Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 12

Posted on Apr 11, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Looking to close a sale? The Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce’s AC University will present “Sealing the Deal: Hints and Advice from Sales Pros” at the Fond du Lac Public Library from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Sales pros with decades of experience will discuss their personal approaches, what works and what years of experience have taught them about the art of selling. Register by going to the Fond du Lac website.

There will be a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac’s gymnasium. For more information, click here.

Learn how to meld successful People-Centric Leadership into your company at the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business & Breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the FK Bemis Center at St. Norbert College. Presented by Betsy McDowell and Scott LaRue of Paper Converting Machine Co., this presentation will concentrate on the People-Centric message and its success, especially given recent economic pressures. Cost is $18 for chamber members or $35 for the general public. For more information or to register, please contact Marilyn Heim at [email protected].

Here are some other events later this month that also may be of interest:

Downtown Green Bay Inc. & Olde Main Street Inc. is holding a special “Good Morning Downtown” event beginning at 7:30 a.m. on April 20 at the Meyer Theater. The event features networking and a discussion of connecting the Fox and East River Trails. Please call (920) 437-1824 for more information or to register.

The Fond du Lac Area Human Resources Association presents its spring seminar on April 21 at the Stayer Center Dining Hall. The half-day program begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration. Presentations include an update on the 2009 Attracting Diverse Talent Survey and a presentation by Molly Foley of Next Generation Consulting on attracting and engaging the next generation of workers. For more information or to register, click here.

A seminar on U.S. Customs Duty Drawback will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 29 at the Bridgewood Hotel & Convention Center in Neenah. Dawn Olesky, drawback operations manager, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc. will be the featured presenter for the event. If your company imports products into the United States, you might be missing out on duty drawback owed.  Drawback is the refund of U.S. Customs duties, Internal Revenue taxes and fees lawfully collected at the time of importation of products into the U.S. In a typical year, 90 percent of duty drawback companies are eligible, but refunds remain unclaimed. The cost is $25 and includes breakfast. For more information, contact Fred Monique at [email protected].

For more information on business events in the New North, check out the online calendar.