Best Bet Business Events for Week of March 12

Posted on Mar 11, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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As the temperatures warm up, the business calendar of regional activities is also heating up. Here’s a look at some upcoming activities:

  • Monday: The Inventors’ Network of Wisconsin will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the D.J. Bordini Center in Appleton.  Nick Brannen from the Brannen Law office in Fond du Lac and Jeff Hitzler the president of the Wisconsin Inventors Network will discuss how and when to use provisional patents to protect inventions. For more information, contact Jeff Hitzler at (920) 619-2030.
  • Tuesday: QR codes and the role they play in business is the topic of the next business and breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center in Green Bay. Find more info at
  • Tuesday: Dealing with difficult people in the workplace is the topic of the next Women In Management’s Manitowoc chapter meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The speaker is Beverly Pautz, an employee assistance program counselor at Holy Family Memorial. Please register by calling (920) 320-1155.
  • Wednesday: Schenck is hosting a free one-hour webinar entitled “Preparing for and Understanding the Single Audit Process” at 11 a.m. The webinar is designed for governmental and not-for-profit organizations that received federal and/or state financial assistance. To register, visit Registrants will receive log-in instructions a few days prior to the event.
  • Wednesday: Generational differences in the workplace is the topic of a Chamber Cafet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Chamber of Manitowoc County. The presenter is Sheila Schetter of Lakeshore Technical College. To register or for more information, please contact the chamber at (920) 684-5575 or [email protected]
  • Wednesday: Women in Management-Fox Cities Chapter is hosting “Learning to see – identifying waste in the workplace” at 11:30 a.m. at Fox Banquets in Appleton. The speaker will be Cynthia Berken Wetzel, who is lean certified by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Association of Manufacturing Excellence and is a Six Sigma Green Belt. For more information, visit
  • Tuesday, March 20: The Wisconsin Family Business Forum will host Generation Dynamics & Family Business Life Cycle: Mentoring & Coaching the Next Generation from 8 a.m. to noon at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah. Sandra L. Shirk McNeely of the Abbey Group LTD will be the presenter. All family businesses are invited to attend the free event. Register at
  • Wednesday, March 21: Management Women Inc. will hold its next meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse in Green Bay. The speaker will be Kim Nielsen who will talk about women’s history month. To register, please contact Jeri Starich at [email protected] or (920) 430-9800.
  • Tuesday, March 27: Shawano County Economic Progress Inc. is holding its annual economic summit starting at 5 p.m. at The Gathering. The speakers will be Jim Feeney, president of president of Wisconsin Film & Bag in Shawano, and Dan Miller, senior bank manager for Associated Bank in Shawano. Cost is $30 per person. For information, contact the organization at (715) 526-5839 or [email protected].
  • Monday, April 2: The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting an information session on its MBA program starting at 6 p.m. at the MBA Graduate Education Center, 333 Main St., Green Bay. Register by clicking here.
  • Tuesday April 3: The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting an information session on its MBA program starting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select in Appleton. Register by clicking here.
  • Tuesday, April 10: The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting an information session on its MBA program starting at 6 p.m. at Sage Hall on the UW-Oshkosh campus. Register by clicking here.

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