Best Bet Business Events for Week of May 23

Posted on May 22, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Want to learn more about what’s happening in the State Capitol? Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce is holding an executive briefing on June 3 at The Boldt Company in Appleton. Kurt Bauer, WMC’s new president and CEO, will also be in attendance. Click here to register.

Whether you’re in charge of projects at work, for a non-profit board of directors or as part of another partnership, you won’t want to miss Current young professional’s project management workshop from 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Globe University, 2620 Development Drive, Green Bay. The training will teach participates how to lead a project from start to finish through definition, planning, implementation and finalization. It will include interactive exercises designed to make an impression and create a learning laboratory that helps to reinforce each of the phases. In addition, Current is offering Generations Lunch n’ Learn immediately following the workshop, running from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jason Fonder, a trainer with Humana, Inc., will highlight disparities among generations and highlight ways to maximize efficiency and use differences to reach common goals. To register, call Brian Johnson at 920.593.3408 or [email protected]

Converting Influence is holding a Half-Day Way to Catch Up starting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Fox Valley Technical College. The event includes networking and displays, an update on news affecting the converting industry and a presentation and panel focused on tips to staying ahead. Click here for more details and registration information.

“Conquering New Disclosure Requirements: An Action Plan for Employee Benefit Administrators” is the title of a free online webcast at 1 p.m.  ThursdayThe webcast is being presented by Clifton Join employee benefit plan experts Terry Halfman and Mickie Murphy as they address new disclosure requirements and highlight an action plan to ensure compliance. Registration is required by clicking here. One CPE credit is available for the workshop.

Social Media Rock Star 2, the second in the social media training series from the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for June 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the F.K. Bemis Center at St. Norbert College. The event includes a kickoff presentation by Jim Cuene, director of interactive marketing for General Mills, who will showcase a case study of Cheerios. Cuene’s team is responsible for leading digital strategy for General Mills brand, consulting on digital media, creative and social media to grow brands as strategic campaign elements. The lunchtime presenter is Andrew Rosenman, partner with Mayer Brown Law Firm in Chicago, who will address Social Media and the Law. Another significant highlight is the “How PR Meets Social Media” presentation by Jason Kintzler, founder and CEO of PitchEngine, a new social media platform that enables PR to effectively package stories featuring social media content to better collaborate with journalists, bloggers and influencers worldwide. To access the full list of breakout sessions, visit and select the June 2 listing for Social Media Rock Star. Attendees must choose one speaker from the three offered at each breakout session at the time of registration. Call (920) 593-3419 to register.