Local Business Organizations
- BUSINESS RESOURCES & MATERIALS EXCHANGE PROGRAM— www.bmex.org
The Business Material Exchange of Wisconsin provides an online material exchange program to connect individuals and organizations in an effort to make reusable, surplus and by-product materials available for the purpose of reducing waste, extending the life of usable materials and improving economic performance.
- FORWARD WISCONSIN— www.forwardwi.com
Forward Wisconsin, Inc. is a public/private initiative founded in 1984 to encourage business growth and investments in Wisconsin. Forward Wisconsin draws upon its resources to promote Wisconsin to investors, site selection consultants, business decision-makers and corporate executives.
Madison: (608) 261-2500
Milwaukee: (262) 691-7873
- RISK MANAGEMENT— www.riskinstitute.org
The Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI) serves the risk management needs of small businesses, small non-profit organizations and local government entities.
- WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE— commerce.wi.gov
Wisconsin’s leading agency to promote and support safe, healthy communities and to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs throughout the state.
- Professional Speakers and Trainers — www.wisconsinspeakers.com
NSA Wisconsin is the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Speakers Association and Gateway
- Wisconsin Society for Human Resource Management — www.wishrm.org
- Wisconsin Institute of CPAs — www.wicpa.org
- Wisconsin Association of Personnel Services — www.waps.org
- Center for Corporate Financial Leadership — www.ccflinfo.org
Area Chambers of Commerce
- Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce — www.germantownchamber.org
- Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce — www.fallschamber.com
- Greater Brookfield — GBC www.brookfieldchamber.com
- Waukesha County — Business Alliance
- West Allis/West Milwaukee — WAWM
Resources for Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs
- SBA — Starting & Managing a Business
- SCORE — Milwaukee business mentoring
- BizStarts Milwaukee — Getting Started
- Women’s Business Initiative — WWBIC
- KIPLINGER — www.kiplinger.com
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