Wisconsin Startup Conference
On September 6th, 2017 Wisconsin Manufactureers & Commerce (WMC) hosted the OnRamp Manufacturing Conference which brought together the manufacturing industry’s leading corporations, investors, and startups at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The one day conference highlighted innovations shaking up the manufacturing industry, the leaders who make these innovations possible and how cutting-edge technologies and business models will reinvent the industry.Since 2013, the conference has helped entrepreneurs at various stages of growth gain access to high level corporate leaders from companies like GE, Foxconn, Harley Davidson, Johnson Controls, and Lockheed Martin. This year’s events featured curated one-on-one sessions between startups and corporate executives. Some of the break-out sessions and discussions included topics ranging from manufacturing in America to supply chain innovations.Founded in 1911, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce is Wisconsin’s largest business trade association representing more than 3,700 employers of every size, from every sector of the economy. The state of Wisconsin and the city of Milwaukee continue to be great places to start a business and offer many benefits, including a business friendly economy and renowned programs that produce high-skilled workers.