New North Inc.: Will bring together business, education, and community leaders for largest networking event in Northeastern Wisconsin

Contact: Ann Duginske

Mobile: 920.336.3860 (office) 920.471.5446 (mobile)

Email: [email protected]

New North to host annual New North Summit in Green Bay, WI on Wednesday December 7th

NEW NORTH, November 30, 2011 – New North, Inc. is partnering with businesses from across Northeastern Wisconsin and the state in supporting networking and economic development education in the New North region of Northeast Wisconsin. On Wednesday December 7th, New North, Inc., will host the New North Summit 2011, a full-day event where business executives, education leaders, community members can expect to learn about economic strategies and business opportunities, expect to connect with innovative leaders and expect to network with the expected 1,000 attendees.

The New North Summit is an annual event hosted by New North, Inc., the regional economic development organization representing Northeast Wisconsin, also known as the New North region. In its eighth year, the Summit offers opportunities for businesses and attendees to network, gain insight to economic development work in the region and the state and hear from business leaders on best practices for businesses of all sizes.

The agenda for the day includes featured speakers including Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) President/CEO Paul Jadin, Governor Scott Walker, and Keynote speaker Rebecca Bagley, President and CEO of NorTech, a regional economic development organization in Northeastern Ohio and thought-leader on economic development cluster strategies. New North, Inc. will present an annual overview and goals for the coming year during the event, as well as preview upcoming marketing publications.

WHO: Small Business Owners, Business development managers, Education leaders, Company Executives, Business Resource Contacts, Local Government Leaders, Chamber Presidents and Members, Students, College/University chancellors and presidents and more.

WHAT: New North Summit 2011 – Expect to Connect

WHEN: Wednesday December 7th, 2011: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Event agenda available at http://www.newnorthsummit.com/agenda.php

WHERE: Radisson Hotel & Conference Center: 2040 Airport Dr. Green Bay, WI

For more information on the New North Summit 2011, visit http://www.newnorthsummit.com.

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New North, Inc. is a regional collaboration effort focused on promoting regional cooperation and economic development in an 18-county region in Northeast Wisconsin. The 18 counties included in the New North are Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet, Waupaca, Brown, Shawano, Oconto, Marinette, Door, Kewaunee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Florence, Menominee, and Waushara. To find out more information about New North, Inc., please visit our website at http://www.thenewnorth.com.