Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 1

Posted on Mar 31, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Paul Jadin, president of Thrive, will be the featured speaker during the St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series Wednesday, April 3. Jadin’s presentation, “Bold Economic Development Strategies for Wisconsin” will be at the Butte des Morts Country Club in Appleton from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Cost is $60. To register, email [email protected]


Tuesday, April 9: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a Power Connect session, “Relationship Building,” at its office at 101 E. Wisconsin Ave. in Kaukauna from 8 to 9 a.m. Learn the art of speed networking. Pre-register at for free or pay $5 at the door. For more information, call (920) 766-1616.

Wednesday, April 10: The Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN) at Fox Valley Technical College will host a workshop on international business compliance and minimizing risk in global business transactions from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at FVTC’s D. J. Bordini Center in Appleton. The presentation will focus on bribery enforcement and foreign corrupt practices, as well as money laundering laws. Cost is $12. Pre-registration is required at

Friday, April 12: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a tour of the UA Local 400 at 7:30 a.m. at its 41,000-square-foot training center at 2700 Northridge Drive in Kaukauna. Apprenticeship programs are available in plumbing, steamfitting, HVACR service and pipe fabrication as well as upgrade training for journeymen. Call (920) 766-1616 to register.

Thursday, April 11: SRC Technologies will host its 5-year anniversary celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. at its office at 3148 Mid Valley Drive in DePere. Please register to attend at

Tuesday, April 16: The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership will kick off its ExporTech series in Appleton. The three sessions are designed to help manufacturers increase foreign sales. The second session will be Thursday, May 16 and the third on Wednesday, June 9. For information:

Thursday, April 18: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business & Breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. called The Aging Population, to be held at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center at St. Norbert College in DePere. Cost for members is $18, non-members, $35. To register, visit

Saturday, April 20: The Executive Women’s Golf Association is hosting its annual spring kick-off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fox Valley Golf Club, W1759 County Hwy UU in Kaukauna. The public is invited and do not need to golf to participate. The event includes a brunch, door prizes, networking and a silent auction to benefit Leaven, an organization providing financial assistance and resources to people in need. Gently used children’s clothing will be collected for the Community Clothes Closet. Register at Cost is $25 for members in advance through April 15 or $30 at the door; or $30 for EWGA guests and non-members.

Thursday, April 25: Crane Engineering’s Tech Expo will be held at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Driving Results Through Innovation” will feature new product innovations from more than 45 top equipment manufacturers. Twelve tech sessions held during the event include topics such as phosphorus water treatment and managing assets for reduced lifecycle cost. For information:

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