Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 19

Posted on Apr 18, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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There’s plenty going on this week business-wise in the New North. Here’s a sampling:

Downtown Green Bay Inc. & Olde Main Street Inc. is holding a special “Good Morning Downtown” event beginning at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday 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.

Refocusing existing regional assets around new market opportunities in Northeast Wisconsin will be the topic of Tuesday’s meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network’s Northeast chapter. New North Inc. Executive Director Jerry Murphy will speak about the organization’s mission to harness and promote the region’s resources, talents and creativity for the purposes of sustaining and growing the regional economy. Tuesday’s meeting at the DJ Bordini Center on the Fox Valley Technical College begins at 4:45 p.m. with networking and registration. To register, go to:

Management Women Inc. will hold its monthly meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Brett Favre Steakhouse in Green Bay. For more information, please visit the organization’s website at

Sarah White, a national expert on jobs and training in the emerging green economy, will speak at Building Green Career Pathways in Wisconsin on Thursday at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland. The event runs from 8:45 to 10 a.m. For more information on this free event, go to

Here are some upcoming events you might also be interested in:

The Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of Public Relations Society of America-Northeast Chapter is holding its next meeting from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27 at the Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, 1160 Kepler Drive, Green Bay. Kris Schuller, the communications manager for the US 41 construction, will talk about getting the message about the project to a variety of audiences. Register by April 23 at

Pulse, the Young Professionals Group, will meet on April 28 at Pegasus Leadership Consultants in Black Creek to participate in experiential leadership development activities, starring the gentle and friendly Pegasus horses.  Cost to attend is $10.00 for Pulse members and $20.00 for non-members.  More information and registration will be posted on the website soon.

Women In Management-Manitowoc focuses on workplace culture at its April 27 meeting at the Holiday Inn Manitowoc.  The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free for members and $25 for non-members. The meeting will feature an interactive presentation on how to measure seven critical work-related personality traits and perceived job behaviors. Register online at

For more of what’s happening in the New North, check out this online calendar.