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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|

Export Café provides companies with diverse menu of services

Whether your company has been exporting for years or is just starting to dip its toe into the international market, you’re bound to have questions about the intricacies of selling your goods and services abroad. WEDC Market Development Director Brad Schneider takes part in the Export Café session at the Wisconsin International Trade Conference.

2017-12-21T02:37:31-06:00May 12, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin Delegation Strengthens Ties to Dairy Industry in Mexican Sister State of Jalisco

The Governor’s Business Development Mission to Mexico concluded yesterday in Guadalajara, with the International Conference on Dairy Cattle (CIGAL) trade show and related events. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (third from left) at the CIGAL 2016 ribbon cutting ceremony CIGAL is a trade show focused exclusively on the dairy industry. The list of exhibitors

2019-02-14T11:05:07-06:00June 17, 2016|Trade Venture|

Mexico Business Development Mission Continues in Jalisco

The Governor’s Business Development Mission to Mexico continued yesterday in Guadalajara, in Wisconsin’s sister state of Jalisco on Mexico’s west coast. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker with Jalisco Governor Jorge Aristoteles Sandoval Diaz Guadalajara is Mexico’s second-largest city, with 4.8 million people in the greater metro area. The surrounding region of Jalisco has had

2018-06-26T12:30:05-05:00June 16, 2016|Trade Venture|

Mission to Expand Wisconsin-Mexico Trade and Investment Continues

The Governor’s Business Development Mission to Mexico continued yesterday, with additional business and government meetings in Mexico City and nearby. The delegation met with executives from Quad/Graphics at the company’s facility in Xochimilco, south of Mexico City. The Wisconsin-based printing company was founded in 1962 in Racine. Now headquartered in Sussex, the company has grown

2018-06-26T12:30:06-05:00June 15, 2016|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|

Business Development Mission Aims to Strengthen Wisconsin-Mexico Trade Ties

A Wisconsin delegation is embarking today on a business development mission to Mexico. Governor Scott Walker, as well as representatives of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), will be traveling to Mexico City and Guadalajara. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker met Monday with Mexico Secretary

2018-06-26T12:30:08-05:00June 13, 2016|Trade Venture|