Start your morning at Waukesha County’s leading business development and networking program. Meet area business professionals and listen to a high-caliber keynote speaker address relevant business issues.


Increasing Threat of Cyber Attacks

Is your business vulnerable to a cyber-attack? Small to mid-sized businesses are a popular target and fall for ransomware attacks far too often. Join this panel of experts to hear their thoughts on this growing concern, how technology is changing and learn about ways to improve your cyber security.

David Kruse, Gillware
Justin Webb, Godfrey & Kahn
Derek Laczniak, M3 Insurance

February 6, 2020, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.





Recovering, Reopening and Rebuilding Wisconsin's Economy

Join WEDC Secretary, Missy Hughes and WMC President and CEO, Kurt Bauer for an update on the status of Wisconsin’s economy and what’s on the horizon. With the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling, learn what the top priorities are for businesses across the state as they begin the recovery, reopening and rebuilding phase. In addition, hear an update from WEDC on how the state’s economic development arm will help support businesses in the coming months.

June 4, 2020, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.


An Entertainment Insider: Greg Marcus, President & CEO of The Marcus Corporation

Start your day with the wit and wisdom of Greg Marcus, President & CEO of The Marcus Corporation. He will provide an inside look at the changed world of hospitality and entertainment.  Gain business perspective and consumer insights for your own organization as Greg shares the heartaches and triumphs of reopening the theatres, hotels and restaurants of this 85-year-old Wisconsin company.

August 6, 2020, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.


Leadership & Lessons Learned

Join John Pfeifer, President & COO of Oshkosh Corporation, as he talks about the company, how the Oshkosh leadership team navigated through the challenges of Covid-19, and shares key lessons learned. John oversees the Oshkosh portfolio of companies as well as global supply chain, digital technology and marketing functions. Oshkosh innovates and builds some of the industry’s toughest specialty vehicles and access equipment, employing over 15,000 team members working together to build, serve and protect communities around the world. Kick-off Manufacturing Month with a spotlight on Oshkosh Corporation!

October 1, 2020, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.



Speaker TBA

December 3, 2020, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.