Best Bet Business Events for Week of Jan. 31

Posted on Jan 30, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Wisconsin Safety Council and Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting seven safety seminars in the Green Bay area between Feb. 14 and May 25. The safety training opportunities include: Incident Investigation, Coaching the Lift Truck Operator, OSHA 30 Hour- General Industry, OSHA 10 Hour-General Industry, Effective Team Safety, Creating World-Class Safety Culture and Job Safety Analysis. Dates, times and locations in the Green Bay area, as well as costs for each event, can be found here.

Here are some other business events coming up in the weeks ahead:

Manitowoc’s Women In Management’s Feb. 8 meeting will focus on dressing for success. The meeting at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc begins with networking and lunch at 11:15 a.m., followed by the program at 11:45. The cost is $13 for members and $16 for non-members. For more information or to register, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

The Manitowoc Branch of the Green Bay Chapter of SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, will provide free business counseling at the Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County Offices, 202 N. Eighth St., Ste 101, Manitowoc, on Feb. 8 & 15 and March 8 & 15.To make an appointment, contact the Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County at (920) 482-0540.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce will share the results of its annual Economic Outlook Survey on Feb. 2 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the presentation at 7:30.  In addition to sharing the results of its survey where 200 members were contacted by phone, the event will also feature a presentation by Scott Anderson, director and senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities. For more information, click here.

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.

A seminar designed for environmental managers will present the status of the new standards and examine the challenges they pose for industrial sources from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at the law offices of Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. (LCOJ), 231 South Adams St., Green Bay.The seminar is being presented by Bonestroo, Inc. (formerly Northern Environmental) and Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. The cost is $25 to attend. For more information or to register, visit or at

Goodwill President and CEO Bob Pedersen will be the speaker at Women in Management- Fox Cities Chapter’s next meeting on Feb. 9 at Michaels in Appleton. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes lunch. For more information on Women in Management, click here.

The Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce is hosting a seminar on OSHA laws and what small business owners need to know on from 7 to 9 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Fond du Lac District Facility Services Building. Click here for more information or to register for the event.

The Fond du Lac Association of Commerce is holding its annual meeting Feb. 10 at the Holiday Inn in Fond du Lac. The event runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This year marks the Association’s 99th anniversary. For more information or to register, click here.

Schenck will hold its 2011 real estate and construction forum at several sites in the New North on Feb. 16 and Feb. 17. Schenck will share with attendees strategies to maximize profits and reduce taxes. Jason Wied of the Green Bay Packers will be the keynote speaker at the Feb. 16 event and Derek Supple of Johnson Controls will be the keynote speaker on Feb. 17. The free forum will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16 at the Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel in Green Bay. On Feb. 17, the forum will run from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah. To register, please visit

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.