Best Bet Business Events for Week of March 1

Posted on Feb 28, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Posted March 1

This week’s can’t-miss-event is the Business Expo in Green Bay, which runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the KI Convention Center. The Business Expo is one the New North’s largest business-to-business networking events, featuring more than 200 exhibitors. Last year, more than 1,000 people attended. Learn more at

Fond du Lac businesses can connect over coffee from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rehab Alliance. This is a great opportunity to visit their new facility, learn about this growing business and network with other business owners and professionals. Visit to learn more and register.

Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) is holding a networking/meet-up session from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bridgewood Conference Center in Neenah. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. To register or learn more, visit

Schenck is hosting several free business improvement workshops this month on “60 Tips in 60 Minutes: Practical Marketing Strategies for You and Your Business.” The first one is at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan. The interactive free workshop is designed for owners of small businesses who are looking for ways to market their companies without spending a bundle. The event will be repeated March 9 at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Green Bay and March 25 at the Best Western Bridgewood Resort in Neenah. To register for any of the programs, visit

Learn how to “live lean” at a seminar hosted by Advance from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn, Green Bay. Laurie McNicoll of Optima Associates is the feature presenter and will share how lean techniques can help businesses of all sizes by streamlining processes and eliminating waste. Cost is $20 for Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce members and $35 for non-members. Visit for more info or to register.

Coming up: Don’t forget to sign up for Leadership Fest ‘10, which will be held April 1 in Sheboygan at Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan. “Famous Dave” Anderson of the restaurant chain is the event’s keynote speaker. The conference features numerous breakout and education sessions designed to help professionals hone their leadership skills. Visit to learn more and sign up.

Don’t forget to check out the New North event calendar at for more upcoming business events throughout the region.

–By MaryBeth Matzek