WI Economic Strength Ranked by Community

National Perspective, Local Focus Offered at Annual WI Economic Forecast Event

Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and other Wisconsin communities will be examined during the upcoming WBA Wisconsin Economic Forecast Luncheon as William Fruth, President of Policom Corporation addresses what it takes to become a strong economy. Fruth examined 933 communities and will be revealing which four Wisconsin metropolitan areas (out of 383) and six Wisconsin micropolitan areas (out of 550) are ranked in the top 20% nationally. 

Augustine Faucher, Chief Economist, The PNC Financial Services Group, will be providing a national perspective on the economy during this event.

Augustine Faucher, Chief Economist, The PNC Financial Services Group
William Fruth, Policom Corporation

Monday, January 22
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
Augustine Faucher to speak at 12:30 p.m.
William Fruth to speak at 1:25 p.m.

Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713

Both speakers will answer questions from the audience as well as hold a session with media shortly after their presentations.

For a Media Pass please contact the WBA’s Eric Skrum at 608/441-1216, eskrum@wisbank.com.

If media personnel are unable to attend in person, WBA is offering a teleconference line to listen to the speeches that day. Contact WBA’s Eric Skrum for details.

WBA has prepared industry-specific sector reports on what 2018 holds for Wisconsin from Wisconsin industry experts. Those reports are available for use by the media.

WBA will be live tweeting from the event using #WisEcon. Please consider using this hashtag if you are using social media as a reporting tool.