Centergy is an economic development corporation representing central Wisconsin. Our region is economically diverse, with a wide range of progressive, innovative businesses and industries — most notable are advanced manufacturing, emerging sustainable and bio-based technologies, and leading health care. We value tradition, quality of life and safeguarding our future. Because we know how to enjoy life and we have so many businesses and organizations engaged in highly sophisticated activities that serve the betterment of life, we say that our specialty is “Life. Science.”
Centergy was formed in 1989 as the Central Wisconsin Area Economic Development Council, as a non-profit organization comprising a variety of businesses, Chambers, CVBs, organizations and individuals, working together to improve the region’s business climate and civic infrastructure. We serve as a central resource and provide a unified voice to encourage business cluster development, support local businesses, attract new businesses, achieve growth for our higher education facilities, and improve life in general for all central Wisconsin residents. Collaboration with our partnering entities provides effective synergy. In fact, the concepts of synergy, energy and one central resource led to the development of our name: Centergy.