Past Conferences

charting new waters

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Racine County

Tesla, Google, Apple, Amazon... These are just a handful of manufacturing and technology companies that located to the Reno, Nevada region in the last five years. Due to this economic boom, Nevada is the #3 State for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, with the Reno-Sparks region adding between 7,000 and 10,000 new jobs annually.

Amid the unprecedented economic growth and success, the region faces serious challenges in the areas of talent attraction and development, transportation, and housing. This community briefing and following conference is being held to facilitate networking, relationship building and information sharing between the Racine, Wisconsin and Reno, Nevada communities. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Community Briefing: Is Southeastern Wisconsin the Next Reno, Nevada?
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Reno to Racine: A Deeper Dive and Local Discussion
Bill Thomas
Assistant City Manager, City of Reno
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
John Thurman
CEO, Nevadaworks
Jason Soto
Chief of Police, City of Reno
Zachary Kumler
CEO, Alpha Roster
Aaron West
CEO, Nevada Builders Alliance
Local Perspective: Melvin Hargrove
Uplift 900 Project Manager, Racine County
Local Perspective: Mario Martinez
Uplift 900 Task Force Member & CEO, Marz Ins
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
Zetema Project

The national healthcare conversation is highly polarized, poorly informed, and dominated by competing special interests. The Zetema Project is a diverse group of healthcare leaders from various political persuasions as well as representatives from major industry stakeholder segments that meets regularly to debate key healthcare issues. The purpose of the June 2018 meeting is to inform the public dialog and build relationships among influential executives, policy makers, and journalists.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Quarterly Board of Directors' Meeting

Thursday, June 14, 2018
United Way of Racine County

United Way of Racine County's annual Impact Awareness event provides donors an opportunity to learn more about their impact on the community, meet United Way staff and board members, and network with other supporters. We will share United Way's initiative work and the investment process. We will also award two Volunteers of the Year, our Chairman’s award, and recognize our top 10 most generous companies in 2017.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018
CIT International

Board members will convene to discuss and define the strategic direction of our organization at a time of change in organizational leadership and increasing national attention to interactions between law enforcement and persons with mental illness.