Best Bet Business Events for Week of June 6

Posted on Jun 5, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce will honor small businesses at its annual small business awards luncheon Wednesday at noon at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. To learn more, click here.

On Broadway in Green Bay is hosting Lyn Falk, president of Retailworks Inc. and a national interior design consultant, at a presentation from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay. Attendees will learn how a few changes can make a big difference for their business’ exterior at this free presentation. Call (920) 437-2531 to register.

Maria Van Laanen of the Fox Cities Performance Arts Center will be the speaker at Wednesday’s Women in Management-Fox Cities Chapter meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Michaels in Appleton. Van Laanen will discuss the successes of women involved with the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, which just completed its eighth full season presenting world class live performing arts.  For more information on Women in Management, view the Women in Management website at www.wimiwi.org or please contact Dawn Nowakowski via e-mail at [email protected]

Companies looking to expand their exporting opportunities are invited to attend a presentation by James Foley, the author of The Global Entrepreneur, on June 15 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Reeve Union. Foley, who is director of the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) program of NASBITE International, will share strategies to help small businesses go global. The presentation runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes a continental breakfast. To register, go to www.mitatrade.org or e-mail Jill Carmichael at [email protected].

The BAC Entrepreneurial Innovation Series #7 – Increasing Revenues Through Strategic Use of Market Channels will be held June 14 at the Business Assistance Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. The presenter will be Fred Krumberger, principal and founder of Performance Sciences LLC, who will provide a strategic framework for making better decisions about the path between your company and its customers. The event begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the presentation from 8 to 9:30 a.m. To sign up, please call (920) 496-9010.

Pulse, the Young Professionals Network, will meet June 16 at Urban Evolutions, 867 Valley Road, Menasha. Networking and registration begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation and tour of Urban Evolutions, a source for an array of reclaimed building materials, custom fixtures and design solutions for high-end retail and other commercial locations around the world as well as home restorations and new sustainable home construction. Cost is $12 for Pulse members and $22 for prospective members. Click here for more information or to sign up.

Connect with local business representatives and state legislators as they discuss relevant issues facing Northeast Wisconsin today at the Northeast Wisconsin Chambers Coalition’s (NEWCC) Legislative Dialogue Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on June 20 at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center in Neenah. NEWCC members will address topics of top priority in Northeast Wisconsin. Focal points of the breakfast include BadgerCare reform, unfunded mandates, prevailing wage and air quality standards. The event costs $20. To register, call (920) 734-7101.

Jothi Nedungadi, CEO of Competitive InfoSearch LLC  and James Oliver, managing member of Bespoke Solutions LLC, will present “How to conduct valid market research and build credible revenue projections,” from 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 28 at the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. The presentation will demonstrate effective ways to conduct market research and use that research to build credible revenue projections to satisfy banker and investors. Contact the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce at (920) 734-7101 to register.

The Appleton Yacht Club will host the Fox Cities’ Chamber’s Afterhours Networking event from 5 to 7 p.m. June 28. Click here to register.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast conversation with U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble at 7:30 a.m. July 19 at Liberty Hall in Appleton. The cost to attend is $15.00 and includes a continental breakfast. To register, click here.