Bubbler Calendar

Upcoming networking opportunities and events you should know about

  • Check out the week ahead surrounding Milwaukee’s performing arts and music scene by visiting the Third Coast Digest, a media partner of BizTimes Milwaukee.
  • Thursday, Oct 8 The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will present a seminar entitled Incorporating Social Media into your Marketing Plan at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christina Steder, president of Clear Verve Marketing LLC will present the program. Admission to the program is $25 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. Advance registration with payment is required by Monday, October 5. Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce members and non-members can register at 262-786-1886 or email bcc@brookfieldchamber.com.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 Schenk will host a free 90-minute Business Improvement Workshop entitled, “Unlocking Business Value: Realizing Personal and Business Goals as You Implement your Long-term strategy,” at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10499 Innovation Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.  The workshop will benefit business owners and leaders who are looking for ways to achieve and realize greater business growth and value. To register, visit www.schencksc.com/events or call Kandy at 414-465-5609.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau will host the 7th Annual Business Ethics Torch Awards and Ethics & Integrity Leadership summit at the Pfister Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Professional football player and Packers’ Hall of fame member Willie Davis will keynote the event. To register contact Carole Milos at 414-847-6064 or visit www.wisconsin.bbb.org/2009-torch-awards for more information.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 UW-Whitewater hosts the Public Relations and Social Media Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus. More than 20 different social media strategists and public relations professionals will share insight on how their innovative companies are using Twitter, blogs, Facebook and other social media tactics to reach their strategic public relations goals. Paula Berg, director of emerging technologies for Southwest Airlines, will keynote the event.The all-day event costs $10 for students or faculty, $50 for UW-Whitewater alumni, nonprofit and government employees, and members of the Milwaukee Social Media Club. The regular price for the summit is $75. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/PR-SocialMediaSummit.
  • Friday, Oct. 16 The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce hosts its Legislative Update at Brookfield City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The update will feature Milwaukee County Executive, Scott Walker who will discuss Wisconsin tax burden and its impact on our business climate and ability to attract new business, wasteful spending in government and ways to streamline government, and creating an environment that attracts jobs. The update is open to the public and free but reservations are required by October 14. For reservations, call the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce at 262-786-1886, ext. 5 or email to bcc@brookfieldchamber.com.
  • Thursday, Oct. 22 Milwaukee’s 30th street industrial corridor will host a breakfast event entitled Reshaping Southeastern Wisconsin: Connecting the Corridor to the Next Generation of Jobs. The event will feature a welcome by Mayor Tom Barrett; a keynote address by Carlos Santiago, UWM chancellor and a panel discussion featuring Michael Floyd of Glenn Rieder, Inc.; Richard Meeusen, Badger Meter, Inc.; Alan Perlstein of DRS Power & Control Technologies, Inc., and Peggy Troy, Children’s Hospital and Health System Inc. The panel will be moderated by Julia Taylor of the Greater Milwaukee Committee. For more information and to register, visit www.thecorridor-mke.org or call 414.444.4706.
  • Friday, Oct. 23 HOPE’s Fall Celebration at the Harley Davisdon Museum, 400 W. Canal St., beginning at 5:30 p.m. The organization will honor the teachers, staff members and community supporters who help more than 600 students find the drive to make it to college. Tickets for the event are $75 each and can be purchased here.

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