Green Bay business expo, converters expo highlight busy week

Posted on Feb 27, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Hotel Sierra and KI Convention Center in Green Bay. The event features not only exhibits, but also a series of seminars and workshops. Learn more by clicking here.

The 2011 Converters Expo is Thursday at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay. The event is the largest industry trade show focused on manufacturers. Get more info by clicking here.

Performance management is the topic of a March 8 seminar sponsored by Associated Bank. A two-hour interactive seminar beginning at 8 a.m. at Cambria Suites in Appleton will help managers clarify myth from reality when it comes to performance management issues. To register, go to

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar on March 8 on the common pitfalls of HR management at the chamber office. The event runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and will provide information to business managers and owners about HR laws and compliance. Mary Felton, president of HR Business Partners LLC, is the presenter. The cost to attend for members is $35. Visit to register or more information.

“Creative Methods of Motivation to Reward Your Employees” is the topic of a March 10 workshop at Fox Valley Technical College’s DJ Bordini Center. Speakers include Clare Jones of WIPFLI, Margie Weiss of Weiss Health Group, Pat Van Abel of Badger Sports Park and Steve Burkhardt of Festival Foods. Click here for more information and to register.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting seminar on successful cash flow management strategies from 8:30 to 11 a.m. March 15 at the chamber office. Tony Busch of Priora Cash Flow Management LLC will lead the workshop. Click here for more information or to register.

The Business Assistance Center Entrepreneurial Innovation Series will look at finding the best location for your business on March 24 at the Business Assistance Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. The event begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by the presentation at 8. A panel of experts familiar with all aspects of commercial real estate research, negotiations and transactions will help business owners answer questions about where to locate their business.To register, call (920) 496-9010.

The Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corp. will focus on innovation at its annual evening event on March 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. The event features a buffet dinner followed by presentations from local businesses. The cost is $30 per person. Register at

Fox Valley Technical College is sponsoring a Sustainability Speaker Series event from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 13 at its D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. Speakers include Mike Kapalko, sustainability marketing manager at SCA Tissue, North America; Greg Bell, executive director of the Smart Business Forum; and Gary Kusnierz, vice president of Performance Excellence for Affinity Health System. The event is free, but space is limited. To register, click here.

A workshop on building better workplace relationships will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at the Aloft Hotel in Green Bay. The workshop will focus on how workplace relationships are more valuable to highly productive employees and your company’s bottom line than you might think. To register, to, click on the learn tab and then the classes link.

Leaderfest 2011 will be held April 20 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. This all-day event featuring keynote speaker Joe Simon, author of Great2Greatest, is geared towards professional development for young professionals throughout Wisconsin. Click here for more information.