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IBAW Suggests Swift Advancement of Foxconn Incentive Package

With Foxconn announcing its coming to Wisconsin to create thousands of high tech jobs, it's critical any incentive package isn't bogged down in a bureaucratic quagmire. In this press release the IBAW asks representatives in Madison to move swiftly on the incentive package before them. Read here.

Full Speed Ahead...For Membership!

IBAW is on a charge to increase its membership and to help more businesses. If you are interested in joining IBAW, come to our monthly meeting at the Wisconsin Club as a free test drive. Contact IBAW Executive Director Steve Kohlmann for details here

5 Great Reasons to Join the IBAW + 1 More

Wondering why you should join the IBAW? We have five really good reasons to do one more! 

Read more.

Upcoming Events: - Get out of that BUSINESS BUNKER and join us.


Monthly Meeting 

Friday, August 18th, 2017 | Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am | 

Location: The Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave   

7 Steps To Building a 

High-Performance Culture

With the low supply and high demand for top-performing employees, you need to confront your competition head-on by building a culture that will attract and retain the caliber of people you need to grow your business.

On Friday, August 18, Scott Seroka, Wisconsin’s only Certified Brand Strategist and Principal of Seroka Brand Development, will share his seven proven steps to building a high-performance culture and compelling employer brand.

Additional Takeaways: 1) Learn the #1 reason great employees leave, 2) Learn how to manage Millennials to become your greatest employer brand advocates, and 3) Learn how to overcome the biggest obstacle to improving your culture.

Registration is now closed. Walk ins are welcome!

President's Circle Leadership Group

Thursday, August 31st, 2017 | Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Dale Carnegie Training Center, 6737 W. Washington Street, Suite 3105, West Allis, WI 53214

As the CEO, President, or owner you are asked to produce more results with fewer resources, meet and exceed competition, innovate and motivate.  This creates very difficult teams and leadership challenges. Leaders must encourage teamworkbottom-up idea generationalignmentloyalty and above all commitmentRather than direct and dictate, leaders must inspire and motivate! You must be a CEO, President or owner of a company to attend this event.

 Register Now

Sales Roundtable 

"How To Map Out Your Sales Day"

Monday, September 11th, 2017 | Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Location: CTaccess, 740 Pilgrim Parkway, Elm Grove

The old saying "Time flies when you're having fun" has never been more true when you're in sales.

But having a disciplined schedule is vital not only for sales success but life success. Join us for a morning of insightful sales - and life - discussion.

Register Now

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The Issues

Top 5 Issues

Impacting Wisconsin  


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IBAW Magazine

August 2017

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IBAW Legislative Priorities 2016-17



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