2018 Business X-Change - 11/14

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Name: 2018 Business X-Change - 11/14
Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CST
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has been closed. Call 715-344-1940 for availability.
Event Description:

BUSINESS X-CHANGE – November 14, 2018
 
Business X-Change meets regularly throughout the year at the Portage County Business Council office. A roundtable series of meetings that allows business owners and their employees the opportunity to discuss pertinent topics, learn from local industry leaders and, most importantly, learn from each other. 

 
There is no cost to attend and a continental breakfast is included.
 


Topic: "Upskilling Your Workforce"
 
Presented by:
                          
Craig Bernstein
Workforce Development Manager
Mid-State Technical College  
              


About the Program: With the unemployment rate nearing record lows, companies have to make sure their current workforce has the skills necessary to be successful. With assistance from Mid-State Technical College, businesses can upskill their workforce to aid in retention and attraction of new workers.

Key Points Attendees with Learn as a Result of Attending this X-Change:
- How current labor shortage effects workforce.
- Why it is important to continue offering workforce opportunities to increase skills.
- How Mid-State Technical College's Division of Workforce and Economic Development assists businesses.
- Grant funds available to cover training costs.


About our Speaker: 
Craig Bernstein 
has joined Mid-State Technical College in December 2017, where he assists businesses in determining training and technical assistance needs. He has previously worked for another Wisconsin technical college in a similar role and is also a Wisconsin State Licensed Funeral Director.

What is Business X-Change? A roundtable presentation which allows business owners and their employees the opportunity to discuss pertinent topics, learn from local industry leaders and, most importantly, learn from each other.  Business X-Change meets regularly throughout the year from 7:30 - 8:30am at the Portage County Business Council office. 
 
Special THANK YOU to Mid-State Technical College for their sponsorship of this program.

Event Sponsors:
Location:
Portage County Business Council 
Foundation Conference Room
5501 Vern Holmes Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am
(Continental breakfast included)
Contact Information:
Karen Myers, Director of Programs & Events - 715-344-1940
Fees/Admission:
There is no cost to attend.  Non members should call our office to receive their "GUEST PASS" to attend.
 
Pre-registration is required.
Registration deadline:  Tuesday afternoon, November 13, 2018.
If online registration is closed and you would like to register, please call our office at 715-344-1940 to check on availability.
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