Wisconsin’s Madison Region


Opportunity Driven by Purposeful Innovation

We are a region defined by innovation. A place where technological advancements transform the world’s products and processes. Where game-changing research & development leads to new discoveries. And where industries set new standards for the global marketplace.  

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Global Industry Leader

Advanced Manufacturing

A legacy of advanced production using forward-thinking technology

Agriculture, Food & Beverage

Unparalleled capacity to grow, process, package and distribute food products

Life Science

A breeding ground for life science ingenuity and discovery

Information Technology

A growing hub for high-tech companies and entrepreneurial talent


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32% of WI Businesses Surveyed Felt They Would Likely Survive Beyond Ten Months Under Current Conditions

Madison WI – Most businesses responding to the second statewide COVID-19 Wisconsin Business Impact survey anticipate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to continue through... Read More


Helping Minority-Owned Micro-Businesses Weather the Storm

To help ethnic minority-owned micro-businesses cope with the economic impact of COVID-19, the Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant Initiative is being launched with a total of $2 million to be made available to 1,000 Wisconsin micro-businesses. Read More


MadREP & Regional Partners Relaunch Statewide COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

The Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) continues its partnership with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC),Wisconsin’s eight other regional economic development organizations (EDOs) and UW-Oshkosh to create and distribute a data collection tool to businesses in the Region who are experiencing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The second observation period of a statewide survey, measuring the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wisconsin businesses, is underway. The survey is open – for both past participants and new participants – until May 16. Read More


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USDA Rural Development Business and Industry (B&I) CARES Act Program Webinar

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during... Read More


Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

The June 4 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference will offer the next-best-thing to a live event through an interactive platform featuring multiple ways to engage. With a full... Read More


MITA Webinar: Export Commercial Letters of Credit

Today more than ever it is critical to ensure that the payment on your export sale is secured Letters of credit are one of the... Read More