Dept. of Commerce: Wisconsin Innovates Business Best Practices Conference Will Put Innovation into Practice

Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce, 608/267-9661

MADISON – Wisconsin entrepreneurs, business owners, managers and executives looking to learn about the most innovative business practices in Wisconsin will want to attend WISCONSIN INNOVATES Business Best Practices Conference, presented by Governor Jim Doyle, on March 28-29 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee.

“Since Governor Jim Doyle took office in 2003, he has worked hard to strengthen Wisconsin’s economy,” said Department of Commerce Secretary Mary P. Burke. “Through his Grow Wisconsin Agenda 2005, Governor Doyle has created an economic strategy that focuses on the high end through fostering a competitive business climate and investing in Wisconsin businesses. WISCONSIN INNOVATES is a statewide opportunity for business people of every industry to come together and learn from the best.”

WISCONSIN INNOVATES programs will deliver insights based on real experience and practical, market-tested tools. Speakers from the state’s leading businesses such as Culver’s, Johnson Controls, Miller Brewing Co, Trek and Harley-Davidson, will focus on innovation and programs built for implementation for any size business. Tom Peters, America’s most influential business innovator is the conference’s keynote speaker. The conference is presented by Commerce and the Wisconsin Innovation Network.

For registration information or to register for the conference, go to For additional information, contact Laura Raymonds, Commerce, at [email protected]