Best Bet Business Events in December

Posted on Nov 25, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Regular readers of Insight have likely noticed the new format for our monthly Connections section, which lists information about upcoming events. To better compliment that section, we have changed the format of the Business Best Bets so they now match. Hopefully, the new look will help you find any events you’re looking for.Coming up:

Wednesday, Dec. 7: The New North Summit will be held at the Radisson in Green Bay. For more information, visit

Thursday, Dec. 8: Business After Hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh. The monthly event is sponsored by the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce. The cost is $6 for registered chamber members, $7 for membe’s at-the-door and $20 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

Tuesday, Dec. 13: Manitowoc County Chamber’s Annual Holiday Reception from 5 to 8 p.m.  The event will be held at the Fox Hills Resort in Mishicot and is free to chamber members. For more information, contact the chamber at 920-684-5575 or visit’s at-the-door and $20 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

Thursday, Dec. 15: First Business Bank will announce the results of its annual survey of business leaders in Northeast Wisconsin at Butte des Morts Country Club. The event will start with a check-in at 3:45 p.m.  with a presentation and panelist Q&A beginning at  4 p.m. Networking and a reception will follow at 5:30 p.m.
In addition to announcing the survey results, the forum also features a keynote address by David Ward, president and founder of NorthStar Economics in Madison. He will discuss results of the survey as well as predictions for 2012.

After Ward’s presentation, a panel of experts including Sheila Jenkins of Network Health Plan, Bob Zemple of Baker Tilly, Vicki Updike of Miles Kimball, Ann Franz of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Mark Lasky of Sadoff and Rudoy Industries will share their thoughts on the local economic picture. Insight Editor Margaret LeBrun will moderate the discussion.

Thursday, Dec. 15: Business and Breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce event will be held at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center at St. Norbert College.  This month’s event will feature Jeff Mirkes of Downtown Green Bay Inc., Christopher Naumann of On Broadway Inc., Ken Pabich of City of DePere and Bryan Boettcher of Quick Signs representing the Military Avenue Business Association. The cost is $18 for chamber members and $35 for non-members. For more information, visit

Tuesday, Dec. 20: Business Connection from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at Interior Systems Inc. The monthly networking opportunity is sponsored by Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce. For more information visit,

Tuesday, Jan. 3: Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Power Networking Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. at the chamber office in downtown Green Bay. Visit for more information.

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