Best Bet Business Events for the Week of June 14

Posted on Jun 13, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Summer may be here, but there are still plenty of business activities going on throughout the New North. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming up this week and next:

The New North Social Media Breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Outagamie County Regional Airport's Public Safety Building in Greenville. The focus this month is on tourism. Go to http://nnsmbjune10.eventbrite.com/ for more information or to register for this free event. To learn more about these monthly gatherings, you can also check out this feature from the June issue of Insight.

A two-hour workshop entitled “Achieving Customer Service Excellence” will be offered at five sites in East Central Wisconsin in June including Tuesday in Wautoma, Wednesday in Sheboygan, Thursday in Fond du Lac, June 22 in Kaukauna and June 23 in Oshkosh. The cost is $35 per person including materials. To register, call the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network at 800-232-8939 or go to www.uwosh.edu/sbdc.

Social media will be the focus of Management Women Inc.’s luncheon program Wednesday at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse in Green Bay. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. with the presentation by Susan Finco, owner and president of Leonard & Finco Public Relations, to begin at noon. Finco is a noted expert on social media and will talk about how to incorporate it into today’s business world. To register, please contact Heather Weller at 431-3601 or [email protected] The cost is $10 to attend.

The AITP-Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter is hosting an educational workshop on perseverance for business professionals, IT professionals, managers, directors and executives from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rasmussen College, 904 S.Taylor St., Suite 100, in Green Bay. AITP is offering the workshop in partnership with Heart of a Champion Learning. For more information or to register, please visit http://new.aitp.org/new-aitp.

Current Young Professionals Network, a program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a workshop on breaking away from the regular work day grind on Thursday at Hinterland Restaurant and Brewery. Chicago-based Life Meets Work founder, Kyra Cavanaugh, will explain the importance of flexibility in business, how to get past common objections and what you will need to give back, or give up, as a flexible worker. Registration begins at 11 with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. The presentation is from 12 until 1 p.m. The cost is $15 for members of Current and $20 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, please visit www.greenbaycurrent.org.

Pulse, the Young Professionals Network, puts volunteer firefighters in the spotlight at its Thursday gathering. Beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the Little Chute Volunteer Fire Department, participants will tour the facility, put on some firefighting gear and experience the different things firefighters have to on the job.  This will be a great lesson in communication and leadership. For more information, please click here.

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