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Monthly member meetings include a 10-minute spotlight where a Madison Area Business Consultants, Inc. member showcases his or her business.


We also feature a 45-minute program to help consultants further their professional and personal development. Program formats include individual presentations, interactive workshops, and panel discussions. 

Upcoming events

    • March 14, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Zoom meeting
    Register

    March Program Presentation: 

    We Need to Talk: How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations

    with Nancy Depcik, Founder of Unshakable Success 


    Have you faced conversations that are challenging, complicated or downright unpleasant?

    Whether it’s with your manager, coworker, or spouse, there are specific techniques you can start using today that will help you manage conversations that are uncomfortable and relieve stress.

    At the end of our time together, you will…

    • Understand the different styles of communication and which one is most effective
    • Learn a five-step formula to stay focused and keep your conversation on track
    • Practice using a specific template to help deliver your message clearly


    About the presenter:


     Nancy Depcik of Unshakable Success™ brings over twenty years of speaking experience with a focus on leadership, resiliency and tenacity. She has empowered organizations to lead more effectively, foster positivity and communicate more clearly.

    As a Professional Keynote Speaker and Communication Skills Coach, Nancy has delivered presentations to Fortune 500 companies and at numerous conferences and conventions. She has been featured in several magazines, including Brava Magazine and the Huffington Post. Nancy is currently an adjunct professor at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin teaching Effective Communication and Public Speaking Skills. Her unique blend of humor, enthusiasm and connection with the audience landed her in the top 1% of speakers in an International Speech Contest in Washington DC where over 30,000 speakers competed. In her TEDx speech, she shares the one word that can literally change your life.


    Hope to see you there!


    March 14, 2024      8:00am - 10:00am CST


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    Agenda

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    8:00-8:30 a.m. CST  - Open Zoom Networking

    8:30-9:00 a.m. CST - Meeting opening remarks

    9:00-9:45 a.m. CST - Program

    9:45-10:00 a.m. CST - Questions & Answers

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    Program Logistics

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    Who. For all B2B consultants craving collegiality, collaboration, and real conversation. Guests welcome!

    What. Monthly program providing networking, relevant education, and personal and professional growth opportunities. 

    When. Thursday, March 14 • 8:00 AM–10:00 AM CST

    Where. Zoom Meeting ID will be in your registration confirmation email

    Cost. Free for Members & Guests

    RSVP. Register Today!

    Guests always welcome!

    • March 21, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Meeting


    MABC Monthly Coffee Club!

    Heather Dean has kindly organized this standing event -- a virtual Monthly Coffee Club for our MABC members.

    Our next virtual get-together will be held Thursday, March 21 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am CST. 

    MABC members can join this virtual get-together to connect outside of our regularly scheduled program meetings. There is no agenda and no to-do. All you need to do is simply join in, sip your coffee, and chat. Hope to see you there!

    Full details are below.

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    What: MABC Monthly (virtual) Coffee Club

    Date: 3rd Thursday of every month | March 21

    Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am CST

    Location: Zoom 

    This is a Members Only Event. To Join this MABC Coffee Club, click here at 8am on the actual program date.

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    Madison Area Business Consultants founded in 1987 to elevate business consulting to its finest.


    Founded in 1987, we provide members opportunities for education, networking, and collaboration to aid in providing high-quality consulting services to clients.

    • April 11, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Zoom meeting
    Register

    April Program Presentation: 

    Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and Community

    with Amy L. Riley, Founder of The Courage of a Leader®


    In this thought-provoking and interactive presentation, you will discover how to accelerate trust quickly and maintain trust over time:

    ** Secret to building trust fast
    ** Trust equation
    ** Show up trustworthy every time


    About the presenter:


     Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and leadership development consultant. She’s worked with organizations such as Deloitte, Cisco Systems and Aon Hewitt and has over 20 years of experience working with leaders at all levels.

    Amy earned a Masters of Science in Training and Development (MSTD), with an emphasis in Organization Development (OD), from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. She is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), a certified Tiara International LLC Coach and certified in the Meyers-Briggs Type Instrument.

    Amy’s second book, The Courage of a Leader: How To Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results, was released on March 3, 2021 and immediately reached #1 international best-selling status.

     

    Hope to see you there!


