Events designed to assist science- and tech-based businesses in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Technology Council produces events throughout the year that are designed to assist in the development, growth and success of science- and tech-based businesses in Wisconsin.

Events include:

  • Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium
    The two-day annual symposium is designed to unlock Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial potential by providing the right combination of ideas, innovation, intellectual property and investment – as well as hands-on instruction and advice targeted to early stage companies ready to make the leap.
  • Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference
    The two-day annual conference is one of the Midwest’s premiere “how-to,” hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels.
  • Wisconsin Tech Summit
    The goal of the Wisconsin Tech Summit is to bring together major companies and emerging firms in a setting that allows them to meet and explore likely business relationships around technology needs and innovation.
  • Brew, Bites & Bytes
    A relaxed evening open to people and groups who are a part of the state’s tech and innovation scene. Anyone is welcome to attend.
  • Governor’s Business Plan Contest
    The mission of the Governor’s Business Plan Contest is to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage of tech-based businesses in Wisconsin. The contest links up-and-coming entrepreneurs with a statewide network of community resources, expert advice, high-quality education, management talent and possible sources of capital.
  • Wisconsin YES! Business Plan Contest
    The mission of Wisconsin YES! is to help young people learn how science and technology innovations can be developed into solid business plans. Wisconsin students, from middle school to 12th grade, are eligible to enter individually or in small teams.
  • Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) events
    WIN is the Tech Council’s membership arm – dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. WIN events are focus on the needs and challenges faced by new and growing technology-based businesses in Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin Cleantech Network events
    The Cleantech Network forums focus on the needs and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and others working in Wisconsin’s clean technology sectors. That includes power systems, controls, alternative fuels and more. Each program will include a presentation, audience Q&A and networking.
  • Community events
    Learn about other educational event and networking opportunities around the state and Midwest region.

The “Full Calendar View” displays all of the above events by date and month.