First Business

December 07, 2012

Topic: Business Capital

New North Summit 2012: First Business Economic Forum Focus Session - Presentation

Speaker(s): Dennis Winters

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New North, Inc. hosts its annual summit to convene the business, education and community leaders from around the New North region and state of Wisconsin to connect with one another, share economic development updates, and learn about regional growth opportunities and more.

This year's event will take place on Friday, December 7 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton at 333 West College Avenue, Appleton, Wisconsin.

The focus for the 2012 New North Summit is on innovative ideas, collaborations, and the coming together of people and companies to foster growth in our region -- and beyond. Join your fellow innovators on Friday, December 7th for networking, an engaging panel of innovators, an address from Governor Scott Walker, and more -- and of course, great food!

Each year, the New North Summit 2012 draws over 800 attendees.

During the Focus Sessions, First Business will share the results of their 2012 First Business Economic Survey. Dennis Winters, Chief of the Office of Economic Advisors at the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development will highlight the 2012 survey results. Following the presentation, Margaret LeBrun of Insight Publications will moderate a panel of local business leaders on the economic climate of Northeast Wisconsin.