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December 14, 2016


2016 First Business Economic Forum - Dane County

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The First Business Economic Forum will be held on December 14, 2016. Dr. Moses Altsech will highlight the 2016 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 at this year’s event include:

  • Jay Loewi, Owner of The QTI Group
  • Mike Victorson, President & CEO of M3 Insurance
  • Corey Chambas, CEO of First Business Financial Services
  • Jane Young, Co-Owner of Wiedenbeck
  • Nate Herbst, CEO of WTS Paradigm

Find out what Dane County leaders are saying about 2016 actual and 2017 predicted:

  • sales revenue
  • total operating costs as a percentage of revenue
  • capital expenditures
  • profitability
  • number of employees
  • overall wage change
  • operating capacity

This is the 14th year the survey is being conducted in Dane County. Nine years ago it expanded to Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties, as well as Northeast Wisconsin.

The annual survey is sponsored by First Business and conducted and analyzed by Dr. Moses Altsech of Moses Altsech Consulting.

7:30 am - 8:00 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:30 am: Presentation & Panel Discussion

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