Best Bet Business Events for Week of Aug. 5

Posted on Aug 4, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College will host the free workshop, “Explore Starting Your Own Business” Monday, Aug. 12 at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. To register, call (920) 735-5709 or visit www.venturecenterwi.biz.

Tuesday, Aug. 6: Exportech will begin a three-session program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St. in Green Bay. The program is designed to help Wisconsin companies expand and develop their export strategies. Additional sessions will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Oct. 29. For more information, contact Roxanne Baumann at WMEP at [email protected] or call (262) 442-8279.

Monday, Aug. 12: The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce/Bank First National will host a golf event at Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne. The fee is $175. The public is invited to a 19th Hold Reception at 4:30 p.m., featuring networking, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. The event is $50 per person or $150 for four from the same company. To register, visit www.oshkoshchamber.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 13:The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Over Breakfast Event “LinkedIn: Turning Connections into Leads” from 8 to 9 a.m. at the chamber office in Kaukauna. The cost is $5 for members and $20 for non-members. To register, visit www.heartofthevalleychamber.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 13: The Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club will meet at the Elks Club, 33 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac at 6 p.m. Registration starts at 5 p.m. Speakers include Jeff Kahlow of Big Guy Hats, Judy Gauthier of Bungalow Quilting and Yarn, and Paul Wise of Christianos Pizza. To register, call (920) 929-2928 or email [email protected]. The I&E Club meets during the second Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: The U.S. Venture Open glove event will be held at the Oneida Golf and Country Club, Green Bay; North Shore Golf Club, Menasha; Mid Vallee Golf Course, DePere; Fox Valley Golf Club, Kaukauna; and Wander Springs, Greenleaf. The fee is $275 to $475. To register, visit www.usventure.com.

Thursday, Aug. 15: Stellar Blue Web Design will host a Bagels & Brains Summer Social from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 1580 Lyon Dr. Neenah. The social will offer digital marketing tips and tricks, networking and idea sharing. To register for this free event, go to www.stellarbluewebdesign.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 21: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the Lunch & Learn class “Digging Deeper with Pinterest” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Time Warner Cable Business Class, 3520 E. Destination Dr. Appleton. To register, visit web.heartofthevalleychamber.com or call (920) 766-1616.

Thursday, Sept. 19: The Bridge-Between Retreat Center in Denmark will hold its 8th annual fall kickoff party and raffle from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Stadium View Bar & Grill in Green Bay. The event is the center’s main fundraiser for the year. Call (920) 864-7230 or visit www.bridge-between.com for more information.