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Manufacturers First Act Introduced

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman announced the Manufacturers First Act, H.R. 2792, with the goal of providing relief to Wisconsin’s manufacturers from regulations promulgated by E.P.A. According to Grothman, “The EPA set National Ambient Air Quality Standards, in particular ozone, at 120 parts per billion (ppb) in 1971, and now the EPA has proposed a new […]

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Understanding the rules of government contracting

Wisconsin Procurement Institute is hosting a FREE Seminar on June 17th to help businesses understand rules associated with doing work for the federal government. Find more information here.

Appleton Expo Center

Appleton Expo Center: An important step forward for the Fox Cities Region

As you have probably heard, on January 7 the Appleton Common Council voted down the negotiated land purchase that would have moved the Exhibition Center project forward. As a member of our organization, we want to pro-actively keep you informed about the project. The Fox Cities Chamber fully supports the exhibition center, and we hope […]

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Home Automation in the Fox Valley by Michael Martin

Michael Martin is president of Martin Systems located in Green Bay, WI. You’ve probably heard about home automation. Maybe you have even considered it but thought it would be too difficult to implement and use. Maybe it seems unnecessary.  Actually, home automation is simple to use and installation might not be as difficult as you […]



It’s time for a WISconversation

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce supports The Future Wisconsin Project Don’t miss this chance to influence the direction of Wisconsin and show that the Fox Cities is passionate about our future! The Fox Cities Chamber is organizing a Fox Cities Table for the event, and we’d love to have you join us. Please register here, […]