Letters from the President

March 15, 2019

Milwaukee Public Schools recently received some exciting news, which could turn things around for some of its students. Southwest Airlines selected “Expanding Milwaukee’s Aviation Pipeline,” an MPS program, as a recipient of its 2019 Charitable Grants.

The pro...

New program with MPS’ Bradley Tech High School, MATC to focus on training students for careers in aviation industry

March 8, 2019 MILWAUKEE – The Greater Milwaukee Committee, Bradley Technology and Trade High School (Bradley Tech High School) and Milwaukee Area Technica...

MPS’ Lynde and Harry Bradley Technology and Trade School, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and Milwaukee Area Technical College have been selected to receive a portion of a $1 million Southwest Airlines Charitable Grant that focuses on building a stronger workforce of...

The largest airline at Milwaukee's flagship airport will sponsor a grant for local aviation workforce development.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has awarded a grant of unspecified value to the Greater Milwaukee Committee as part of a nationwide grant program. The grant...

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,”...

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

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