Best Bet Business Events for Week of April 21

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Insight Publications is hosting THINC! (Technology & Human Innovation Networking Conference) from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at the James W. Perry Hall at UW-Fox Valley in Menasha. Keynote speaker is Efrem Z. Stringfellow, Microsoft vice president for the U.S. Central Region. The 2014 Insight Innovation Awards will be presented immediately following the keynote. Register for the early bird rate of only $45 through Wednesday, April 30. Visit

Tuesday, April 22: “CONNECT! – Avoiding Bankruptcy and Dealing With Other Businesses That Did Not” – a free event offered by Advance, the economic development program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Brown County Central Library. The free eventwill feature presenter Tim Nixon, attorney, shareholder and team leader at Godfrey & Kahn. Everyone who registers will be entered in the drawing for a Microsoft Surface tablet (must be present to win). To register, call (920) 496-9010 or visit

Tuesday, April 22: The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay will present three no-cost webinars during the second quarter of 2014. Sessions last 30 minutes, plus time for a question-and-answer session. The first installment in the series, titled “How to Protect Your Business Value,” will be held at noon on Tuesday, April 22 and 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. Participants will learn about key business value protection strategies. To register, visit and click “Webinars” on the left side of the page.

Wednesday, April 23: The Chamber of Manitowoc County is hosting an appreciation breakfast, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc, to honor Administrative Professionals on Administrative Professionals Day. A presentation, “Discovering Your Memory Power and Reading Smart” by Roger Seip, bestselling author of Train Your Brain for Success, will follow. The cost is $20 per person and includes a breakfast buffet. To register, contact The Chamber of Manitowoc County at (920) 684-5575 or [email protected]

Friday, April 25: Applications are due for the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 2014 Business Awards. Winners will be recognized in Small and Large Categories for most awards. The awards will be presented during the chamber’s Business Trifecta on Wednesday, June 4. For more information, visit

Wednesday, April 30: Nominations are due for the Allouez Business Association (ABA) 2014 Excellence in Business Awards. One small business (up to 20 employees) and one large business (21 or more employees) in Allouez, will be recognized. To make a nomination, visit The awards luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at The Village Grille in Allouez. The awards luncheon is free for ABA members; $15 for guests and non-members. For more information, visit

Thursday, May 1: The Mid-Day Women’s Alliance will host its WILD Workshop, “Effectively Working The Room: The Top 10 Habits of Turning Introductions Into Leads,” presented by Diane Roundy, director of growth and business development for Schenck. The program starts with networking at 12:30 p.m. and the workshop from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is at the Atlas Café, 425 Water Street, Appleton. There is no cost for alliance members, $25 for non-members. Register at

Tuesday, May 6: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Power Networking Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the chamber, 300 N. Broadway. The cost is $16 for non-members and free for members. For more information, visit