Waukesha County Business Alliance celebrates 100 years of business


Honoring the Past.
Embracing the Present.
Charting the Future.
Celebrating 100 Years of Business.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Alliance’s 100th Annual Meeting on September 13 at the Waukesha County Expo Center.

More than 800 area CEOs, public officials, educators and businesspeople gathered to celebrate the successes of the Waukesha County business community over the past 100 years. Danceworks, Inc. performed a Dancing through the Decades routine, we congratulated Jim Walden on being the recipient of the 2018 Don Richards Leadership Award and 11 different speakers discussed trends in economic development, workforce development, technology and more.

Click here to watch the opening video, which highlighted the successes of business over the past 100 years. From our beginning in 1918 as the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce, representing the City of Waukesha, the Waukesha County Business Alliance has grown to be a business force that represents the whole of Waukesha County, truly making us a strong voice for business in our entire region.

Click here to watch the closing video, which outlines where we hope to go in the future. The Alliance has been working on finding innovative solutions to issues facing business since the beginning. And we’ve made great progress–these issues are complex and ever-changing, and constantly require new ways of thinking to address them.

The business environment is constantly evolving and the Alliance is committed to evolving with it. We are proud of everything the business community in Waukesha County has achieved over the past 100 years and we’re excited to be at the forefront of business growth and success for the next 100 years.

Click here to see photos from the program. Click here to watch a recap video of the program.

Header photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Business Journal.

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