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. 

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.

Event Date

Start Strong Strategies: Foundations in Financial Business Planning

SBDCDecember 6, 2022 | 4:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Business Basics

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SBDC") at UWL is launching a FREE "Start Strong Strategies" series to help individuals effectively build a strong business. Participants will learn the basics of a financial business plan and business structure. Each workshop will provide basic in...

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Fee: No Cost



Updates and New Strategies for Hiring and Workforce

SBDCDecember 7, 2022 | 3:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Not being able to find employees is currently the number one problem facing most small businesses across multiple industries. This presentation will provide an overview of the current state of the labor market and some of the newer strategies other small business owners are using to manage t...

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Fee: No Cost



Wisconsin LLC Changes Effective January 1, 2023: How These Changes May Affect Your Business

SBDCDecember 7, 2022 | 4:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing a Business

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SBDC") at UWL is hosting a FREE webinar to inform businesses about the new LLC changes and how the changes might impact them. This new law made changes to the statute governing limited liability companies (LLCs) organized in Wisconsin. The new law...

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Fee: No Cost



Digital Marketing Accelerator

SBDCDecember 7, 2022 | 4:30PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Attended each Digital Marketing session, but now you want to apply what you learned? Attend the "Digital Marketing Accelerator" to receive "hands on" support from Sarah. Digital Marketing Accelerator December 7, 2022 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on the UWL campus, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104 All worksh...

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Fee: No Cost



Digital Marketing Strategies: Building Your Brand Series Fall 2022 - Introduction to Social Media

SBDCDecember 13, 2022 | 5:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SBDC") at UWL is launching a FREE "Digital Marketing Strategies: Building Your Brand series" to help you get your business where it needs to be. Workshop activities include creating a website, growing your social media following, and working on y...

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Fee: No Cost



Wisconsin LLC Changes Effective January 1, 2023: How These Changes May Affect Your Business

SBDCDecember 15, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing a Business

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SBDC") at UWL is hosting a FREE webinar to inform businesses about the new LLC changes and how the changes might impact them. This new law made changes to the statute governing limited liability companies (LLCs) organized in Wisconsin. The new law...

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Fee: No Cost



NIH Presubmission Panel Review

CTCDecember 15, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you plan to submit to NIH in January? 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 review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the January deadline. This ...

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Fee: No Cost



Start Strong Strategies: Build Your Business Blueprint

SBDCDecember 15, 2022 | 4:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Start-up Assistance

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SBDC") at UWL is launching a FREE "Start Strong Strategies" series to help individuals effectively build a strong business. Participants will learn the basics of a financial business plan and business structure. Each workshop will provide basic in...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Small Business

SBDCJanuary 9, 2023 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Thinking of starting a business but not sure where to begin?

Join us for one of our First Steps to Starting a Business sessions. Taught by industry experts, the class covers: coming up with your business idea, market research, business feasibility, financing, and business ...

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Fee: $25.00



Basic Research Grants vs. SBIR/STTR: Not all NIH Grants are Created Equal!

CTCJanuary 17, 2023 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

You've had experience with NIH research grants - RO1s, R21s, RO3s - and you're ready to transition to SBIR/STTR. Not so fast! This program highlights where you'll need to think, plan and write differently to be successful with the SBIR/STTR program. This training is ideal for university students ...

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Fee: No Cost



Superior Visions - Blooming in Superior

SBDCFebruary 2, 2023 | 7:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior, Superior

Topic: Managing a Business

Superior Visions is a program ran through the Small Business Development Center at UW-Superior that focuses on encouraging and supporting women entrepreneurs within our region.

Superior Visions is proud to present Women in Business, a speaker series showcasing wom...

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Fee: $15.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program

SBDCFebruary 14, 2023 | 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



NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Writing Workshop

CTCFebruary 16, 2023 | 9:30AM | CTC Workshop, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee

Topic: Start-up Assistance

During this workshop, sponsored by the MCW, a Technology Consultant from BBCetc, will cover all aspects of writing NIH SBIR/STTR grants including: . Is SBIR/STTR a fit for me? . Understanding what SBIR/STTR reviewers are looking for . Getting Started with Aims and Significance . Step-by-step gu...

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Fee: No Cost



NSF Presubmission Panel Review

CTCFebruary 17, 2023 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

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

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Small Business

SBDCMarch 13, 2023 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Thinking of starting a business but not sure where to begin?

Join us for one of our First Steps to Starting a Business sessions. Taught by industry experts, the class covers: coming up with your business idea, market research, business feasibility, financing, and business ...

Details

Fee: $25.00



NIH Presubmission Panel Review

CTCMarch 15, 2023 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you plan to submit to NIH in April? 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 review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the January deadline. This re...

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Fee: No Cost



I'm Doing Everything! How Value Planning Reduces Panic and Builds Value

SBDCApril 19, 2023 | 10:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing a Business

Learn more on our website UW-Madison SBDC.

If you knew that there were steps you could take to increase the likelihood of 1) attracting and retaining employees and 2) increasing the value of your business - would you...

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Fee: No Cost



Hire Badgers: Student Staffing Opportunities for Small Business

SBDCApril 20, 2023 | 1:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

The UW-Madison Work-Study Program recently expanded to include small businesses to the list of approved organizations to hire UW-Madison students. If you've ever wondered about hiring a UW-Madison student, this session is for you! We'll discuss the differences between the Work-Study Program and s...

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Fee: No Cost



Buy-Sell Agreements

SBDCMay 3, 2023 | 11:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing a Business

Learn more on our website UW-Madison SBDC.

If you are in business with other people, the reality is that at some point, you will not be. As with any personal or professional partnership, communication is key. By working to...

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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.