Local Business Organizations

  • BUSINESS RESOURCES & MATERIALS EXCHANGE PROGRAM— www.bmex.org
    The Business Material Exchange of Wisconsin provides an online material exchange program to connect individuals and organizations in an effort to make reusable, surplus and by-product materials available for the purpose of reducing waste, extending the life of usable materials and improving economic performance.
  • FORWARD WISCONSINwww.forwardwi.com
    Forward Wisconsin, Inc. is a public/private initiative founded in 1984 to encourage business growth and investments in Wisconsin. Forward Wisconsin draws upon its resources to promote Wisconsin to investors, site selection consultants, business decision-makers and corporate executives.
    Madison: (608) 261-2500
    Milwaukee: (262) 691-7873
  • RISK MANAGEMENTwww.riskinstitute.org
    The Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI) serves the risk management needs of small businesses, small non-profit organizations and local government entities.
  • WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEcommerce.wi.gov
    Wisconsin’s leading agency to promote and support safe, healthy communities and to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs throughout the state.

Professional Organizations

Area Chambers of Commerce

Resources for Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs

Recommended Websites

  • KIPLINGER — www.kiplinger.com
    Timely personal finance and forecasts for busy investors. FInd basic guides, calculators, featured articles, worksheets and current stock info.