Events

Continual skill development is integral for successful entrepreneurs on along their journey. Explore all of the the Institute’s events around the state for prospective and current business owners across any industry in any part of Wisconsin.

For a calendar of Wisconsin’s COVID-19 specific events, click here.
To access Start In Wisconsin’s calendar of events for entrepreneurs, click here.

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Fearless Performance Management

SBDCJune 21, 2021 | 9:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Your company's success depends on the commitment of each and every member of your team. This class presents a model for managing employee performance and provides you with specific tools you can use set performance goals, documenting performance, maintain ongoing communication, manage perform...

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Fee: $284.00



Building a Better Web Presence: Business Websites 101

SBDCJune 29, 2021 | 9:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Business Basics

n this "101" course, we will discuss elements to consider to creating a strong business website. Whether you are looking to create your website from scratch or want a "checklist" of recommendations to evaluate what you currently have, this event is a great place to start. Some topics we will dis...

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Fee: No Cost



Let's Talk Social - Facebook and Instagram

SBDCJune 29, 2021 | 10:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Oshkosh

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Click here to register for this webinar on Eventbrite

Is your small business struggling with Instagram or Facebook social strategies? The Digital Marketing Clinic at UW Oshkosh can help...

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Fee: No Cost



Enhancing Teamwork Together or Apart

SBDCJuly 13, 2021 | 1:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Teambuilding is the process of connecting individual contributing employees to form a team focused on accomplishing a specific purpose and goal. The hardest part of developing and maintaining a top-performing team can be knowing where to begin. This workshop has been developed to support leaders...

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Fee: No Cost



Biz Smart Sprint

SBDCJuly 15, 2021 | 12:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Biz Smart Sprint is your introduction into the world of entrepreneurship. In this live, virtual 6-week course, you will learn the building blocks you need to become a successful entrepreneur. Each week, you'll discover the key components you need to start a business, including the Business Model ...

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Fee: $249.00



Leading with Emotional Intelligence

SBDCJuly 20, 2021 | 8:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Research by the Carnegie Institute concluded: "15% of success is technical skills - 85% is people skills." Emotional Intelligence is all about people skills - how well you know yourself and your emotions and how well you read and interact with others and their emotions. Learn about how the brain,...

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Fee: $299.00



Communication Delegation Skills

SBDCJuly 26, 2021 | 1:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Whether you are communicating with your employees, customers, or suppliers your ability to express yourself well and understand others is a major factor of your success. For this course, you will have the opportunity to take the DiSC Personal Profile and use the results to better understand your ...

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Fee: $309.00



Let's Talk Social - YouTube and TikTok

SBDCJuly 27, 2021 | 10:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Oshkosh

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Click here to register for this webinar on Eventbrite

Is your small business looking for new ways to market your product or service? Join the Digital Marketing Clinic at UW Oshkosh for a pr...

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Fee: No Cost



NIH SBIR/STTR Program Essentials

CTCJuly 28, 2021 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

This session will provide an overview of NIH grant programs. We'll cover; NIH structure and identifying the most appropriate Institute or Center to fund your project; Understanding and navigating NIH's review process; Effective communication with the Program Managers; Tapping into NIH's unique SB...

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Fee: No Cost



August - First Steps to Starting a Business

SBDCAugust 4, 2021 | 7:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin?

Join us for our 3-part live-stream webinar: First Steps to Starting a Business. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics:

  • Coming up with your business idea
  • ...
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Fee: No Cost



NIH/NSF Presubmission Panel Review

CTCAugust 16, 2021 | 12:00PM | Center For Technology Commercialization, Madison

Do you plan to submit to NIH or NSF this fall? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NIH and NSF review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the fall ...

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Fee: No Cost



Let's Talk Social - Twitter and LinkedIn

SBDCAugust 24, 2021 | 10:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Oshkosh

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Register for this webinar on Eventbrite

Is your small business using Twitter and LinkedIn effectively? The Digital Marketing Clinic at UW Oshkosh can help expand your reach and grow your ...

