Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 8

Posted on Apr 7, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Crane Engineering’s Tech Expo will be held at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton Thursday, April 25 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:

Tuesday, April 9: Women In Management-Manitowoc Chapter will feature Kenlyn Gretz, CEO/president of Americollect, whose presentation “Leadership Principles in Business” will be in the Fireside Room at the Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Ave. in Manitowoc. Registration, networking and lunch begins at 11:30 and the presentation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $13 for members and $18 for non-members and guests. To register, go to or call (920) 320-1155 for more information.

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

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 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 18: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business & Breakfast will feature the program “Planning for the Unexpected at Any Age.” Topics include financial preparation for health expenses, potential care options after unexpected hospital stays and planning loved ones’ funeral arrangements. The event is from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College. The cost is $18 for members and $35 for prospective members. To register, call the Chamber at (920) 437-8704.

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 golfing is not required. 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.

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.

Wednesday, April 24: Charles Szews, CEO of the Oshkosh Corporation, will be the featured speaker during the St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series. 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]

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