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Connect with scholars, artists, scientists and other consultants to advance your mission and strategic plan. Our partnerships across industries create in-person and virtual events, workshops, retreats and other groundbreaking series.

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Upcoming Events & Conferences

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Presidential Academy

November 8-10, 2023
Virtual Conference

Learn the skills necessary to run 2024 elections in your municipality. Expand your skills with a variety of lessons, including preparing for elections with your county clerk and having an emergency contingent plan. Courses count towards WEC required continuing education.

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Unity in Entrepreneurship

A Diversity Resources & Partner Forum
November 10, 2023
8-10:30 a.m.
UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus
Free Event

Join us for a forum designed for small to medium businesses and future entrepreneurs to share organizations and services that offer business support and other resources. Let's encourage more business ownership in Wisconsin with a particular focus on under-represented groups. While the event is free, we do ask that you register in advance in order to plan for food and beverages. The event is hosted by Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), made possible by a grant from New North and includes participation by:

  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • UW-Green Bay
  • New North
  • Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce
  • Wisconsin LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce & more!
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Nonprofit Conference 2024: Plant. Cultivate. Bloom.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lambeau Field, Green Bay

Our conference sold out in 2023, so mark your calendars for 2024. The theme is Plant. Cultivate. Bloom. As nonprofits tell their story and grow their resources, they will enhance their impact. More conference details will be announced soon.

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Mind the Mind Symposium

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan

Partnering with Mental Health America to educate community and business influencers on the importance of mental health and helped bring to light the changing landscape of mental health.

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Empowering Women Leaders

The mission of the Schreiber Foods Institute for Women’s Leadership at UW-Green Bay is to advance women both personally and professionally at all stages of their career by educating, inspiring, and providing networking opportunities to create a strong and equitable workforce. The Institute hosts regular networking events.

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Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations

Join this monthly discussion group for women business leaders to grapple with important topics and to take things to the next level. These conversations take place virtually and in-person at coffee shops throughout Northeast Wisconsin. 

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Women Rising: Stories from Experience

The Institute hosts a series that features distinguished woman from the area, sharing their stories of challenge and triumph and offering advice for women following in their footsteps. 

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Want to know More?

Executive Officer Jess Lambrecht can help. We know you have concerns about returning to college and getting credit for prior learning. Connect with Jess at (920) 465-2222 or

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