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2023 Marketplace Social Media Kit


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 42nd MARKETPLACE WISCONSIN, the Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development. The event will be held on Dec. 6 – 7  at the Baird Center in Milwaukee and virtual sessions for The Contracting Academy will be held on Dec. 5.

Primary URL:

Event Hashtag: #MarketplaceWI

Event Dates:
Dec. 6 – 7:  In Milwaukee at The Baird Center (MARKETPLACE Wisconsin)

Dec. 5: Virtual (The Contracting Academy)

The text below can be used as is or customized to match your social media content and channel preferences.

Copy Option 1

Wisconsin has a diverse network of small businesses. Whether you are a minority, woman, LGBTQ+-, veteran, or someone with a disability, join us on Dec. 5 virtually, or in Milwaukee on Dec. 6-7 for a chance to connect with resources to help form new partnerships.

We look forward to seeing you at #MarketplaceWI:

Copy Option 2

Business owners from all across Wisconsin have an amazing opportunity to network with local and state government representatives, corporate buyers, and other entrepreneurs to develop new partnerships.

We hope to see you at #MarketplaceWI

Register here:

Copy Option 3

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 develop new partnerships.

Register here:

Below is an example of copy to use as an email invite.

Email copy

Subject: You Are Invited!

Preheader: Diverse business owners have an amazing networking opportunity

Email body: Registration is open for the 42nd 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.


  • 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.
December 5, 2023 – VirtualThe Contracting Academy (TCA)December 6-7, 2023 – In-personThe Baird Center, Milwaukee
Visit the event website for more information and to register to attend.

Below is a downloadable image of the #MarketplaceWI logo. There are several file types to fulfill your needs.

Questions? Contact:

Sara Beuthien, Events Manager

Matt Cash, Digital Content Marketing Manager