WCA - Southwest ITBEC
ITBEC is an acronym for International Trade, Business, and Economic Development Council.The Southwest ITBEC is a regional collaboration of counties (Juneau, Monroe, and Vernon Counties) working to strengthen the economic base through tourism and economic development projects.
ITBECs are organized by the Wisconsin Counties Association to:
Identify the economic development needs for its region.
Develop regional public/private partnerships to expand economic development and employment.
Co-sponsor business and marketing seminars.
Develop communications and networks with federal, state, local, tribal and other public/private agencies and organizations.
Create work groups which focus on the economic development needs for the region with emphasis on exporting, tourism and other aspects of economic development.
Facilitate political support for regional projects and legislation.