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Technology Innovation Center, Room 121

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10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States

November 2018

Maximizing Your Conference Return on Investment (ROI) 101 – Milwaukee, WI

November 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Learn how to maximize the time, money and talent that you and your organization invest in attending and participating in a conference! Exhibiting, general networking and meeting with potential customers requires significant preparation and planning. This workshop will discuss the steps you will need to take before, during and after a government or corporate business conference/tradeshow to take advantage of all possible opportunities. Topics include: Doing your homework– how to develop your focus, goals and plan of attack Creating targeted…

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February 2019

Preparing a Winning Government Proposal

February 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Is your proposal responsive and effective? Writing a government proposal takes time, careful planning and a complete understanding of requirements. It must provide credible evidence that your business understands a problem, has a comprehensive solution, has the skills and experience to do the work and can provide the solution at a competitive price. Join us and learn what makes an effective winning proposal. All contractors and subcontractors looking to improve their proposals should attend! Speaker: Carol Murphy, Wisconsin Procurement Institute…

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March 2019

Grasshopper Meeting – How Jerry Jendusa Grew a $100 Million Business

March 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Jerry Jendusa founded EMTEQ in 1996 with an SBA loan. Starting in the basement of his home, Jerry grew the maker of aircraft interior and exterior lighting systems and management and power systems into an award-winning, global player with more than $100 million of revenue. EMTEQ was acquired by B/E Aerospace in 2014 for a high multiple of revenue. Jerry is now Co-Founder and Partner at STUCK LLC, a consulting firm that aims to help small- to mid-sized businesses get…

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Business Financing, Planning and Developing New Market Opportunities – Milwaukee, WI

March 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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As a new or established growing small business, you may face many challenges. For your business to succeed, you need to develop and use a toolbox of resources. These sessions will connect you to business development resources from your area and the State of Wisconsin that could fuel your business growth strategy. This session will be held on the first floor of the Technology Innovation Center, Room 119. Please park in the Visitors parking lot or back lot facing the…

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February 2020

Selling to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – Milwaukee

February 11, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Registration is now closed. Onsite registration is available. Doing contract work for the VA can be challenging.  Join WPI to hear about how the VA works, how to respond to solicitations, VA verification process for veteran owned businesses, and maximize your success in selling to the VA.  WPI special guest speakers are Steven Maier, VA Small Business Specialist, along with James Strube and Tammie Clendenning from the US Small Business Administration.  Small businesses interested in selling to the VA will…

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March 2020

Federal 8(a) Program: Obtaining Certification and Maximizing Opportunities – Milwaukee, WI

March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Technology Innovation Center, Room 121, 10437 W Innovation Dr. Room 121
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Businesses that are considered Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB) due to social and economic disadvantage may qualify for certification under the 8(a) program. This presentation is recommended for any small business that may qualify as socially and economically disadvantaged, and wants to take advantage of the benefits of the 8(a) program. While there is no goal for the 8(a) program, the SBA supports a goal of 5% set aside for SDB. The 8(a) program is not a minority business program, but…

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