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Marketplace 2014 (Day 2)

October 23, 2014  Milwaukee, WI
Start Date 10/23/2014
End Date 10/23/2014
Facility Potawatomi Expo Center
Address

1721 West Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Contact Info Marketplace Conference Coordinator
info@marketplacewisconsin.com
414-727-2095
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Registration now open!

For Small, Minority, Woman and Veteran Owned Firms

Pre-event sessions to help small business prepare for Marketplace are being scheduled for September and early October at various locations throughout the State – check back for details.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Network with over 500 attendees
  • Meet one-on-one with buyers
  • Identify potential funding sources
  • Choose from a dozen different seminar topics
  • Find teaming partners to go after larger projects
  • Connect with valuable business resources
  • Nominate your business for an award to gain statewide recognition.
10/23/2014
7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration and Networking
Get an early start to connecting with other attendees during registration – coffee and beverages available before breakfast starts.
7:30 am – 10:00 am Breakfast for Champions (no additional charge)
Begin networking with other attendees over a sit down breakfast while listening to business updates from WEDC officials, learning about programs for certified firms, and hearing from major event sponsors welcoming you to the conference.
The Expo Hall opens following the morning breakfast program.
10:00 am – 11:45 am Morning Tradeshow, Spotlights & Matchmaking
Inside the Marketplace EXPO Hall you will find

  • The one-on-one matchmaking meeting area with Federal, State, Local and Corporate buyers
  • Four spotlight seminar areas covering a dozen different business topics
  • 70 exhibitors including lenders, agencies, professional services and certified firms
  • Dedicated Coffee Cafe Lounge area to network in a comfortable setting
  • Door prizes for those attending spotlight seminars

Marketplace registration required to enter.

11:45 am – 1:30 pm Marketplace Governor’s Award Luncheon (no additional charge)
For over 30 years, the achievements of minority owned Wisconsin businesses have been celebrated at the Marketplace conference. In 2012, business awards for women and service disabled veteran businesses were added to recognize the contributions they also make to Wisconsin’s economy and local communities. Join over 500 hundred attendees celebrate this year’s award finalists and winners during the Marketplace award luncheon. Open seating at non-reserved tables also provides an opportunity for more in-depth networking with other businesses and potential customers. The Expo Hall is closed during the luncheon and reopens following the program.
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Tradeshow, Spotlights & Matchmaking
If you miss connecting with an agency or buyer in the morning, the afternoon Expo Hall session is a great time to avoid the morning rush.Inside the Marketplace EXPO Hall you will find

  • The one-on-one matchmaking meeting area with Federal, State, Local and Corporate buyers
  • Four spotlight seminar areas covering a dozen different business topics
  • 70 exhibitors including lenders, agencies, professional services and certified firms
  • Dedicated Coffee Cafe Lounge area to network in a comfortable setting
  • Door prizes for those attending spotlight seminars

Marketplace registration required to enter.

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Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)