- November 2, 2021 -
December 7, 2021
1:00 - 4:00 pm

No cost registration is being done in conjunction with Marketplace. While registering for TCA, please note there are options to register for additional Marketplace 2021 session and events.

TCA is an opportunity for businesses to grow their technical knowledge of contracting with the State of Wisconsin, Federal Government and Government Prime contractors. The series of workshops will benefit established businesses looking to grow and develop their government sales.

  • Subcontracting Best Practices for Diverse Small Businesses and Federal Contractors
  • Working with Federal Prime Contractors
  • Working with Federal Agencies
  • An Update from Wisconsin’s Military Bases
  • Exporting
  • Working with WisDOT
  • Selling Goods and Services to Local Governments
  • Responding to a Government Solicitation: Preparing a Competitive Proposal
December 8-9, 2021
MARKETPLACE - the Governor’s Annual Conference on Diverse Business Development is scheduled for December 7 – 9 2021. Join us in celebrating the events 40 years of serving the Wisconsin business community!

The event connects business owners from across Wisconsin seeking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as the private sector. At the conference, small, minority, woman, veteran, and LGBTQ-owned businesses can learn from and connect with resource providers, government representatives, corporate buyers and business professionals to lay the framework to develop new partnerships and new contracts.  

REGISTER NOW AS ATTENDEE OR EXHIBITOR AT https://www.marketplacewisconsin.com/
Schedule of events:

Tuesday December 7
  • Supplier Diversity Panel
  • Conversations on current issues focusing on Small Business
  • The Contracting Academy (TCA) hosted by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute – for current government contractors

Wednesday December 8 – Marketplace Day 1 - IN PERSON at the Wisconsin Center

Thursday December 9 – Marketplace Day 2 - IN PERSON at the Wisconsin Center
  • Buyer meetings
  • Exhibitor floor and business networking lounge open
  • Governor’s Awards Breakfast
  • 40th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

  • November 9, Sales Opportunities in the City of Madison, Waukesha County and Walworth County Government Markets LEARN MORE - webinar

  • November 16, Acquisition Hour: Preparing to Meet with a Government Buyer – The Elevator Pitch LEARN MORE - webinar

  • November 16, Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Networking Event – In-Person LEARN MORE - webinar

  • November 19, Cyber Friday: Understanding the Cloud LEARN MORE - webinar


  • December 3, Cyber Friday: Cybersecurity Information – Tools, Resources and Keeping Current LEARN MORE - webinar

  • December 7, The Contracting Academy – Virtual LEARN MORE - webinar

  • December 8-9, Marketplace 2021 40th Anniversary LEARN MORE - In Person
  • December 17, Cyber Friday: Ransomware LEARN MORE - webinar

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Newsletter Editor: Doug Clemons, dougc@wispro.org