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Welcome to the Fox Cities Regional Partnership

A Wisconsin Business Powerhouse

We don’t just roll out the red carpet for business, we roll up our sleeves.

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Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteIf you’re looking for a productive, educated and growing workforce, this is the place. Located in east-central Wisconsin, the Fox Cities Region was founded on a tradition of paper-making and printing. Today, it remains a powerhouse for world-class manufacturers and corporations representing several business sectors.

60 Minute Commute to: Downtown Appleton

> 775,000 population

> 432,000 workforce

Fox Cities HS Grad Rate

90%

MFG Growth: last year

1.9% in Fox Cities

1.4% in Wisconsin

1.0% in United States

Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteINDUSTRY TARGETS

PROJECTED GROWTH + HIGHER THAN REGIONALLY AVERAGE WAGES + COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE = FOX CITIES WEALTH

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
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PACKAGING
PAPER
ELECTRONICS
SPECIALTY MACHINES

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INSURANCE
FINANCE
ENGINEERING
ARCHITECTURAL

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HEAVY TRUCKS
AEROSPACE
MILITARY
EMERGENCY

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DAIRY / CHEESE
GRAINS
FROZEN FOODS
CANNED GOODS

MIDWEST DRIVE TIMES

MINNEAPOLIS  4 hours  •  CHICAGO 3.5 hours  • MADISON 2 hours  •  MILWAUKEE 1.5 hours  •  LAMBEAU 0.5 hours

Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteMADE BETTER HERE

EVERYTHING YOUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS TO THRIVE

location: MADE BETTER HERE

Over 500 available sites and buildings in the Fox Cities Region

  • search customer and supplier locations
  • explore transportation options such as: interstate, surface, air, rail, etc
  • research population demographics, workforce characteristics, consumer expenditures, and more

workforce: MADE BETTER HERE

Innovative talent initiatives ensuring qualified workforce growth through the “talent crunch”

  • Talent Upload–university student fam tour
  • Your Future–work based learning initiative focusing on K-12
  • Pulse Young Professionals Network–engaging and developing YPs
  • Concierge Plus–customized recruitment for C-Suite execs
  • Leadership Fox Cities–immersive community engagement program

Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteLIFE IN THE FOX CITIES:

•  extremely low crime rates
•  high quality education
•  growing arts & culture scene
•  great jobs
•  year round recreation
•  vibrant night life
•  low cost of living

Looking to expand or relocate your business?

The future looks bright for the Fox Cities Region. It’s one of the largest and fastest growing urban centers in Wisconsin. Population has grown 14.14% since 2000, and a labor force of 796,206 can be accessed within 50 miles. With lower-than-average wages and affordable utilities, the region’s cost of doing business is significantly less than the national average.

Source: Stats America 2014

To learn how you can benefit from the power of Fox Cities Regional Partnership, check out the rest of our site or contact us.