2015 MKE Small Business Week Events
For more information on these events please visit the website www.smallbizweekmke.com
Monday, June 1
EMPTY STOREFRONTS CONFERENCE
Tuesday, June 2
‘SHOP TALK’ SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP
100 Manpower Place
Register here: http://shoptalk2015.eventbrite.com
This event is hosted by MMAC’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE). www.mmac.org
Every entrepreneur has that moment.
Whether it’s the desire to be their own boss, getting downsized, getting fired or just getting fed up; these special moments have often inspired them to become an entrepreneur.
The ‘Shop Talk’ Small Business Workshop will feature a dynamic business panel of local entrepreneurs sharing their success stories and advice. In addition, small business experts will provide valuable business resources, best practices and business opportunities to grow your business.
Wednesday, June 3
• KICK OFF NEWS CONFERENCE
For more information visit: http://city.milwaukee.gov/Directory/OSBD/Events–Workshops.htm#.VSL7iNxN3wI
• CITY OF MILWAUKEE’S SMALL BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE
100 Manpower Place
The 7th annual City of Milwaukee Small Business Sustainability Conference is the key event of Milwaukee Small Business Week, an exciting week of professional development, networking, and social events celebrating and connecting the city’s small business community.
All small businesses are invited to attend this free event!
- Learn new skills and strategies to help grow your business.
- Network with key City and local government officials.
- Meet and build relationships with other small businesses.
Thursday, June 4
EMAIL TRICKS & TIPS
411 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 300
Registration Link Coming Soon
MEET THE NEW MICRO-ENTERPRISE LENDERS
Plankinton Building, 7th Floor
161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Register here: http://sbamicromkejune4.eventbrite.com
A loan might be the right option to start a business or take it to the next level.
Hear from several micro-lenders and talk with experienced business counsellors about preparing to use financing. There will be time for discussion and networking after the presentations. Lunch will be provided.
More details to come–register now as seating is limited!
11:15-11:45 am Registration and Buffet Line
11:45 am Welcome: SBA and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Noon Meet the lenders
12:45 pm Meet the Counsellors/Sources of Assistance
1:00-1:30 pm Networking with Resources
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Paid parking is available in the Grand Avenue Mall parking structure and in metered spots on the street. Public buses also travel to Grand Avenue Mall, including the Gold Line, 30X, 30, 15, 14, 31, 23 and others.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Mary Trimmier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-297-1093
‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’ NETWORKING RECEPTION
Register here: http://openforbusinessreception.eventbrite.com
The ‘Open for Business’ Networking Reception is the perfect opportunity to let your hair down, and mix and mingle with some of Milwaukee’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, government agencies and corporations. It is also a chance to connect with the small business community, as well as those who have the decision-making power to purchase products and services.
If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur, if your company or organization does business with the small business community or if you need to network and meet folks who are working to make Milwaukee a better place to live, work and run a business, register today!
Friday, June 5
30TH ANNUAL SBA SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS BREAKFAST
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 West Wisconsin Ave.