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May 19: Peer to Peer Industry Session: Professional Services

You’ve heard it over and over we’re all in this together, and together, we’re learning to do business differently. Join a virtual peer to peer session with businesses like yours where we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on specific industries, best practices for reopening, the safety guidelines and other issues as we look toward getting back to business. Join in, share, listen and learn how your peers are dealing with the challenges, and even the opportunities, posed by this unprecedented situation.

Tuesday, May 19 | 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Moderators:
Vicki Pratt, CEcD, President – Thrive Economic Development
Kevin Kaufman, Director – WI Small Business Development Center at UW-Whitewater
Industry panelist TBD

Industry Focus: Professional Services

Who Should Attend This Session?
Jefferson and Dodge County businesses that are:

  • Salon industry and hands-on beauty service providers
  • Massage therapists
  • Residential cleaning services
  • Catering and event services

Attendance is not limited to these types of businesses

Advance registration is required. Register at:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtc-yuqTwoG9MRqiEPEF7JWyOZ_lmeDPFw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions as well as the link and password needed to join the meeting. If you have problems registering, please email julieo@thriveED.org.

May 21: Peer to Peer Industry Session: Bars, Restaurants and Cafes

You’ve heard it over and over we’re all in this together, and together, we’re learning to do business differently. Join a virtual peer to peer session with businesses like yours where we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on specific industries, best practices for reopening, the safety guidelines and other issues as we look toward getting back to business. Join in, share, listen and learn how your peers are dealing with the challenges, and even the opportunities, posed by this unprecedented situation.

Thursday, May 21 | 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Moderators:
Vicki Pratt, CEcD, President – Thrive Economic Development
Kevin Kaufman, Director – WI Small Business Development Center at UW-Whitewater
Industry panelist TBD

Industry Focus: Bars, Restaurants and Cafes

Who Should Attend This Session?
Jefferson and Dodge County businesses that are:

  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes

Attendance is not limited to these types of businesses

Advance registration is required. Register at:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIoc–hqDktG9Aqjdd-0zaqIeIx9d19NAhi

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions as well as the link and password needed to join the meeting. If you have problems registering, please email julieo@thriveED.org.

May 28: Business Education Session - Revolving Loan Funds

Revolving Loan Funds: A Tool to Spur Economic Development

May 28, 2020
8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

With competitive rates and flexible terms, Revolving Loan Funds are an attractive option for businesses looking to expand. A locally-controlled fund can mean better outcomes for borrowers, lenders and communities.

At our May 28 Business Education Session, hear from Tim Casey, director of economic development for the Waukesha County Center for Growth, as he talks about the recently launched GROW Fund in Waukesha County.

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will be held virtually, on Zoom and in-person at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 311 S Center Ave, Room 205, Jefferson, WI 53549. Learn more and register to receive the Zoom meeting info here.

 

June 22: Conversations with ThriveED

Conversations with ThriveED

Enjoy drinks and appetizers and mingle with Thrive Economic Development investors and staff. Learn why ThriveED investors support efforts focused on attracting and supporting business growth in Jefferson and Dodge counties.

Sponsored by Ixonia Bank

Event Details:
Monday, June 22, 2020
4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Hubbleton Brewery
10445 Hubbleton Rd
Waterloo, WI 53594

Registration information coming soon. This is a free event.

July 20: Conversations with ThriveED

Conversations with ThriveED

Enjoy drinks and appetizers and mingle with Thrive Economic Development investors and staff. Learn why ThriveED investors support efforts focused on attracting and supporting business growth in Jefferson and Dodge counties.

Sponsored by Fort Community Credit Union

Event Details:
Monday, July 20, 2020
4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
FCCU Mortgage Store
732 Madison Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

Registration information coming soon. This is a free event.

Nov 2: Conversations with ThriveED

Conversations with ThriveED

Enjoy drinks and appetizers and mingle with Thrive Economic Development investors and staff. Learn why ThriveED investors support efforts focused on attracting and supporting business growth in Jefferson and Dodge counties.

Sponsored by Watertown Regional Medical Center

Event Details:
Monday, November 2, 2020
4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
125 Hospital Dr
Watertown, WI 53098

Registration information coming soon. This is a free event.

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