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Building Your Business – Developing the Tools for Growth and Success for Native and Tribal Small Businesses

May 3, 2018  Hales Corners (Milwaukee)
Start Date May 3, 2018
End Date May 3, 2018
Time 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Facility AICCW/FACC
Address 10710 W. Scharles Ave.
Hales Corners, WI 53130
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AGENDA

8:30 am Registration and Refreshments
9:00 am Introductions and Setting the Stage
9:15 am Working on Government Projects – presented by Jean Thiel, Belonger Corporation, WPI and US SBA

  • Lessons learned from an experienced contractor
  • Federal certifications and Native/Tribal contracting programs
  • State and Local Certification programs
9:45 am Financing Your Government Contracts – presented by Craig Anderson, First American Capital Corporation (FACC) and US SBA
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Succession Planning – Getting Your Business Ready for the Unexpected? – presented by Curtis W. Disrud, CPA, CGMA, Shareholder, Winter, Kloman, Moter & Repp, S.C.

  • Impact on certifications
  • Impact on the business
11:30 am Finding New Business and the Importance of Getting Found – presented by Rob Pero, President, PeroDigm and WPI

  • How government and Prime contractors find you
  • Basic marketing materials
  • Using social media to market your firm
Noon Discussion and Networking – End of Program

Speakers: 

  • Frank Demarest, Jr. Deputy District Director, US Small Business Administration (SBA), Wisconsin District
  • Curtis W. Disrud, CPA, CGMA, Shareholder, Winter, Kloman, Moter & Repp, S.C.
  • Jean Thiel, President, Belonger Corporation
  • Rob Pero, President, PeroDigm
  • Craig Anderson, AICCW Board President, First American Capital Corp. (FACC) Executive Director-AICCW/FACC
  • Darryl “Shane” Mahaffy, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist, US Small Business Administration (SBA), Wisconsin District
  • Benjamin Blanc and Joseph Smetak, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)
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American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW)

First American Capital Corporation (FACC)

Native American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois (NACC-IL)

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

Wisconsin Indian Business Alliance (WIBA)

Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)