September 28, 2023

Native companies can now register for 2024 RNC vendor alternatives

Alison Prange, chief of employees and senior advisor for the MKE 2024 Host Committee.

Milwaukee-area companies trying to money in on the $250 million financial impression anticipated from the 2024 Republican Nationwide Conference can now signal as much as be a part of a web based listing that shall be offered to conference teams coming to city.

The RNC’s native host committee introduced the launch of its Vendor Connection portal at a press convention Thursday at Sherman Phoenix Market in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood. Committee and metropolis officers, together with Mayor Cavalier Johnson, inspired companies of every kind to submit their info at

“Our purpose with the Vendor Connection is to drive lasting financial impression throughout the larger Milwaukee space and the state of Wisconsin,” stated Alison Prange, chief of employees and senior advisor for the MKE 2024 Host Committee. “We’re excited to showcase Milwaukee’s small companies to the world and are hopeful that the impression of the conference will stretch past 2024.”

Main as much as the conference, happening July 15-18, 2024, the host committee will use the data to construct a database the place people and teams related to the conference can seek for companies starting from occasion manufacturing and cleansing to lodging and parking.

Following the conference, the database shall be taken over by VISIT Milwaukee, which is able to present the data to different conference and assembly planners bringing occasions right here, guaranteeing “the conference’s impression goes nicely past 2024,” stated Peggy Williams-Smith, president and CEO of VISIT Milwaukee.

“Imagine me, our leads have greater than doubled since we introduced internet hosting the 2024 RNC so we’re wanting ahead to sharing that wealth with all the totally different hospitality and tourism entities within the metropolis,” stated Williams-Smith.

Companies that submit their info to the portal will obtain e mail updates from the host committee highlighting obtainable alternatives.

The MKE 2024 Host Committee’s web site was designed by Milwaukee-based advertising and marketing company Zizzo Group, which has already felt the impression of convention-related enterprise.

“In simply a few months, Zizzo Group’s partnership with the host committee has opened new doorways with shoppers, it’s made us an employer of alternative with potential staff and, altruistically, the partnership is reinforcing our model and pushing us towards our mission to provide again and make Milwaukee a greater place to stay, work and play,” stated the agency’s founder and CEO Anne Zizzo.