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Milwaukee World Trade Association (MWTA) International Business Series presents: Past Presidents Night

Thursday, December 1 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Milwaukee Athletic Club


MWTA’s Past Presidents Night honors all past presidents of the MWTA. The featured dinner speaker, Luis De Leon, is Vice President of the Mining Products Division at Caterpillar, Inc.

4:00-5:00 PM – Panel discussion on “Opportunities & Challenges in Emerging Markets” featuring:
– John Sibson, VP of Global Strategy, Johnson Controls
– John Cornell, Euler Hermes- MWTA past president
– Adele Walsh, Johnson Controls (Moderator)

6:00-7:00 PM – Dinner

7:00-8:00 PM – Luis De Leon’s presentation followed by Q&A

COSBE’s Holiday Gathering

Thursday, December 1 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | MMAC Offices


MMAC’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) invites you to its annual celebration to thank you for your support throughout the year and your to recognize your contributions to the economy and to the region. More than 150 small business executives are expected to partake in the revelry.

Executive Roundtable Preview for Small Business

Tuesday, December 6 | 7:30 am – 9:00 am | MMAC Offices


If you are a CEO, CFO or Senior Executive of a small business, come preview the Executive Roundtable experience and learn how you can benefit from monthly discussions with your peers that focus on your top business issues.

Purely Social @ Catch 22

Thursday, December 8 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | 770 N. Milwaukee St.


We’re going all out for the last Purely Social event of 2011! Join us at Milwaukee St.’s newest hot spot, Catch 22, where you can choose from 22 different types of sliders and sample from their menu of 22 different specialty drinks.

FUEL Purely Socials are free and open to members & non-members and there’s no “catch”?just a relaxing night of socializing with 200 of your best FUEL friends. See you there!

Tap Into Financing Sources for Small Business Operations and Growth

Friday, December 9 | 7:30 am – 9:30 am | ManpowerGroup, 100 Manpower Place


This workshop will present information about new and existing federal, state and local programs available for small business owners seeking financing for business operations and growth. The presenters are:
– Jim Simelton, Lead Business Development Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration
– David Kircher, Sr. VP, SE Wis. Regional Mgr, Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corp.
– John Miller, Vice President and Loan Officer of Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation
– Tracey Luber, Program Manager for Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation

Registration Deadline: Monday, December 5, 2011

Limited to the 70 attendees.

Lunch with MMAC President Tim Sheehy

Friday, December 9 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | MMAC Offices


Join us for an informal, but informative, conversation and lunch with MMAC President Tim Sheehy. Get plugged into the top issues facing our business community, learn what MMAC is doing to improve the region’s business climate and how to make the most of your membership. Tim will listen to your concerns and answer your questions. If you want to get more involved and have direct communication with your chamber executive, this lunch is for you.