Wisconsin District Office–October 24,  2022

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Oct 25: Federal Wage and Hour Laws with SBA and Dept of Labor

Join SBA Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Labor to learn about Federal Wage and Hour laws.

In response to COVID and other changes in our world, there have been new laws enacted. And with so many requirements to keep track of, it’s been challenging for many employers to be certain of how the federal wage and hour laws apply to their workplace. Learn about overtime, pay, travel rules, exemptions from overtime and more. 

Oct 25

10 am


Oct 26: Get Cyber Aware–Join SBA’s Virtual Cybersummit

Illustration with a lock and circuits.  Text: Free virtual event SBA cyber summit

SBA is hosting a free, virtual National Cyber Summit! This cybersecurity forum, a first for the agency, will help introduce American small businesses to tools, tips, and resources to bolster their cybersecurity infrastructure in addition to exploring new trends and challenges entrepreneurs are increasingly facing. For the full schedule and registration, click below. 

Oct 26

11 am-4 pm CT


Blog: Tips to Keep Your Business Cyber Safe

Oct 27: Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month

8 people sitting & standing indoors, laptops & desks with text, Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month webinar on Oct. 27 at 1pm EDT

Join SBA on October 27, 2022 for a webinar in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month to learn about disability awareness, inclusion, hiring employees with disabilities, and the importance of equity and opportunity to help uplift and support entrepreneurs with disabilities. Speakers include:

  • Shari L. Thomas, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Civil Rights
  • Suzanne Foley, Owner, Port City Pretzels, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Gregory Modica, President and CEO, Government Supply Services, El Dorado, Arkansas

Oct 27

12 pm CT


Final Week! Register Now for Nov 1 Rhinelander Roundtable and Speed Networking with SBA

There’s just one more week to join the small business speed networking and roundtable in Rhinelander featuring SBA.  Nicolet College is an SBA Community Navigator. They are actively working with other local partners to connect Rhinelander and northern Wisconsin small businesses with SBA’s resources to help them start, grow, expand, and recover from adversity.  

SBA: Empowering Small Business Roundtable Discussion 10:00-11:30 am
Lunch (Provided) 11:30 am-12:45 pm
Speed Networking 1:00-3:00 pm

Hosted by The GRID-WI at Nicolet College, Rhinelander

Registration is limited; sign up now! 

Nov 1

10 am- 3 pm


MoneySmart Series: Strong Business Credit Oct 26


Oct 27: Financing Manufacturing Exports Webinar

Calling all Wisconsin manufacturers! Whether you are new to export or currently exporting and looking to grow your sales, this webinar is must see!

Trade remains an engine of growth for America. Manufacturers need capital to take advantage of these opportunities. Join SBA’s Office of International Trade for an intimate conversation with a fellow manufacturer and their banker as we discuss challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned for financing global sales growth.

Oct 27

1 pm CT


Are You the Next Winner? Submit Your SBA Award Nomination

Illustration of a trophy with text, 2023 National Small Business Week Awards. Now accepting nominations. The SBA logo is included.

New! November Partner Events and Webinars

SBA resources partners: Helping you start, grow, or expand your business

In person! Financial Management: Building Financial Confidence in Your Business series-4 sessions (SBDC), starts Oct 25, 8:30 am, Madison

Value Planning for the Future (SBDC), Oct 26, 8:30 am

In person! Fearless Performance Management (SBDC), Oct 27, 8:30 amMadison

In person! Women Trailblazers and Entrepreneurs’ Conference (SBDC), Oct 27, 8:30 am, Stevens Point

Acquisition Hour: Overview of Government Contracts (WPI), Nov 1, 11 am

In person! Maximizing Your Leadership Potential (SBDC), Nov 10, 8:30 am, Madison

In person! Digital Marketing and Social Media Conference (SBDC), Nov 11, 8:30 am, Madison

Hire Badgers: Student Staffing Opportunities for Small Businesses (SBDC), Nov 14, 10 am

Acquisition Hour: Certification for Veteran-owned Businesses (WPI), Nov 15, 11 am

Wisconsin Tax Seminar for New Businesses (SBDC), Nov 15, 1:30 pm

2023 HR Trends (SBDC),Nov 16, 11 am

Positive Power Plays: Skills for Conflict and Negotiation (SBDC), Nov 17, 8:30 am

Check out the SBA Wisconsin calendar at www.sba.gov/wi for more upcoming education sessions! 

SBA’s support or participation is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity.

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