Best Bet Business Events for Week of Jan. 10

Posted on Jan 9, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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InDevelopment, an event for anyone associated with the commercial real estate industry, is Jan. 13 at the KI Center in Green Bay. Brought to you by Insight, the event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some activities scheduled  include speed Networking with NEWREP, followed by bus tours of Green Bay, Lunch with a keynote speaker and lunch, afternoon speakers on Emerging Trends and a Commercial Lending Panel Discussion. Click here for details on how to register.

Ripon College Professor Deano Pape will put social networking in the spotlight at the January meeting of Women in Management on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc. Networking and lunch begin at 11:15 a.m. The program begins at noon. Please RSVP to [email protected].

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Committee presents a workshop on cash flow from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Fox Valley Technical College's DJ Bordini Center. The speaker will be Anthony Busch of Priora Cash Flow Management LLC. He will talk about basic ratios and how lenders evaluate their business loan portfolios one loan at a time. To register or learn more about the event, please click here.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Small Business Development Center is offering “Resolving Organizational Conflict,” a two-day management program focused on conflict resolution strategies. One of the elective programs in the Supervisory Leadership Certificate series, “Resolving Organizational Conflict” will be offered Jan. 19 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to manage conflict productively and obtain tools and tips that can be immediately used in the workplace. Participants can register for courses without completing certificate requirements. All courses are $425 per personFor complete details on the certificate series or individual programs, click here.

Pulse the Young Professionals Network puts the focus on Goodwill North Central of Wisconsin at its gathering on Jan. 20 at the Shriner Center,1341 W. Spencer St., Appleton. The event begins with a tour at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and a presentation by Goodwill CEO Bob Peterson. To learn more or to register, please visit

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Tracy Butz of Think Impact Solutions for a presentation from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 25 for a workshop on how to discover overcoming obstacles by changing how you think and choosing a more positive path with the decisions you make. For more information, please visit

Marinette Marine is hosting a one-day event called Small Business Industry Day on Feb. 8 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay. The shipbuilding is looking for businesses who have an interest in providing metal fabricating, machining, painting and other manufactured services to meet contract specified standards. Businesses will have a change to meet with Marinette Marine representatives and learn about becoming a supplier for the company. Click here for more information.

The Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corporation is holding a series of seminars in February on Growing Opportunities for Small Business Lending. The seminars will update lenders and interested small business professionals on the significant legislative and SOP changes that have recently impacted the SBA 504 and 7(a) loan programs. Seminar dates in the New North include Feb. 15 at the Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, Feb. 16 at the Oshkosh Hilton Garden Inn and Feb. 22 at the Green Bay Ramada Plaza. For more information on registration and times, please click here.