About – Locate & Expand

Neenah’s professional approach to attracting business, recognized by Moody’s Investor’s Service, encourages local economic growth.  The City’s many assets present an exceptional opportunity for new and expanding businesses alike.

Neenah’s Community Development Department is one of a primary employer’s first points of contact for a wide variety of business resources. Whether the available program originates through the federal, state, county or local government; or whether it involves coordination with employment recruitment or job training resources, our staff will identify the appropriate resources and make the appropriate connections to assure the maximum benefit to the employer.

In addition, Neenah is fortunate to have a strong tradition of collaboration among various sectors and other organizations. Ensuring the economic stability of the City of Neenah requires all stakeholders to work together, sharing responsibility for achievement of the overall objectives.

The established partnerships among the City of Neenah and Future Neenah, Inc the Central City Business Improvement District (BID), the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Fox Cities Economic Development Partnership and the New North are essential to achieving the economic development goals of the community and region. Scores of other partners are also relied upon to assist in achieving these goals such as colleges, training institutions, business groups and various business associations.

Neenah’s Community Development Department offers professional assistance to companies looking to expand in or relocate to Neenah. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and land search
  • Labor training resources
  • Identification of financial resources
  • Business planning assistance
  • Local and regional demographic information
  • Municipal, county and state incentive packaging