Wisconsin Business Development
Tel: (800) 536-6799
WBD provides the knowledge, service and resources that foster economic development solutions to create jobs, grow businesses and build communities.
Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA)
10 E. Doty Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (608) 255-5666
A statewide association, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is a 420+ member organization whose primary objective is to increase the effectiveness of individuals involved in the practice of economic development in Wisconsin by encouraging cooperation, exchange of information and promotion of professional skills.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
P.O. Box 1687
201 W. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (855) 469-4249 (855-INWIBIZ)
As Wisconsin’s lead economic development agency, with more than 600 regional and local partners, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) fosters the cooperation necessary to support job creation.
Wisconsin Economic Development Institute, Inc (WEDI)
10 East Doty Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53703-3397
Tel: (608) 274-1576
The Wisconsin Economic Development Institute, Inc. (WEDI) is a not-for-profit*, non-partisan foundation formed to conduct research and education designed to increase the effectiveness of economic development efforts.
432 N. Lake Street, Room 423
Madison, WI 53706
The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs. Regional SBDC experts facilitate improvement and growth for small and emerging mid-size companies and help launch successful new enterprises.
Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
1915 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Tel: (414) 372-2070
Fax: (414) 372-2083
WWBIC provides business education training and technical assistance. WWBIC is also the state's largest microlender under the SBA's microloan program. WWBIC has expanded its operations to an additional site in Madison, Wisconsin and provides on-going training in the Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay and Racine/Kenosha areas.
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