Thursday, May 17 BizTimes Media will host its annual BizExpo at Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The BizExpo will highlight exhibit boots from hundreds of Milwaukee area companies, 20 strategy seminars that will offer business solutions and ideas to help you grow your company, and high profile speakers at two major events. Attendees can finish the day at the annual BizExpo After Hours networking event. For more information or to register in advance visitwww.biztimes.com/bizexpo.
Saturday, May 19 Milwaukee Writers Workshop will host the fourth annual Write Camp, a free conference for writers. The event will be held at Mercy Hill Church in The Hide House, 2625 S. Greeley St. in Bay View. Last year saw over 150 participants including local authors, hobby-writers, and media figures attended the event. Participants determine the workshop topics and content as the event evolves. The conference offers writers of any genre and ability the opportunity to network, hone their skills, and fuel their creativity. Writers can suggest topics now at www.writecampmilwaukee.com, and will be able to initiate and suggest topics during the workshop in a setting created to foster collaboration and spontaneity. Past workshop topics have ranged from self-publishing, autobiographical writing, poetry, and editing, to technical, business, and resume writing. This year’s event will include a Critique Corner, where writers can receive feedback on their work, plus food and networking opportunities. A free pancake breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. Several local businesses, including The Milwaukee Writers Workshop, Reliable Water Services, Yelp Milwaukee, JB Dryden Company, Robinson Writers, Stonefly Brewing Company, Summerfest, Eco Runner, and Great Lakes Distillery will sponsor this free event. To learn more about Writecamp4, log on to www.writecampmilwaukee.com.