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c e l e b r at i o n While some communities can boast about quality of life, for Milwaukee and the southeastern Wisconsin region it’s not bragging. It’s fact. Milwaukee, located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, is an urban hub bursting with energy. Together with the Milwaukee 7, a regional cooperative economic development platform for the seven counties (Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha) of southeastern Wisconsin, the region is banding together to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses and talent. It is also an optimal destination for convention, meeting and leisure travelers looking for an affordable, yet dynamic, urban destination. Together, these seven counties offer a wealth of corporate headquarters, a pool of highly skilled workers and world-class amenities. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – the big-city appeal without the big-city hassles. We’re accessible and affordable and our residents are welcoming. Explore the Milwaukee region and enjoy our timeless brand of cool!

has one of the most beautiful park systems. Growing up in Milwaukee, I just assumed neighborhoods had parks and band shells and concerts in the summers and boulevards planted with beautiful flowers. When I left, I was amazed to see that pristine green space isn’t the case in most cities in America.”

But we’re done doing the talking. Check out what people who call the Milwaukee region home say about living, working and playing here… and then read what the nation’s media is saying about this emerging jewel on a great lake. Come to play…come to stay.

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Dr. Rev. Patrick T. Ferry President, Concordia University Wisconsin - Ozaukee County

“The city reinvented its downtown, leveraging one of the most seductive natural draws on the planet: water, water, everywhere.” - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “The city is now on its way...based on cutting-edge architecture, a lively arts scene and fine dining.” - Midwest Living “The city offers a cultural experience rivaling the most cosmopolitan cities. The relaxed atmosphere invites you to explore the city’s historic neighborhoods, fine restaurants and numerous galleries and boutiques while basking in the city’s warm hospitality.” - Black Meetings & Travel “The old ‘Brew City’ home of beer, bratwurst and tailgate parties, coexists happily with the glossy ‘New City,’ a walkable downtown filled with galleries, eclectic shops, restaurants showcasing top talent and a wealth of music and theater venues.” - Convene Magazine

“Modern Milwaukee isn’t so much defined by the Rust Belt anymore, but rather by its lively downtown and a signature museum so architecturally striking that it competes for attention with the art it holds.” - New York Times “Milwaukee is one of those places whose leaders see what’s coming. Water technology companies there are anticipating future demand by hiring scientists skilled in water engineering. And the University of WisconsinMilwaukee plans to be the first college in the country to offer a graduate-level degree in freshwater sciences.” - Cleveland Plain Dealer “Steeped in tradition and history and buzzing with growth, Milwaukee’s convenient location, progressive attitude, and high standard for hospitality make it a hidden jewel of the heartland.” - Hispanic Enterprise

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Live, Work, Play, Visit the Milwaukee Region  
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