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Entrepreneurs' Conference

Our 15th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference 
is June 6-7, 2017. 

The two-day conference is one of the Midwest’s premiere “how-to,” hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels. Attendees range from ‘treps who are still developing their ideas to emerging company leaders who have already attracted angel and/or venture funding. These businesses cover a broad span of categories, from information technology to cleantech, from advanced manufacturing to the life sciences, and from business services to consulting.

Conference highlights will include:

  • A plenary panel focusing on new early stage investors on June 6
  • 2 keynote speakers on June 7,
  • Presentations by the “Diligent Dozen” in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest with invited guest Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
  • 15 panel discussions (seminars) for emerging companies:
    – focused on the themes of “Launch, Grow and Succeed
  • Innovation Showcase featuring more than 40 companies from around the state
  • Awards ceremony for Governor’s Business Plan Contest, featuring the 2017 Wisconsin YES! winner and invited guest Governor Scott Walker
  • Plenty of chances to connect with seasoned entrepreneurs and investors over food and refreshments, including a reception to celebrate entrepreneurs!
Earlier Event: May 25
BioNetWork Power Hour
Later Event: June 12
Wisconsin Entrepreneurial Bootcamp