The 61st Annual Greater Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner attracted over 1,000 business leaders for the largest annual dinner to date. The event focused on three core ideas: “Innovative”, “Entrepreneurial”, and “Identifiable” and threading them all together for how they tie to Madison. Highlighting the important role entrepreneurs and groups like Capital Entrepreneurs play in the ecosystem and in driving future economic growth was a common theme throughout the evening.
DineInTime CEO Leora Greenburg spoke about her experience as a startup founder. She was joined by American Family Insurance CEO Jack Salzwedel and UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank as the 3 keynote speakers for the evening. Author and Inc.com columnist Debra Kaye was the Emcee of the evening, along with Chamber President Zach Brandon.