Knowledge and Insights Powering Independent Business

Welcome New Members:

• SiFer Consulting • Tri-City Bank • Charis Facility AdvantageHeck Capital Advisors • Ascend Technology • TBG Networks • Storage Systems MidwestProSonix • Becker Ritter Funeral Home • Southeast Sales • Halcyon Financial Services • The Corners of Brookfield • ULine


Foxconn Impact Explained in Plain English


There's a lot of information out there on regarding Foxconn and how it impacts Wisconsin. We found this infographic from Racine County you may find helpful to better understand the situation. Read more...




Available Tax Credits for Business


Are you leaving money on the table when it comes to your business taxes? 

IBAW sponsor Vrakas CPAs has an overview on tax credits available to you from both the State and Federal level. Read here.


Unions Lose Again In Wisconsin Right To Work Case

Matt Kittle of the MacIver Institute gives an overview of the Unions loss in court.

Another court has upheld Wisconsin's Right to Work law, stinging organized labor with yet another legal defeat. The Wisconsin 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled to reverse, remand and dismiss a lower court ruling striking down the state's 2015 law prohibiting unions from taking dues from workers who do not want to be union members. Read more...

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 so...plus one more! 

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

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Monthly Meeting

Political Discussion: Democrats | Republicans 

Friday, October 20th, 2017 | Time: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 am 

Location: The Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee



Democrats and Republicans at the same table? Is that even possible? It is!


The IBAW pulls together the parties for a morning of politics with two Democrats and two Republicans from Madison for a political discussion. 


This will be your opportunity to ask your questions about taxes, workforce issues, environmental or DNR regulation issues.regulation issues. 


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Sales Roundtable 

"Voice of the Customer - A Strategic Approach"

Monday, November 13th, 2017 | Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Location: CTaccess, 740 Pilgrim Parkway, Elm Grove



CRMs are a vital tool in your sales arsenal, but how can you use it to maximize your sales? 


 Fred Varin of TopLine Results will be our featured presenter to give you an overview on what to look for when choosing a CRM and how to utilize it for driving your sales and marketing efforts.


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The Issues


Top 5 Issues

Impacting Wisconsin  

Business


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IBAW Magazine

September 2017


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IBAW Legislative Priorities 2016-17

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