Best Bet Business Events for Week of Dec. 11

Posted on Dec 11, 2011 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Does your business need an advisory board? That’s the topic of the Advance BAC Entrepreneurial Innovation Series, which runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center in Green Bay. Speaker Phil Hauck will facilitate a panel discussion about the strategic benefits of building and using an advisory board for business. The cost is $10. To register, call (920) 496-9010.

  • Thursday: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host its business and breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center at St. Norbert College. The event will provide attendees with an in-depth update about what’s happening in the local business community. Featured speakers include: Jeff Mirkes, Downtown Green Bay Inc., Christopher Naumann, On Broadway, Inc., Ken Pabich, City of De Pere, and Bryan Boettcher, Quick Signs, representing the Military Avenue Business Association. To register, visit or call (920) 437-8704.
  • Thursday: Christine Specht, president and chief operating officer for Cousins Sub, will speak during an Executive Breakfast Event with Current, the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s young professional group. Specht, whose father was one of Cousin’s co-founders, began working for the chain as a teen and worked in several roles before being named president in 2008. Earlier this year, Specht was named Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year by the Milwaukee chapter of the Wisconsin Restaurant Association. The event at the Tundra Lodge Resort & Conference Center begins with registration at 7 a.m., with the breakfast at 7:30 and Specht’s presentation at 8. For more information or to register, please visit
  • Thursday: First Business Bank will announce the results of its annual survey of business leaders in Northeast Wisconsin beginning with a presentation at 4 p.m. at Butte des Morts Country Club. To read more about the event, click here.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: The Fond du Lac Business Connection will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Interior Systems Inc. For more information, visit
  • Wednesday, Dec. 21: Management Women Inc. will hold its monthly meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse in Green Bay. The speaker will be Stephanie Walker, a registered dietitian and director of nutrition and food safety for Skogen’s Festival Foods. To register, please contact Jeri Starich at [email protected] or (920) 430-9800.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 3: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Power Networking Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. in the chamber office in downtown Green Bay. Visit for more information.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 12: Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership is hosting a free lunch and learn from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Green Bay Radisson on Investing in our Future: Proven Strategies to Find and Build Talent to Drive Growth. The event is designed for C-level executives and focuses on innovative ways to find and build the talent manufacturers need today and tomorrow. For more information or to register, click here.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 18: The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals will start with educational sessions at 4:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select in Grand Chute. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. To register, visit
  • Monday, Jan. 23: The Fox Cities Meet Your Legislators Business Connection will be held from 5 to7 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. This program gives chamber members the opportunity to meet their local, state and federal legislators in an informal setting. For more information call 920-734-7101.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 24: The Ashwaubenon Business Association monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be held at the Holiday Inn Green Bay Stadium in Working Room A. The featured speaker will be Diane Roundy. For more information visit,
  • Thursday, Jan. 27: The Oshkosh Business Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Oshkosh Convention Center. For more information on registration, please call (920) 303-2265, ext. 16.
  • Monday, Jan. 30: The Legislative Dialogue Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. The event is sponsored by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and other members of the Northeast Wisconsin Chambers Coalition (NEWCC) and explores key legislative issues. The cost is $20 per person and includes breakfast. To register or for more information, please send an email to [email protected].
  • Wednesday, Feb. 1: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. Visit for more information.
  • Friday, Feb. 3: InDevelopment, a conference for developers and people who do business with developers, will be held from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. The day-long event features networking, exhibitors, keynote speaker Tony Nelessen and the Fox Cities Economic Development Strategy Focus Group. For more information, click here.

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