Local Business Organizations

  • BUSINESS RESOURCES & MATERIALS EXCHANGE PROGRAM— www.bmex.org
    The Business Material Exchange of Wisconsin provides an online material exchange program to connect individuals and organizations in an effort to make reusable, surplus and by-product materials available for the purpose of reducing waste, extending the life of usable materials and improving economic performance.
  • FORWARD WISCONSINwww.forwardwi.com
    Forward Wisconsin, Inc. is a public/private initiative founded in 1984 to encourage business growth and investments in Wisconsin. Forward Wisconsin draws upon its resources to promote Wisconsin to investors, site selection consultants, business decision-makers and corporate executives.
    Madison: (608) 261-2500
    Milwaukee: (262) 691-7873
  • RISK MANAGEMENTwww.riskinstitute.org
    The Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI) serves the risk management needs of small businesses, small non-profit organizations and local government entities.
  • WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEcommerce.wi.gov
    Wisconsin’s leading agency to promote and support safe, healthy communities and to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs throughout the state.

Professional Organizations

  • Professional Speakers and Trainerswww.wisconsinspeakers.com
    NSA Wisconsin is the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Speakers Association and Gateway
  • American Accounts Payable Association (AAPA)www.americanap.org
    The professional society for accounts payable, offering the latest news and trends in the accounts payable field.
  • Wisconsin Society for Human Resource Managementwww.wishrm.org
  • Wisconsin Institute of CPAswww.wicpa.org
  • Wisconsin Association of Personnel Serviceswww.waps.org
  • Center for Corporate Financial Leadershipwww.ccflinfo.org

Area Chambers of Commerce

Resources for Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs

Recommended Websites

  • KIPLINGER — www.kiplinger.com
    Timely personal finance and forecasts for busy investors. FInd basic guides, calculators, featured articles, worksheets and current stock info.