Mary P. Burke, Secretary
Innovation is Key to Future Business Success
Wisconsin businesses hoping to succeed in the 21st century need to make innovation a top priority. Read more.
WI Innovates Overview
Wisconsin's best and brightest share trade secrets at first annual conference. Read more.
Governor Doyle Welcomes Abbott to Wisconsin
Abbott Labs purchased 500 acres in Pleasant Prairie. Read more.
Wisconsin Exports Soar above National Average
Wisconsin's exports were up over 17 percent in 2005 from 2004 besting the US average of 10.57 percent.
Meeting Wisconsin's International Trade Representatives
Thinking of exporting? Meet with Wisconsin's overseas trade directors in May. Read more.
Laura Raymonds, who organized the WI Innovates! Business Best Practices conference for the Department of Commerce and the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN), takes a moment at the conference for a photo op with keynote speaker Tom Peters.
Secretary Mary Burke greets Governor Jim Doyle prior to his speech at the WI Innovates! conference in Milwaukee on the evening of March 28.
It was all in the family at WI Innovates! Secretary Mary Burke enlisted the services of her brother John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle Corporation, as a speaker. The siblings are pictured above with keynote speaker Tom Peters.
Also In This Issue
Annual PECFA Reporting/Occurrence Classification Deadline Extended
Baraboo Revitalization Project Receives $2.5 Million
Be Sure You Get All the Construction Permits You Need
Business Development Trip to Mexico
Comm 5 and 47 Code Changes
Commerce PECFA Close Out Form on the Web
Electronic PECFA Claim Submittal No Longer Available
Gov. Doyle Announces Comprehensive Project in Prairie du Chein
Governor's Workforce Development Conference May 17-18 in Appleton
Healthcare Market Opportunities in Brazil
Last Chance to Nominate for Export Awards
Loan Documenation Required in PECFA Claim Submittals
Moser and Myers Speak at Conference
New Members of the Wisconsin International Trade Team
Octane Labeling Reminder
Rule Changes Affecting Use of T-butyl Acetate
Rural Information Sessions Held
Save the Dates! WEDA 2006 Spring Conference May 3-5 in Sheboygan
Small Business Ombudsman Available at Commerce
Wilcox Steel Expansion Adds Jobs
Wisconsin Business & Technology Expo 2006 May 3-4 in West Allis
Wood Packaging Regulations for Mexico
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