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Are you a small business owner that is seeking resources to help elevate your success? Attend this beneficial panel discussion to learn about the variety of local business resources and what makes resource valuable to our community.Panel will include the following experts:
Marketing and promoting your small business can be overwhelming. Join us for this innovative panel discussion to gain great marketing insight and advice from local experts! Discuss the value of print and web marketing, how to make an impact in social media, and more! Panel will include the following experts:Panel will include the following experts:
One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and small business owners is finding the right funding option to get their business started. This innovative funding panel will discuss both traditional and non-traditional ways to find the right funding for your business.Panel will include the following experts:
Veterans who are small-business owners are an important part of the U.S. economy. We welcome veteran entrepreneurs & veteran business owners to attend this esteemed panel discussion to discover beneficial local resources available for your success. Panel will include the following experts:
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the ability to effectively manage our own emotions and the emotions around us and it is quickly becoming the #1 competency for workplace leadership and success in the 21st Century. Colleagues, customers and all of humanity crave for a workplace culture and community that values and is committed to Emotional Intelligence. Everybody is looking for a better human connection experience. With the rapid acceleration of technology, artificial intelligence, distractions, change and stress—Emotional Intelligence is even more crucial for building healthy, trusting relationships both personally and professionally to advance your career. Most importantly, building a healthy relationship with yourself…You can never pour from an empty cup. Bill Marklein inspires and will get you excited about Emotional Intelligence and show you creative ways to use EQ to make you become the best version of yourself!
As a successful entrepreneur, mentor, author, business architect and community leader, Mark draws on his 44 years as President and CEO of various successful statewide businesses and organizations, helping with over three thousand business launches. Mark was honored as Wisconsin’s Small Business Advocate of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Chamber of Commerce’s Executives for trying to create a level playing field for small business. He has severed on three different Wisconsin Governors Advisory Committees. Mark has been a presenter at various Chambers of Commerce, business groups and universities nationally and internationally. He received University of Wisconsin’s Innovation Center award for entrepreneur leadership and development. Mark received the University of Wisconsin Stout’s Annual Distinguished Alumni Award for his career and civic accomplishments. He earned a degree in Business Administration while becoming an All-American collegiate sprinter. Currently, Mark is the Executive Director of Urban Hope’s Entrepreneurial Center EHUB, which he has built as a model and has been recognized nationally. He also serves as Adjunct faculty at NWTC and FVTC and the 1 Million Cups of Coffee program from the Kaufman Foundation. Mark was recognized as the “Small Business Person of the Year” at the Greater Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce event for his leadership and dedication to growing entrepreneurism as well as the “Green Bay’s Fifty People you should know”.
Your brand is the trademark you use with your goods or services to identify you as its source. Understand how registering your trademarks gives you the ability to protect your goodwill. The patent system lets you prevent others from making, using or selling your new and unobvious methods, processes and products for a limited time so you can recoup those expenses. Learn what can be patented and how to do it.
This presentation will focus on common issues faced by business owners and entrepreneurs in making the decision whether to buy an existing business or start up a new business. Due diligence topics, liability risks, and cost are just some of the factors those looking to scale up or start up will face in making the decision to buy “new”, buy “used”, or grow organically. Current business owners and their advisors, as well as entrepreneurs looking to start up a new business will find this presentation of interest.
It’s no secret that interactions between small business and government regulators often lead to frustration. Nancy Mistele with the State of Wisconsin will provide unique coaching and demonstrate how a few simple changes in approach will level the playing field and produce better results overall. Great information for businesses who struggle with permits, licensing, or having access to the right people at the state level.
This is a great session to learn why your business might be losing money because of your website. Entrepreneur and Marketing Guru, Tammy Brzeczkowski (aka Dynamic Tammy) of Dynamic Designs will not only enlighten you on how to make your website work for you, but she will share tips on how to get found in this super congested internet highway. She’ll provide you with strategies on (SEO) search engine optimization, and show you how important it is that your local listings are current and correct. Dynamic Tammy will keep things simple and interesting in addition to motivating and inspiring you along the way.
The Hoslet Consulting/Sandler Training Green Bay Executive Briefing is for presidents, owners, entrepreneurs, sales managers and sales executives who are searching for solutions to the business obstacles they face when trying to sell, manage a sales team, and grow business. The topics covered will include the greatest barriers to growing sales, why these things occur and some insights into how to overcome them.
While the use of professional coaches has grown significantly over the last 10 years there is still an opportunity to ensure leaders have the tools, knowledge and resources necessary to develop a solid coaching strategy and implementation plan for themselves and their organizations. Everything from when coaching is appropriate to how to select a qualified coach to measuring ROI/ROE. This dynamic, highly interactive presentation offers practical tips, tools and access to resources that will dramatically improve your ability to execute a comprehensive coaching strategy. Read more.
Do you have an idea for a business? Will your product or service be successful? These are valid questions for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Learn the building blocks of fundamental research, prototypes, business models and business planning to help develop a solid foundation for your new business.Link to Ellen's Bio
As a small business owner you’re working so hard in your business, it’s often difficult to find time to work on your business. Engaging with peer mentoring groups and professional business coaches are great ways to invest in managing those critical aspects that often get overlooked in managing your day to day. Learn how working with others can enhance your business planning and decision making, and support your personal and professional growth.
In the ever changing world of social media, it is important to keep on top of today's trends. Join in the #hashtag conversation by finding out how it can benefit your social media marketing strategy in addition to learning how to target in on specific target markets by utilizing Facebook advertising.
Is your business ready for a retirement plan? Do you have a retirement plan, but not sure if it’s right or if you could utilize it better? This presentation will help to answer those questions by discussing the various retirement plans for business, 401(K)s, SIMPLE IRAs, SEPs and more. Whether you have no employees or 100 we will help you understand this complex subject and provide valuable information to help you choose what retirement plan is right for your business.
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Breakout sessions will provide detailed, hands on learning opportunities for attendees. Topics include finance, marketing, technology and legal. There will be several to choose from.
“My passion is human connection, mindfulness, adaptability and empathy. Happiness is the joy you feel moving towards your full potential... to make others better.” – Bill Marklein, Emotional Intelligence = Employ Humanity employhumanity.com
Bill's expertise on Emotional Intelligence is but one reason why I want to recommend him. He shares his knowledge on this subject with hundreds of people but it feels like he's talking to just me. His sense of good will—having our best interests in mind—is evident in every word during his presentations. He is down to earth and has taught me things in a way that made me feel like I'd known them my entire life. And when he does talk with me one-on-one his genuineness is what stands out the most. He is truly interested in the people he teaches and serves.