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Looking to grow our businesses


Economic Development

SW-ITBEC actively supports matching Opportunity Grants, forums and networking that facilitate economic development growth.   In many cases, our "seed" investment has led to great successes and growth in our Member Counties.

Our Partners


Discover our economic growth and see why businesses and people choose to live and work in Monroe County!  People in our communities work hard for a living and enjoy the quality of life that our area provides. 


We have a "can do" attitude to achieve successes!  In Monroe County, it's not only the beauty of the County that's in store for you, it's truly the people that make the place!

Jackson County in west-central Wisconsin offers access to more than 200,000 acres of public recreational land, excellent schools, parks, a new community center, community hospital and affordable housing. It’s the perfect place to live, work and play!

We have more than 100 acres of industrial park land with water and sewer and railroad access that is close to I-94. Come and check out historic downtown Black River Falls and our other county communities like Alma Center, Hixton, Melrose, Merrillan and Taylor.

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The 7 Rivers Alliance is a regional leadership group that boosts economic growth by fostering collaboration in western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa.  


We are persistent and consistent advocates for keeping communication open and developing regional networks in the Upper Mississippi Valley through regional meetings and networking events.  


The 7 Rivers Alliance brings together public and private resources to forge entrepreneurial growth and serves as a clearinghouse of vital information to enhance quality of life in the region.


University of Wisconsin-Extension provides statewide access to university resources and research so the people of Wisconsin can learn, grow and succeed at all stages of life. 


UW-Extension carries out this tradition of the Wisconsin Idea – extending the boundaries of the university to the boundaries of the state – through its four divisions of continuing education, cooperative extension, entrepreneurship and economic development and broadcast and media innovations.

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Juneau County Economic Development Corporation's mission is to foster positive economic change for Juneau County communities and to promote the success of agricultural, industrial, commercial and entrepreneurial enterprises.  We do this through leadership and collaboration with public and private organizations/individuals on a national, state, regional, county and local level.

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Wisconsin has taken great strides to make our state a better place for your business. We’ve created an environment that is truly pro-business and combined it with our great location and highly skilled workforce. It’s the right combination of advantages that make Wisconsin the right place for your business.

We are committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.


Through our programs, we touch rural America in many ways.  Our financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service.


We promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks , credit unions and community-managed lending pools. We offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations.


We provide technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.

Our friendly, home town communities boast a strong workforce and an entrepreneurial climate that provides a solid foundation for business start ups or expansions.  


Vernon County features spectacular natural beauty, an abundance of arts and cultural activities, education and health alternatives, year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation, and the largest number of organic farms in Wisconsin.  


Vernon Economic Development Association is here to help you start or expand your business with one-to-one counseling, access to resources and a variety of locations to fit your needs.  Come to Vernon County to relax, create, work, play and own a business!