Knowledge and Insights Powering Independent Business

The CARES Act: What's in it for Small Business, the Self-Employed and Gig Workers. Click here.

Isolation Tips from a Nuclear Sub Captain: 5 Great tips to keep your sanity while cooped up.Click here.

Lori Highby of Keystone Click held a webinar about how to market your business during this lockdown. You can watch the video on YouTube by clicking here.

IBAW member & sponsor, Von Briesen, has a fairly extensive listing of topics regarding how COVID-19 impacts your business life for a legal standpoint. Click here.

Are you a 'essential business'? Executive orders can be vague. We recommend you consult with legal counsel and check out this website from the CISA.Gov website. Click here.

The Small Business Assoc. COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources.

Click here.

The CDC Website. Helpful tips & info to keep you, your employees, and your company safe. Click here.

Wisconsin COVID-19

From Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

View county by county. Click here.

The Powers of A State Governor

Rick Esenberg of Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty pens an interesting article on what powers a state governor does and doesn't have. Click here to read.


World view stats of COVID-19 and how countries are weathering. Updated daily. Click here.


World view stats with the ability to see state-by-state stats. Click here.

Upcoming Events:

Webinars related to the COVID-19 situation you may find useful.



Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST

Topic: Coffee with Kohlmann

Presenter: IBAW

Grab a cup of coffee and join IBAW Executive Director, Steve Kohlmann, for a virtual cafe meeting.

We'll discuss how you and your business are holding up under the present situation and let you do a little venting.

There might even be a special guest or two.

Click here for video jump in information.

Monday, APRIL 13th

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST

Topic: Sales Roundtable

Wayne Breitbarth: How to Use LinkedIn for Business Growth in the Wake of COVID-19

In this timely, impactful, highly actionable broadcast, Wayne Breitbarth, nationally recognized LinkedIn consultant, trainer, and author of the best selling book The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success.

For more information, click here.


President's Circle - Cancelled 

Friday, March 27th 2020 8:30 am - 10:00 am 

Location: 10909 West Greenfield Ave, West Allis - Tri-City Bank Building, Suite 207

Cost: Free - Brought to you by the IBAW & Dale Carnegie Training

Steve Bobowski

1.    September 27, 2019 – Building Effective Teams

2.    October 25, 2019 – Innovation 

3.    November 22, 2019 – Performance & Results

4.    December – No meeting due to Holiday

5.    January 24, 2020 – People-First

6.    February 28, 2020 – Delegation Process

7.    March 27, 2020 – Cancelled due to Coronavirus situation

8.    April 24, 2020 – Module Seven: Acceptance Finding

February Meeting Topic: 


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- Date Change Due To Coronavirus Situation - 

6th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

Friday, October 9th 2020 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Waukesha Gun Club, 23170 Watertown Road, Waukesha

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Upcoming events

Friday, October 09, 2020 11:30 AM • Waukesha Gun Club, 23170 Watertown Rd, Waukesha, WI 53188



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April 2020

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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! 

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