Office of Workforce
   & Economic Development
Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive
David B. Phillips
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Room #421
Madison, WI 53703-3342
P: 608.266.4006
F: 608.266.2643
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Welcome to Dane County! Please enjoy our one stop site for job creators within one of America's most dynamic counties. With just over 515,000 residents, Dane County has the fastest growing population of any county in Wisconsin. Read more...

 

NEWS

08/15/2017
Supply Chain Marketplace ready for companies seeking to do business with Foxconn

06/27/2017
Arts and Culture Generate Nearly a Quarter Billion in Annual Economic Activity in Dane County and Support 9,154 Jobs 

05/27/2017
Madison, Dane County lead the state population growth in latest U.S. Census estimates

02/21/2017
Dane County responsible for over half of Wisconsin's job growth since 2001

11/02/2016
Madison selected as 8th best place to live in the U.S. (Elle Decor)

08/04/2016
Brookings report ranks Madison high for high-tech output growth

06/06/2016
A new survey ranks Madison among the top U.S. cities for starting a business.
Madison ranks among the top cities for "Most Educated Workforce", "Most Accessible Financing", "Access to Resources", and "Shortest Work Week".

02/19/2016
Dane County Executive Opens New County Facility
Will Save County $600,000 a Year and Creates 19 New Jobs.  Read More...

01/29/2016
Madison ranks 7th best out of the top 100 largest metro areas in the U.S. for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) professionals.

01/26/2016
Madison Called a Top Area in the Country for Tech Professionals

12/08/2015
2015 Best Performing Cities Report
The Madison metro area placed 20th on the Milken's Institute's 2015 Best Performing Cities Index, 10 spots higher than in 2014. Improving on it's 2014 performance, Madison ranked ninth in the country for one-year wage growth and, over the past five years, has outpaced the nation by 6 percent in this measure. Madison's overall ranking placed it higher than any other Midwestern metro area on the list.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Get Involved!  
Dane County is looking for residents to fill vacant seats on the Commission on Economic & Workforce Development.  If you experience in economic and workforce development, or a related field, and are interested in filling a seat on the Commission, please complete an Application for Appointment by following this link.

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In Dane County, The Arts Mean Business, and Jobs!

The amount of money that nonprofit arts and culture organizations in Dane County — and their audiences — poured into the local economy in 2010 was nearly double that of many other communities of comparable size (read more).
Links for summary results and final report docs are found on www.danearts.com.