Welcome Back

We are happy to announce that we are starting to navigate into the new normal post COVID, and looking forward to bringing our networking back to “in person” events as we enter into the second half of 2021.  We will continue to take precautions where necessary, but are looking to offer regular networking events, and encourage you to visit our ‘calendar of events’ for the rest of 2021 in both Illinois and Wisconsin.

I wish you continued health and courage as we embrace the new cadence, whether that is in person, virtual, or a hybrid of both.

I can’t wait to start ‘connecting’ with you all again and keeping our business and M&A communities active.

Paula Cook
MBBI President - 2021

Wisconsin Events

    • November 09, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • St. Brendan’s Inn The Waterford Room 234 S Washington St Green Bay WI

    • November 16, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Butterfield Country Club | 2800 Midwest Road, Oak Brook IL

    In person

    Recent Legal Challenges Related to M&A Deals
    Panel Discussion

    Come listen to our esteemed panel of attorneys Art Mertes, Ray Horn, Keith Zerman and moderator Markus May as they discuss the ever changing landscape of the legal aspects related to M&A transactions.

    Covid has presented its own set of challenges in practicing law. But the related fallout and opportunities related to company performance, PPP loans, industry performance and protecting buyers and sellers in a volatile market situation has lead to a number of changes in the way law is practiced and how attorneys and their clients are approaching deals.

    You will be sure to pick up some valuable information to help you in representing your client whether you are a n M&A intermediary, accountant, banker, consultant, or other professional dealing with buyers and sellers!

    November 17 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Networking and Panel Discussion
    Cocktails and Appetizers

    Butterfield Country Club
    2800 Midwest Road, Oak Brook IL

    Members and their guests: $25
    Non-Members: $40

    • November 17, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Racine Country Club | 2801 Northwestern Ave. | Racine, WI 53404

    • December 07, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Brookfield Conference Center, 325 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

    For event questions please call 262.893.8691

    • December 14, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • The Drake Oak Brook

    In person event

    The date & time is subject to change.

    • January 20, 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • TBA

    Save the date!

    MBBI 2022 Annual Conference

    How do we go from the “Windy City” to the “Ready City”

    Chicagoland - Convenience versus Inconvenience

    January 20, 2022

    11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Past events

September 14, 2021 White Sox v Angels & Networking
September 14, 2021 Knocking Down Deals in 2021
September 02, 2021 Summer Fun at the Fest 2021
August 19, 2021 MBBI of Wisconsin Networking Event
August 03, 2021 22nd Annual MBBI Golf Outing
July 13, 2021 Managing Cybersecurity / IT Risks in Private Equity and M&A
June 17, 2021 Private Equity Info Demonstration
June 01, 2021 How Business Valuations Have Changed in 2021
April 27, 2021 Positioning Your Client's Business for Sale Post Covid
March 30, 2021 Illinois - Virtual Beer Tasting and Networking
February 18, 2021 MBBI of Wisconsin Virtual Event “Raising a Glass to 2021”
January 12, 2021 MBBI Annual Conference - Virtual
December 01, 2020 MBBI of Wisconsin Virtual Economic Event
October 13, 2020 M&A in Uncertain Times & Networking
September 16, 2020 Knocking Down Deals in 2020
September 01, 2020 21st Annual MBBI Golf Outing
July 28, 2020 How to Attract New Business as the Lock-down Eases
June 30, 2020 MBBI Virtual Social
May 13, 2020 Stress Testing Deals in Good Times, Bad Times and Now
February 13, 2020 MBBI Annual Deal Maker's Kick Off Party
December 15, 2019 Bears vs Packers at Lambeau Field - Networking - Green Bay, WI
December 03, 2019 9th Annual Private Equity Connection of Wisconsin
October 29, 2019 "Foaming" Relationships in M&A
October 24, 2019 IBISWorld Training Webinar - Members Only
September 26, 2019 IBISWorld Training Webinar - Members Only
September 19, 2019 Achieve What You Want in your Businesses with the Right Plan & The Right Talent
September 10, 2019 Knocking Down Deals in 2019
July 09, 2019 20th Annual MBBI Golf Outing
June 26, 2019 Summer Fun at the Fest 2019
May 14, 2019 M&A Advisor Conference
April 04, 2019 MBBI of Wisconsin Green Bay Event – 2019 Tax Update
February 21, 2019 Deal Maker's Mart & 2019 Kick Off Party
December 04, 2018 MBBI of Wisconsin's 8th Annual Private Equity Connection
October 25, 2018 How Much Cyber Risk are You Buying?
September 18, 2018 Artificial Intelligence, When will AI take over and render us obsolete?
August 07, 2018 How To Become a Business Social Media Rock Star
July 10, 2018 19th Annual MBBI Golf Outing
June 27, 2018 Summer Fun at the Fest 2018
May 16, 2018 Wisconsin Educational and Networking Event - Train Your Brain For Success
March 27, 2018 Green Bay, WI - Networking & Social Event - March 2018
February 06, 2018 MBBI of Wisconsin Networking and Social Event
December 06, 2017 MBBI of Wisconsin's 7th Annual Private Equity Connection
October 26, 2017 M&A Deal Killer - Culture
September 19, 2017 Craft Brewery M&A Trends
August 08, 2017 Milwaukee Summer Rooftop Networking Event
July 11, 2017 18th Annual MBBI Golf Outing
June 28, 2017 Summer Fun at the Fest
May 23, 2017 Entrepreneur’s Guide to M&A
March 30, 2017 Green Bay, WI - Networking & Social Event

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