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Connections & Cocktails: Social Enterprises & Entrepreneurship
September 12, 2019 @ 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM$30
Interested in starting or growing a socially conscious business, social enterprise, or nonprofit? Join us for a panel discussion featuring a mix of for-profit and nonprofit experts.
- Mary founded Vista Global Coaching & Consulting in 2010. Vista Global became Wisconsin’s first certified B Corp in 2012, partnering with organizations and individuals to make meaningful change in the world. She has worked with more than 200 organizations and individuals in 30 countries across six continents fostering organizational transformation.
- Julie Albrecht is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin, a non-profit organization that aims to help people find businesses and charities they can trust. With a mission of creating an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other, BBB commends good businesses doing things the right way through their BBB Accredited Business program.
- Linda Wade is the co-founder of Above the Clouds, a local faith-based, creative arts 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has served over 1700+ children in the 18 years and the founder of for-profit Moving Forward Milwaukee, LLC which provides senior, families and children with onsite movement classes. Moving Forward Milwaukee donates part of their profits to fund Above the Clouds.
There will be a 30 minute panel discussion and time for Q&A afterwards. It will be a great networking opportunity with entrepreneurs, professionals, and business leaders!
It will be held at Milwaukee Fortress, one of Milwaukee’s most prominent historic buildings that has undergone a major restoration. Historic apartments, retail and office space offer a wide array of amenities to match a multitude of interests. Fortress is where historic character meets modern convenience.
3:30PM-4:00PM Check in
4:00PM-4:10PM Welcome & Introductions
4:10PM-4:40PM Panel Discussion on Social Businesses and Enterprises
4:40PM-4:50PM Q&A with Panelists
5:00PM-6:00PM Cocktails & Networking