Purpose

This toolkit provides suggested copy for a post status you can use for your social channels to help you network and drive attendees to the 43rd MARKETPLACE WISCONSIN, the Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development. The event will be held on Dec. 11 – 12 at the Baird Center in Milwaukee and virtual sessions for The Contracting Academy will be held on Dec. 10. 

Primary URL: Marketplacewisconsin.com  

Event Hashtag: #MarketplaceWI 

Event Dates: 

Dec. 10: Virtual (The Contracting Academy)
Dec. 11-12:  In Milwaukee at The Baird Center (MARKETPLACE Wisconsin) 

General Post Status

Please use the 1080×1350 photos for Instagram and Twitter (X), and the 1200×1500 photos for LinkedIn and Facebook.

Social Post Status

Wisconsin’s small business network is diverse and vibrant! Whether you are a minority, woman, LGBTQ+-, veteran, or someone with a disability, join us on Dec. 10 virtually, or in Milwaukee on Dec. 11-12 for a chance to connect with resources to help form new partnerships.  

We look forward to seeing you at #MarketplaceWI! www.marketplacewisconsin.com 

Instagram/Twitter (X)

 Two girls smiling and information about the 43rd annual MARKETPLACE WI event.

LinkedIn and Facebook

Two girls smiling and information about the 43rd annual MARKETPLACE WI event.

General Post Status

Social Post Status

At Marketplace Wisconsin, business owners across the state have an amazing opportunity to network with local and state government representatives, corporate buyers, and other entrepreneurs to develop partnerships. 

We look forward to seeing you at #MarketplaceWI! 

Register here: https://marketplacewisconsin.com 

Instagram/Twitter (X)

Two speakers presenting at MARKETPLACE WI, with information about this year's event.

LinkedIn/Facebook

Two speakers presenting at MARKETPLACE WI, with information about this year's event.

Informational Post

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Registration is now open for #MarkeplaceWI—the Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with business professionals and government representatives to form new partnerships.  

Register here: https://marketplacewisconsin.com 

Instagram/Twitter (X)

Informational Graphic for MARKETPLACE WI.

LinkedIn/Facebook

Informational Graphic for MARKETPLACE WI.

Sample Email Invite

Email Invite

Subject: You Are Invited! 

Preheader: Diverse business owners have an amazing networking opportunity 

Email body: Registration is open for the 43rd Annual Marketplace Wisconsin. The Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development connects business owners from across Wisconsin looking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as the private sector. 

MARKETPLACE provides a chance for businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities to learn from and connect with resource providers, government representatives, corporate buyers, and business professionals. 

Why attend MARKETPLACE? 

  • Businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities, as well as small businesses of all kinds, can meet with dozens of government and corporate buyers and learn about business funding and assistance resources. 
  • Corporate buyers can meet diverse business owners who are eager to work with you. 
  • Government agency representatives can share business opportunities with potential suppliers. 
  • Lenders and business assistance providers can promote their offerings. 
  • Attendees of all types can partake in the networking opportunities and awards celebration. 

When:
December 10, 2024 – Virtual
The Contracting Academy (TCA)

December 11-12, 2024 – In-person
The Baird Center, Milwaukee 

Visit the event website for more information and to register to attend.