First Talent Conference Tuesday in Madison
Lt. Governor Kleefisch and talent experts to participate
The first Talent Conference will feature an updated look at Wisconsin’s demographics and what it will take to attract new talent to the Badger State.
WHAT: WMC’s First Talent Conference
WHO: 200 attendees comprising business, education and government leaders
WHEN: Tuesday, February 23; 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison
WHY: To understand Wisconsin’s current strengths and weaknesses, and work to ensure Wisconsin finds and keeps good talent, ensuring the state stays competitive for decades to come
Futurist and Demographer Ken Gronbach will present an updated vision of Wisconsin, where to find talent, how to keep it, and how Wisconsin compares to other states.
Shannon Full, President and CEO of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce will dive into the impact of Talent Upload; a program that they started to familiarize college students from around the Midwest with the Fox Cities community, its top employers and the limitless career paths available in that part of Wisconsin.
The event will also feature Wisconsin’s First Job Honor Awards, sponsored by ManpowerGroup and presented by Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch to two deserving companies and two individuals.
Greenheck Fan Corporation, winner of the 2015 Bubbler Award for Wisconsin’s Best Places to Work for Young Professionals, will address the programs they have instilled which helped them win the award and attract talent.
For more information, visit www.wmc.org/talent.
This event is open to all credentialed media.
Contact WMC at 608-258-3400.