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Immersion Project 2023-2024

Immersion Project 2023-2024

10/12/2023 - 5/16/2024


The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce's Immersion Project is unlike any other program in the region. This important employee retention tool is designed to connect new employees to the community. It is an intensive eight-month program designed to provide a greater insight and perspective on the various aspects of the Greater Wausau region through: 

  • Educational and behind-the-scene tours
  • Interactive activities and experiences 
  • Meaningful discussions
  • Access to business and community leaders 

Participants will: 

  • Learn about the Wausau region history and heritage and how the region is positioning itself for the future
  • Understand the various aspects of government, public safety and the judicial system 
  • Engage in discussion about issues that face the region and how to get involved
  • Explore the many forms of education and how it is repositioning for the future 
  • Learn about the importance and impact of entrepreneurship and agriculture in the region 
  • Understand the important roles and impact of service organizations in the region 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of what makes the region thrive and why it is a great place to live and work.

The Immersion Project Schedule:

  • Session 1: Community Economic Landscape - Thursday, October 12, 2023, Location: Historic Chalet/Granite Peak.
  • Session 2:  Community/Social Challenges - Thursday, November 16, 2023, Location: Community Partners Campus
  • Session 3: Community Development - Thursday, December 14, 2023, Location: Wausau Curling Club
  • Session 4: Arts, Culture & Diversity - Thursday January 18, 2024, Location: TBD
  • Session 5: Government & Public Safety - Thursday, February 15, 2024, Location: TBD
  • Session 6: Education - Thursday, March 21, 2024, Location: TBD
  • Session 7: Business & Industry - Thursday, April 18, 2024, Location: Small Business Expo
  • Session 8: Community Involvement - Thursday, May 16, 2024, Location: TBD

Member Investor Tuition - $1500

Non-Member Tuition - $2000

Event Contact
Susan Krolow
(715) 848-5955
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10/12/2023 - 5/16/2024

Sessions are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on the 3rd Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted.

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