MILWAUKEE —To start
Manufacturing Month, SCORE Southeast Wisconsin is
hosting The Wisconsin Business Innovation Forum on Oct.
The event will
provide insight into how today’s business owners are
following a new way of thinking to take their operations
to a higher level.
Alex Lasry, vice
president of strategy and operations for the Milwaukee
Bucks, kicks off the forum as the keynote speaker. He
will discuss how understanding your customers,
competitors and partners is important, but envisioning
successful outcomes is essential.
breakfast presentation, choose from two-of-three
breakout sessions. The first is “Strategic Thinking:
Inventing the Future of your Business,” which will
address what are the right questions business owners
need to ask themselves to grow their companies. The
second session is “Financing Your Businesses: What you
need to understand about financing sources available,”
which will discuss why traditional financing route is
not a sure fit for every business. The final session
will be on “Protecting Your Ideas: Safeguarding business
ideas when discussing concepts with potential customers
and partners,” which will explore the fundamental
principles of a patent, trademark, copyright and
non-disclosure agreements in simple, understandable
The event will be
held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 1 at Hilton Milwaukee
City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee.
The $50 registration
fee includes breakfast, refreshments throughout the
event, copies of presentation materials and attendance
at two of the breakout presentations.