2019 WI Veterans Business Conference Break-Out Sessions

Demystify the VA Home Loan

Demystify the VA Home Loan

All real estate industry professionals should join us for a myth-busting session to demystify the VA Home Loan. 

Listing agents encouraged to attend so you can best represent all offers received to your sellers.  Lenders encouraged to attend so you can fully understand the options available and help home buyers choose the best lending mechanism.  Home inspectors and appraisers encouraged to attend so you can work your way into this niche market and help our veterans secure homes with the benefit they have earned through service to our country. 

Navigating the VA Mission Act: Perspectives on Healthcare for the Patient and the Provider

Navigating the VA Mission Act: Perspectives on Healthcare for the Patient and the Provider

Last June the VA MISSION Act of 2018, that makes improvements to how Veterans receive community care—health care provided outside of the VA. The changes to community care are complex.

We'll have private providers and a representative from the VA Mission Act on hand to discuss the process for both patients and providers to easily navigate their way into and through improved choices for health care. 

Supplier Diversity: A Corporate Perspective

Supplier Diversity: A Corporate Perspective

Northwestern Mutual, Aurora and Michels Corporation will share their Supplier Diversity initiatives.

Learn How and Why their Supplier Diversity programs operate and add layers of success to the larger corporation.

This panel will be moderated by the North Central Minority Supplier Diversity Council.

Defining “Veteran Ready” Employers

Defining “Veteran Ready” Employers

There is a way to attract and retain veteran employees that has more to do with your internal culture and leadership, and less to do with your talent acquisition strategy.

This break-out session will delve deeper into what businesses can implement to attract and retain military veterans through leadership development and mentorship. Make your business “Veteran Ready” by attending this break-out session at 10am in Room 2, inside the Business Expo. 

Exclusive Members Only 2020 DNC Milwaukee - Supplier Diversity

Exclusive Members Only 2020 DNC Milwaukee - Supplier Diversity

Have you heard the 2020 Democratic National Convention has a strong supplier diversity initiative??  

Curious about how your business can participate in this economy-boosting event taking place next July?  

Attend this exclusive, members-only break-out session and learn how to connect with the DNC and the host committee.  Be aware, simply putting your business name on the list of potential vendors/suppliers does not guarantee contracts.

Come learn more about how you can best position your business for winning contracts and supporting the region as we stand in the national spotlight.  

LinkedIn: Your Most Valuable Platform

LinkedIn: Your Most Valuable Platform

What is the value of social media for a small business?  Why should time and resources be given to social media?  What platforms should I spend my time on?  

Answer: LinkedIn can be your most valuable platform for personal and professional branding to grow your business.  

Come learn from the LinkedIn guru, Wayne Breitbarth, at 10am in the Business Expo.  

Cyber Security for Business Owners

Cyber Security for Business Owners

If your business is positioned to bid for and win contracts with the federal government, you'll also have to meet specific cyber security requirements.  Come learn about those requirements so you can keep your business growing with federal contracts!  

Even if you're not contracting with the federal goverment, cyber security awareness is must for all business owners.  Keep your personal, staff and client records secure through a stronger understanding of the threat landscape.  

Our IT professionals will walk you through what business owners should know and do well, for the benefit of the business.