BizTimes Media invites companies to invest in their executive leadership team members by sending them to attend the 11th annual BizExpo, which will take place Wednesday, May 20, at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee.
The BizExpo is the largest business networking event in the state. Nearly 200 businesses will have exhibit booths at the conference, and attendees also are encouraged to attend business seminars throughout the day. Attendance at the BizExpo is free with advance registration.
Business leaders also are encouraged to attend the premium events at the BizExpo. The day will start with the Women In Business Breakfast, featuring a panel of women business leaders who will discuss “How Business Can Power Change Through Leadership and Innovation.” The panel of accomplished women leaders will include: Abby Andrietsch, co-founder and executive director, Schools That Can Milwaukee; Cynthia LaConte, CEO of Dohmen; Gail Lione, adjunct professor of intellectual property law at Marquette University Law School; and Thelma Sias, vice president of local affairs at We Energies. The discussion will be moderated by Kimberly Kane, president and founder of Kane Communication Group. The Woman Executive of the Year Award will be presented to Dr. Eve Hall, president and chief executive officer of the newly revived African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin.
The premium agenda of the BizExpo will continue with the Bravo! Entrepreneur and I.Q. Awards Luncheon, where awards will be presented to some of the most dynamic and innovative companies and executives. The BizTimes Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Steve Laughlin, executive chairman of Laughlin Constable, and the Regional Spirit Award will be presented to Griselda Aldrete, president and CEO of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.
The busy day will conclude with the BizExpo After Hours celebration.
To register for the BizExpo, any of the premium events or to obtain a V.I.P. pass that will include admittance to the BizExpo, the business seminars, the Women in Business Breakfast, the Bravo! Entrepreneur/I.Q. Awards Luncheon and the BizExpo After Hours Reception, visit www.biztimes.com/bizexpo.