Best Bet Business Events for Week of Dec. 31

Posted on Dec 30, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Cultivate, a new business growth conference hosted by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, will be held Thursday, Jan. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk Hotel. The cost is $75 for chamber members with discounts for three or more people from the same company. Cost for nonmembers is $100. Keynote speaker will be Seth Mattison, an expert in Millennials in the workforce. Numerous breakout sessions will address topics such as technology, employee engagement, leadership and idea generation. For more information, visit or

Tuesday, Jan. 8: The Manitowoc Chapter of Women In Management will host a presentation by Kate Manthey, senior training specialist with Secura and adjunct professor of risk management and insurance for UW Oshkosh. Manthey’s presentation, “What Does Generation Have To Do With Communication?” will address differences in communication style and use of technology, and how these differences play an important role in generations at work. The event includes lunch and networking. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet St. Manitowoc. The cost is $13for members or $18 for guests and non-members. All professional women are invited to attend. Please RSVP to [email protected] by Friday, Jan. 4.

Thursday, Jan. 10: The Advance Business & Manufacturing Center’s Innovation Series program will address the topic of leasing during its breakfast presentation starting at 7:30 a.m. at the center, 2701 Larsen Rd., Green Bay. Expert real estate panelists Jamie Blom of Smet Construction, Pete Roland of Bay Lake Commercial Realtors and Garritt Bader of GB Real Estate Investments, LLC will present “Understanding Commercial Leases,” discussing the complexities of retail, office and industrial leases. The event is $10 and includes breakfast. Register by Jan. 3. Call (920) 496-9010.