Welcome to Oneida County EDC

In 1989, the Oneida County Economic Development Corporation was created as a partnership between business and industry. We are responsible for new business growth and assisting our existing businesses with the expansion already located in Oneida County.

The mission of the Oneida County Economic Development Corporation is:
"To promote and stimulate the orderly growth of stable businesses which will provide year-round employment throughout Oneida County while maintaining a high quality of life with a livable wage."

As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Corporation, we act as an economic development coordinator for all of Oneida County. Oneida County Economic Development Corporation assists individuals investigating the feasibility of going into business, works with existing business to expand and retain economic viability and works to attract new business in an effort to expand our economic base and provide employment alternatives to the citizens of Oneida County. We are also a conduit between business and government on a local, regional, state, and federal level.


Johnson Joins Oneida County Economic Development Corporation 

Stacey Johnson of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin has been named the new Executive Director of the Oneida County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC). Johnson brings to the position a wealth of experience and expertise from a diverse financial career spanning more than two decades... 

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Aug. 1, 2018 - State Agencies Present Housing, Econ. Development Options In Northwoods - Leaders of Northwoods business, non-profits, government and other agencies met at Rhinelander City Hall Wednesday to learn about improving housing and economic opportunities in the region.
Jul. 10, 2018 - Leadership Oneida County invites community members to apply for 2018-2019 program year - The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce and Oneida County UW-Extension are excited to accept applications for the 2018-2019 class of Leadership Oneida County.
Jul. 3, 2018 - Business Booms for Local Minocqua Bookstore That Replaced Book World - In October of last year, Book World announced that it was closing all 45 of its stores, 20 of which were located in Wisconsin, including locations in Rhinelander, Eagle River, and Minocqua.
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