Best Bet Business Events for Week of May 5

Posted on May 5, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Insight Publications hosts 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. Visit for information and registration.

Tuesday, May 6: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts 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 speak. Call (920) 766-1616 for information and registration.

Tuesday, May 6: Fox Cities SCORE and Fox Valley Technical College present “The Affordable Healthcare Act Today,” seminar for small business at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Business & Industry Center. The event starts at 7:30 a.m., and includes three speakers and Q&A sessions from 8 to 11 a.m. The keynote speaker, Linda A. Hines, ACBC, is a principal member of Employee Benefits Administration Services, LLC and will discuss how the ACA currently affects small employers. The cost is $15. For information and registration: or (920) 734-7101.

Wednesday, May 7: In the spirit of National Tourism Week, we would like to thank our volunteers and tourism partners. This year’s theme is the ‘Travel Effect’. See how travel affects us personally and professionally at the CVB offices, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. RSVP at

Thursday, May 8: The Heart of the Valley Chamber hosts a Leadership Roundtable from 12 to 3 p.m. at the chamber building, 101 E. Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna. The program gives business owners an opportunity to learn from the expertise and hands-on experience of their peers. Contact Bobbie Beckman, [email protected] or (920) 766-1616 for information and registration.

Tuesday, May 13: Women in Management hosts “The Brain and Business Decisions,” 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m., at Fox Banquets Rivertyme Catering, Appleton. The presentation examines how a daily reservoir of willpower factors into the ability to make better decisions and what can be done to extend that reservoir. To register: Questions: [email protected]

Tuesday, May 13: Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts“The Top 10 Mistakes Businesses Make” presented by Valerie Revnew of Epiphany Law, LLC, 8 to 9 a.m., at the chamber offices, 101 E. Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna. We will provide a basic discussion of ways that you can help identify and prevent most major problems. Cost: $5 for members, $20 for non-members. For registration and information: (920) 766-1616

Wednesday, May 14:  Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Pulse presentsCharting the Work/Life Balance” by UW-Fox Valley Asst. Professor Ranen McLanahan. For information:

Thursday, May 15: The University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley hosts its Third Thursdays networking event to benefit TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS), a pre-college program fund through the U.S. Department of Education. TRiO ETS encourages 6th-12th grade students in the Kaukauna and Menasha school districts to complete high school and to pursue a college education. This event takes place in the Community First Credit Union Terrace at UWFox from 4:30 – 7 p.m. For information:

Thursday, May 15: Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County hosts its third annual Excellence in Economic Development Awards breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc. The Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the best economic development projects and the year’s most influential leaders in Manitowoc County. Register by Wednesday, May 7 at or call (920) 482-0540.

Wednesday, May 21: Weidert Group hosts an Inbound Marketing Bootcamp, 8a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel, Neenah. This one-day event will lead attendees through the inbound methodology and provide them with all the tools and know-how needed to start creating an inbound marketing strategy and accelerate business growth. For information and registration:

Wednesday, May 21: First Business Bank, along with Insight Publications LLC, will present the Enterprising Nonprofits 2014 Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at The Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. The event is designed for nonprofits to network, share best practices and identify opportunities for collaboration. Keynote speaker is Vicki Clark, senior governance consultant for BoardSource. For information and registration: