First Business

December 07, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Dane County

Speaker(s):

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Length:28:51

The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Northeast Wisconsin leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:

  • sales revenue
  • total operating costs
  • capital expenditures
  • profitability
  • number of employees
  • changes in wages
  • changes in pricing
  • demand for education and experience levels in job applicants

Join us on December 7 for our First Business Economic Forum. Scott Converse will highlight the 2011 survey results. Following the presentation Wendy Warren Grapentine will moderate a panel discussion with local business leaders on the economic climate of Dane County.

Panelists include:

  • Beth Donley, President & CEO of Stemina Biomarker Discovery
  • Paul Tonnesen, President of Fiskars NorthAmerica
  • Mike Victorson, President & CEO of M3 Insurance Solutions for Business
  • Jay Loewi, Owner of QTI Group
  • Corey Chambas, President & CEO of First Business Financial Services, Inc.

This is the ninth year the survey is being conducted in Dane County. Four years ago it expanded to Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties, as well as Northeast Wisconsin. This event is brought to you at no cost, thanks to our sponsors: First Business Bank and A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Research.

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

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Length:31:31

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 expenditures, profitability, number of employees, changes in wages, and changes in pricing.

Join us on December 5 for our First Business Economic Forum. Scott Converse will highlight the 2012 survey results. Following the presentation Wendy Warren Grapentine will moderate a panel discussion with local business leaders on the economic climate of Dane County.

Panelists include:

  • Beth Prochaska, Executive Vice President of Potter Lawson, Inc.
  • Mark Taber, President of Wind River Financial
  • Mike Victorson, President & CEO of M3 Insurance Solutions
  • Jay Loewi, Owner of QTI Group
  • Corey Chambas, President & CEO of First Business Financial Services, Inc.

This is the tenth year the survey is being conducted in Dane County. Five years ago it expanded to Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties, as well as Northeast Wisconsin. This event is brought to you at no cost, thanks to our sponsors: First Business Bank and A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Research.