Best Bets Business Events for Week of Nov. 4

Posted on Nov 3, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Sail Young Professionals of Manitowoc County will introduce the “Future 15” exceptional young professionals at its Annual Banquet at Knox’s Silver Valley Bar & Banquet Hall in Manitowoc on Wednesday, Nov. 13. For more information, please visit or contact The Chamber of Manitowoc County at (920) 684-5575 or [email protected].

Monday, Nov. 4: The Chamber of Manitowoc County’s November Business Connects with Government Luncheon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Lighthouse Inn on Lake Michigan, 1515 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers. The event features a presentation from Randy Asman of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on proposed roundabout plans for Manitowoc County and other regional transportation projects. The cost is $10 for chamber and Sail members and $25 for others. To register, contact The Chamber of Manitowoc County, (920) 684-5575 or [email protected]

Tuesday, Nov. 5: The annual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison. The event is hosted by the Wisconsin Technology Council. Mark Schmitz, whose design work for research institutions and tech-based businesses spans four continents and eight countries, will speak on global opportunities for emerging Wisconsin companies on Tuesday. The event includes the annual Elevator Pitch Olympics and “First Look” forum. To register, visit

Wednesday, Nov. 6: Schenck will host its annual 2013 Payroll Forum in Green Bay at the Rock Garden from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Subsequent seminars will be on Friday, Nov. 8 at La Sure’s Hall in Oshkosh; Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Holiday Inn of Fond du Lac; and Friday, Nov. 15, Butte des Morts Country Club in Appleton. The cost to attend is $25 for Schenck clients, $50 for non-clients and $25 for each additional person from the same organization. Visit or call Karie at 1-800-236-2246, ext. 1261.

Wednesday, Nov. 6: The Chamber of Manitowoc County will host the seminar, “Small Business Retirement Planning: A SIMPLE Solution,” presented by Jason Muench from UnitedOne Credit Union, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at The Chamber of Manitowoc County, 1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc. For more information, go to

Wednesday, Nov. 6: Door County Buy Local is holding its next business networking mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the new U.S. Cellular retail store, 1425 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay. The event includes a presentation from U.S. Cellular, “Productivity, Communication and Technology.” The cost is a $5 donation. Email [email protected] or call (920) 743-3113 Ext. 200.

Friday, Nov. 8: Current, the young professionals program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, will accept Future 15 & Young Professional Awards until Friday, Nov. 8. For more information, visit

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 13: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours event at Cabela’s, 1499 Lombardi Ave. from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is free for members and $30 for non-members. Register by Friday, Nov. 8. Visit

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].