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Collaboration promotes leadership skills

Gulfstream Aerospace, Appleton Area School District and the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce are working together to provide students with the leadership skills they need to be successful. The Post Crescent writes, “Companies in the Appleton area can participate in SLP by hosting on-site career education opportunities, serve as mentors and event volunteers and advise […]

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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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October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin!

One of the foundations of the Wisconsin and Fox Cities economy is manufacturing. From machining parts to assembling planes, we make all kinds of cool stuff here! The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP) has planned lots of great events to celebrate Manufacturing Month. Check out more information here: http://www.wmep.org/node/2645 Happy Manufacturing Month!

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Fox Cities: Can’t Hire Tech Workers Fast Enough

Over the past six months I have had the pleasure of visiting with business-owners of all kinds, and one thing I hear from many of them is they can’t find enough technology workers to meet their needs. These anecdotes gave me a sense of the issue, but today I came upon an article that gives […]

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Connect A Career Highlights the Power of Partnership

This collaborative effort is taking off!  Last week at the Fox Cities Chamber’s BizBlend, a breakfast for news and networking gathering, a group of dedicated and excited professionals helped put in perspective the importance of this web based resource that’s brought to light the need for communication and collaboration between business and educators. Jeff Lang, […]

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