Best Bet Business Events for Week of Nov. 18

Posted on Nov 17, 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. Jobs expert and author Edward E. Gordon will be the keynote speaker. 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 $90, or $100 at the door on the day of the event. Student tickets are available for $15. Register online at

Tuesday, Nov. 19: The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Wisconsin Fast Forward information session from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Bergstrom Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Oshkosh Training Center, 3650 Jackson St. in Oshkosh. Shelly Harkins from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development will present an overview of the grants and requirements. Space is limited; reserve your spot online at

Wednesday, Nov. 20: Sales and Marketing Professionals of Northeast Wisconsin’s program “Driving Revenue with Content Marketing,” presented by Tim McAdow of Integrity Insurance, will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Integrity Insurance, 2121 East Capitol Drive, Appleton. Register at

Wednesday, Nov. 20: Management Women, Inc. is hosting the luncheon program “Facing Your Leadership Fears,” presented by David Yeghiaian, author of the business strategy book Pieces for Profit, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The event will be at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse, 1004 Brett Favre Pass in Green Bay. To register, please contact Susan Nagel at (920) 419-8531 or [email protected].

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.

Thursday, Nov. 21: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting the program “Finding Financial Balance” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Bridgewood Resort & Hotel, 1000 Cameron Way in Neenah. The event includes a breakfast buffet. The chamber also is offering “Chamber 101: Accelerate Your Membership” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Office, 125 N. Superior St. in Appleton. The membership event is free. To register for these events, visit

Saturday, Nov. 23: The 30th Annual AT&T Green Bay Holiday Parade will be held at 10 a.m. starting at Jefferson and Stuart streets.

Thursday, Dec. 5: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is offering “Political Pursuit: How to Run for Office” training 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tundra Lodge Waterpark & Conference Center, 965 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. The training is free and open to the public. Registration is required; call (920) 437-8704 by Monday, Dec. 2.