This is a Very Well Attended Event!


What is the Chocolate Blues and Business Networking Festival?

"Chocolate Blues" has been a huge hit since our first event over 15 years ago.  This is a giant business to business networking event that brings together hundreds of business owners and professionals. This event features a business expo, cash & carry shopping, open networking, business opportunities, door prizes, ice breakers, on-the-spot appointment setting, party booking, round table workshops, a giant business card exchange, business/life/financial coaching sessions, book signings, a media mixer, live blues music and of course, chocolate treats!

We are one of the oldest, largest and most successful networking events in the country...hundreds, sometimes thousands attend our events. Our goal is usually 300-400 participants but sometimes our crowds are much larger.  We have had as many as 2,730 people show up for a single networking event. So plan for 300-400 and don't be surprised if we exceed your expectations.

Our events have resulted in tens of thousands of connections and millions of dollars in referrals and closed business.  We have testimonials, references and tons of photos of past shows!  

Vendor Information

We provide vendors with a table, chairs, electricity, wifi, refreshments, chocolate treats and unlimited VIP tickets.  VIP tickets are $10 each and vendors are welcome to as many as they wish.  Vendors can sell the tickets for $10 and KEEP 100% of their ticket sales..............or if you do not want to sell your tickets, use them as marketing tools and give them to clients, prospects and people you want to do business with. 

Vendor fee:  $100 - Currently running a special for home based businesses - the first 15 vendors to sign up receives a only pay $65 - SAVE $35 BY REGISTERING EARLY!

All Types of Vendors Welcome

If you're in business, you're welcome to join us a vendor.  One of the fun things about this event is we have a very wide variety of businesses that participate.  We allow direct sellers, crafters, artists, authors, brick and mortar businesses, services such as web design, marketing experts, branding experts, financial experts, real estate, business training, colleges, banks, photography, businesses in the wedding industry, technology businesses, coaches, consultants, trainers, chiropractors, chambers, women's organizations, clubs, non profits,  networking groups, health & wellness businesses...Everyone is invited!

Event Calendar

Green Bay, Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Madison, WI - Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Milwaukee, WI - Friday,  August 16th, 2019

Peoria, IL - Tuesday, August 22nd, 2019

Please email us for a vendor application: 


Chocolate Blues

Vendors - Local Businesses


Business Card Exchange


On-the-Spot Appointments


Chocolate Treats


Live Blues Music


Hundreds of Connections