Business events heating up the calendar

Posted on Aug 10, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The heat is definitely on outside and the business calendar is also heating up. Here are some upcoming events you may want to check out:

The Aug. 17 New North Social Media Breakfast will focus on networking. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at the Orchard inside the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. There’s no official agenda for the gathering – just plenty of time and encouragement to talk with other social media users about what works (or doesn’t work). Sign up by clicking here.

Theresa Lehman, director of sustainable services at Miron Construction in the Town of Menasha, will discuss the importance of going green during a free presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Country Inn and Suites. Lunch will be provided by the Glass Nickel Pizza Co. To register, please e-mail [email protected].

A free seminar on starting a business in the current economy will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna. Experts from QuickStart Inc. will discuss current issues involving getting a business loan, SBA loan gurantee changes and putting together a comprehensive business plan. To RSVP, please call Mike Gawlik at (920) 730-4060.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is holding a small business seminar on creating leverage through competative advantage beginning at 7:15 a.m. on Sept. 9 at FVTC’s Bordini Center. Greg Linnemanstons of Weidert Group is the speaker. For more information or to register, please visit

Women of Management of Manitowoc County is holding a speed networking event at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc. To register, contact Tracy Gallagher at [email protected]

Skyline Technologies is hosting a free executive breakfast for chief information  officers at 7 a.m. on Sept. 17 at the Green Bay Country Club. “Meeting Your CEOs Expectations: What IT Must Do to Drive Business Performance”  event includes a review of findings from a 2010 C-level study conducted by Skyline, in partnership with the St. Norbert College Survey Center, on the value that local CEOs place on IT.  Following the study review, attendees will participate in a moderated discussion with an all-star panel of local CEOs. For more information or to register visit

Converting Influence is holding a half-day of networking, displays and inner comments on growth in the converting industry on Sept. 23 at FVTC. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, please visit here.

The 2010 SCORE Conference will be held on Sept. 30 at DJ Bordini Center at Fox Valley Technical College. Speakers for the event include John Lombardi, the grandson of Vince Lombardi; Cheryl Perkins and Jeff Lindsay of Innovation Edge; and John Ingrisano. To register or for more information, please visit here.

Building better workplace relationships is the focus of an Oct. 12 seminar at the Lambeau Field Atrium. Participants will learn about recognizing the problem behind the problem; learning a better way to provide feedback to employees; learning to calm yourself down; and more. The cost is $130 and includes lunch. For more information or to register, please click here.

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