    April 11, 2024      8:00am - 10:00am CST


    _____________________________________

    Agenda

    _____________________________________


    8:00-8:30 a.m. CST  - Open Zoom Networking

    8:30-9:00 a.m. CST - Meeting opening remarks

    9:00-9:45 a.m. CST - Program

    9:45-10:00 a.m. CST - Questions & Answers

    ____________________________________________________________

    Program Logistics

    ____________________________________________________________

    Who. For all B2B consultants craving collegiality, collaboration, and real conversation. Guests welcome!

    What. Monthly program providing networking, relevant education, and personal and professional growth opportunities. 

    When. Thursday, April 11 • 8:00 AM–10:00 AM CST

    Where. Zoom Meeting ID will be in your registration confirmation email

    Cost. Free for Members & Guests

    RSVP. Register Today!

    Guests always welcome!

    • April 25, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Meeting


    MABC Monthly Coffee Club!

    Heather Dean has kindly organized this standing event -- a virtual Monthly Coffee Club for our MABC members.

    Our next virtual get-together will be held Thursday, April 25 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am CST. 

    MABC members can join this virtual get-together to connect outside of our regularly scheduled program meetings. There is no agenda and no to-do. All you need to do is simply join in, sip your coffee, and chat. Hope to see you there!

    Full details are below.

    ________________________________________________

    What: MABC Monthly (virtual) Coffee Club

    Date: April 25

    Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am CST

    Location: Zoom 

    This is a Members Only Event. To Join this MABC Coffee Club, click here at 8am on the actual program date.

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    Madison Area Business Consultants founded in 1987 to elevate business consulting to its finest.


    Founded in 1987, we provide members opportunities for education, networking, and collaboration to aid in providing high-quality consulting services to clients.

    • May 16, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Meeting


    MABC Monthly Coffee Club!

    Heather Dean has kindly organized this standing event -- a virtual Monthly Coffee Club for our MABC members.

    Our next virtual get-together will be held Thursday, May 16 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am CST. 

    MABC members can join this virtual get-together to connect outside of our regularly scheduled program meetings. There is no agenda and no to-do. All you need to do is simply join in, sip your coffee, and chat. Hope to see you there!

    Full details are below.

    ________________________________________________

    What: MABC Monthly (virtual) Coffee Club

    Date: 3rd Thursday of every month | May 16

    Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am CST

    Location: Zoom 

    This is a Members Only Event. To Join this MABC Coffee Club, click here at 8am on the actual program date.

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    Madison Area Business Consultants founded in 1987 to elevate business consulting to its finest.


    Founded in 1987, we provide members opportunities for education, networking, and collaboration to aid in providing high-quality consulting services to clients.

    • June 20, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Meeting


    MABC Monthly Coffee Club!

    Heather Dean has kindly organized this standing event -- a virtual Monthly Coffee Club for our MABC members.

    Our next virtual get-together will be held Thursday, June 20 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am CST. 

    MABC members can join this virtual get-together to connect outside of our regularly scheduled program meetings. There is no agenda and no to-do. All you need to do is simply join in, sip your coffee, and chat. Hope to see you there!

    Full details are below.

    ________________________________________________

    What: MABC Monthly (virtual) Coffee Club

    Date: 3rd Thursday of every month | June 20

    Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am CST

    Location: Zoom 

    This is a Members Only Event. To Join this MABC Coffee Club, click here at 8am on the actual program date.

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    Madison Area Business Consultants founded in 1987 to elevate business consulting to its finest.


    Founded in 1987, we provide members opportunities for education, networking, and collaboration to aid in providing high-quality consulting services to clients.

