Meeting/Event Information

BHRA offers a multitude of professional development, networking, and round table events each year. As a supporter of both Janesville and Beloit communities, our events generally rotate between both cities. We also strive to offer programming at a variety of times throughout the year. Below are our upcoming meetings, we hope to see you there!

Annual Workshop - Key to Strategic HR: Be a Strong, Capable Business Partner


April 14, 2020
7:45 AM - 2:00 PM
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Blackhawk Technical College
6004 S. County Rd. G (North Commons Room 140B)
Janesville, WI 53546

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Learn how to be more strategic in your HR role by better positioning your value and enhancing your role as a business partner to your C-suite and other company leaders!

About The Event

7:45 A.M. registration/Breakfast

8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.


Are strategic and personnel decisions made without your input?

Do other members of the management team treat you as an adversary instead of an advisor ?

Would you like to learn why you are NOT viewed as a strategic business partner?

If you answered “YES” to just ONE of those questions, this presentation is for you! Liz Weber of Weber Business Services LLC will help you quickly identify the answers to these frustrations you and many HR professionals face regularly. Strategic HR Business Partners assess their roles differently. Liz will share how you – as a savvy HR professional - can enhance your credibility, highlight your value, and become the trusted and respected strategic business partners your organization needs.

In this presentation, you will learn to:

1 – Behave as Strategic HR Business Partners – and identify why you might be missing out

2 – Be Strategic and Show How Smart HR Strategies Can Drive Revenue

3 – Highlight HR’s Value by Simply Saying Things Differently

4 – Strategically Employ the One Key Question to Position Yourself as the Strategic HR Business Partner Your Organization Needs!

Liz is known for her candor and clear insights. Clients and audiences appreciate her engaging humor, down-to-earth style, and "packed to go" action strategies. If you're looking for someone wh o will tell it like it is and provide solid, workable solutions for business challenges, Liz Weber is the speaker for you. Liz Weber is one of fewer than 100 professional speakers in the U.S. to hold both the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designations.

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Dennis Armstrong, Chief HR Officer for Blains Supply, offers examples of how to set your goals and strategies to align with business strategy. He'll provide examples and tools to put you on the right path, and offer an exercise to put that into action.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Working Lunch - You will work with your tables to discuss various parts of your business and how to have engaging, meaningful discussions and understand/relate to the various elements that make your business profitable and successful.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Jeff Klett and Seth Frisbee from Tricor Insurance have a unique approach that concentrates solely on client-agent relationship to create an atmosphere of solutions-based benefits administration, quality coverage while promoting fiscal responsibility and transparency all while keeping a finger on the pulse of the market and the regulations within it. Seth and Jeff will help walk you through trending topics within the industry and how you, as an HR professional, can work with your benefits consultant to achieve a quality benefit program while reaching fiscal goals within the benefits space.

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$100.00 Individual Member Registration

$0.00 All-Inclusive Member Registration

$10.00 Student Member Ticket

$140.00 Non-Member Registration