Wisconsin’s Madison Region


Opportunity Driven by Purposeful Innovation

We are a region defined by innovation. A place where technological advancements transform the world’s products and processes. Where game-changing research & development leads to new discoveries. And where industries set new standards for the global marketplace.  

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Global Industry Leader

Advanced Manufacturing

A legacy of advanced production using forward-thinking technology

Agriculture, Food & Beverage

Unparalleled capacity to grow, process, package and distribute food products

Life Science

A breeding ground for life science ingenuity and discovery

Information Technology

A growing hub for high-tech companies and entrepreneurial talent


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Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants Available

Wisconsin farmers and businesses seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for 2020 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin producer and processor grants. Proposals must be received by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) by noon, February 28, 2020. Read More


Madison Region Home to Over 1/3 of the State’s Top Economic Development Deals of 2019

WEDC’s 2019 awards consisted of 158 grants, 47 investor tax credit awards, 20 loans and 57 historic preservation or business tax credit awards. Of the fourteen projects highlighted on WEDC’s list, five call the Madison Region home. Read More


Amazon Fulfillment Center Under Construction in Beloit

Construction on Amazon's 1 million square foot, build-to-suit fulfillment center in Beloit's Gateway Business Park is underway. The development, which is occurring on 80-acres of certified, shovel-ready property, is affiliated with Seefried Industrial Properties and Peyton Paisley WI LLC, a division of USAA. The center is expected to open in late Q3 / early Q4 2020 and have 500 employees.  Read More


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FEMA Course: Community Planning for Economic Recovery

This course reviews how communities can plan for economic recovery after a disaster Content includes lessons learned from recent disasters and an overview of available... Read More


Learn about the 2020 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Learn more about the 2020 Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest 6 p.m Jan 22 info session in Madison at Novel Coworking Join us at 6 p.m on Wednesday Jan 22... Read More


Digital Expression: Music, Arts and Tech

In a world where technology is changing most human endeavors the arts are no exception to digital creativity Learn more about the intersection of music... Read More