Local colleges getting ready for ‘The Pitch’ entrepreneurial collegiate competition

Prize money and start-up assistance will be awarded to top competitors GREEN BAY – The Pitch, at the Fox Cities Stadium May 3, 2017, will bring the best entrepreneurial ideas from the brightest college students in Northeast Wisconsin together to compete for more than $40,000 in awards – including cash prizes and professional startup assistance. […]

SBDC offers one-on-one counseling

The UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer free one-on-one business counseling sessions 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 2017 for new and existing Calumet County businesses and entrepreneurs. The meetings are held monthly at the Calumet County Courthouse, 206 Court St. An appointment is required for the individual sessions and […]

Hometown Trolley receives national spotlight

Hometown Trolley, a family business from Crandon, received an exclusive invitation to share its success story on the national stage Feb. 6 at the 2017 America’s Small Business Development Centers Client Showcase & Reception. Hometown Trolley has worked extensively with the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay for expansion and capital needs. The company […]

SBDC collaboration aids $30 million growth in development in Sheboygan county

In 2014, as a part of a strategic alignment with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) launched entrepreneurial business development services to help get new businesses started, as well as existing businesses expanded. To date, the SBDC has been a part of dozens of new […]

SBDC presents Leading Without Authority workshop

Register now for the upcoming SBDC Business Solutions workshop, “Leading Without Authority.” The seminar will aid attendees in developing a clear understanding of their own influencing style along with a framework to select the most appropriate strategy for each circumstance, the ability to diagnose others’ styles, and more. See more.

Emotional Intelligence workshop

A one-day Emotional Intelligence workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center (2701 Larsen Road). The cost is $200 which includes material, lunch and refreshments. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is considered by many leading business scholars to be the biggest organizational competency required to […]

Leading with Humor & Improv workshop

The Small Business Development Center presents the Leading with Humor & Improv workshop with Liysa Callsen. Participants will learn how to incorporate humor into their lives and businesses, use improvisation to positively advance leadership skills and to embrace diversity in order to form stronger teams. The one-day workshop will be held at the Advance Business […]

UWGB’s SBDC had a hand in bringing Redwing Shoes to Sheboygan

Minnesota-based Red Wing Shoes, which sells working, hunting and hiking footwear, plans to open a store in Sheboygan on the city’s south side. Real estate site alternatives, business plan development, and financial strategy development were facilitated through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW‑Green Bay and Sheboygan County Economic Development Corp. Read more.

Register for Hiring Wisely seminar

Register now for the SBDC seminar, Hiring Wisely. HR consultant Jana Stadtmueller, hosts the one-day workshop (in the Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program). Learn how to select strong, reliable candidates who are the best qualified for your organization. The event is Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing […]