Join Senator Tammy Baldwin at MATC on October 10 for this upcoming seminar

When:  Thursday, October 10

Where:  MATC Downtown Campus

700 W. State Street, Milwaukee, WI

Time:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Register through the link below:

Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Wisconsin Procurement Institute, and Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) will be present to discuss how these organizations can help support Wisconsin small businesses and provide more information about contracting with the federal government.


8:00-8:30 AM: Registration, Networking, and Breakfast

8:30-9:00 AM: US Small Business Administration Overview presented by Tammie Clendenning, Lead Economic Development Specialist & Shane Mahaffy, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist

9:00-9:30 AM: Wisconsin Procurement Institute Contracting Overview presented by Hilary Deblois, Program and Outreach Coordinator

9:30-9:40 AM: Contracting Success Story from WPI and Jean Thiel, President of Belonger Corporation, Inc.

9:40-9:55 AM: Break

9:55-10:05 AM: Dr. Vicki Martin & Senator Tammy Baldwin Hellos

10:05-10:50 AM: WWBIC Overview including VBOC, Kiva & WBDC presented by Renee Lindner, WWBIC Milwaukee Outreach Specialist, & Jessie Leonard, Associate Director, WBE Certification

10:50-11:00 AM: WWBIC Success Story from WWBIC and Heather Varney, President of Aeroforce Logistics, LLC

11:00-11:30 AM: Q&A

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Networking/Resource Partners

Note: Representatives from the African American, Hmong, Veteran, and Hispanic Chambers of Commerce will also have resource tables.