Secretary Mary P. Burke
Tom Peters to Keynote Wisconsin Innovates! Conference
Internationally-renowned consultant and best-selling author Tom Peters will keynote the Wisconsin Innovates! Business Best Practices Conference, presented by Governor Jim Doyle, on March 28-29 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee.
Governor Doyle Announces Wisconsin Makes Economic Honor Roll in National Study
Governor Jim Doyle today announced that Wisconsin was one of only seven states to make the economic honor roll in the annual report card of the states compiled by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), a national economic development organization.
Overseas Office Directors' Visit
The directors of Wisconsin's Overseas Trade Offices will be making their annual visit to Wisconsin May 8-12, 2006. The directors will be speaking at several events and will also be available for one-on-one consultations about business opportunities in their individual territories. Read more.
Governor Doyle Unveils Manufacturing Initiative in State-of-State
In his fourth State-of-the-State address, Governor Jim Doyle announced plans to fund a new initiative to help small and medium-sized manufacturers that supply large Wisconsin companies identify and capture opportunities to improve their performance. Read more.
Also In This Issue
4th Annual Wisconsin Community Leadership Summit Will Focus on Wisconsin's Future
Annual PECFA Reporting Deadline Delayed
Duo Helps Wisconsin Businesses Breathe Easier
Environment '06 Set For March 6-8 in Milwaukee
ESG/THP/HPP Grant Application Deadline March 6, 2006
Export Award Nominations Sought
Governor Doyle Announces $1.1 Million in State Shelter Subsidy Grants
Governor's Workforce Development Conference May 17-18 in Appleton
Medical/Health Market Opportunities in Brazil
Meeting Global Biotech Partners
New Chinese Airports Offer Opportunity for Wisconsin Suppliers
New Commerce Grant Program to Spark Entrepreneurship
New Madison Organization Combines Social Functions and International Business
Selling to Canada's Hardware/Home Improvement Market
Tax Credits Help Keep Quad Graphics on Track with Job Creation
Upcoming Transfer of Commerce's Early Planning Grant (EPG) Programs to Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Network (WEN)
Wisconsin Fresh Start Expanding Throughout the State
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