The Technology & Human Innovation Networking Conference, presented by Insight Publications, from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the UW-Fox Communication Arts Center on Midway Road in Menasha. THINC! is designed to light a spark for disruptive ideas and encourage entrepreneurs to embrace a culture for those who dare to take risks. Michael Diamond, vice president of Mitek Systems, San Diego, will present a keynote, “A Tale of Two Valleys: Silicon & Fox River.” THINC! will conclude with a networking reception in the theater hall and art gallery. Cost is $60. To register, visit www.insightonbusiness.com/2013-thinc.
Thursday, May 16: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce will host a BizBlend networking event at High Cliff Restaurant from 7:15 to 9 a.m. The cost is $18. To register, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com. The chamber also will host a Business Connection on Tuesday, May 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Waverly Beach in Menasha. The cost is $2 for members who are preregistered, $4 at the door, or $20 for prospective members.
Thursday, May 16: Fox Cities SCORE hold the first session of the “5 Simple Steps for Starting Your Business” program at Copper Rock Café from 8 a.m. to noon. The program is for people who are thinking about starting a new business or for business owners who want to boost their marketing plans, build financial forecasts and learn more about funding their businesses. Four more sessions follow. For more information, visit www.foxcities.score.org.
Thursday, June 6: The Green Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Recognition Awards at the KI Convention Center, 333 Main St. in Green Bay, during Small Business Week. A business showcase opens at 11 a.m., followed by the luncheon at 11:55 a.m. and the awards program to follow. Awards are given in several categories to recognize excellence in areas such as environmental improvement, growth, community involvement and special accomplishments. A business person of the year also will be named. For more information, call Marilyn Heim at (920) 593-3419.
Monday, June 10: The Fox Valley Technical College’s Business and Industry Services will hold the program “Explore Starting a Business” from 6 to 9 p.m. at the D.J. Bordini Center in Appleton. Hear local entrepreneurs and small business owners share their insight. For more information, email [email protected] or call (920) 735-5709.
Wednesday, June 12: The Fox Cities Chamber Business Trifecta will be at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in Appleton. The Trifecta includes the Business Awards Luncheon, the Business Expo and the Business Connection. The Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and recognizes top local businesses. Cost to attend the luncheon is $25 a person, or $275 for a table of 10 (preferred seating). For more information about the expo, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com or call (920) 734-7101.
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