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‘Building the Talent Pipeline’ Is Theme for GCDC Event

Deadline To Order GCDC Annual Dinner Tickets Is April 23 Click here to order tickets   MONROE – Ensuring a skilled and job-ready workforce is a common concern for many employers. In fact, many business leaders identify the talent pipeline as one of the greatest challenges they face today. Business owners struggling with labor shortages […]

‘Your Keys to Business Success’ Seminar Is April 17

MONROE – Small business owners and potential entrepreneurs can learn how to overcome the challenges they may face in the early stages of business development during a two-hour coaching session Tuesday, April 17 in Monroe.  Sponsored by Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin, the “Your Keys to Business Success” seminar will describe common early-stage challenges such as: Business planning […]

Open House Set for Enterprise Center Grand Opening

MONROE – The Enterprise Center is ready to help transform business in Green County, and the public is invited to celebrate its grand opening at an Open House on Thursday, April 19. Entrepreneurs, business owners, elected officials and community members are invited to an Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Enterprise Center […]

Consultant Kristi Smith eager to help Green County businesses

  The Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has hired Kristi Smith as a part-time business consultant serving Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties. Smith, who will work in the region with Senior Business Consultant Brock Waterman, fills a new position made possible through collaboration between the SBDC and the Green County Development […]

Grant Allows Additional Business Consultant for Green County for 2018

Small business owners and potential entrepreneurs are getting an additional opportunity for one-on-one assistance to grow their businesses this year, thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation with support from the William S. Knight Foundation. The grant allows GCDC, working in partnership with the Small Business Development Center, to hire a part-time […]

Business Award Nominations Sought

Know of a business or individual deserving of the GCDC’s annual business awards? Nominations are now being accepted for the Outstanding Business of the Year Award for a Green County Business and the Richard B. Schmied Leadership Award for an individual who has demonstrated the characteristics of a true leader. Click here for a nomination […]

Save the Dates GCDC 2018 Annual Dinner

Join GCDC for our Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Turner Hall in Monroe. If your businesses or industry is struggling with labor shortages or other workforce issues, this is an annual meeting you won’t want to miss! We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker Jason A. Tyszko, Executive Director of the Center for […]

GCDC Finalist at Mid-America Economic Development Council 2017 Annual Economic Development Awards

GCDC Finalist at Mid-America Economic Development Council 2017 Annual Economic Development Awards The Mid-America Economic Development Council presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2017 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum, held December 3-5 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago.  Green County Development Corporation was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Small […]

Badger State Ethanol Expands

GCDC Supporting Investor, Badger State Ethanol LLC had a recent expansion that increased ethanol production to more than 90 million gallons at its Monroe facility, more than doubling its original nameplate capacity of 40 million gallons when the plant began production in 2002. Learn more about the BSE expansion HERE.