Best Bet Business Events for Week of Oct. 29

Posted on Oct 28, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series 2012-13 will kick off Tuesday, Oct. 30 with speaker Tim Connolly, vice president of sales and marketing for the Green Bay Packers. His presentation, “Building and Sustaining a Great Brand,” will be held during the breakfast event, which is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Hendrickson Dining Room of the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College. The cost is $60 per session or $450 for the entire season. Contact Jamie McGuire at [email protected] or visit to register.

Thursday, Nov. 1: Advance, the economic development division of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, along with presenting sponsor Baker Tilly, will recognize six Northeast Wisconsin businesses that exhibit manufacturing excellence at the 2012 Manufacturing Awards of Distinction on at the KI Convention Center. The social hour and cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:45 p.m. and the awards program to follow. Governor Scott Walker will be the special guest speaker for the evening. Keynote speaker is Steven W. Kuehl, director of economic development for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Tickets are $50 each or $500 for a table of 10. To register, call (920) 593-3419 or visit

Wednesday, Nov. 7: The QTI Group is hosting the Economy & Wisconsin Employers’ HR Projections for 2013 breakfast meeting from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at the Butte Des Morts Country Club in Appleton. Discussion will include emerging trends tied to economic and labor market challenges and opportunities. Visit QTI’s website or RSVP to [email protected].

Thursday, Nov. 8: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce’s Event Awards – Celebrating Business Hollywood Nights Style program will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. The program recognizes excellent business leaders in the community. Black tie is “admired but not required.” For more information, visit

Tuesday, Nov. 13: ACUniversity, a program of the Association of Commerce, is offering Pinterest for Business from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Fond du Lac Police Department, 126 N. Main Street. ACU classes are open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is recommended. Cost for the class is $25 for Association of Commerce members, $35 for non-members. Visit to register or call (920) 921-9500.

Thursday, Nov. 15: The Ethics in Business Awards, presented by American Foundation of Counseling Services in partnership with Cornerstone Foundation of Northeastern Wisconsin, Inc., will take place at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay from 11:30 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. The event will feature keynote speaker Mark Murphy, president and CEO of the Packers. For more information, visit

Friday, Dec. 7: New North, Inc. will hold its ninth annual New North Summit starting at 7 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Appleton. The summit will include speakers, breakout sessions and panels connected to its theme, “Innovate to Elevate,” featuring innovative processes, products and people in the region. Online registration is open. The cost is $60 if registered before Nov. 10, $75 after. Visit