Knowledge and Insights Powering Independent Business

Available Tax Credits for Business

Are you leaving money on the table when it comes to your business taxes? 

IBAW sponsor Vrakas CPAs has an overview on tax credits available to you from both the State and Federal level.

Read here.

Full Speed Ahead...For Membership!

IBAW is on a charge to increase its membership and to help more businesses. If you are interested in joining IBAW, come to our monthly meeting at the Wisconsin Club as a free test drive. Contact IBAW Executive Director Steve Kohlmann for details here

5 Great Reasons to Join the IBAW + 1 More

Wondering why you should join the IBAW? We have five really good reasons to do one more! 

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Upcoming Events: - Get out of that BUSINESS BUNKER and join us.


President's Circle Leadership Group

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Dale Carnegie Training Center, 6737 W. Washington Street, Suite 3105, West Allis, WI 53214

As the CEO, President, or owner you are asked to produce more results with fewer resources, meet and exceed competition, innovate and motivate.  This creates very difficult teams and leadership challenges. Leaders must encourage teamworkbottom-up idea generationalignmentloyalty and above all commitmentRather than direct and dictate, leaders must inspire and motivate! You must be a CEO, President or owner of a company to attend this event.

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Sales Roundtable 

"Voice of the Customer - A Strategic Approach"

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Location: CTaccess, 740 Pilgrim Parkway, Elm Grove

Jimmy Hansen and Alan Soriano from Mathison Manufacturing share insight as to their ongoing market strategy called “The Voice of the Customer.”  

Learn more how they define prospects and use strategic methods to close the sales gap. They will also discuss their unique War Room and how you can apply it to your own business to stay focused, drive action and get results.

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Monthly Meeting

Political Discussion: Democrats | Republicans 

Friday, October 20th, 2017 | Time: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 am 

Location: The Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee

Democrats and Republicans at the same table? Is that even possible? It is!

The IBAW pulls together the parties for a morning of politics with two Democrats and two Republicans from Madison for a political discussion. 

This will be your opportunity to ask your questions about taxes, workforce issues, environmental or DNR regulation issues.regulation issues. 

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The Issues

Top 5 Issues

Impacting Wisconsin  


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IBAW Magazine

September 2017

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IBAW Legislative Priorities 2016-17



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