Best Bet Business Events for Week of Jan. 20

Posted on Jan 19, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series features Christine Loose, director of hotels – The American Club and Inn at Woodlake, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Loose will present the program “Delivering Outrageous Five-Star Service to Drive Profitability” at the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College in DePere. The event is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and costs $60. Contact Jamie McGuire at [email protected]

Wednesday, Jan. 22: The UW-Green Bay Center for Public Affairs will host Grant Writing Training from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Radisson Green Bay. Cost for the workshop is $69. A discounted rate of $59 is available for UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and students. To register, visit www.uwgb.edu/cfpa.

Thursday, Jan. 23: The 4th Annual Fox Cities Future 15 Young Professionals Awards, presented by UW-Fox Valley, and Pulse Young Professionals, a program of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, will be from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Communication Arts Center at UW-Fox Valley. For more information, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com.

Friday, Jan. 24: Applications will be accepted through today by the Wisconsin Safety Council and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development for the 20th Annual Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards. Winning companies will be presented with awards at the 72nd Annual Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference on Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells. For more information, call 1-800-236-3400 or visit www.wisafetycouncil.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 28: The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County will present “Let’s Talk Business: Creating the Customer Experience: Recovering From Service Failure” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the EDC Office. The session will be presented by John Stelzer, co-owner of Rose Colored Glasses Salon & Spa. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Please contact Melissa Franz at (920) 482-0540 or email [email protected] to register.

Wednesday, Jan. 29: Fox Valley Technical College is offering Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. The course runs monthly from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through June 18 at FVTC’s Bordini Center at 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. The training includes two April sessions and costs $3,500 per person. For more information, visit www.fvtc.edu/6sigmagreenbelt or call (920) 735-4798.

Friday, Jan. 31: Prophit Companies will host its second annual business conference: 2014 Servant Leadership Summit, Reach New Heights. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Marq banquet and catering facility at 3177 French Road in De Pere. The half-day program will be focusing on the two main elements to take your business to new heights: servant leadership and culture. Admission is $225. To register, visit: http://servantleadershipsummit2014.eventbrite.com/ or contact Meredith Bartos at [email protected] or (920) 435-4878 x108.

Friday, Jan. 31: Nominations for the Rotary Club of Green Bay’s Free Enterprise Award, which honors a business and community leader, are due. Nominees must serve as a company or organization’s president, CEO, or owner and represent a for-profit business that has an office in Brown County. Visit www.greenbayrotary.com. The Free Enterprise Award Banquet will be held on Monday, May 19 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.

Friday, Jan. 31: The Neenah Rotary and Fox Cities Morning Rotary Clubs will host the 10th annual Uncorked and Uncapped wine and beer tasting fundraiser at the Best Western Bridgewood Premier Resort Hotel and Conference Center from 6:30 to 10 p.m.  The event features more than 50 wines. Tickets are $50 in advance, $55 at the. For more information, visit neenahrotary.org.

Friday, Jan. 31: The 11th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2014 competition until 5 p.m. Contestants should begin by submitting a 250-word (or 1,400-character) idea abstract online at www.govsbizplancontest.com.

Thursday, Feb. 27: Insight’s fifth annual InDevelopment conference will be held 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton. Keynote speaker is Fred Kent, founder of the New York City-based Project for Public Spaces. For more information, call Insight Publications at (920) 882-0491, or go to www.insightonbusiness.com/indevelopment-2/ to register.