Welcome to our 41st annual conference. We’re glad you’re here.

Presented by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, MARKETPLACE is the Governor’s Annual Conference on Diverse Business Development. The event connects business owners from across Wisconsin seeking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as the private sector. At the conference, minority, woman, veteran, small and LGBTQ-owned businesses can learn from and connect with resource providers, government representatives, corporate buyers and business professionals to lay the framework to develop new partnerships and new contracts.


Dec. 6, 2022

In Person Networking Conference & Exhibition

Location: The Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee


Dec. 7, 2022

The Contracting Academy (TCA) Sessions

Location: Virtual

Special thanks and continued gratitude to our keynote sponsor U.S. Bank for their dedication in support of diverse businesses and communities. Learn more about their diverse business efforts.
2022 Keynote Sponsor