Business Development

Business Development

The goal of the Waupaca Area Chamber is to support and help member investor businesses by promoting opportunities, programs and partnerships that foster business development.

Our Business and Workforce Development committee continues to enhance and improve current programs and looks for new ideas that will help our member businesses.

For 2020 our goals include:

  • Strive to develop our future workforce by working with the School District of Waupaca utilizing tools like Heavy Metal Tours, a Health Care Tour, and Job Fair.
    • Expose School District of Waupaca students to the career opportunities available in our area utilizing tools and programs like the Heavy Metal and Health Career Tours.
    • Help businesses fill positions by working with area School Districts by coordinating a job fair geared toward students and graduating seniors, without high education plans.
  • Work with Businesses, local Government and the Waupaca School District to help with issues that eveolve around employee recruitment/retention.
    • Develop a series of short quality of life videos for use in workforce development.
  • Work with the Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation and local School Districts to research the use of inspire, develop a funding source with the possibility of implemention.

Our Member Support Committee looks for ways to promote our member investor businesses through networking and programs. They also look for benefits that will help their bottom line which may include educational programs and preferred provider programs.

For 2020 our goals include:

  • To provide educational and training opportunities.
  • To promote and support networking opportunities.
  • Maintain retail promotions.
  • Create an advertising campaign to increase the number of member investors and/or enhance the gift certificate program.
  • Hold round-table discussions at various member investor locations to gain insight into what our investor’s needs are.
  • Research additional member benefits.