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Business Day in Madison

February 28 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison

Welcome Reception: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Madison Club, Madison






Business Day in Madison is around the corner! Register today for February 28, 2018! Come hear from Sharyl Attkisson, Guy Benson, Greg Gutfeld and Governor Scott Walker (invited).

Check out last year’s event:

Featured Speakers

BDIM_Attkisson_SharylSharyl Attkisson

Sharyl Attkisson is a five-time Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist based in Washington D.C. She is author of “The Smear,” which addresses how fake news and shady political operatives control early every image the public sees on the news, online and in everyday life. She is also author of the New York Times bestseller “Stonewalled.” Attkisson is creator and host of her own investigative news television program, “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson,” broadcast to 43 million Sinclair-owned ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Telemundo and CW stations.


BDIM_Benson_GuyGuy Benson

Guy Benson is the Political Editor of Townhall.com, a Fox News contributor, and co-author of End of Discussion, published by Random House in 2015. He is a familiar voice on the nationally-syndicated Hugh Hewitt radio show, which he regularly guest hosts, having anchored the Guy Benson Show from February 2008 until September 2015. He was named one of the “Top 30 under 30″ conservatives in America by Red Alert politics in 2013. Forbes magazine named Guy to its “30 under 30″ law & policy roster in 2015.


BDIM_Gutfeld_GregGreg Gutfeld

New York Times best-selling author Greg Gutfeld has been called “outrageous and outspoken.” A libertarian political satirist, humorist, magazine editor and blogger, he is perhaps best known as the co-host of the Fox News “The Five” and “The Greg Gutfeld Show.” He covers a variety of topics, including news, entertainment, and sports, with special guests. He currently writes for his own site, GGutfeld.com and FNC.com covering news and pop culture of the day, from a conservative libertarian humorous slant. He is the author of six books, among them, three New York Times best sellers.


BDIM_Walker_ScottGov. Scott Walker (Invited)

Scott Walker is the 45th Governor of the State of Wisconsin, currently serving in his second term. During the last seven years as governor, Walker has signed into law sweeping policy changes including tort reform, billions of dollars in tax cuts, right-to-work and Act 10 – which dramatically reformed Wisconsin public sector collective bargaining laws. He also became the first governor is history to survive a recall in 2012. Walker announced in November 2017 that he was running for a third term as governor.

Program Agenda

February 27, 2018

5:00-7:00 PM Welcome Reception at the Madison Club     Sponsored by Kwik Trip

February 28, 2018

7:30 AM Registration Opens, Partner Meetings (by invitation only) and VIP Breakfast (sponsors only)
VIP Breakfast Sponsored by Alliant Energy
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.
9:00 AM Welcome / Program Emcee: Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
9:20 AM Guy Benson, political editor of Townhall.com, Fox News contributor, author     Sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. 
10:20 AM Morning Break
10:45 AM Sharyl Attkisson, five-time Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist
Noon Lunch
12:15 PM Greg Gutfeld, co-host of Fox News “The Five” and New York Times bestselling author
1:30 PM Attorney General Brad Schimel
1:45 PM Dr. Alan Yeung, Director of U.S. Strategic Initiatives, Foxconn
2:45 PM Afternoon Break     Sponsored by First Business Bank
3:15 PM Judge Michael Screnock
3:30 PM Governor Scott Walker (invited)     Sponsored by WEC Energy Group

Sponsorship Opportunities

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Brittany Rockwell at WMC, 608.258.3400



Register Today!

$175 per person; $1,300 table of 8


Program Sponsors

Speaker Sponsors

GodfreyKahn WECEnergyGroup


     Diamond Sponsors

AlliantEnergy first business bank new logo KwikTrip MEC Reinhart

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

ATC Delta Dental georgiapacific HamiltonConsulting ManitobaHydro StateFarm_logo_horz_standard_RGB WI Insurance Alliance

Silver Sponsors

Enbridge Kikkoman M3_50year UPS wispolitics

Bronze Sponsors

Chippewa-C2_Logo_w Print FocusOnEnergy MercuryMarine PCA Platform-Comm-Logo-Final-crop waco-color WaupacaFoundry Xcel-4c

Copper Sponsors

Alliance of Health Insurers
Kramer Madison
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)


Partnering Organizations

American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin, Inc.
Independent Business Association of Wisconsin
Midwest Food Products Association
National Federation of Independent Business
The Wisconsin Utilities Association
Tool, Die and Machining Association of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Beverage Association
Wisconsin Economic Development Association
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
Wisconsin Paper Council
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association
Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Partnering Chambers

Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
African American Chamber of Commerce
Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
Beaver Dam Area Chamber of Commerce
Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce
Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce
De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce
DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce
Delafield Chamber of Commerce
Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Dodgeville Area Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce
Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce
Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Center, Inc.
Envision Greater Fond du Lac Inc
Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce
Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce
Forward Janesville, Inc.
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce
Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce
Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce
Greater Green Bay Chamber
Greater Ladysmith Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Tomah Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce
Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce
Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce
Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
Johnson Creek Area Chamber of Commerce
Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce
Lake Mills Area Chamber of Commerce
Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce
Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce
Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce
Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
Middleton Chamber of Commerce
Milton Area Chamber of Commerce
Monroe Chamber of Commerce
Mount Horeb Area Chamber of Commerce
Mount Horeb Area Chamber of Commerce
Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce
New Berlin Chamber of Commerce & Vis. Bureau
New London Area Chamber of Commerce
Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce
Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce
Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
Park Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce
Platteville Regional Chamber
Plover Area Business Association
Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
Portage Area Chamber of Commerce
Portage County Business Council
Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce
Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
Rice Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
Sauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce
Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce
Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce
Sheboygan Falls Chamber-Main Street, Inc.
South Suburban Chamber of Commerce
St. Germain Area Chamber of Commerce
Stoughton Chamber of Commerce
Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce
Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Visit Lake Geneva
Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce
Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc.
Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce
Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce
Waushara Area Chamber of Commerce
West Bend Area Chamber of Commerce


February 28
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Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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