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Christine McMahon facilitates "Innovation Because Growth Matters" learning session to IBAW members.
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch at the "We Built It Rally."
Craig Culver and his team at an IBAW breakfast.
A full house makes for quality networking.
Roundtable Tax & Business discussion in Madison with Lt. Gov. Kleefiesch.
The IBAW gets an inside perspective on Wisconsin's energy situation from Chief Economist John Felmy of the American Petroleum Institute, Washington D.C.
Meeting with Senator Ron Johnson at his office in Washington D.C.
Meeting in Washington D.C. with Karen Kerrigan, president of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

December 19th

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: The Wisconsin Club

"Business, Branding

and Community"


Dean Rennicke, 
VP Marketing, Kapco Metal Stamping

In 1972 built on a dream and hard work, Tom Kacmarcik Sr. opened the doors of Kapco, Inc. with a facility on Hickory Street in Grafton, Wisconsin. Over the years Kapco has been known for making quality metal products that fit the customer’s needs. One thing in addition to providing quality metal products was a desire to give back to the community.

In 1985 Tom Kacmarcik Jr. and Jim Kacmarcik joined the management team. As Kapco grew the need to find additional space became more evident and it was decided to build a new facility while continuing to run the Hickory plant. In 1999 they opened up our current headquarters on Badger Circle in Grafton.

Since that time Kapco has added two facilities in West Bend, Wisconsin along with two more buildings in Grafton. In 2011 they decided to venture for the first time out of Southeastern Wisconsin and took over some of the Polaris Industries plant in Osceola, Wisconsin.

Over the years they have seen the Kapco workforce grow from a husband and wife team to over 400 employees within the various family of companies and are proud to call Wisconsin home.

$32.00 - IBAW members $42.00 - Guests.

Registration Opens Soon.

   Sales: Best Practices Roundtable
     Monday December 8th - 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

     (Please arrive by 7:15)
     Location: CTaccess, Elm Grove

Topic: End of the Year Roundtable

This month will wrap up the end of the year with a simple roundtable discussion. What's on your mind? Having trouble breaking through? Need a tip on how to research cold calls? Need a shot of inspiration? 

Even if you're seasoned in sales, learn what other professionals are doing and some new techniques and skills you might be missing.

About the Sales Roundtable-

Open to anyone in a business development role at an IBAW member company who would like to share their real world challenges and most successful strategies for growing business. This Roundtable is meant to serve as a confidential means to learn from your peers in other industries and to help others learn from your experience – good and bad. 

Coffee provided by CTaccess, bakery by IBAW.

Click here for more information & registration.

Upcoming events

Monday, December 08, 2014 7:15 AM • CTaccess, 740 Pilgrim Parkway, Suite L3, Elm Grove, WI
Friday, December 19, 2014 7:00 AM • The Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee

November 2014 IBAW Magazine

Unable to see the magazine due to security blocking? Click here for a direct link.


Quick reads explained in plain English.

NLRB vs McDonald's

The National Labor Relations Board 

ruling on McDonald's could damage a 

large share of the economy: 

The franchise industry. 

Click here to read.

The Export Import 

Bank Reauthorization 

What it is / Pros & Cons

Click here.

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To advance business prosperity through
insightful programming,executive networking and 
member-driven public policy and advocacy.

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