Best Bet Business Events for Week of May 2

Posted on May 2, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Happy May! Summer is just around the corner, but there are still plenty of business activities and events going on throughout the New North:

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is holding a free global business luncheon and information session Tuesday beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Green Bay campus in Room CB213. The event focuses on how businesses can partner with the college to extend their international reach. For more information or to sign up, please call (92) 498-6971.

Dealing with problem behavior in the workplace isn’t a task anyone enjoys. From 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Fond du Lac Association of Commerce and the Fond du Lac Human Resources Association are teaming up for a seminar on how to deal with problem behavior in the workplace. The event will be held in the McLain Meeting Room at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The presentation will provide a multi-dimensional perspective to assist you in handling problem behaviors effectively. You will gain insight on best practices from an HR perspective, a legal perspective and an Employee Assistance perspective. For more information or to register, click here.

How to beat the financial squeeze is the topic of the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac’s Morning Power Hour at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in the McLain Meeting Room at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Tammy Matzdorf from Consumer Credit Counseling will provide you with the tools you need to develop and implement a successful    spending plan.  To register for this event, go to

Here are some other events coming up in the next couple of weeks that may be of interest:

A two-hour workshop entitled “Successful Selling & Sales Management” will be offered at five sites in East Central Wisconsin in May including May 18 in Wautoma, May 19 in Sheboygan, May 25 in Kaukauna, May 26 in Oshkosh and May 27 in Fond du Lac. The cost is $35 per person including materials. To register or for more information, please visit

Manitowoc’s Women In Management chapter will focus on the unique "7 Secret Positive Psychology Success Strategies” to help you improve your personal and professional life at its May 11 meeting at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc. The speaker will be Dr. Judy Krings of Riverhill  Psychological Associates. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes a lunch. For more information or to register, please visit

Directors from Wisconsin’s international trade offices will visit Lakeshore Technical College from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 12 to offer briefings for exporters on the changing conditions in key markets around the world.  Attendees will hear about opportunities in Brazil, Canada, China and Mexico; discuss differing practices and potential market opportunities; learn about available resources; network with other local companies and share export experiences; and meet individually with directors to discuss the attendee’s products or services and individual needs. To register, send an e-mail to [email protected] or call (920) 693-1651 by Tuesday, May 4.

Enjoy reading? Then check out the Current young professionals network at 5:30 p.m. May 13 at Imaginasium, 110 S. Washington St., Green Bay, to discuss the book “Made to Stick.” The event is free and open to the public – even if you haven’t finished the book or even started it! If the concept piques your interest, please join us. For additional information or to register, contact Brian Johnson by email at [email protected] or call at (920) 593-3408.

For more business events, please visit the New North’s online calendar.