The Oneida County Economic Development Corporation will be holding the Oneida County First Annual Economic Summit, titled “Economic Development in a Post COVID World” at The Pines Event Center in Rhinelander on June 10, 2021 from 1:30 – 6 PM. This is a free in person event. For those who wish to view the program remotely, follow this virtual link.
                                                                              
Are you a large manufacturer, small business, service provider, contractor, entrepreneur, tourism business or someone who just wants to help our local economy to flourish? Learn how can we help you and your business prosper in 2021 and beyond.

Do you…
•          need better broadband or other critical infrastructure for your business?
•          want to start a new business?
•          want to improve your existing business?
•          want to physically expand your business?
•          want to develop a succession plan or profitably exit your business?
•          want an improved local workforce available to your business?
•          want additional training for your employees?
•          need help writing a business plan?
•          wonder what funding options are available?
•          have other business-related questions and don’t know where to go?


This will be an opportunity to come network with other professionals and learn more about:
•          Business start-up or expansion strategies
•          Infrastructure support (e.g. Broadband) resources
•          Business succession plans or exit strategy
•          Workforce development and training opportunities
•          COVID-19 financial assistance and ARPA stimulus dollars

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with formal program from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Informal networking opportunities with economic development leaders and resource providers, cash bar and complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by program sponsors from 4 – 6 p.m. Attendance is limited, so register today!


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.

Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Check out the following websites for resource information regarding COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control - Frequently Asked Questions

Minocqua Chamber of Commerce

North Central WIsconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC)

Northwoods Help During Coronavirus


Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Administration (SBA) - Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Information

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center

 

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May. 20, 2021 - Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grant - The Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grant program will award $420 million to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through a collaboration between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Revenue (DOR). The new grants, which will be funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), are intended to support those businesses who were hardest hit by the pandemic and are key to Wisconsin making a strong recovery.
May. 19, 2021 - Governor Evers announces $100 million investment in economic recovery - MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced a $100 million investment in Wisconsin’s economic recovery as part of the state’s funds received under President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act. The investment aims to ensure businesses and communities across Wisconsin have additional support and resources to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes after the governor recently announced his plan for investing $2.5 billion in federal funding under the American Rescue Plan into the state’s economic recovery and well-being, $600 million of which will go toward supporting small business recovery across the state.
May. 18, 2021 - Oneida County First Annual Economic Summit
“Economic Development in a Post COVID World”
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`The Oneida County Economic Development Corporation will be holding the Oneida County First Annual Economic Summit, titled “Economic Development in a Post COVID World” at The Pines Event Center in Rhinelander on June 10, 2021 from 1:30 – 6 PM. This is a free in person event. A virtual link will be provided for those who wish to view the program remotely.
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