Events

Events

Explore all of the SBDC’s events around the state for prospective and current business owners looking to expand their skill set, network, receive guidance or connect to the Wisconsin entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

COVID-19: Supporting Small Business - Business Strategies and Financial Relief

SBDCApril 14, 2020 | 2 PM | Online

Topic: Disaster Mitigation

UWL SBDC and LADCO OFFER BUSINESS WEBINAR COVID-19: Supporting Small Business - Business Strategies and Financial Relief This webinar is offered on several different days and times. Please register for only one webinar because the content for the webinar is the same. The capacity is limited for each webinar so the webinars can be interactive, and participants can ask questions. As a participant, you will receive updates as the content changes and new webinars are provided. Access this interactive webinar and one-on-one consulting support for your business so you can more effectively develop a business and financial strategy in response to COVID-19. This FREE workshop is an interactive opportunity for small business owners to gain the insight needed to develop a strategy to address business changes occurring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will address various forms of financial relief available to small businesses. Webinar participants will be able to access the SBDC's FREE consulting services to assist them in defining a business strategy and how to identify and seek the financial support needed to proceed.


Speaker: Anne Hlavacka; Mike Walker
An email will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar that will have the PowerPoint presentation and the webinar log in and call in details. If you do not have an email with the program materials and access information prior to the time of the webinar,...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Business Success

SBDCApril 15, 2020 | 6 PM | Online

Topic: Business Basics

Have a business idea but don't know where to start or what to do next? In this class we will learn the building blocks and important steps to starting a successful business. Get answers to questions like: Will people buy my product/service? What type of business structure is best for me? How do I market my business? What is the process to get start up funds? Class will include discussion, worksheets and a panel of experts to make sure you have resources for your next steps.


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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Antigo)

SBDCApril 16, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software LIVE-STREAM ONLINE WEBINAR Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit a...

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Fee: No Cost



COVID-19: Supporting Small Business - Business Strategies and Financial Relief

SBDCApril 16, 2020 | 10 AM | Online

Topic: Disaster Mitigation

UWL SBDC and LADCO OFFER BUSINESS WEBINAR COVID-19: Supporting Small Business - Business Strategies and Financial Relief This webinar is offered on several different days and times. Please register for only one webinar because the content for the webinar is the same. The capacity is limited for each webinar so the webinars can be interactive, and participants can ask questions. As a participant, you will receive updates as the content changes and new webinars are provided. Access this interactive webinar and one-on-one consulting support for your business so you can more effectively develop a business and financial strategy in response to COVID-19. This FREE workshop is an interactive opportunity for small business owners to gain the insight needed to develop a strategy to address business changes occurring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will address various forms of financial relief available to small businesses. Webinar participants will be able to access the SBDC's FREE consulting services to assist them in defining a business strategy and how to identify and seek the financial support needed to proceed.


Speaker: Anne Hlavacka; Mike Walker
An email will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar that will have the PowerPoint presentation and the webinar log in and call in details. If you do not have an email with the program materials and access information prior to the time of the webinar,...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Wisconsin Rapids)

SBDCApril 22, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software LIVE STREAM WEBINAR Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use ...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Waupaca)

SBDCApril 23, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software LIVE-STREAM WEBINAR Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use ...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Stevens Point)

SBDCMay 5, 2020 | 7 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software LIVE STREAM WEBINAR Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use ...

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Fee: No Cost



QuickBooks Training

SBDCMay 12, 2020 | 9 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior, 108 Erlanson Hall, Superior

QuickBooks is Intuit Inc's set of software solutions designed to manage payroll, inventory, sales and other needs of a small business. The software's features include marketing tools, merchant services, product and supplies and training solutions. In this session, you will learn: - The basic...

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Fee: $99.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Merrill)

SBDCMay 14, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software LIVE STREAM WEBINAR Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use ...

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Fee: No Cost



QuickBooks Essentials

SBDCMay 14, 2020 | 12 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

In this program you will learn the basic features of QuickBooks (desktop version). This program is best suited for people who want to start using QuickBooks or have recently started using QuickBooks. Topics include: -Entering transactions -Producing invoices and checks -Setting up vendors, customers, jobs and items -Reconciling bank and credit card statements -Producing financial statements


Speaker: Anke Swartz
Parking is on your own. Pay stations are located in commuter lots and the ramp. Cost is $1 per hour. Pay stations accept cash (exact change only) or credit cards. Parking is enforced from 7AM to 7PM. A confirmation email with seminar logistics and parking information w...

