It’s the dog days of summer and it’s a bit quiet on the business event front, but there are a couple of upcoming events you may be interested in:
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble on Aug. 8 at Liberty Hall in Appleton. The gathering will include a panel discussion with area business leaders on the impact of the state and federal regulations on local businesses. The cost to attend is $25 and includes a plated lunch. For more information, go to the chamber’s website and click on Events.
The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County, in collaboration with Lakeshore Technical College, will present a free one-hour information session for people interested in starting a business at 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Economic Development Corporation, 202 N. 8th St., Manitowoc. The event will discuss the qualities of a successful entrepreneur; determine feasibility of a business; understand first steps to take in order to start a business; and learn about local resources that can help. Registration is required by e-mailing Melissa at [email protected].