MarketPlace and Spotlight Presentation THIS Week!

nb impaq2014 Marketplace Conference is taking place OCTOBER 22nd & 23nd 2014 at Potawatomi Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Marketplace is the Governor’s conference on minority business development for the state of Wisconsin.

This conference has reached capacity and registration is closed. Follow Nicole Bowman and Bowman Performance Consulting for live updates on social media. Check #MRKT14, too!

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Nicole Bowman “Spotlight” Presenter at MarketPlace 2014

Date:      Thursday, October 23, 2014

Place:    Potawatomi Expo Center

1721 W Canal Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

Spotlight Session Time: 10:15 am – 10:45 am

Topic:  Doing Business with Tribal Government & Other Tribal Enterprises

Description:  Establishing a relationship and working with tribal government and other tribal enterprises can be complex and challenging. A Native-American business owner shares best practices for building a relationship and selling to tribal entities.  Three keys points covered are:  1) Tribal Relationship Building 2) best practices for working and doing business with different Tribes and Native American businesses and 3) resource information for making connections with tribal groups.

About Bowman

Bowman Performance Consulting (BPC) is a professional consulting and scientific research & evaluation company.  BPC provides services to a national clientele from the public, private, non-profit and tribal sectors.  BPC gathers measurable and meaningful data from clients and their stakeholders/customers so that individuals, programs, and organizations can use the data, improve performance, and build capacity in order to function more efficiently and effectively for the short and long-term.

About MarketPlace

This statewide conference is in its 33nd year and provides MBE, WBE and DVB companies the opportunity to meet government and corporate buyers, network with potential teaming partners, attend business seminars and find valuable business resources to help grow their businesses!


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Marketplace 2014 – Save the Date




2014 Marketplace Conference

OCTOBER 22nd & 23nd 2014
Potawatomi Conference Center, Milwaukee


Teaming for Success!

Marketplace 2014 at a Glance


Registration for BOTH DAYS – $70/person Standard ($65/person* MBE/WBE/DVB)

October 15th
3 PM – 6 PM Complimentary Workshops
6 PM – 9 PM
Networking Reception$20/person Standard ($15 for MBE/WBE/DVBs)

October 16th $50/person* with Early Bird Discount
8 AM Breakfast and Welcome Session
Noon Award Luncheon Program
10AM Expo Hall Opens
10AM Spotlight Seminars Begin in Expo Hall
10AM Meetings with Buyers Available

View 2013 Marketplace information below
Oct 15th & 16th 2013
2013 Marketplace Photos

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This premier statewide conference celebrated its 32nd year and was held at the Potawatomi Conference Center in Milwaukee.

Click the image below to view the program booklet

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Click Here Read about the 2013 Award Winners and Finalists

Who Attended?

  • Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, Veteran-Owned Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Corporations
  • Business Assistance Resource Organizations
  • Chambers and Service Providers
  • Lenders