Wisconsin businesses have the opportunity to take advantage of two days of technical training, networking, selling and marketing at this year’s annual VOLK FIELD SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE.

Joining us this year will be:
  • Case New Holland
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • C&H Distributors
  • General Services Administration
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Wisconsin Physicians Services
  • Fastenal
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Wisconsin National Guard
  • Bentley World Packaging
  • Wisconsin Department of Tourism
  • SupplyCore 
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Chequamegon Bay Engineering
  • AND MORE!!!
Topics Include:
  • Google Cloud
  • Social Media
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Growing your Business with Government Work
  • Responding to a Manufacturing Solicitation
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Wide Area Workflow (WAWF)
  • AND MORE!!!

This year’s event will focus on: 
  • Government Business Opportunities
  • Growing and Developing Your  Business 
  • Starting a New Business - Developing Entrepreneurs and Innovators
  • International Business
  • TRACK one – Working with the Government
  • TRACK two –Starting a Business
  • TRACK three – Growing Your Business
  • This year including Round-table Sessions
  • Small group discussions and meetings with topical experts, government and business representatives from the region


PLEASE NOTE: Due to increased security measures of the Volk Field Air National Guard Base, online registration for this event has closed. You may register onsite, but may experience significant delays with base security so please arrive early.

For additional information regarding registration, contact Joseph Smetak at 
414-270-3600 or by email by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required, and the registration fee  does not include transportation or lodging.  However, some meals are included.

Local Lodging: 

Cranberry Country Lodge (14 mi)
319 Wittig Rd.
Highways 21 & 94
Tomah, WI 54660
(608) 374-2801

Quality INN (13 mi)
1001 Hwy 82
Mauston, WI 53948
(608) 847-4160
(608) 847-5959

Hampton INN (14 mi)

219 Buan Street, 
Tomah, Wisconsin, 54660

Registration fees are as follows:
  • Day 1 ONLY: $60.00
  • Day 2 ONLY: $55.00
  • BOTH Days: $99.00
  • I&E Club Member OR Federal 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOB, VOB, WOSB OR State MBE, DBE, WBE, DVB (BOTH Days): $60.00
  • Speaker (By invitation only): No Charge

Questions? Click here to contact Joseph Smetak for further information.


The Annual Volk Field Small Business Conference takes place on base at Volk Field each year in Camp Douglas, WI.

100 Independence Drive, Camp Douglas, WI 54618

Please click here for directions!