May 2024


First Annual 8(a) Wisconsin Business Networking & Information Sharing Event

August 21, 2014  
Start Date 08/21/2014
Time 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Facility Milwaukee Yacht Club - Cove

1700 N Lincoln Memorial Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Contact Info Joseph Smetak, (414) 270-3600
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Knowledge and Networking Event

This late afternoon-early evening event is for owners, spouses and significant others of current and graduated 8(a) Wisconsin companies.

The focus of this event is to build connections between Wisconsin 8(a) companies and graduates, to identify potential partnering and mentoring opportunities which would allow Wisconsin companies to pursue larger projects locally and nationwide.

Program Agenda


4:00pm Arrival

4:30pm Welcome, introductions and program

8(a) Program in Wisconsin and Using the JV-MP benefits of the 8(a) Program

Presented by Eric Ness, Wisconsin District Director US SBA

5:30pm Networking – Awards Ceremony

7:00pm Adjourn or Continue Networking/Socializing


The event will be hosted at the Milwaukee Yacht Club allowing attendees to continue networking in a social setting following the formal event. There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required. Refreshments and dinner will be available for purchase at the Club. 


Heartland Information Research, Inc. Wisconsin Procurement Institute