The second day of MARKETPLACE opens with the Breakfast of Champions that recognizes the contributions of individuals and organizations that support minority, woman and veteran owned businesses in Wisconsin.

In addition, the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration will also present awards to highlight the achievements of their 2017 businesses of the year and minority-champions.

Other invited speakers provide insights into the contributions of minority, woman and veteran•owned businesses and the impact they have on our economy and communities.

Registration and networking begins at 7:00 AM.

Program begins promptly at 7:30 AM.

Following the breakfast, the Expo Hall opens at 9 AM.

Inside the Expo Hall, attendees meet with buyers, visit lender and resource provider exhibits, other business exhibitors and can meet with the U.S. National Deputy Ombudsman to discuss regulatory and other issues impacting their business.

The breakfast is included In the Dec. 14th registration fee.