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Posted on Apr 27, 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

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

Monday, May 5: The Sheboygan County Chamber will present a free workshop with consumer expert Barbara Wold at Blue Harbor Resort from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Following the workshop, attend lunch with Wold and Sheboygan County tourism officials. The workshop is free and the lunch is $20. Register online 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

Tuesday, May 6: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a N.E.W. Emerging Leaders event from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Little Chicago Dining & Spirits in Kaukauna. Diane Roundy, director of growth and business development at Schenck, will be the speaker. The event is free. Call (920) 766-1616 for more information.

Tuesday, May 6: The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry is hosting a 2014 New Business Tax Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Marian University. The event is free but you must register by Wednesday, April 30. Wisconsin Department of Revenue tax specialists Russ Bredeson and Andrea Walworth will be the speakers. Email [email protected] to reserve your place.