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Fee: No Cost



Virtual ETP - Fall 2021

SBDCSeptember 9, 2021 | 5:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay

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Fee: $200.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program Orientation

SBDCSeptember 9, 2021 | 5:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Find out if the Entrepreneurial Training Program is right for you!

Want to know what the Entrepreneurial Training Program is all about? You're in luck! We are hosting an orientation for those interested in the program and for those that have already registered.

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Fee: No Cost



Door County ETP Fall 2021

SBDCSeptember 13, 2021 | 5:30PM | Door County Economic Development Corporation, Door County Economic Development Corporation, Sturgeon Bay

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Successful business owners have a plan - let us help you build yours! Whether your business is growing or brand-new, writing a business plan is critical to building a profitable venture, especially to attract financing from lenders or investors. The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is e...

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Fee: $250.00



Choosing the Right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software

SBDCSeptember 14, 2021 | 3:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point, 032 Old Main Building, Stevens Point

There are many options available in choosing a CRM software platform for your business. Learn the differences between the various CRM packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they pertain to you...

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Fee: No Cost



Entrepreneurial Training Program

SBDCSeptember 14, 2021 | 5:30PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Do it right with a solid, researched and tested plan for optimum success. Beneficial for pre-venture through mature businesses in any industry and any size. Learn from the experts and those who have 'been there done that'. Find out if customers want what you have to offer and what they are wil...

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Fee: $250.00



Choosing the Right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software

SBDCSeptember 22, 2021 | 8:00AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point, 032 Old Main Building, Stevens Point

There are many options available in choosing a CRM software platform for your business. Learn the differences between the various CRM packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they pertain to you...

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Fee: No Cost



Sheboygan County ETP Fall 2021

SBDCSeptember 23, 2021 | 5:30PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay Sheboygan Campus, UW - Green Bay Sheboygan Campus, Sheboygan

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Successful business owners have a plan - let us help you build yours! Whether your business is growing or brand-new, writing a business plan is critical to building a profitable venture, especially to attract financing from lenders or investors. The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is e...

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Fee: $250.00



Launch into Leadership for New Supervisors

SBDCSeptember 28, 2021 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 1290 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Your first step in leadership development Taking on new supervisory responsibilities is a great opportunity and challenge. Many in supervisory roles have learned either by trial and error or by following what was done by their predecessor. In most cases, this is not a very effective strategy. Thi...

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Fee: $269.00



Choosing the Right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software

SBDCSeptember 30, 2021 | 12:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point, 032 Old Main Building, Stevens Point

There are many options available in choosing a CRM software platform for your business. Learn the differences between the various CRM packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they pertain to you...

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Fee: No Cost



2022 HR Trends: New World of Work -- Are you keeping up?

SBDCOctober 6, 2021 | 9:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

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Fee: No Cost



October - First Steps to Starting a Business

SBDCOctober 6, 2021 | 7:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin?

Join us for our 3-part live-stream webinar: First Steps to Starting a Business. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics:

  • Coming up with your business idea
  • ...
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Fee: No Cost



NIH Proposal Writing Workshop

CTCOctober 14, 2021 | 8:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

This workshop will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) SBIR/STTR program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs. This session is a must if you are considering an NIH submission.


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Fee: No Cost



Selling With Nostalgia

SBDCNovember 30, 2021 | 3:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

There are many options available in choosing a CRM software platform for your business. Learn the differences between the various CRM packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they pertain to you...

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Fee: No Cost



Think your company is too big for SBIR funding?

CTCDecember 2, 2021 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

If your company is involved in doing things high-risk/high reward projects that don't qualify for internal funding, development of a technology that is in-licensed and/or evolving a new product idea jointly with another company, you may be able to use the SBIR/STTR programs to supplement your int...

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Fee: No Cost



Selling With Nostalgia

SBDCDecember 8, 2021 | 8:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

There are many options available in choosing a CRM software platform for your business. Learn the differences between the various CRM packages as well as differences in versions within each platform.  Make software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they pertain to you...

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Fee: No Cost