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Events & Workshops

Technical Assistance Workshop

Next Level Banking: Accessing Unconventional Lending Resources

Ready to take your business to the next level but lacking the resources to make your dream a reality?  Come to this workshop to learn what resources are available, how to develop a winning loan proposal, and what you need to become "bankable" before meeting with a lender. 

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM


City Hall
200 E. Wells Street, Room 303 (Third Floor)
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Presented by:

Community Reinvestment Fund
Small Business Development Center
Fee: No cost to attend!
Registration: Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited.  To reserve your place, visit the event page.


2014 SBE Orientation

All newly certified SBE firms are invited to attend our next SBE Orientation on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in City Hall (200 E. Wells Street), Room 303. During the orientation you will be able to meet and hear from contracting officers as well as learn of upcoming opportunities and how to pursue them. Please note, this orientation is only for those firms who are certified with the City of Milwaukee's Office of Small Business Development's certification program. To reserve your place, please contact Maribel Aguilar by email or phone: (414) 286-8749.

B2GNow Software Training

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Past Presentations




Identity Theft: Diminishing the Risk Nicole Cota and Sarah Gasiorowski Associated Bank
SBA Capital Programs Mary Trimmier SBA
Helping Neighbors Build Communities – Overview of LISC Milwaukee Marjorie Rucker LISC
Overview of the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program - City of Milwaukee Maribel Aguilar City of Milwaukee, Office of Small Business Development
Overview of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program - Milwaukee County Truphosa Mwololo Milwaukee County
Overview of the Targeted Business Program - MMSD Pete Coffaro MMSD
Supplier Diversity: Doing Business with Veolia Barbara Brown Veolia Water
Tips on Doing Business with the City of Milwaukee Rhonda Kelsey City of Milwaukee, Business Operations Division - Procurement Services Section
Department of City Development Business Resources Deshea Agee City of Milwaukee, Department of City Development
Workforce and Business Development Resources Pete Coffaro MMSD
Milwaukee Public Library Business Resources Kristina Gomez Milwaukee Public Library
ReFresh Milwaukee - Sustainability Programs Erick Shambarger City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability