On November 11th, Scale Up Milwaukee was one of the main topics at the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s monthly member meeting, focusing on the current economic development efforts in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin.
After having an opportunity to meet with the Scalerator participants at the “Scale Up Village”, keynote speaker, Governor Scott Walker addressed a number of economic development activities and trends impacting the Milwaukee area. He offered his support and glowing reviews of Scale Up’s efforts throughout Phase I.
Following the Governor, Dayna De Simone, Director of OPEN Live in the Brand Strategy and Activation team with American Express OPEN, spoke about OPEN’s ongoing partnership with the program. Greater Milwaukee Committee President, Julia Taylor, also provided the members with a detailed report on the activities that have been implemented throughout the program’s pilot phase and what is hoped to be accomplished as we move into Phase II in early 2014.