Event Details

MARKETPLACE WISCONSIN

Governor's Conference on Diverse Business Development

December 7-9, 2021

Agenda

Tuesday, December 7

Time TBD – The Contracting Academy (TCA) – Multiple Tracks – Virtual (The Contracting Academy will be held virtually)

Wednesday, December 8

1:00 p.m. – Onsite Registration and Networking
2:00 p.m. – Economic Opportunity Session
5:00 p.m. – Registration
5:30-8:00 p.m. – Networking Reception 

Thursday, December 9

7:00 a.m. – Registration
7:30 a.m. – MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards Breakfast
  • Governor Tony Evers (invited)
  • Remarks by sponsors
  • Business Excellence Awards
  • Minority-Owned Business Awards
  • Woman-Owned Business Awards
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Awards
9:00 a.m. – Expo Hall Opens for Exhibitors and Buyer Meetings
  • Buyer meetings – one-on-one matchmaking meetings with federal, state, local and corporate buyers
  • Exhibitors – including corporate, small businesses, lenders, business resources, professional services and government agencies
  • Business networking lounge – centrally located within the expo hall
Noon – MARKETPLACE Luncheon
1:30-4:00 p.m. – Expo Hall Reopens for Exhibitors and Buyers Meetings
4:00 p.m. – End of Program