Topic: Blog

Happy Holidays from the NEWaukee Team

Happy Holidays from NEWaukee! 2018 was a year full of excitement and success for our team. We’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who partnered with us, supported us, and attended our events. This past year, we held over a hundred events throughout Milwaukee and Wisconsin. From intimate weekend-long innovation retreats to large… Read more »

2018 Empty Storefronts Conference Recap

Date: November 5th, 2018 Location: Milwaukee, WI (Neighborhoods: Eastown, Westown, Mitchell Street, Bronzeville) Website: www.emptystorefronts.com Description: NAIOP WI, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and NEWaukee present the 4th Empty Storefronts Conference, a day-long conference that focuses on holistic solutions, national trends, best practices, and success stories that lead to action plans and spark ideas… Read more »

Looking Forward, Looking Back

  Looking Forward, Looking Back Last week, the NEWaukee team spent a day at The Hive coworking space downtown. It’s always nice to get out of the office and into a different space – a shift in scenery to help us get into a new state of thinking. With five hours and a lot of content… Read more »

Get Involved with the 2019 Night Market!

Get involved with the 2019 NEWaukee Night Market! NEWaukee’s Night Market is a free, outdoor event showcasing a variety of local Milwaukee vendors, performers and artists. Held monthly during the summer, the Night Market transforms the heart of downtown into an exciting fusion of all the city has to offer. The 2018 NEWaukee Night Market… Read more »

Apply to Speak at Soapbox

Apply to Speak at Soapbox! NEWaukee is excited to announce Soapbox, a new series of female-focused events starting in early 2019. Soapbox will feature stories and panel discussions with Milwaukee female community leaders in a live talk show format. The social events will feature networking, a live DJ, a cash bar, and complimentary appetizers while… Read more »

The State of YPs in Wisconsin

The east and west coasts have historically drawn many Midwesterners with promises of excitement and career success. But with the big coastal cities’ increase in cost of living combined with millennials’ enormous levels of student debt, members of the most altruistic and purpose-driven generation are getting creative and forging their own paths to pursue their passions. And… Read more »

YPWeek Wisconsin Announces 2018 Program Recap

YPWeek Wisconsin Announces 2018 Program Recap The nation’s biggest young professional event topped attendance and impact numbers again. Milwaukee, Wisc. May 22, 2018 — NEWaukee and the statewide partners that produce YPWeek Wisconsin proudly announce the results of the 2018 program. This year boasted the largest number of events, program attendance and community project impacts…. Read more »

Why YPWeek Matters

By: Angela Damiani As we neared the seventh iteration of YPWeek after six years of constant and all-consuming expansion, I questioned why we were barreling forward with this initiative. How much bigger can it get? At what point is this growth unsustainable? Where are we going with the momentum mounting behind us? What began as… Read more »