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March 08, 2013

Topic: Manufacturing

The 4th Annual New Faces of Manufacturing

Speaker(s):

The Waukesha County Business Alliance in partnership with First Business Bank, Kolb+Co. SC, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, R&R Insurance Services, Inc. present The 4th Annual New Faces of … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 12, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Workforce: The 2013 Priority

Speaker(s): Governor Scott Walker, Dan Haight, Bill McCoshen, Reggie Newson, Tim Sullivan, & Brian White

Waukesha County employers agree that workforce development is the most important economic development issue facing Wisconsin. So what can you do to ensure a pipeline of talent for job openings now … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 07, 2012

Topic: Business Capital

New North Summit 2012: First Business Economic Forum Focus Session - Presentation

Speaker(s): Dennis Winters

New North, Inc. hosts its annual summit to convene the business, education and community leaders from around the New North region and state of Wisconsin to connect with one another, share economic … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 05, 2012

Topic: Business Capital

First Business Economic Forum of Dane County

Speaker(s): Scott Converse, Beth Prochaska, Mark Taber, Mike Victorson, Jay Loewi, & Mark Meloy

The results of the 2012 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Dane County leaders are saying about 2012 actual and 2013 predicted: sales revenue, total operating costs, capital … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 17, 2012

Topic: Personal Investments

Train Your Brain For Success

Speaker(s): Roger Seip

Your brain is the single biggest driver of your energy, your focus, and the results you get in every area of life.Your career, your finances, your physical health, your relationships - all of them … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Best Practices in Innovation

Speaker(s): Kristi Jankowski, Ron Kadlubowski, & Paul Rauscher

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Executive Roundtable

Speaker(s): Dave Lisle, Mike Weller, & Mohi Oberoi

Manufacturing First was a new event designed specifically for Wisconsin manufacturers to: showcase industry advances, highlight successes, announce the latest developments, and provide premier … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker

Speaker(s): Jim Morgan and Tim Sullivan

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Skills Shortage - Finding Today's and Tomorrow's Talent

Speaker(s): Mark Kaiser, Sec. Reggie Newson, & Steve Meyer

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Wisconsin Manufacturing Competiveness in a Global Society

Speaker(s): Brad Schneider, Erich Pfeifer, & Roxanne Baumann

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Wisconsin Manufacturing Success Story - Innovation at Plexus

Speaker(s): Mike Buseman

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Manufacturing First: Ask the CEO

Speaker(s): Kim Bassett-Heitzmann, John Davis, Mark Lasky, & Trisha Dickinson Lemery

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 12, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Restoring the Power of Purpose

Speaker(s): Cynthia LaConte, CEO of Dohmen

Our September First Business Seminar Series is a first. We're teaming up with BioForward and the Dohmen Family of Companies to offer you a seat at the opening presentation of the 2012 Bioscience … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

June 06, 2012

Topic: Commercial Real Estate

Annual Commercial Real Estate Seminar

Speaker(s): Mark Winter, Susan Springman, & David Simon

You're invited to our annual Commercial Real Estate seminar for the Greater Madison Area. Gain an understanding of the current market and learn what's necessary to make informed decisions. Our 2012 … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

June 05, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Ownership Succession Planning

Speaker(s): Steve Peterson, Paul Schueller, & Tim Keane

If you're one of the many business owners approaching retirement, and are facing a fork in the road to either sell the company or restructure ownership, this seminar is for you.Take an hour and a … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 18, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Successful Family Business Transitions: The Soft Side of Hard Issues

Speaker(s): Dean R. Fowler, Ph.D. & JoAnne Brandes

While over 75% of all family businesses want to continue into the next generation, the reality is that only 30% make it. The rest are sold or worse yet, fail. What do successful families do to beat … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Capital Finance

Speaker(s): Dennis Winters

Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development Chief Economist, Dennis Winters, will prognosticate the economic situation. Mr. Winters will discuss the outlook for manufacturing and provide insight … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvement

Speaker(s): Seth Davies

Manufacturing is changing. As part of that change, continuous improvement is an essential aspect of any business looking to stay competitive. Communicating the results to all involved adds another … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvements

Speaker(s): Bob Hoganson, Don Drea, & Steve Straub

This session will provide a short overview of the Profitable Sustainability Inititiative, as well as the results achieved by Wisconsin manufacturers participating in the program.Bob Hoganson, … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvements

Speaker(s): Tom Duffey

Many Continuous Improvement/ Lean Initiatives are cliche' ridden, top-down programs that do not produce lasting commitment or sustained improvements. In contrast, Plastic Components, Inc. has … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »


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