Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 22

Posted on Apr 21, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Charles Szews, CEO of the Oshkosh Corporation, will be the featured speaker during the St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on Wednesday, April 24. Szews’ presentation, “Driving Culture and Performance through the Oshkosh Operating System” will be at the F.K. Bemis International Center at the college from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Cost is $60. To register, email [email protected]

Monday, April 22: The Environmental Management and Business Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its fifth annual Green Innovations Symposium, “Urban Agriculture and Community Sustainability,” starting Monday and continuing through Wednesday, April 24 on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. The 2013 symposium will focus on the issues of food industry sustainability, local “green” public and private campuses and energy opportunities, and partnerships with students to achieve sustainability. To register or for more information, visit, or call (920) 465-2955.

Tuesday, April 23: Schenck is hosting a free workshop, “Power Formula for LinkedIn Success” from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at The Marq, 3177 French Road in DePere. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Author Wayne Breitbarth is the featured speaker. To register, visit or call Jackie at (920) 996-1276.

Thursday, April 25: The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership will host “Building Profits & Value through Sustainability” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bridgewood Resort Ballroom B, 1000 Cameron Way in Neenah. The event includes sessions by R&B Wagner Inc. of Milwaukee and Quality Packaging, Inc. of Fond du Lac, which will discuss their sustainability initiatives, motivating factors and opportunities and trends. To register, contact Steve Harrell, business development leader, at [email protected]

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:

Friday, April 26: The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will host the business symposium “Hiring Veterans: Translating Military Expertise to Civilian Excellence from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Schneider National, 911 Glory Road, Green Bay. Topics include the benefits of hiring veterans and how to find and connect with veterans. The WDVA also will host “Supporting our Heroes: Getting the Most of State and Federal Veterans Programs” at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center from 1 to 4 p.m. On Saturday, April 27, the WDVA and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will host “Marching to War: Wisconsin Military History from the Tribal Perspective” at the Radisson from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required at the “Hiring Veterans” event. Contact Al Hoffmann of the WDVA at (608) 266-1209, or via email at [email protected]

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