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International connections old and new are strengthened at WEFTEC

Xavier Amores Bravo, manager of the Catalan Water Partnership, and Dean Amhaus, president and CEO of The Water Council, sign a memorandum of understanding on Oct. 2, 2018, at WEFTEC in New Orleans. The Water Council signed a memorandum of understanding with the Catalan Water Partnership of Spain yesterday in New Orleans at

2018-10-03T14:42:12-05:00October 3, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin delegation to Israel returns home after successful trade mission

Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan, and the rest of the 16-member Wisconsin delegation are returning to Wisconsin Thursday after a successful trade mission to Israel that focused on developing new partnerships in the water technology sector. On the trade mission's final full day, The Water Council signed

2018-06-26T12:22:27-05:00November 2, 2017|Trade Venture|

Wisconsin’s water sector makes waves at industry trade show

Wisconsin’s presence at the U.S.’s largest water industry trade show this week highlighted the fast-paced growth and evolving sophistication of the sector. With several dozen Wisconsin companies exhibiting, as well as a booth representing Wisconsin’s entire water cluster of more than 200 companies, the state’s presence was strong on both numbers and substance: several educational

2019-02-11T15:52:18-06:00October 5, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin water tech cluster hopes to connect companies to opportunities in China

Due to rapid urban development and widespread use of impervious materials that prevent soil from absorbing rainwater, China is dealing with serious flooding problems. To address this issue, the Chinese government in 2015 launched its “sponge city” initiative in 16 cities, with a goal of upgrading urban infrastructure to allow for better retention and drainage,

2018-06-26T12:50:35-05:00October 4, 2017|Uncategorized|

Governor Walker, WEDC Secretary Hogan meet with Japanese business leaders

Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan met with dozens of Japanese business executives in Tokyo Tuesday as part of their efforts to encourage overseas companies to invest in Wisconsin. WEDC hosted an “Opportunity in Wisconsin” networking breakfast with more than 50 business leaders, many of whom

2018-06-26T12:24:38-05:00September 12, 2017|Trade Venture|

Wisconsin Delegation Promotes Trade in Business, Government Meetings in Mexico City

Attendees at the COMCE luncheon in Mexico City on June 13, 2016. WEDC Vice President of International Business Development Katy Sinnott appears third from left, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker appears third from right. The Governor’s Business Development Mission to Mexico concluded a successful first day in Mexico City, with meetings with business

2018-06-26T12:30:07-05:00June 14, 2016|Trade Venture|