Madison Small Business in Changing Times Conference

April 21, 2009

City of Madison to host all-day conference on May 12, 2009 on stabilizing and growing a small business in today's economy.

April 21, 2009 - The City of Madison, in cooperation with the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce's (GMCC) Madison's Small Business Advisory Council, will host a day-long conference on stabilizing and growing a small business in today's challenging economic times. Initiated by Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and the GMCC, this is Madison's third small business conference.

The conference - Madison Small Business in Changing Times - will be held on May 12, 2009 at Monona Terrace and is open to business owners and other interested individuals in the Madison area. Conference topics will include:

- How to Build and Sustain a "Green" Business
- Adjusting Operations to the New Economic Climate
- Financing Challenges and Opportunities in Today's Economy
- High Impact Entrepreneurship-Expanding the Local Business Model

The conference will begin with remarks from Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and Jennifer Alexander, president of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, and attendees will have the opportunity to attend a networking luncheon with tabletop presentations from conference sponsors.

The cost to attend the conference is $10 and includes conference sessions and the networking luncheon. Information about the sessions, panelists, presenters, and how to register will be available beginning April 16, 2009 on the City of Madison Website at www.cityofmadison.com/smallbusinessconference.

Contact:
  • Peggy Yessa, (608) 267-8721
  • Rachel Strauch-Nelson, (608) 266-4611