The engagement and support of Madison Region business and community leaders is integral to the work MadREP performs and the long-term economic growth of this region.
As the most comprehensive strategy that this region has ever pursued, Advance Now requires broad participation and investment from the community.
INVEST IN THE REGION’S FUTURE
MadREP is funded through public and private investors who support economic development growth in the Madison Region. The involvement of these partners helps shape the future of this region. We welcome the opportunity to meet with businesses and organizations in the Madison Region that wish to invest in our region’s growth. To learn more about supporting MadREP, please contact MadREP president Paul Jadin by email or phone at 608.571.0420.
SHARE YOUR SUCCESS STORY
Your company’s success is part of the Madison Region’s story! Tell your story in our business profile library, which showcases the region’s thriving business community and creative workforce. Take advantage of this opportunity by downloading this simple form.
SCHEDULE A VISIT WITH AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL
Madison Region economic development professionals can assist you with the opportunities and challenges facing your companies. We welcome the participation of businesses of every size and sector in our regional business retention and program. To schedule a visit or learn more, contact Gene Dalhoff.
EDUCATE YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS ABOUT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
In collaboration with the Wisconsin Economic Development Association, MadREP offers economic development training to elected officials through the ED101 Program. Michael Gay, MadREP Senior Vice President of Economic Development and a Certified Economic Development Professional (CEcD), delivers the training to interested municipalities in the Madison Region. To learn more or to contract the ED101 Program, contact Michael Gay.
CONNECT WITH YOUR FUTURE WORKFORCE
Employers play a critical role in exploring new public-private approaches to closing the skills gap. The Madison Region now has a unique opportunity to strengthen the relationship between our business community, education community, and future workforce. Inspire Madison Region can help improve your company’s local talent pipeline by connecting with students, parents, and educators to inform them about your company’s and industry’s needs. Enroll your company to create a employer profile, or for more information contact Gene Dalhoff.
PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY & INCLUSION ASSESSMENT PROCESS
In May 2014, MadREP introduced an annual performance report to measure, recognize, improve, and promote the Madison Region’s workplace Diversity & Inclusion practices. The employer survey captures quantitative and qualitative data about workforce demographics, supplier diversity programs, and community engagement. Individual workplace responses will remain anonymous, but will become part of an aggregated data set for the region. To learn more or get involved, contact Gene Dalhoff.