Best Bet Business Events for the week of Aug. 25

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Tuesday, Aug. 26: UW-Madison researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka will discuss his work surrounding a potentially deadly avian flu virus at the luncheon of the Wisconsin Innovation Network at the Sheraton Hotel on Madison’s John Nolen Drive. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and is $25 for Wisconsin Innovation Network members and $35 for non-members. Registration:

Thursday, Sept. 4: Sean Ryan will be the keynote speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Servant Leaders of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Group, from 3-5 p.m. at The Marq, 3177 French Road, De Pere. Ryan will present “Putting People On A Podium” during which he will share his entrepreneurial journey and how he serves a volunteer workforce. Registration will be held until Aug. 29. Registration, information:

Friday, Sept. 5: The Fond du Lac Association of Commerce will host the ribbon cutting of Bank Mutual at W6606 A Hwy 23, Fond du Lac at 9 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 5: Senator Ron Johnson will speak at the Sheboygan Chamber’s First Friday Forum, held from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms. Registration is $17 for Sheboygan Chamber members and $35 for non-members. Registration, information:, (920) 457-9491.

Friday, Sept. 5: The Fox Cities Chamber is accepting nominations for outstanding business professionals until Sept. 5. The awards recognizes individuals who embrace principled leadership, strategic thinking, balanced workplace values and an unrelenting pursuit of excellence. Nominations, information:, [email protected].

Tuesday Sept. 9: Mid-Day Women’s Alliance will present the event On The Edge – The Art of High Impact Leadership, with New York Times Best Selling Author Alison Levine speaking. The event will be held at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, 400 West College Avenue, Appleton from 1-4:30 p.m. Registration is open until Sept. 5, $30 for Mid-Day Women’s Alliance members and $40 for non-members. Registration, information:,

Thursday, Sept. 18: The Green Bay Area Chamber will host its September Business & Breakfast from 7-8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis Conference Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The event will feature Lee Bouche, Employee Resource Center, as speaker. The event is $20 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members. Registration, information:, (920) 593-3419.

Tuesday, Sept. 30: St. Vincent Hospital Auxiliary will host its Fashions from the Heart event at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay at 5 p.m. The event will feature fashions provided by Azure, Besselli, Furs and Clothing of Distinction, Hey Daisy, J. Hilburn, Lady Savannah and The Ultimate Closet. Proceeds from “Fashions from the Heart” will benefit the addition of a Hybrid Operating Room to St. Vincent Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Center. Information:

Tuesday, Oct. 7: The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will host its Reservation Economic Summit at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee from Oct. 7-9. Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is the presenting sponsor of the event, dedicated to boosting economic development in Indian Country. Information:

Wednesday, November 19: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will host its first annual Business Success Summit at the Corporate Conference Center at its Green Bay campus. Speakers will include Jason Kotecki (co-founder, Escape Adulthood), Lisa Johnson (Vice President, Wisconsin Economic Development corporation) and Ralph Heath (author of Celebrating Failure: the power of taking risks, making mistakes and thinking big).