Past events

February 15, 2024 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
February 08, 2024 MABC Meeting | Choices Matter: Decode Your Decision-Making and Ignite Success
January 18, 2024 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
January 11, 2024 MABC Meeting | Enabling Employee Engagement
December 21, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
December 13, 2023 MABCLive! | End-of-Year-Celebration
November 30, 2023 MABC | Book Signing & Launch Party
November 16, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
November 09, 2023 MABC Meeting | One Small Session for You, One Giant Leap in Output: Learn to Use AI like a Pro with Think In Prompts!
October 19, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
October 12, 2023 MABC Meeting | How to be a Thought Leader: For Consultants, Coaches, and Speakers
October 05, 2023 Fall MABCLive!
September 21, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
September 14, 2023 MABC Meeting | 3 Reasons People Leave Your Website, and 3 Things You Can Do To Keep Them There
August 30, 2023 MABCLive! | Field Trip - Seven Acre Dairy Farm
August 17, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
August 10, 2023 MABC Meeting | Personal Wellbeing for Professional Success
July 25, 2023 Summer MABCLive!
July 20, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
July 13, 2023 MABC Meeting | Is Web 3.0 the next evolution of the internet?
June 28, 2023 MABCLive! | A Guided Tour of Epic Systems
June 15, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
June 08, 2023 MABC Meeting | How to improve your Virtual Meetings on Zoom
May 18, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
May 11, 2023 MABC Meeting | Enhance the Experience: Using interactive technology tools to improve understanding
April 27, 2023 MABC Book Promotion
April 20, 2023 Spring MABCLive!
April 20, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
April 13, 2023 MABC Meeting | Playing Offense and Defense with Intellectual Property
March 16, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
March 09, 2023 MABC Meeting | 10 Social Media Tips and Strategies You Should Be Utilizing Today
February 16, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
February 09, 2023 MABC Meeting | How NOT to Ruin Your Brand with Canva
January 19, 2023 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
January 12, 2023 MABC Meeting | Humor In The Workplace
December 15, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
December 01, 2022 MABCLive! | Winter Consultant Conversations – End-of-Year-Celebration
November 17, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
November 10, 2022 MABC Meeting | Double Your Business in a Year or Less
October 20, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
October 17, 2022 October MABC MINI-SERIES | Retirement Tango: One Foot In, One Foot Out
October 13, 2022 MABC Meeting | Annual Meeting; Blogging to Optimize Your Member Network
September 29, 2022 MABCLive! | Dealing with Discomfort in Business Decisions
September 15, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
September 08, 2022 MABC Meeting | Bridge the Chaos
August 18, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
August 11, 2022 MABC Meeting | Enhancing MABC's Website
July 21, 2022 MABCLive! | Consultant Conversations Over Coffee
July 14, 2022 MABC Meeting | Tell Me More
June 16, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
June 09, 2022 MABC Meeting | Unlocking Your Business Growth with Digital Products
May 25, 2022 MABC | Networking Event & Book Signing
May 19, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
May 12, 2022 MABC Meeting | Make Change Stick! Using Energy to Get Fired Up!
May 05, 2022 Book Promotion Meeting & MABC Live
April 21, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
April 14, 2022 MABC Meeting | How To Make Your Client Discovery Sessions More Visual
April 07, 2022 MABC | BOOK Promotion Mini-Series
March 17, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
March 14, 2022 MABC MINI-SERIES | Retirement Tango: One Foot In, One Foot Out
March 10, 2022 MABC Meeting | Reality Check: Reviewing/Understanding Your Financial Planning
March 01, 2022 3/1 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
February 17, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club (February)
February 14, 2022 MABC MINI-SERIES | Retirement Tango: One Foot In, One Foot Out
February 10, 2022 MABC Meeting | Thoughtfully Fit®: How to Take Charge of What Comes Next
February 01, 2022 2/1 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
January 20, 2022 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
January 13, 2022 MABC Meeting | Growing a Business with a Wellspring of Connections
January 10, 2022 MABC MINI-SERIES | Retirement Tango: One Foot In, One Foot Out
January 04, 2022 1/4 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
December 16, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
December 09, 2021 MABC | End of Year Celebration
December 07, 2021 12/7 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
November 18, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
November 11, 2021 MABC | Book Launch Party Celebration!
November 11, 2021 MABC Meeting | Giving Yourself An F: A Deep Dive Into Destroying The Jargon Around What You Do For Your Clients
