Governor Doyle

Governor Jim Doyle

September 13, 2006

Join Governor Jim Doyle (invited) at the 25th Annual Governor's Conference on Minority Business Development where we take time to celebrate and recognize the achievements of the state's minority-owned businesses.  MARKETPLACE is the premier MBE business capacity building conference of the year and an excellent opportunity for minority business entrepreneurs to network, identify and acquire capital, make deals, and advance professional development. Conference participants gain full-day conference participation. Governor’s Awards Luncheon is included in $65 registration fee, and participants walk away with MBD Professional Development Series Signature Portfolio.

Check out our Keynote Speaker:

Glenn Henderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Atlanta-based AFC Worldwide Express

Commerce Secretary Mary P. Burke comments regarding minority business development at this year's Marketplace 2006. Read more.

American with Disabilities Act

Facilities are wheelchair-accessible.  Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact: Anne Thundercloud, Department of Commerce, 201 W. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 Tel:608-267-9550

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Your generous corporate support helps fund regional capacity
building training events

Buy a seat or sponsor an
entire table!

The Governor’s Awards Luncheon gives Wisconsin’s business leaders the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Minority Business Enterprises. Your generous support helps fund ongoing regional capacity building training events and the bureau’s professional development series throughout the year. $50 seats are limited. Buy a table of ten for $475. Register the day of the event onsite.

 

SEPTEMBER 13, 2006
8:00 am-4:30 pm
Hilton Milwaukee Center
509 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS Direct: (414) 271-7250

ONLINE REGISTRATION

C L O S E D

You may register the day of the event at the
Hilton Milwaukee Center
starting at 7:00 am

We accept Visa, MC, checks,  purchase orders or cash payments.

Marketplace 2006 Conference Brochure (PDF) 

SUPPORT FOR MARKETPLACE 2006

SPONSORS

HARLEY DAVIDSON
HEARTLAND INFORMATION RESEARCH, INC.

WE ENERGIES
TRI CITY NATIONAL BANK
HIRING & STAFF SERVICES
ROUNDY'S SUPERMARKETS
MARCUS COPRORATION
BOELTER + LINCOLN
SCHWARZ PHARMA
WISCONSIN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION
WISCONSIN HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
(Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
Call for (414) 220--5365 for Details)

PARTNERS

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER -- MILWAUKEE
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
WISCONSIN WOMEN'S BUSINESS INITIATIVE CORPORATION