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New Website Aims to Attract Business and Talent to Momentum West Region

The online portal is comprehensive representation of the resources and infrastructure in West Central Wisconsin.

    EAU CLAIRE, WI, March 01, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Momentum West has launched a new website and valuable tool for economic development. The online portal is comprehensive representation of the resources and infrastructure in West Central Wisconsin.

The website features the region's Gold Shovel Ready sites certification program as well as available sites and buildings. It showcases business incentives as well as talent development initiatives, as the area is placing emphasis on attracting and retaining talent.

Site selectors, entrepreneurs and business owners will find the user friendly and packed with helpful information. Each county served by Momentum West has a profile page complete with pertinent information and demographics.

The site also includes a Momentum West Data Dashboard, which provides a snapshot of how the regional economy is performing. Those considering a move to the area can also find information about quality of life and education options.

"The Momentum West region has grown significantly over the past few years, and the site improvements will allow us to continue to illustrate the assets of the region, the strengths of our partners in the region as well as our organization and how it's evolved," said Steve Jahn, Momentum West's executive director. "The timing of the site improvements was perfectly aligned with the needs of Momentum West with our increased emphasis on talent attraction, retention and development."

Momentum West selected Golden Shovel Agency to create the website. The national economic development communications firm is recognized for its award-winning design and expertise in business and workforce attraction.

"The Golden Shovel team enjoyed working with Momentum West to create this customized economic development portal. In addition to representing the organization's innovative workforce development efforts, it illustrates the region's business advantages and conveys key information to site selectors," remarked Aaron Brossoit, CEO of Golden Shovel.

Visitors can view demographic information about the region as well investment opportunities, available sites and workforce development efforts at

Momentum West is a regional economic development organization in West Central Wisconsin, serving Barron, Clark, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Rusk and St. Croix counties. The organization uses partnerships and leverages resources to implement shared strategies for growing the regional economy.

GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a Minnesota-based Web full-service economic development firm specializing in workforce attraction for economic and community development. The Economic Gateway Web system includes an expandable and on-demand content management system (CMS) and a robust social media implementation strategy.

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