Entrepreneurship Program

Entrepreneurship Training Course

With the generous donation from The Suick Family Foundation, Langlade County Economic Development Corporation has been able to offer a 9-week Entrepreneurship Training Course.  Participants explore all major aspects of starting and running a small business. The course moves at a quick pace to complete a thorough business plan.  Langlade County participants are eligible for a partial course reimbursement if the participant completes the course requirements.

Based off of the completed business plan and presentation at the end of the course, a grant opportunity is available to entrepreneurs that complete the course and are opening a business or already have an established business in Langlade County.

Considering taking the 9-week Entrepreneurship Training Course?   A prerequisite is to attend the workshops in Antigo.  The workshop was held on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 5:30 pm at the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation’s office located on the NTC Antigo Campus at 312 Forrest Avenue in room WT-112.  The Exploring Entrepreneurship Workshops is a one-hour session that participants will learn the “must-dos” to launch a business and keep it running, understand why a business plan is critical to a businesses success, and explore the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.  There is no cost to attend this workshop, but pre-registration is required. To register, call Langlade County Economic Development at 715.623.5123, email su.iw1513285089.edal1513285089gnal.1513285089oc@es1513285089olca1513285089, or click here to download a registration form.  If you missed the workshop, not a problem.  Please call our office at 715-623-5123 to discuss taking the Entrepreneurship Training Course.

The Entrepreneurship Training Course classes are on Thursday starting September 21 to November 16, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.  The minimum number of participants for the class to be offered is 5 students with a maximum of 15 students.

2017 Entrepreneurial Flyer

2017 Entrepreneurial Training Course Syllabus

Made possible by The Suick Family Foundation!!

2017 Entrepreneurship Graduates

2016 Entrepreneurship Graduates

2015 Entrepreneurship Graduates

Spring 2017 Grant Recipients - April's Pooch Parlor, LLC

Spring 2017 Grant Recipients - Memories Repurposed, LLC

2016 Grant Recipients - Grandview Orchard and Nursery Stock

2016 Grant Recipients - Wolf River Rides

2015 Grant Recipients - Great Northern Campground

2015 Grant Recipients - Sweet Thyme

Business Solution Series - Fall 2017 Classes

In conjunction with Northcentral Technical College, Langlade County Economic Development Corporation will be holding a FREE fall Business Series Workshops on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 pm  at Northcentral Technical College – Antigo Campus on the following dates:

  • September 26, 2017 – Budget and Financial Reports
  • October 24, 2017 – Basic Bookkeeping
  • November 14, 2017 – Quickbooks 101

For a description of each of these workshops, download the flyer by clicking here.

The Business Solutions Series is a dynamic three-part skill development series designed to address specific fundamentals of business while exposing participants to new information and techniques to help them grow professionally and improve overall operations and business efficiencies.  Each three-hour workshop is designed to deliver valuable information, tools, and strategies to allow participants to implement new skills and strategies immediately.

The cost is free for all three workshops.  The instructional costs are covered through a grant from the Suick Family Foundation.  All you need to do is register by clicking here.

For more information contact Langlade County Economic Development Corporation at 715-623-5123 or email su.iw1513285089.edal1513285089gnal.1513285089oc@es1513285089olca1513285089.

Office Incubator Space Available

The LCEDC has an Office Incubator Space available to rent for $250 per month includes wifi, electricity, and janitor services (garbage removal and vacuuming). The office is 161 sq ft (14 X 11.5 feet) which includes the use of desks, storage filing cabinets, office chairs, and small refrigerator.  The office is located in the Wood Technology Center of Excellence at the Northcentral Technical College – Antigo Campus.  Call our office at 715-623-2085 for more information.