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Annual Dinner

The Chamber’s 69th Annual Dinner has officially sold out. To add your name to the waiting list, click here.

Date: Oct. 18, 2022
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703

Parking: The Monona Terrace Parking Ramp will be open as well as surrounding city lots.

4:30-6:00 p.m. Networking, Madison Ballrooms, Level 4
6:00-6:30 p.m. Transition to Dinner seating, networking room bars close, bars on Level 1 open
6:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner and Event Program, Exhibition Hall, Level 1

2022 Speaker

Greg Hoffman is one of the world’s most renowned brand leaders, the former Nike Global Chief Marketing Officer, and founder and principal of the brand advisory group Modern Arena.

For more than 27 years, Greg held marketing, design and innovation leadership roles at Nike, most recently as Nike’s chief of Global Brand Innovation, where he led teams tasked with envisioning the future of storytelling and consumer experiences for the brand.

During his tenure, Greg was the major strategic and creative influence for Nike at every major global sporting event, for the launches of Nike’s signature products and innovations and for the building of the brands of its athletes. Today, at Modern Arena, he advises Fortune 1000 brands, startups and nonprofits in creating brand strength, business growth and social impact.

Greg has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Creative People in Business, called one of the 50 Most Innovative CMOs by Business Insider and named to Ad Age’s Power Players list. His book, Emotion by Design: Creative Leadership Lessons from a Life at Nike, was released in 2022.


Ticket Cost:

Member Individual Ticket: $125
Member Table Price: $1,250 (Table of 10)
Member VIP Table Price: $1,500 (includes 10 parking passes and 10 drink tickets)
Non-Member Table Price: $2,000 (Table of 10)

For information about attending Annual Dinner as a non-Chamber member, contact Nick Flores-Sanchez, Membership Engagement Coordinator, at


Chicken Dinner
Vegetarian Dinner

*Please note any gluten and allergy preferences

2022 Annual Dinner Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Dessert Sponsor

Baker Tilly

Registration Sponsor

Fetch Rewards

Silver Sponsors

Associated Bank
First Weber, Inc.
J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc.
Park Bank
Stone House Development
Supreme Structures
TDS Telecom
The QTI Group

Entertainment Sponsor

Neider & Boucher, S.C.

Bronze Sponsors

Boardman & Clark
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Gordon Flesch Company
Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
JP Cullen
Luminex Corporation, A DiaSorin Company
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Wegner CPAs

Design Sponsor


Small and Emerging Business Sponsors

6AM Marketing
Aberdean Consulting
AirDeck, Inc.
Culver’s on Todd Drive – Madison
Vicki Wagener Agency – American Family Insurance

Past Annual Dinner Presentations

68th Annual Dinner: “Resolve”
October 20, 2021
Dr. Ron Friedman

67th Annual Dinner: “InfinitUS”
October 1, 2019
Jean Case

66th Annual Dinner: “Imagine Forward”
October 11, 2018
Beth Comstock

65th Annual Dinner: “Ground Level for the Next Big Thing”
Date: September 27, 2017
Eric Weiner

64th Annual Dinner: “Make Madison”
September 28, 2016
John Burke

63rd Annual Dinner: “A Puzzle is a Challenge Waiting to Be Solved”
Date: September 30, 2015
Keynote: Richard V. Reeves

62nd Annual Dinner: Future Perfect
Date: September 18, 2014
Keynote: Steven Johnson

61st Annual Dinner “Innovation has a Location”
Date: September 12, 2013
Keynote: Debra Kaye