Next Level Suite of Programs

The Next Level suite of programs helps you plan, start, expand or transition your business to its next phase of growth through multiple approaches that fit your business needs.

What are the programs offered under Next Level?
Next Level: Technical Assistance – An experienced consultant will work with you one-on-one to assess, identify and generate priorities for your business.
We provide service and tools that help you assess and develop your business concept, sales and marketing strategies, revenue models and business operations that allow you to address business challenges and opportunities. We help you build business success by offering technical and financial assistance, networking connections and mentoring opportunities.

This program is reserved for Oconto County businesses with 25 or fewer employees and less than $1 million in annual revenues.
Next Level Peer Advisory Groups – This initiative was designed to foster professional growth among business leaders. These peer groups provide a unique opportunity for individuals to connect, learn and share insights within a confidential setting of similar sized companies.
Key features of the Next Level Peer Advisory Group program include:
  1. Professionally facilitated bi-monthly meetings to address challenges, explore opportunities and share knowledge.
  2. One-on-one technical assistance meetings on opposite months of Peer Advisory Group meetings.
  3. Free access to the Next Level Strategic Growth Platform to develop an interactive annual work plan.Peer Groups are made up of 4 to 8 business leaders or owners from a variety of industries that do not compete in the marketplace.
Cost to participate in the Next Level Peer Advisory Group program is $150 per month.
Next Level Strategic Growth Platform – A web-based tool that provides a systematic approach to a culture of growth within business. An experienced facilitator will assist you and your team in developing a single-page plan so that your entire business will be on the same page. Our facilitator will assist you in assessing your business, creating and single-page plan and deploying that plan. This tool provides features such as the 30/60/90 day forecast, Must Do, Can’t Miss Items, a Sales War Room and file storage for critical documents.
The Strategic Growth Platform was designed to scale any business by executing a plan of action.

Let us help you develop your business get to the Next Level!
Mark D. Higgins
Program Manager