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.


Feb. 24, 2022 - Free Entrepreneurial Training Program Offered by the Wisconsin Small
Business Development Center at UW-Stevens Point Starts Soon
The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) offered by the Wisconsin Small Business
Development Center at UW-Stevens Point as a 9 week course providing an easy to follow,
step-by-step process that shows your for-profit business how to:
• Answer the question – “Will people buy my product or service?”
• Appeal to more customers
• Develop a lender-ready business plan
• Use time, money and resources wisely
Jun. 24, 2021 - Blain’s Farm & Fleet Announces Two New Wisconsin Locations for Fall 2022 - Janesville, WI (June 24, 2021): Blain's Farm & Fleet is thrilled to announce its plans for an expanded presence in Wisconsin with new stores in Grafton and Rhinelander. The 44th and 45th locations will be at the corner of East Timber Lane and Hwy 17 (Chippewa Drive) in Rhinelander and the former Shopko building at 1771 Wisconsin Avenue in Grafton. Both locations have a projected completion for Fall 2022.
"It's not just about growing. It is about carefully selecting the right communities who truly appreciate our family-owned Modern General Store," says Jane Blain Gilbertson, Blain's Farm & Fleet President, Owner, and CEO. "We are very selective about the locations where we choose to grow because we are in it for the long haul. Unlike other retailers who close stores regularly, we have never left a community where we have opened a store."
Jun. 19, 2021 - Oneida County to Get $10 Million from Federal Relief Package - Oneida County and its cities and towns will be getting more than $10 million in federal money as a part of the most recent rescue plan.
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