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Session Topics Outline
May 3-5 - Virtual, 9:00 a.m.-noon 
Virtual Session Topics Include:
  • Show Me the Money: Locating Alternative Sources of Funding
  • 6 Ways to Work with a Mentor
  • E-Marketing: How to Get Started with Digital Marketing
  • Cybersecurity for Small Business
  • Small Business Certifications
  • Developing Financial Projections
  • Financing Your Business: Getting to Yes
  • Structuring Your Business: Things You Should Know
May 6 - Virtual Panel, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Session on SBA’s Resilient and Persistent: Wisconsin SBA's 2022 National Small Business Week Winners Panel 
Meet SBA’s small business award winners at this moderated panel, hear how they have navigated the challenges and opportunities of the past two years, and learn how they plan to move forward.


May 6 - In-person, 8:00 a.m.-noon

The regional in-person locations include: 

Schlitz Park - 1555 N. RiverCenter Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53213
Madison College - Truax Campus - 1701 Wright St. Madison, WI 53704 (Room D1630)
La Crosse:
South Side Neighborhood Center - 1300 6th Street So. LaCrosse, WI 54601
D.J. Bordini Center - Fox Valley Technical College - 5 N. Systems Drive Appleton, WI 54914
The Potawatomi Community Center - 5471 Thayek Ethe Dnekmegzek Myew, Crandon, WI 54520 (Classroom C102)  
Eau Claire:
Pablo Center at the Confluence -128 Graham Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54701
Plan to attend a regional event to gain access to regional businesses and technical assistance resources. When registering for the Small Business Academy, please identify the regional event you plan to attend.

In addition to offering session on SBA’s Resilient and Persistent: Wisconsin SBA's 2022 National Small Business Week Winners Panel, the regional in-person events on May 6 will provide roundtables where you can meet individuals who will offer expertise in a variety of subjects, including:

  • Get Ready, Get Funded
  • Know Your Customers: Defining Your Value Proposition
  • E-Marketing and Web Presence
  • Risk Mitigation & Cybersecurity
  • Financial Planning for Your Business
  • Selling to the Government: Getting and Growing Government Sales
  • Your Strategic Plan: Planning for Success
  • Getting Started with Social Media