Best Bet Business Events for Week of Nov. 11

Posted on Nov 10, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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New North Inc. will host its 10th annual summit, “New North Live! Summit 2013” at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay Friday, Dec. 6. The summit features speakers, breakout sessions and an overview of economic development in the region and state. Networking begins at 7 a.m., followed by the program at 8 a.m. The midday “Taste of the New North” luncheon presents an additional networking opportunity with 800-plus attendees. The 2014 Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Vitality Index Study, presented by the NEW Manufacturing Alliance, concludes the day. The cost to attend is $75 before Nov. 8. The registration fee increases to $90 after that and to $100 at the door on the day of the event. Student tickets are available for $15. Registration can be completed online at

Tuesday, Nov. 12: The Imagination Network (Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club) will hold a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Elks Club, 33 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac. Liz Engh, digital sales manager from Gannett Wisconsin Media will share best practices for e-commerce. The event is free. Contact the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) at (920) 929-2928 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, Nov. 12: Advance, the economic development program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, is honoring outstanding Northeast Wisconsin manufacturers at the 2013 Manufacturing Awards of Distinction event at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center, Green Bay. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Keynote speaker is Jim Feeney, president of Wisconsin Film & Bag. Tickets are $50 or $475 for a table of 10. For more information or to register, call (920) 593-3419 or visit

Wednesday, Nov. 13: Women in Management-Fox Cities will host a nonprofit panel discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fox Banquets Rivertyme Catering in Appleton. The cost is $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers. To register, visit or email [email protected] for more information.

Thursday, Nov. 14: The 2013 Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce/Network Health Holiday Parade will start at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Oshkosh. This year’s parade theme is “Winter Snow Sports.” The parade will begin at the intersection of Ceape Avenue and Main Street and end at Irving Avenue and Main Street. For more information, please contact Megan Kok at (920) 303-2265, ext. 16, or [email protected].

Friday, Nov. 15: The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce and Candeo Creative will host “Jump Start Your 2014 Digital Marketing Strategy” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Fox Valley Technical College, Riverside Campus, Room 133. Panelists for the event are Zack Pawlosky, president of Candeo Creative; Kelli Karpinski, marketing manager at EAA; Bryce Roth, social media manager at Citizens First Credit Union and Jeff Potts, marketing director at Oshkosh CVB. Register at or call (920) 303-2266.

Thursday, Nov. 21: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the November Business & Breakfast, “Hospitality…It’s not just for ‘hotels & restaurants,” from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St., De Pere. The event begins with a full breakfast buffet and networking, followed by the program from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The cost is $18 for members and $35 for non-members. Register by Friday, Nov. 15. Visit or call (920) 437-8704.