Letters from the President

June 30, 2018

With the growth of our region comes significant opportunity. This opportunity can be seen and celebrated in the business community, from a public perspective, and on a national level. At the June 11 monthly membership meeting, we heard from representatives in each of t...

Having an efficiently trained workforce and connecting job seekers with job openings remains a long-running challenge for southeast Wisconsin, impacting the region’s economy as well as adding to many social ills.

Some have called it a “skills gap” or a “geography gap,”...

Given the scope and impact the Milwaukee-area’s jobs gap is having on our region, the more people working on improving access to jobs for residents the better.

The effort will be boosted in the coming months by an eclectic group of 10 young professionals from the Milwau...

June 25, 2018

As soon as Foxconn Technology Group announced its plans to build a factory in southeastern Wisconsin, the region’s colleges were quick to pledge their willingness to add curricula, build new programs and customize training to meet the Taiwanese technology manufacturer’...

Before 2009, Southwest Airlines didn't even fly out of General Mitchell International Airport.

But by 2017, the Dallas-based airline held a 43 percent market share at Milwaukee's airport, and with 23 direct flight destinations, has a veritable stranglehold on the m...

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The greater downtown building boom extends to more than new apartment complexes. Four of the city’s largest arts and culture organizations are in the...

The Arts and Culture Building Boom

May 15, 2018

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