Links of Interest

Oconto County Economic Development Corporation likes to cross promote with other economic development and tourism entities. Please use these helpful links if you plan on expanding or starting a business in Oconto County or just need help planning your next vacation. We are always willing to help you get the most out of Oconto County.
American Transmission Company - American Transmission Co. was founded in 2001, as the first multi-state, transmission-only utility in the United States. Unlike most other utilities, we have a single focus: transmission. Our transmission system allows energy producers to transport electric power from where it's generated to where it's needed. It's similar to the interstate highway system with high-voltage electricity traveling on the transmission system wires like vehicles on the highway.
Grow North - Grow North is a volunteer private/public 501(c)(6) organization dedicated to the economic development in the five counties of this region of Wisconsin. Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties are unique in their own right, but comprise a region of vast resources, recreational opportunities and vibrant economy known as the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Inland Lakes District - Our lake district is a specialized unit of government and operates under the laws of Chapter 33 of the Wisconsin State Statutes. Our focus is on lake management in order to enhance, preserve and protect the quality of our waters.
ITBEC - Welcome to North Central Wisconsin, a region of lakes, forests, trails and friendly communities. Visitors from around the Midwest come to North Central Wisconsin each year for vacations and getaways. There’s simply no place like it. Mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, ATVing – you’ll find it all in North Central Wisconsin.
New North - New North, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, regional marketing and economic development organization fostering collaboration among private and public sector leaders throughout the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin, known as the New North region. New North is a regional partner to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the State of Wisconsin, as well as local economic development partners, and represents more than 100 private investors.
Oconto County Lakes & Waterways Association - The purpose of Oconto County Lakes & Waterways Association shall be to promote the conservation and preservation of all lakes, rivers, streams and reservoirs in Oconto County, the shorelines surrounding them, and the ecologically sound and environmentally safe development on or near these waters.
Oconto County Official Government Website - Enjoy the wildlife, the scenery, and friendly communities. Whatever you choose as your favorite pastime, Oconto County has a trail system, with nearby accommodations, to satisfy your quest for adventures. While you are here, enjoy our museums and historical sites, unique shops and galleries, and community festivals.
Towsend Flowage Association - The Townsend Flowage Association is dedicated to enhancing, preserving, and protecting the quality of our waters for future generations. The object is to improve the lake habitat, promote natural beauty and resources in the general interest of property owners and their families.
US Forest Service - The USDA Forest Service is constantly moving forward. Our core responsibility is sound and scientific focus on stewardship and sustainability of the land, water and communities, but the way we deliver that to the public is changing every day. Exciting advances in science and technology, communications, national and global priorities, and public expectations are opening new vistas for Forest Service employees
Wisconsin DNR - In keeping with our mission, the DNR is dedicated to working with the citizens and businesses of Wisconsin while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation - We’ve aligned our priorities to make Wisconsin a clear choice for businesses looking to start, relocate or expand their operations. From workforce development initiatives to state fiscal management tax policies, we’re helping to create an economic environment that helps Wisconsin businesses compete nationally and globally.
Wisconsin Public Service - WPS is made up of people creating a premier and growing energy company. We want to give customers the best value in energy and related services. And we're guided by clear values — including integrity.

Lake-Links - The Midwest fishing and lake informational site offering a lake database, fishing reports, articles, tips, and tactics.
SnowTracks - Snowtracks was born online during the summer of 1996, as the pioneer web site for communities, snowmobile clubs and tourism associations to promote snowmobiling for their respective areas by using the internet as the “new marketing tool at that time” by posting snowmobile trail condition reports and snowmobile related events.
Travel Green Wisconsin - In the spirit of Wisconsin's deep heritage of environmental stewardship, the Department of Tourism initiated Travel Green Wisconsin in 2006 to promote smart, environmentally friendly business practices. The program is the first of its kind state-sponsored sustainable travel green certification in the nation and has become a model for sustainable travel efforts both nationally and internationally.
Wisconsin Department of Tourism - The Wisconsin Department of Tourism's mission is to market the state as the Midwest's premier travel destination for fun. By executing industry- leading marketing programs, providing reliable travel information and establishing strategic partnerships, we play a significant role in delivering exceptional customer service and generating greater economic impact and jobs for Wisconsin.

Oconto County Chambers of Commerce
Lakewood Area Chamber Commerce - The Lakewood area chamber of commerce is organized for the purpose of promoting, advancing, and protecting the total business and civic interets and natural resources of this region. This region shall be inclusive of, but not restricted to, the towns of Townsend, RIverview, Mountain, Lakewood and Doty.
Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce - The Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce promotes supports and assists in the development of the community as an advocate for business interest, business development, city beautification, and tourism.
Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce - The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a long-standing community organization led by area business people to create opportunities to grow the local economic base in the area.This non-profit organization is comprised of businesses and individuals from the communities of Little Suamico, Pensaukee, Abrams, Oconto Falls, Stiles, Green Bay, Iron Mountain, Oconto, Pound and Suring. Its official mission is to be a valid and dynamic link between local business and the community.

Oconto County Business Associations
Gillett Business Association - As the Gillett Businessmen's Assn., Inc., hereafter referred to as the GBA, shall be to promote cooperation between the GBA and other organizations of the Gillett area, for the purpose of engaging in activities to increase and promote commerce in the Gillett area with integrity, good faith, and just and equitable principals in business, including co-operative advertising.
Mountain Area Business Association - The Mountain Area Business Association(MABA) was established in 2003 and currently has 94 members. Current members represent businesses that have a vested interest in the growth of our community.
Suring Business Association - The mission of the Business Association on Suring Area is to promote and enhance business opportunities in the Suring Area. We will continue to update our site with upcoming events, area photos, a list of member businesses and more.