Bubbler Calendar


Upcoming networking opportunities and events you should know about

  • Tuesday, Nov. 17, The Management Association will host a presentation by Ralph Pontillo, CEO of the Manufacturers and Business Association (MBA) in Erie, Pa. He will discuss an overview for business leaders on the systematic methodology of Blue Ocean Strategy at MRA’s Conference Center in Waukesha from 9-11 a.m. MBA is the only training site in the U.S. certified to teach the Blue Ocean Strategy approach and Pontillo is a nationally recognized leader in its application. Popularized in the book by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, adopting a Blue Ocean Strategy allows companies to break away from the competition and shrinking markets by moving into new markets in which there are no competitors. Cost to attend is $85 for nonmembers and $65 for members. More information is available at www.mranet.org/blueocean.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 18 WWBIC will host its 2009 annual luncheon  at the Harley Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St., from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Chris Jordan, photographer, will be the keynote speaker at the event. His photography depicts images of garbage and is meant to bring attention to American consumerism and unconscious behaviors in our everyday lives. The WWBIC Client Trade Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with lunch and the speaker to follow. Cost to attend is $50 per person or $600 for a corporate table of eight. Register online at www.wwbic.com.
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  • Wednesday, Nov. 19 Milwaukee’s Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Midwest Airlines Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Top employers including Northrop Grumman, Wells Fargo, The D.I.A., LifeCare Hospitals will be present with 100’s of jobs and career positions. Pre-register with your resume by calling Bill at 562- 406-7486, or by visiting www.citycareerfair.com The fair is free to attend for individuals 20 and over, business attire necessary. 
  • Thursday, Nov. 19 Professional Women’s development network will present its women’s breakfast event: Leadership Theory Applied, with Margaret Farrow from 7:15 to 9 a.m. at Weissgerber’s Gasthaus, 2720 N. Grandview Blvd. Cost to attend is $20 for pre-paid chamber members, $25 for chamber members at the door and $30 for non-members. To register click here
  • Thursday, Nov. 19 The Milwaukee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host its annual Partners in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon on from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Midwest Airlines Center.The event will recognize the following people for their dedication to making philanthropy thrive in the greater Milwaukee area: Jack and Patti McKeithan will receive The Evan P. Helfaer Donor Award; Karen Peck Katz will receive the Todd Wehr Volunteer Award; Robert Mason will receive the Leave A Legacy Awardl; William O’Toole Jr. will receive the Scott Cutlip Professional Fundraiser Award; and the Balistreri-owned and -operated Sendik’s Food Markets will be honored with Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award. The cost to attend the event is $50 per person or $500 for a table of 10. To register or to get more information, visit the AFP Milwaukee website.
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  • Thursday, Nov. 19 YP Impact will host its After5 networking event and a Stone Greek Coffee factory tour. Registration and networking will begin at 6 p.m. and the Stone Creek Coffee Factory Tour will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at 422 N. 5th St. A networking reception will be held at Fanatics Sports Central, 185 N. Jefferson St.  from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available. The event is free to attend for members, and $5 for non-members. To register visit: www.ypimpact.org

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