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 Entrepreneur Resource Center


Looking to take your business to the next level? Want to turn your entrepreneurial idea into a business? The Entrepreneur Resource Center is a great place to start.

The ERC offers a full range of activities and events where you can meet with other entrepreneurs to share your ideas and strategies. You'll also have access to experienced entrepreneurs who can offer concrete guidance and direction about your business idea.



Business Success Summit

This is a national-quality event for business owners, managers and entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the next level. The Business Success Summit focuses on three key performance areas for every business: Financing, Marketing and Leadership. The cost of the daylong business summit is $65/person. Early Bird tickets are available until October 15th at $55.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
8:00 AM- 4:30 PM 

During lunch, attendees are welcome to partake in the "Taste of Entrepreneurship" at a fee of $10 per person. A wide variety of local food entrepreneurs will be providing samples of their offerings as well as items for purchase.

  • Attendees looking to Launch a business will enjoy sessions "Financing your Startup", "Marketing 1.0", and "Balancing Act: Overcoming Adultitis Amidst the Stress of Being an Entrepreneur or Small Business Owner."
  • Attendees looking to Grow their existing business will be part of sessions "Cash is King", "Marketing 2.0", and " Personnel: Drive growth by hiring the right people." 
  • Attendees looking to Thrive in their growing business will enjoy sessions  "Financing Second-Stage Growth", "What you need to know to go Global", and "Developing a leadership team primed for growth."



Upcoming Workshops & Seminars

Marketing Strategies for Growing a Small Business


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Looking for new ways to stand out among the competition and increase profits in your small business?

Today`s fast-paced and changing environment requires that business owners get more and more creative with their marketing efforts. 

Tuesdays February 17th- March 10th
                 from 6:00-8:30 pm 

 You will learn:

  • Branding & effective messaging
  • Anatomy of a good ad
  • Media buying
  • Effective use of social media
  • Building a marketing budget





Start Right the First Time 

Starting a New Food Venture 


  • A FREE workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a food business
  • Learn the critical steps necessary to launch a business, listen as industry experts and local entrepreneurs in your area share their tips for success
  •  Classes are held from 5:00-8:00 pm
  • Locations & Dates

​Location ​Date ​Details/Registration
​Luxemburg Regional Center ​Thursday, February 12th Register Today






E-Seed™ Business Planning Course

  • Have a great business idea or concept but need a plan?
  • Develop a business plan to guide the launch of your business
  • Get insight from industry experts on the legal, management, marketing, accounting and financial aspects of running a small business


Winter/Spring 2014/15 Courses

Location​ ​Date Details/Registration
Green Bay​ ​Mondays, Feb 9th-May 4th Register Now
​Marinette ​Tuesdays, Feb 10th- May 5th Register Now
Shawano​ ​Wednesdays, Feb 11th- May 6th Register Now
All courses are held from 5:00-9:00 pm.


What can you do at the Entrepreneur Resource Center? 

Contact the Entrepreneur Resource Center today! 

Karen Widmar, MBA
Management & Leadership Coach, (920) 498-5627- (800) 422-NWTC, ext.7124
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