- Friday, Sept. 21, Southside Business Council will hold its monthly meeting from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Culver’s, 840 W. Sunset Drive in Waukesha. The meeting, held in association with the Waukesha County Business Alliance, will feature construction as a member spotlight with a panel discussion about 2012 and the future. Feia Construction, Paradise Builders, and Total Team Construction will serve on the panel. The meeting is free to attend. For more information and registration details, visit http://business.waukesha.org.
- Friday, Sept. 21, Creative Alliance Milwaukee will hold its first annual summit, “Creative Milwaukee at Work,” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hosted by the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, the summit will feature an interactive trade show, panel discussions, a showcase of Milwaukee’s creative efforts and breakout sessions for Milwaukee’s creative community and anyone interested in learning more about creative initiatives in the area. BizTimes Media will serve as the in-kind media sponsor. Cost is $100. Scholarships are available for students. To register, visit http://creativealliancemke.org.
- Friday, Sept. 21, Mount Mary College’s fall forum is scheduled to run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee. The event, titled “Changing the World, One Woman at a Time,” will feature guest speaker Andree Simon, president and COO of Women for Women International, an organization that helps female survivors of war in eight countries find stability with business skills training, health education and emotional support. Cost to attend the forum is $50 for individuals and $750 per table of eight. For more information and tickets, call 414-256-1210 or visit www.mtmary.edu/fallforum.html.
- Thursday, Sept. 27, the Medical College of Wisconsin will host the next event in its 6th annual luncheon series from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin, 813 E. Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee. Open to the public, the event will focus on “From Silence to Sound: How Cochlear Implants Provide Hearing” with a presentation by Dr. Christina Runge, associate professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences, about technology that restores hearing or allows individuals who are hearing impaired to hear for the first time. The luncheon series supports the mission of Women in Science to spotlight promising research and provide financial assistance to female scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin. For information about membership, registration and luncheon fees e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-955-5863.
- Friday, Sept. 28, the Waukesha County Business Alliance will hold its monthly One-on-One with Public Officials meeting from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Kolb+Co SC, 13400 Bishops Lane, Suite 300, in Brookfield. The meeting, which offers an informal setting for businesses and Waukesha County elected officials to sit down for discussion, will give attendees a chance to hear from Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. The event is free to attend. For more details and to register, visit http://business.waukesha.org.
- Thursday, Oct. 4, BizTimes Media will present its annual Manufacturing Summit from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Busch Precision, 8200 N. Faulkner Road in Milwaukee. The event will focus on why innovation matters in a global marketplace with a panel discussion and breakout sessions centered on the importance of fostering a corporate culture of innovation and strategies to overcome Wisconsin’s skills gap among other related topics. The event will also include networking opportunities and breakfast. Cost to attend is $35 for individuals and $280 for a corporate table to seat eight. For more information and registration details, visit www.biztimes.com.
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