MARKETPLACE conference logs another record-setting year


MARKETPLACE, the Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development, continues to grow with each passing year. The 2017 conference, held at Potawatomi Hotel and Conference Center on December 13 and 14, broke previous attendance records once again. “You are the backbone of what makes Wisconsin go and what makes Wisconsin grow,” Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

Small Business Academy offers wisdom for new business owners


Successfully starting a business would be difficult, if not impossible, without drawing from the wisdom of business owners who have done the same thing. For the past four years, the Small Business Academy has provided a structured setting for networking and sharing information so that aspiring entrepreneurs, and those who are just starting a business,

Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan, and the rest of the 16-member Wisconsin delegation are returning to Wisconsin Thursday after a successful trade mission to Israel that focused on developing new partnerships in the water technology sector. On the trade mission’s final full day, The Water Council signed […]