Best Bet Business Events for Week of March 3

Posted on Mar 2, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 at the KI Convention Center in downtown Green Bay. The event features four free educational seminars and the new “Business Between Hours,” a networking lunch. More than 1,000 attendees are expected. For more information, visit www.titletown.org/BusinessExpo.

Tuesday, March 4: NeighborWorks Green Bay will offer the workshop “Realizing the American Dream” to help people understand and master the home-buying process. The two-part class is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 11 at NeighborWorks Green Bay, 437 S. Jackson St. from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information call 920-448-3075 or go to www.nwgreenbay.org.

Tuesday, March 4:  The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce N.E.W. Emerging Leaders will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Little Chicago Dining & Spirits, N9650 Friendship Road, Kaukauna. For more information, call (920) 766-1616.

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. A $5 donation is requested. Register 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].

Friday, March 7: Sheboygan County legislators will share updates at the Sheboygan County Chamber’s First Friday Forum on at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, 1 Long Dr., Sheboygan Falls. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with a buffet lunch served at 11:45 a.m. The presentation and question-and-answer period will conclude at 1:15 p.m. Register online at www.sheboygan.org. Members of any Chamber in Sheboygan County pay $17 and general admission is $35.

Monday March 10: The YWCA of Green Bay De Pere and Humana are offering work certification skills to women. Classes are offered Monday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 19. There will be two sessions offered both days, from 9 to 10 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Classes feature resume writing, interview training and basic customer service. All classes will take place at the YWCA of Green Bay De Pere. Contact Korissa Diehl at (920) 432-5581 ext. 167.

Wednesday, March 12: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rasmussen College, 904 S. Taylor St., Green Bay. The event includes a campus tour. The event is free for Chamber members and $30 for non-members. To register, visit events.titletown.org.

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 www.wimiwi.org.

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 www.convertersexpo.com.

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 www.wmc.org or call (608) 258-3400. Call (608) 258-3400 or email Susan Nyffenegger at [email protected]

Wednesday, March 19: The Chamber of Manitowoc County will host a spring Candidate Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Best Western Lakefront Hotel, 101 Maritime Dr., Manitowoc. The forum will host candidates running for local positions including Manitowoc County Executive; County Board; and one seat on the City of Manitowoc Common Council. The event is free but there is a $10 cost for lunch. Registration is required. Register online at www.chambermanitowoccounty.org, or call The Chamber of Manitowoc County (920) 684-5575, by Monday, March 17.

Thursday, March 20: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry will host its Cultivate: Business Growth Series event from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk. For more information, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com.

Friday, March 28: Propel Oshkosh Young Professionals Network will host a casino night fundraiser, “Propel Prohibition and Poker,” on at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center from 7 to 10 p.m. Proceeds go toward the Oshkosh Community Education Fund. Tickets are $35. For more information, contact Zack Pawlosky at (920) 267-7922 or email [email protected]

Thursday, April 3: The Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award program’s is accepting nominations from businesses statewide until April 3. Awards will be presented at a banquet in Madison on Thursday, May 1. Visit www.familybusinessaward.com, or call (608) 836-7500.