413 W. Pine St., P.O. Box 1621 Eagle River, WI 54521


399 Hwy 51 Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Eagle River

(715) 337-0061


Manitowish Waters
(715) 543-8880
   
 
  
  
 
Bob Egan- Executive Director
Office: 715-337-0061
Cell: 715-891-2099

Barry Mcleane- Project Manager
Office: 715-337-0061
Cell: 715-891-1284
  
 
  

 

The Vilas County Economic Development Corporation (VCEDC) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit quasi-governmental organization helping public, business and nongovernmental sector partners work collectively to create better conditions for economic growth and employment generation within Vilas County.  The overall goal is to connect resources to the various sector partners of Vilas County to improve the economic future of the county and the quality of life for all of its residents.

There are five main components of economic development that the VCEDC will be focused on:

1.     Organizational Capacity and Leadership

2.     Infrastructure

3.     Business Development

4.     Workforce Development

5.     Community Cash Flow

 

VCEDC strategies for economic development include:

1.     Help existing firms become more efficient

2.     Capturing and growing existing markets (e.g. tourism)

3.     Encouraging start-up of new firms

4.     Attracting new basic or export employers, a/k/a industrial recruitment

5.     Using aids from broader governments

 

The VCEDC will also focus on newer strategies for economic development targeting efforts such as youth entrepreneurship; creative community initiatives; social entrepreneurship; growing community philanthropy; and regional economic development, to name a few. 


Vision Statement

 


To create a successful public-private partnership that stimulates sustainable economic growth throughout Vilas County.

 

Mission Statement

 


Provide innovative leadership and regional infrastructure to: improve the economic well being of businesses, communities and residents; promote creation and retention of viable businesses and quality jobs; and provide increased opportunities for education strengthening workforce development.


 
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News & Announcements

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VILAS COUNTY EDC TO HOST WISCONSIN BUSINESS INCUBATION ASSOCIATION MEETING11-Oct-2013

 
The Vilas County Economic Development Corporation (VCEDC) will host the Wisconsin Business Incub..
   

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Grow North Welcomes Secretary Richard Chandler22-Aug-2013

 
Grow North Regional Economic Development Corporation’s Quarterly Meeting of the General Member..
   
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