InDevelopment tops this week's best bet business events

Posted on Oct 18, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Involved in the commercial real estate industry?  Then be sure to check out the InDevelopment Meetup at 3 p.m. this Thursday at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk in Neenah. Bob Buckingham from Grand Chute will talk about leveraging brownfield funding. There will also be a tour of the new Plexus headquarters. Click here to learn more.

Mid-Day Women's Alliance is holding a workshop called the Girls’ Guide to the New Retirement from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the DJ Bordini Center on the FVTC campus. The speaker will be Susan Sykes, associate president of RBC Wealth Management. For more information or to register, please click here.

Link Green Bay will focus on social media at its Tuesday gathering at Townline in Howard. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. and goes until 7:30 and will feature networking and a panel focusing on social media. All are welcome to attend. Click here to register.

Individuals interested in starting their own business can attend a free, one-hour information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Plymouth High School offered by Lakeshore Technical College. Business Building Blocks sessions explore key factors in starting a business and help prospective entrepreneurs learn how to begin to determine whether a business idea is feasible.  Attendees should register in advance by calling (888) 468-6582, ext. 1366.

Management Women Inc. is holding a seminar on Wednesday featuring Charlotte Stalling, a former president of investment strategies, who will discuss leadership topics. The event will be held at the Lambeau Field Atrium and begins at 11 a.m. with registration and ends at 4:30 p.m. with a social. The cost is $69 for Management Women members and $89 for non-members. For more information or to register, please click here.

Using generational differences among your employees to your company's benefit is the topic of an Thursday business and breakfast event sponsored by the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. Speakers Ken Utech, Stephen Utech and Melissa Borowicz of Utech Consulting Inc. will look at the positives of each generational group and how to use each generation’s different characteristics to help your business move ahead. The event at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center at St. Norbert College begins with breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by the presentation at 7:30. Click here for more information.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Oct. 27 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton. Registration and networking begins at 5 p.m. The event’s keynote speaker will be Barry Asmus, Ph.D., who will talk about “America's Economic Future." Click here to learn more.

The Business Resource Center is planning its first-ever Business Sustainability Workshop on Oct. 28 at Butte des Morts Country Club in Appleton. The free workshop will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and feature BRC advisor Curt Hoffman, who will discuss social sustainability, financial sustainability and environmental sustainability. Click here to register.

The Fox Cities/Green Bay Chapter of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) is holding its annual Business Bytes and Wine Delights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Marq, 3177 French Road, De Pere. EWGA members and guests will enjoy wine tasting and a program put on by Joyce Nelson called “Teeing up for success” and a keynote speech by Mel Sole, president of instruction at the Phil Ritson-Mel Sole Golf Schools. Click here for more information and to register.