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Wisconsin Economic Summit
Sept. 20-21, 2022
Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Appleton

Leaders throughout our state—business and industry leaders, economic-development professionals, and academics—are coming together to look forward to Wisconsin’s future economy in this first-ever statewide summit.

Explore the opportunities to foster strong businesses and thriving communities, support and expand our workforce, and empower the next generation of Wisconsin thinkers and creators.

Click below to register now or contact Rachel Best at events@wedc.org for more information.
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

If you have a stake in Wisconsin’s future economy, you should join the conversation in Appleton!

  • Business and industry leaders
  • Representatives from industry, business, ethnic and diverse organizations
  • Economic and community development professionals, including leaders from regional and local EDOs, chambers of commerce, workforce development professionals, regional planning commissions, etc.
  • Academics with expertise or an interest in community and economic development

KEYNOTE

Rebecca Ryan is a noted top 50 professional futurist, economist, best-selling author and entrepreneur. She is the founder of NEXT Generation Consulting through which she partners with government leaders across the country. Looking a generation ahead, she outlines strategies in urban planning, economic development and workforce development to ensure communities are well equipped for future trends and challenges.

Rebecca Ryan

AGENDA

The agenda for this two-day Summit is designed to be accessible for everyone in the state, with no more than one night’s hotel stay required. Here’s an overview:

DO YOU STILL HAVE QUESTIONS OR ARE YOU READY TO REGISTER?

What does it cost to attend the Summit?

WEDC is requiring a attendance fee to help defray event expenses.

$50/participant or $25/student

Is there a cost for hotel accommodations?

WEDC is not providing hotel accommodations nor reimbursing for lodging costs. However, discounted rates are available. Reserve your room by clicking the button below.

Are meals included?

WEDC will supply lunch and dinner on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch (optional) on Day 2. We will accommodate most dietary requirements; attendees can share those during registration.

When will the Summit begin and end?

The Summit will open with a welcome luncheon at Noon on September 20. It will close with an optional lunch on September 21.

When is the registration deadline?

Attendees can register by clicking the registration button below through September 16. After that date, registration by phone will be available.

Will the Summit include a virtual option?

At this time and public health recommendations allowing, we are not planning a virtual option.

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