Commentary: Impressive turnaround for WCD

Marty Brooks, CEO of the Wisconsin Center District.

At long last, the downtown Milwaukee convention center has a naming rights sponsor. The Wisconsin Center District, which owns and operates the convention center that opened in 1998 and was originally known as the Midwest Express Center, has been seeking a corporate sponsor for the name of the facility since 2013. There were no takers,

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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