“Being at the Annual Dinner reinforces why I am so proud to live in Madison,” tweeted Michele Wingate, director of customer experience at American Family.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
63rd Annual Dinner
Date: Sept. 30, 2015
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703
Parking: The Monona Terrace Parking Ramp will be open as well as surrounding city lots.
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Event Program
A puzzle is a challenge waiting to be solved.
Greater Madison, well known for world-class research, athletics and recreation, unparalleled natural beauty and quality of life, is a place of momentum. Momentum that is not without challenges.
The 63rd Annual Dinner will be unexpected, riveting, enlightening and timely. This is no ordinary business dinner. This is an opportunity. An opportunity to meet challenges head on and to drive change. Change that can be accomplished because greater Madison has the right scale, the right density, the right people and the intentional motivation to solve this puzzle.
Just like a puzzle, our community’s future is interlocked. And, just like a puzzle – even the most difficult have a solution.
Be part of that solution. Join us.
2015 Annual Dinner Sponsors
Dean & St. Mary’s
First Weber Group
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison
Madison Gas & Electric Company
Spectrum Brands Holding, Inc.
The QTI Group, Inc.
Whyte Hirschboek Dudek S.C.
Welcome Reception Sponsor:
Neider & Boucher, S.C.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
Exact Sciences Corp.
Fiskars Brands, Inc.
J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc.
Summit Credit Union
von Briesen & Roper S.C.
Support Level Sponsors:
Small Business Sponsors:
We would be excited to share more details and walk you through a variety of ways to gain high-level, quality exposure for your company. Contact Amy Golackson today 608-443-1944.
Past Annual Dinner Presentations
62nd Annual Dinner: Future Perfect
Date: September 18th, 2014
Keynote: Steven Johnson
61st Annual Dinner “Innovation has a Location”
Date: September 12th, 2013
Keynote: Debra Kaye
60th Annual Dinner “Reveal”
Date: October 11, 2012
Keynote Address: Daniel Burrus | Founder and CEO, Burrus Research Associates
59th Annual Dinner “Exposed”
Date: October 11, 2011
Starring: Vita Plus, Madison Investment Advisors, JP Hair Design, Kelly Moss Motor Sports, Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
Entertainment provided by: UW Marching Band
MC: Rebecca Ryan | President, Next Generation Consulting
58th Annual Dinner “Why And How Even the Most Intelligent Cities Are Developing 20/20 Foresight”
Date: October 7, 2010
Keynote Address: Dr. Colin Harrison | Director of IBM’s Corporate Strategy Team, Creator of the “Smart Cities” initiative at the IBM Research Lab in Zurich, Switzerland
57th Annual Dinner
Date: October, 2009
Keynote Address: Thomas Jacob “Jake” Leinenkugel | President, Leinenkugel Brewing Company
56th Annual Dinner “A Place Called Wisconsin”
Date: September 16, 2008
Keynote Address: John and Tashia Morgridge | John is Chairman of Emeritus of Cisco Systems. Tashia is retired teacher and author.
55th Annual Dinner “Trust in Brands and Business”
Date: October 25, 2007
Keynote Address: Robert A. Eckert | Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Mattel, Inc.
2015 Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker: Richard V. Reeves
Richard explores the intersection of economic opportunity, social mobility and inequity. He is European Business Speaker of the Year and a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. Prior to joining Brookings, he was Director of Strategy to the United Kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minister and the head of Demos, Britain’s leading cross-party think-tank. He is the author of two books and multiple essays including Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream. Richard is currently a contributor to The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has also appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Member Individual Ticket: $125.00
Member Table Price: $1,250 (Table of Ten)
Non-Member Individual Ticket: $150.00
Non-Member Table Price: $1,500 (Table of Ten)
*Please note any gluten and allergy preferences