Best Bet Business Events for Week of Sept. 16

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Fox Valley Technical College Annual Community Open House will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Visitors can tour the college’s high-tech learning labs, learn how to pay for college, and meet with instructors. Regional employers who represent high-demand career areas will be available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The college also is holding open house events during the same time at its Oshkosh Riverside campus and regional centers in Chilton, Clintonville and Waupaca. For more information, visit www.fvtc.edu/openhouse.

Monday, Sept. 16: Titletown HDI is presenting the program “Put Down That Phone and Get Your Customers to the Portal!” from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Marq, 3177 French Road, De Pere. The presenter is B.J. Havlik, president of SRC Technologies. To register, email [email protected]. Havlik will describe how to drive efficiency in your service desk.

Monday, Sept. 16: Pulse, the young professionals network of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a panel of economic development professionals who will discuss “YPs Fueling the Future of the Fox Cities.” The event will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the Outagamie County Regional Airport. To register, visit foxcitieschamber.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 17: Servant Leaders of Wisconsin is hosting speaker Michael J. Haddad, president and CEO of Schreiber Foods, from 3 to 5 p.m. at The Marq, 3177 French Road in De Pere. RSVP to [email protected]

Tuesday, Sept. 17: The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County will be hosting Entrepreneurial Boot Camp starting Sept. 17 and continuing Sept. 18, 19, and 23 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the EDC Manitowoc Office. The Boot Camp will provide the framework for developing workable business plans. The cost is $110 for up to two participants with the same plan and $135 for three participants with the same plan. Registration is required by Wednesday, Sept. 11. To register, please contact Melissa at [email protected] or (920) 482-0540.

Tuesday, Sept. 17: Fox Communities Credit Union will offer health care reform updates and an overview of the insurance exchange market plan from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Urban Hope Entrepreneur Center, 439 S. Jackson Street in Green Bay, and Thursday, Sept. 19 at Fox Communities Credit Union, 3401 E. Calumet St. in Appleton. The seminars are aimed at entrepreneurs, businesses or non-profits with fewer than 50 employees. For more information, go to www.foxcu.org/infocus.

Wednesday, Sept. 18: Pulse, the young professionals network of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, will host the presentation “Wordsmithing with R.J. Foster.” The event is from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at Marian University, 720 Association Drive in Appleton. Continental breakfast is provided. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. To register, visit foxcitieschamber.com.

Thursday, Sept. 19: Fox Valley Technical College’s Global Education and Services department and the Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network are holding the Best Practices in International Trade forum from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive in Appleton. The forum will feature experiences in growing international trade from companies Johnsonville Sausage and The Solberg Company. The cost is $39 per person and includes breakfast. To register, visit www.fvtc.edu/newibn.

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.

Thursday, Sept. 19: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Business & Breakfast event “Workforce Trends and Tools” starting at 7 a.m. at the Bemis Conference Center at St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St. De Pere. The speaker is James Golembeski, executive director of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board. The cost is $18 for members and $35 for non-members. To register, go to events.titletown.org before Friday, Sept. 13.

Monday, Sept. 30: Schenck will host the workshop “Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at La Sure’s Hall, 3125 S. Washburn Street, Oshkosh. For fee information and registration, visit www.schencksc.com/purposefulboards2013.

Tuesday, Oct. 1: The Fox Valley Technical College Annual Community Open House will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Visitors can tour the college’s high-tech learning labs, learn how to pay for college, meet with instructors. Regional employers who represent high-demand career areas will be available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The college also is holding open house events during the same time at its Oshkosh Riverside campus and regional centers in Chilton, Clintonville and Waupaca. For more information, visit www.fvtc.edu/openhouse.

Monday, Oct. 7: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual dinner at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay starting with networking at 5 p.m., followed by the dinner and awards ceremony. The keynote speaker for the event will be Ken Schmidt, former director of communications for Harley Davidson. The event is $55 per person. To register, visit www.titletown.org.

Thursday, Oct. 31: The third Manufacturing First Expo & Conference will be held at the KI Convention Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature breakout sessions, speakers and networking. The Manufacturing First Expo & Conference is put on by First Business in partnership with NEW Manufacturing Alliance and Insight Publications. To register, visit www.manufacturingfirst.com.