Best Bet Business Events for Week of Feb. 24

Posted on Feb 23, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Insight’s fifth annual InDevelopment conference will be held 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 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 visit to register.

Wednesday, Feb. 26: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its annual dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. at the The Marq, 3177 French Road, De Pere. The keynote speaker is Mark Skogen of Festival Foods. To register, visit

Friday, Feb. 28: Nominations are due for the Insight THINC! Innovation Awards. The contest is designed to encourage innovation among businesses in Northeast Wisconsin that lead to breakthrough technologies, processes and/or company cultures and make an important, positive impact on their companies, employees, customers, vendors, industries, communities and/or the environment. Winners will be announced at the THINC! event May 20 at UW-Fox Valley in Menasha. To nominate your company, visit

Tuesday, March 4: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hyatt, 333 Main St., Green Bay. For more information, visit

Tuesday, March 4: The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County will host an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp starting March 4 and continuing Wednesday, March 5; Thursday, March 6; and Monday, March 10 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the EDC Manitowoc Office. The Boot Camp helps participants develop 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, Feb. 26. For more information, contact Laura at [email protected] or call (920) 482-0540.

Wednesday, March 5: Door County Buy Local is holding its next business networking mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Glas Coffeehouse, 67 East Maple St. Sturgeon Bay. The event features a program by Cathy Guilette of Relate Marketing on LinkedIn Tips and Tricks. A $5 donation is requested. RSVP by Monday, March 3. Email [email protected] or call (920) 743-3113 ext. 200.

Thursday, March 6: The St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series will present Kate Burgess, CEO of fulfillnet in Green Bay, at the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College in DePere from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The cost is $60. To register, contact Jamie McGuire at [email protected]

Wednesday, March 12: Women in Management-Fox Cities will host its meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fox Banquets Rivertyme Catering in Appleton, featuring speaker Shana Conradt. The cost is $15 for members and $17 for non-members. The registration deadline is Monday, March 10. Visit

Thursday, March 13: The Converters Expo 2014 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay. The cost is $45. To register, visit

Thursday, March 13: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding a Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Prime Steer Supper Club, 704 Hyland Ave. Kaukauna. The cost is $20 for non-members and the event is free for members. Call (920) 766-1616.

Friday, March 14: Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland will host the Advancing Wisconsin Manufacturing Seminar Series featuring WMC Foundation President Jim Morgan, who will offer an early, inside look at the 20-year strategic economic vision for Wisconsin. The event begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and continues until 10 a.m. Future sessions will be Monday, March 17 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay and Tuesday, March 18 at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac. The cost is $30 per person or $20 per person for WMC and/or local chamber members. For more information, visit or call (608) 258-3400. Call (608) 258-3400 or email Susan Nyffenegger at [email protected]