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Fee: $69.00



QuickBooks Advanced

SBDCMay 21, 2020 | 12 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

To get the most out of an accounting software package, you need to customize it for your business. In this half-day session you will learn to customize QuickBooks forms and reports to fit your unique business needs. You will also learn how to enter estimates and produce progress invoices and track time and materials. This workshop uses the desktop version of QuickBooks. Topics include: -Customizing financial statements, reports and invoices -Estimates and progress invoicing -Tracking time and materials -Memorizing transactions


Speaker: Anke Swartz
Parking is on your own. Pay stations are located in commuter lots and the ramp. Cost is $1 per hour. Pay stations accept cash (exact change only) or credit cards. Parking is enforced from 7AM to 7PM. A confirmation email with seminar logistics and parking information w...

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Fee: $69.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Wausau)

SBDCMay 26, 2020 | 3 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Wausau, Wausau

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they ...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Webinar)

SBDCJune 9, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they ...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Business Success

SBDCJune 10, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - River Falls, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Have a business idea but don't know where to start or what to do next? In this class we will learn the building blocks and important steps to starting a successful business. Get answers to questions like: Will people buy my product/service? What type of business structure is best for me? How do I market my business? What is the process to get start up funds? Class will include discussion, worksheets and a panel of experts to make sure you have resources for your next steps.


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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Wisconsin Rapids

SBDCJune 10, 2020 | 6 PM | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber, Wisconsin Rapids

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market rese...

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Fee: No Cost



Lead with Integrity

SBDCJune 11, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Great leaders are people of integrity and live their lives in accordance with a value system. Great leaders also have a combination of traits that help inspire people to do and be their best. Learn why it is important to gain clarity (your Core Values) on who you are and the positive, affirming leader you strive to be. Specific tools will be taught enabling you to live by those values on a daily basis.


Speaker: Stacy Shapiro
Discounts are available. Payment is required with registration. Fee includes seminar, materials, and lunch. Cancellation Policy: You may cancel or transfer your registration up to seven business days before the start date for a full refund. If you do not show or canc...

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Fee: $249.00



CTC Client Recognition Event

CTCJune 11, 2020 | 2 PM | Ward 4 Training Location, Milwaukee

Join CTC, local entrepreneurial support groups and investors at an event celebrating YOU and your success! Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. Please join us for this celebration and networking opportunity.


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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Marshfield)

SBDCJune 23, 2020 | 8 AM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield

2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they ...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Stevens Point

SBDCJuly 8, 2020 | 6 PM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market rese...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Stevens Point)

SBDCAugust 4, 2020 | 7 AM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Wausau

SBDCAugust 12, 2020 | 6 PM | Entrepreneurial and Education Center, Wausau

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market rese...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Merrill)

SBDCAugust 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce & Information Center, Merrill

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Wisconsin Rapids)

SBDCAugust 19, 2020 | 8 AM | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber, Wisconsin Rapids

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Business Success

SBDCAugust 19, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - River Falls, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Have a business idea but don't know where to start or what to do next? In this class we will learn the building blocks and important steps to starting a successful business. Get answers to questions like: Will people buy my product/service? What type of business structure is best for me? How do I market my business? What is the process to get start up funds? Class will include discussion, worksheets and a panel of experts to make sure you have resources for your next steps.


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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Marshfield)

SBDCAugust 25, 2020 | 8 AM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Webinar)

SBDCSeptember 8, 2020 | 8 AM | Online

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Marshfield

SBDCSeptember 9, 2020 | 6 PM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market rese...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Wausau)

SBDCSeptember 15, 2020 | 3 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Wausau, Wausau

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Antigo)

SBDCSeptember 17, 2020 | 8 AM | Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus, Antigo

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget (Waupaca)

SBDCSeptember 23, 2020 | 8 AM | Waupaca Area Chamber, Waupaca

2020 Business Education Series: How to Understand Your Market and Advertise to Them on a Budget Utilize market analysis tools to narrow down on your target market and create customer avatars. Learn how to use the avatars and target market information to use your advertising dollars effective...

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Fee: No Cost



Supervisory Management Two

SBDCSeptember 24, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Leadership development resumes in four key areas (1) orienting people to your work unit, (2) understanding communication behaviors, (3) managing time, and (4) delegation. We build on the skills learned in the first seminar and focus on maintaining a productive work group.


Speaker: Scott Dickmeyer
Discounts are available. Payment is required with registration. Fee includes seminar, materials, and lunch. Cancellation Policy: You may cancel or transfer your registration up to seven business days before the start date for a full refund. If you do not show or c...

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Fee: $489.00



BES: Using Your Business Plan to Run Your Business (Marshfield)

SBDCOctober 6, 2020 | 8 AM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield

2020 Business Education Series: Using Your Business Plan to Run Your Business Most business plans are written to secure loans or attract investment capital and are never looked at again. Learn how to use your business plan as a roadmap to run your company with a more cohesive vision by impro...

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Fee: No Cost



Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the relevant SBDC office or call 608-263-7794.