Current Offsite Events
Oct 6 – 8 – Small Business Academy
FREE three day business academy for:
– Existing small businesses
– Individuals thinking of starting a business
– Entrepreneurs looking for funding and resources
Register here for this free virtual event. More information about this event:
Workshops covering small business lending topics, free business assistance resources and ways to plan, start and grow a profitable business are offered.
These sessions will provide an opportunity to discuss specific industry information on a variety of topics ranging from: childcare, personal care, construction, hospitality, food services, agriculture, retail, transportation, janitorial and online business. An expert will share their knowledge and experience, and then facilitate peer-to-peer sharing to help participants learn new ways to overcome startup and growth challenges.
Nov 12 – Define Your Avatar – How Women Lead in the New Era of COVID Entrepreneurship
Part of the Start Up Milwaukee Week Series (Nov 11 -18)Now more than ever, we need women to lead other women to start businesses. Come hear from a panel of women entrepreneurial leaders from different parts of the city. We will discuss how we are leading while managing remote learning, COVID-19 precautions, and the new economy. As we hear from their expertise, we will celebrate women of different ethnic backgrounds and for the mothers, the different ages of children. Learn more and get tickets here
At MalamaDoe, we showcase women business owners and provide marketing for their businesses while encouraging other women to build great businesses and support women of all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Startup Milwaukee Week connects high-growth entrepreneurs with the resources they need (investors, support programs, service providers, etc.) to launch and scale high-growth tech companies in the Milwaukee region. The 5th annual event is taking place virtually, November 11 – 18, 2020 and is supported by Husch Blackwell, Northwestern Mutual and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Skills Pipeline.
Members Out and About
Apr 5 – Virtual Happy Hour by Member Iman Khan
I’m going to be hosting free virtual happy hours for all of us to social from a distance. We are wired to connect and it’s even more imperative now that we do so. These are intended as a social hour to connect with your community and extended community. I called them Happy Hour for the sole purpose of reminding us that being Happy is a PRACTICE, so we’ll be practicing together.
Here is the link for the first Virtual Happy Hour of Humanizing and subscribe for more. Feel free to share!
Upon registering to join, I’m limiting it to 20 people, I will send you the link and details to join via Zoom, an online meeting platform.
Aug. 19 – MalamaDoe Businesses at Biz Expo
Make plans now to attend BizTimes Media’s 16th Annual BizExpo.
MalamaDoe Women Business Owners will have a great presence at this event. Use the link above to register for the event and reserve a booth. See you there!
Jul. 30 – Masterclass – LinkedIn Power Moves for Entrepreneurs Presented by Clarene Mitchell
In this masterclass, Clarene Mitchell will share winning LinkedIn strategies specifically to help entrepreneurs maximize the platform and stand out against their competition. Learn more and register here.
Season Two of our Head of the Table Podcasts is Underway
Check out our podcast page for more information.
Anja Farin, LLC
Quiet Bonnie – Quiet Mystic
James R. Long Law Office
MKE Localicious & MKE Kitchen
Suzie Van Cleave
Van Cleave Architecture + Design
Shorewood Care Network
Mar – Mary Wellness
Blackwell Law Group SC
Nwyze Coaching Company
North Shore Organic Services
May 8 – UWM Virtual Innovator Expo
The fifth annual UWM Innovators Expo exhibits a collection of UWM community prototypes, ideas, startups, student orgs, partners, classes, and innovations. This event has been the pinnacle of celebration for the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. Circumstances have shifted us to an online format for this year’s event. It’s an experiment and we hope it works. Join us in celebrating our innovators! Learn more and RSVP here.
May 6 – UWM Diverse Ideas
Young Enterprising Soceity (YES) will be featured! Their mission is to mobilize people, information, resources and capital for the greater good of its members and society at large. They offer a wide array of programming to young people in the Milwaukee community including STEAM program and the Blueprint. More info here https://www.facebook.com/events/224911691945666/
You must sign up using the link below**
Sign up here.
Mar. 14 – MalamaDoe Businesses at Shorewood Shenanigans – CANCELLED owing to COVID-19 Quarantine
Shorewood Shenanigans is back and expanding and MalamaDoe members will be there – in front of Three Lions Pub from Kensington to Glendale, promoting their businesses! For more info, see the Facebook Event. We hope you will join us. Register here.
Mar. 6 – Rolling Out the Welcome Wagon – Marketing Plans for the DNC
The Northshore Chamber is meeting with multiple communities to determine what each community has to offer for the DNC 2020.
Let’s meet to discuss what offering we can present to our visitors. Learn more and register here.
Feb. 27 – Mentors Meet Where You Are At
Making This Happen! Come and get answers to your questions on what it really takes to fulfilling your true calling – opening a business. Learn more and register here.
Feb. 21 – Time to Roll Out the Welcome Wagon – Planning Your Marketing for the DNC
Time to Roll Out the Welcome Wagon for the 15,000 volunteers and 50,000 visitors attending hundreds of events in the Milwaukee Area for the Democratic National Convention. Let’s celebrate the Forward Thinking State of Wisconsin as Small Businesses will be Center Stage. Join us to find out how best to position your business and neighborhood. Learn more and register here.
Dec. 3 – WWBIC Luncheon
10:30-1:30 pm – Learn more.
November 20 – PMI Institute: Managing the Human Side of Projects – Facilitating Stateholder Satisfaction, Change Adoption and Organizational Value
Join us from 7:30 am to 9 am for a breakfast discussion at the MalamaDoe offices. Learn more and register here.
