Feb 6, 2012

MadREP hopes to learn what young professionals like — and don’t like — about Madison

Excerpted from Wisconsin State Journal
By Judy Newman

MadREP is calling together a group of UW-Madison graduate students and young professionals to find out what they think the Madison area offers them — and what it lacks.

“The UW is putting a number of resources into these people, training them in truly world-class programs. So if we can get their input about what would make them stay in the Madison region, that would be a big return on our investment,” said Jenn Post Tyler, interim executive vice president of MadREP, the eight-county economic development group that includes Madison.

MadREP is working with Atlanta consultant group Market Street Services on Advance Now, a plan for growing the region’s economy.

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