SBDC at UW-Green Bay a partner in presenting Business Success Summit

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay will partner with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and several other organizations to present the first-ever Business Success Summit Wednesday, Nov. 19 at NWTC.

This daylong summit is being held as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 17-23. More than 100 Northeastern Wisconsin entrepreneurs, innovators and small business owners are expected to attend the event, which is designed to provide education and inspiration while supporting business and economic growth. Individuals who are starting a business or looking to take their business to the next level are encouraged to attend.

The event will feature three keynote speakers. Jason Kotecki, an internationally recognized professional speaker, artist and author, will present “Lemonade Stand 2.0: 8 often-overlooked principles from childhood,” during the morning welcome session. Lisa Johnson, vice president of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, will offer a talk titled “Wisconsin Programs and Initiatives for Businesses” during a general session in the early afternoon. Ralph Heath, an author, consultant and keynote speaker specializing in innovative leadership, marketing and wellness, will conclude the day by presenting “Innovative Leadership: Embrace risk taking and learning from failure.” Breakout sessions in the “launch,” “grow” and “thrive” tracks will provide attendees with valuable information based on the status of their entrepreneurship journey.

Early-bird registration for the Business Success Summit is $55 until Oct. 15, with the cost increasing to $65 for those who register Oct. 16-Nov. 11. Visit to register, and for more information.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is part of a statewide network of SBDCs working with business owners and entrepreneurs to facilitate business growth and improvement, and to launch successful new companies. Through no-cost consulting, low-cost entrepreneurial education, and strategic facilitation, SBDC experts serve as resources for small and emerging mid-size companies. The Wisconsin SBDC is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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