Friday, April 1, 2011

Sun Prairie Represented in Feedback Session on WEDC Strategic Plan (City of Sun Prairie Office of Economic Development)

Sun Prairie Economic Development Director Neil Stechschulte was invited by Wisconsin Department of Commerce Secretary Paul Jadin to participate in 1 of 6 feedback sessions on the strategic plan for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). The WEDC is scheduled to become operational as of July 1, 2011. The meeting was Friday April 1st at Alliant Energy's headquarters in the American Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Secretary Jadin and Deputy Secretary Mike Klonsinski presented a brief overview of the draft strategic plan. The document included a mission statement, a summary of core values, key performance indicators, four key strategies, and a preliminary organizational chart for the WEDC and its governing board.

Information from all 6 meetings will be collected and used to make final amendments to the draft strategic plan. Additional details on the final strategic plan will be announced and shared at four meetings around the State being hosted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) on the following dates and locations:

April 19, 2011 - Eau Claire @ Chippewa Valley Technical College - Gateway Campus, Rm 130

April 21, 2011 - Appleton @ Fox Valley Technical College- Bordini Center, Room 103

May 3, 2011 - Wausau @ Northcentral Technical College - Center for Health Sciences, Room 2016

May 4, 2011 - Waukesha @ Country Springs Hotel - Woodfield Room

Each meeting will include an overview of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation by Secretary Paul Jadin and Deputy Secretary Mike Klonsinski, an overview of the Application Process for Financial Requests, a discussion on WEDA Government Relations and Economic Development in the 2011 – 2013 Budget, and Changing the Economic Development Service Delivery Model in Wisconsin.

Please contact the WEDA office with any questions or for registration information at or 608-255-5666.

You may also click here to register or for more information.

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