Apr 20 2016

Wisconsin Small Business News - National Small Business Week Edition

National Small Business Week is May 1-7!
Free Webinars, Local Events, Live Streaming

FREE Webinars With NSBW Cosponsors NSBW 16

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance:
Taking the Mystery out of Voluntary Benefits w/ Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Monday, May 02, 2016 | Noon CT

Square, Inc.: The Decline of Magstripe Cards--and What That Means for Your Business Monday, May 02, 2016 | 2 PM

YP Marketing Solutions: Cloud, Mobile, and Social: Great Apps and Services That Will Grow Your Business Tuesday, May 03, 2016 | 2 PM

Sam's Club: Access to Capital and Business Loans: Best Practices Wednesday, May 04, 2016 | 3 PM

Intuit Quickbooks: Tips for Getting Your Business Financially Fit Thursday, May 05, 2016 | 2 PM

Local Learning and Networking

There are more than 20 classes and workshops taking place in Wisconsin May 1-7! For the fourth year, SBA is partnering with Milwaukee Small Business Week on a full slate of activities, including the 31st SBA Awards Breakfast on May 6 (see next article). You can find SBA at the events below:

May 2: City of Milwaukee’s Small Business Sustainability Conference, Keynote Address from Rodney Sampson from Shark Tank (SBA financing panel 11 am) Time: 8am - 1:30pm Cost: FREE REGISTER HERE

May 3: Don’t Take a Job, Make a Job Workshop for Former Offenders Featuring Rodney Sampson from Shark Tank (SBA will showcase its micro-lending) 7:30am - 10:30am Cost: FREE REGISTER HERE

May 4: Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce 10th Annual Business Awards Luncheon, Milwaukee. (SBA will be presenting its Minority Small Business Champion award) REGISTER HERE

May 5: In the Racine/Kenosha area, FDIC is hosting a workshop on Economic and Community Development Opportunities: Connections within Housing & Small Business, in Sturdevant 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. more information and registration.

It's an excellent week to take positive action to help your business start, grow, and succeed. See our partners' events on the