November 02, 2021 11/2 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
October 21, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
October 14, 2021 MABC Meeting | 2022 Board of Directors Elections + Begin with the End in Mind – Professional Exit Planning
October 05, 2021 10/5 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
September 29, 2021 9/29 Strategy Session for MABC Authors | HOW TO WRITE YOUR TIP IN 3 PAGES
September 23, 2021 9/23 Strategy Session for MABC Authors | HOW TO WRITE YOUR TIP IN 3 PAGES
September 16, 2021 9/16 Strategy Session for MABC Authors | HOW TO WRITE YOUR TIP IN 3 PAGES
September 16, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
September 09, 2021 MABC Meeting | Sharing How We Work Smarter - What's Your Tip?
September 07, 2021 9/7 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
August 19, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
August 12, 2021 MABC Meeting | The Concepts of Gap Selling & Getting the First Meeting
August 03, 2021 8/3 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
July 20, 2021 7/20 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
July 15, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
July 08, 2021 MABC Meeting | So You Want To Be a Consultant
July 06, 2021 7/6 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
June 24, 2021 6/24 MABC Book Club | via Zoom
June 10, 2021 MABC Meeting | Transforming Workplace Conflict
June 09, 2021 6/9 to 6/11 | Strategic Alliance LIVE
June 01, 2021 6/1 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
May 20, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
May 20, 2021 Discover Proven Solutions To Build Your Own Highly-Profitable Course Launch Roadmap
May 18, 2021 5/18 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
May 13, 2021 MABC Meeting | Begin With the End in Mind – Professional Exit Planning
May 04, 2021 5/4 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
April 29, 2021 MABC 4/29 Mini-Series | Collective MABC Book Deal
April 20, 2021 4/20 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
April 15, 2021 MABC | Monthly Coffee Club
April 08, 2021 MABC Zoom Meeting | 5 Essential tips to making YOUR dream come true!
April 06, 2021 MABC Mini-Series | Exploring Microsoft TEAMS!
March 11, 2021 MABC Meeting | 3 Ways to Improve your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practices
February 11, 2021 MABC Meeting | Inside MABC – A Support System Ready and Waiting
January 14, 2021 MABC Meeting - Mindset Matters: The most valuable consultancy skill you can ever learn
December 10, 2020 MABC Meeting: Annual Holiday Celebration
November 12, 2020 Annual Meeting for the Consideration and Approval of the 2021 Board of Directors
October 08, 2020 MABC Meeting: Get Acquainted with Microsoft 365
September 10, 2020 MABC Meeting: What Story Are You Telling And Does Anyone Care?
August 13, 2020 MABC Meeting: Phase 2 MABC Revitalization and 2021 Board of Director Nominations
July 09, 2020 MABC Meeting: Launching, Thriving & Surviving
June 11, 2020 MABC Meeting: How to Use LinkedIn for Lead Generation and Business Success
May 14, 2020 MABC Meeting: Literally Virtually
April 09, 2020 MABC Meeting: Getting Your Head in the Cloud
April 02, 2020 Mary Helen Conroy: Loneliness is NOT an Option
March 12, 2020 MABC 2020 Vision Planning Meeting
February 13, 2020 MABC Meeting: Stop Delighting Your Customers
January 30, 2020 MABC Holiday Social for All
January 09, 2020 MABC Meeting: Creative Risk Taking
December 12, 2019 MABC Meeting: Roundtable on critical issues for business consultants
November 14, 2019 MABC Meeting: The Importance of Video Production for Business
October 10, 2019 MABC Annual Meeting and Member-To-Member Networking
September 12, 2019 MABC Program: Client Acquisition and Retention
August 08, 2019 MABC Program: Business Planning Made Easy
July 11, 2019 MABC Program: The Focus Matrix – Prioritization Made Easy
June 13, 2019 MABC Program: Consultant Pricing Strategies
May 09, 2019 MABC Program: Be Who You Are; Love What You Do
April 11, 2019 MABC Program: Mindful Marketing When You Have Limited Capacity
March 14, 2019 MABC Program: Adding Value to Build Customer Relationships and Increase Your Bottom Line
February 14, 2019 MABC Program: Marketing and Financial Strategies for Consultants
January 10, 2019 MABC Program: Proven Methods for New Business Development
December 13, 2018 MABC Program: Client Appreciation that keeps them coming back. It’s never too late to start.
November 08, 2018 MABC Monthly Program – Thursday, November 8, 2018
October 11, 2018 Annual Meeting & Members Meeting – Thursday, October 11
September 13, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, September 13
August 10, 2018 Members Meeting – Friday, August 10
July 12, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, July 12
June 18, 2018 Members Meeting – Monday, June 18
May 10, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, May 10
April 12, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, April 12
March 08, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, March 8
February 08, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, February 8
January 11, 2018 Members Meeting – Thursday, January 11
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