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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Alliant Energy Center – Exhibition Hall
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – BizExpo Keynote Breakfast
Dave Franchino – President of Design Concepts, Inc. Topic: Innovating for Business Success
Breakfast is $10.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Exhibition Hall Open Visit hundreds of exhibitor booths, learn about new services and products, meet with key decision makers, and make new connections.
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Educational Seminars
Register for the FREE educational seminars. Topics and times listed below. Limited Seating.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Chamber Cafe Salads, soups and sandwiches available for purchase for all attendees and exhibitors.
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Expo Happy Hour Join us for a large social event to wrap up the day. Meet and connect with business professionals from various business organizations from around Dane County. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and cash bar.
Biz Expo Seminars - CHOOSE ONE SEMINAR PER GROUP!
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Employee Retention: More than a paycheck
Boost employee morale and productivity by offering creative fringe benefits. These local companies will share innovative ideas that work.
Moderator: Jennifer Winding, The QTI Group Inc.
Panel: Linda Voit, Summit Credit Union Angela Heintz, Shoutlet Lori A. Snapp – American Family Insurance
10:45 a.m – 11:30 a.m. Social Media: Beyond Facebook and Twitter
Take your social media education to the next level! Learn how Pinterest, Yelp, foursquare and blogs can effectively increase customer loyalty.
Moderator: Laurel Cavalluzzo, Madison Marketing Communications
Panel: Laura DeVries, Cupcakes-a-Go-Go Jennifer McFalls Braun, Bliss Flow Yoga & Wellness
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m Technology: Make it work for you
From mobile apps to electronic data security, it’s a whole new world. And one that changes often. Our savvy panel will ditch the “geek-speak” and teach you how technology can improve your company’s bottom line.
Moderator: Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council
Panel: Tim Nott, MobileIgniter Nancy Pautsch, Core BTS
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Entrepreneurial Advice: Unlock your innovative side
Break out of the box! Whether you sell pizza, eyeware, online music or anything in between, you too can channel your inner inventor to improve your company’s products or services.
Moderator: Jonathan Eckhardt, The Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship
Panel: Matt Younkle, Murfie Ian Gurfield, Ian’s Pizza Natasha Vora, Iristocracy.com
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Executive Insight: Great Leadership
There is more than one pathway to great leadership. Our diverse panel will inspire you to discover and grow your personal leadership style.
Moderator: Beth Donley, Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Inc.
Panel: Michael Johnson, Boys and Girls Club of Dane County Laurie Benson, LSB Unlimited
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Healthcare 2013: From taxes to legal to your bottom line
Discussions about the intricacy of the Affordable Care Act may not be sexy, but it’s a law every business needs to comprehend. Our experts will share the who, what and when details you need to know to stay compliant.
Moderator: Jerry Frye, The Benefit Services Group Inc
Panel: Barbara Zabawa, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Thomas Buresh, SVA
Diamond Sponsor: Wisconsin State Journal
Gold Sponsor: Madison Magazine, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
Silver Sponsors: Ho Chunk Gaming – Madison; FASTSIGNS Odana Road; Dean Health; UW Health; American Family Insurance; Adams Outdoor; WPS Health Insurance; Meriter Health Services; Charter Business, Group Health Cooperative
Bronze Sponsors: Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin; Concordia University; Fearing’s Audio Video Security; G4S Secure Solutions; WBUW Television; American Transmission Company
Biz Expo Breakfast Sponsor: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
Registration Sponsor: Delta Dental of Wisconsin
WiFi Sponsor: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Innovation Way Sponsor: University Research Park
Madison Black Chamber of Commerce Corridor: Madison College
Latino Chamber of Commerce Corridor: M3 Insurance & Madison College
Biz Expo Lounge Sponsor: Webcrafters
Load In / Load Out Sponsor: Two Men and a Truck
Bag Sponsor: EZ Office Products
BizExpo Seminar Sponsors: Murphy Desmond Upper Iowa University
Print Sponsor: Gordon Flesch Company, Inc.
Design Intern: Collin Q Burke
Logo Design: Campsite Creative LLC
Questions? Contact: Kennedy Cullen Program and Events Manager Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce 608-443-1954 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see BizExpo web page for more information: http://greatermadisonchamber.com/programs-events/business-expo/