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Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation

Our mission is to improve the economic climate by supporting new and existing businesses.


Our mission is to improve the economic climate by supporting new and existing businesses.

In order to accomplish this BCEDC will respond to all requests for potential economic growth or expansion within Bayfield County. We will provide information and connect parties that may be interested in working together. BCEDC will gather as much information as reasonably necessary to assist those looking to locate or expand in Bayfield County. BCEDC will also strive to provide necessary information for those responsible for decision making related to the location or expansion of potential businesses in Bayfield County.

BCEDC may promote economic development polices and initiatives such as programs and events. When recruiting businesses to Bayfield County, the BCEDC will consider and promote the values and plans of Bayfield County. The BCEDC is committed to remaining neutral on specific projects or requests.


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Events and Community Building

  • Competitions and Awards
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding
  • Loans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Workforce Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Codes
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Space and Equipment

  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Training and Education

  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
Primary ContactCole Rabska
AddressPO Box 704
Washburn, WI 54891
Phone(715) 685-1210