November 18 – Increasing Your Online Visibility While Making Connections
Come and learn from Nick Christensen from RelyLocal how to increase your online visibility while making connections. Register for this free event here.
November 14 – Panel Discussion for Startup Week Milwaukee: Define Your Avatar – What is a Successful Woman Entrepreneur?
It will be a panel with key leaders in Milwaukee who run women entrepreneurship organizations and a discussion on how we can continue to ensure women are represented at the table. Sheila Long will lead a conversation on how they help women build their businesses while ensuring the women flourish and grow personally and professionally. Find out more and register here.
October 29 – CRM Training with Melanie Varin from TopLine Results
Join us at 12:15 pm at the MalamaDoe offices. Melanie Varin with TopLine Results will be training us on CRM (databases). Please mark your calendars and please register here. Should be a good one.
Head of the Table Events:
Attend our Head of the Table events and be inspired to launch and lead a business!
Oct. 10, 2019 – Head of the Table – 8:30 am to 10 am. Register for this free event here.
Oct. 10, 2019 – Head of the Table – 11:30 am to 1 pm. Register for this free event here.
Oct. 10, 2019 – Head of the Table – 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Register for this free event here.
October 9 – Doyenne – Milwaukee October 2019 Connect
Doyenne is in Milwaukee!! Now what??
Join us for an evening to learn about Doyenne, what we offer, how we’re working within the existing Milwaukee ecosystem to bring our unique talents and offerings as well as collaborate to make the Milwaukee ecosystem a better place for all entrepreneurs. Learn more and register here.
Past Offsite Events 2019
Oct. 3 – UWM Diverse Ideas: Issa Nyphaga
11 am – 12 pm. Learn more.
Oct. 4 – UWM Social Good Morning: Juli Kaufmann
9:00 am – 10:30 am. Learn more.
Oct. 12 – Concordia University Entrepreneur in You
8:30 am – 12 pm. Read more and register here.
Learn more about the Entrepreneur in You Conference.
Oct. 15 – UWM Diverse Ideas: Joanie Buckley
11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Learn more.
Oct. 23 & 24 – Marketplace WI
Here is the place to be on October 23rd & 24th. Think Biz Expo for Minority Business Owners. Sheila Long will be getting a booth. Please contact her if you want to join in. Or just attend the event. Read more.
Oct. 29 – Women Veterans in Action – Pathways to Success for Women Entrepreneurs
No matter which phase (creating, starting, or growing) your small business is in; there are people, resources and communities to support you. Join us for an informative morning that will reveal how you, the entrepreneur, can chart your pathway to success. Learn more and purchase tickets here.
Oct. 31 – Night of the Ghost Train Celebration
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Read more.
Nov. 1 – UWM Social Good Morning: Deana Singh
9:00 am – 10:30 am. Read more.
Nov. 1 – Women’s Fund Luncheon
12-1:30 pm. More information.
Nov. 11 – Nov. 17 Startup MKE Week
Nov. 13 – Milwaukee 5x5x5
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Read more.
Nov. 16 – UWM Business Model Canvas Mixer
9:00 am – 11:00 am. More information.
Dec. 6 – Social Good Morning: Damian Buchman
9:00 am – 10:30 am. Find out more.
Dec. 7 – Shorewood BID Winterfest
5:30 – 7:30pm. More about this event.
AUGUST 22 – Wisconsin’s LGBT Chamber Coffee Connection
Join us at our morning networking event – Coffee Connection. This event is an opportunity for Chamber members to connect with other business owners and professionals that share their values. A special thanks to MalamaDoe – A Coworking Community for Women for hosting!
This is a free event and registration is not required. All are welcome. We’ll bring the coffee, you bring the conversation. Learn more here.
AUGUST 14 – Doyenne Milwaukee Event at MalamaDoe
Join us in an evening of getting to know Doyenne Milwaukee members and networking with other women professionals while enjoying food and beverages. This paid event will be held at our offices and is hosted by Doyenne Milwaukee and sponsored by American Family Insurance. Learn more and purchase your ticket here.
JUNE 27 – The Annual Shorewood Criterium
Stop by our offices during the bike races and meet our members showcasing their businesses. Learn more about this event here.
JUNE 12 – Doyenne Milwaukee Event at MalamaDoe
Join us in an evening of getting to know Doyenne Milwaukee members and networking with other women professionals while enjoying food and beverages. This paid event will be held at our offices and is hosted by Doyenne Milwaukee. Learn more and purchase your ticket here.
MAY 30 – The BizExpo
Stop by our booth at the Biz Expo! Learn more about this Expo here.
* Past Events and Fireside chats can be found here.
* Business Tuesdays at MalamaDoe!
* Our Fall Fireside Chat series has ended.
* Past Fireside Chats in 2018:
May 22, 2018 – Fireside Chat with JoAnne Sabir, The Juice Kitchen
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
April 24, 2018 – Fireside Chat with Liz Sumner, Owner of SHOP
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
March 27, 2018 – Fireside Chat with Jackie Steinmetz. Jackie Steinmetz is the CEO of Accelity Marketing, a Milwaukee-based marketing agency that drives growth in B2B software startups. RSVP for the event here.
Join us 2/27 for our first Fireside Chat of the spring!
Marian Singer, co-founder and CEO of Welntel, a groundwater technology company, will lead this exciting chat!
OCTOBER 2017 – Our Fireside Chat series was held in October. More information about our speakers is available here: MalamaDoe_FiresideChats2017_sign_8-23-17.
OCTOBER 17, 2017 – Greater Milwaukee Foundation – On the Table event.