Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:15 pm
*Thursday, Jan. 8, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce will hold a “TBC Speed Networking Event” at Mango Tropical Bar and Grill, located at 721 S. Cesar Chavez Drive in Milwaukee. During the event, attendees will take part in two-minute meetings with other attendees to build relationships, promote their businesses, and exchange contact information. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $30. Proceeds will go toward the Lou McGlothian Memorial Scholarship, which aids ethnically-diverse students. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, Jan. 8, NEWaukee will present a social at The Brown Bottle, located at 221 W. Galena St. in Milwaukee’s Schlitz Park. The event, part of a series of monthly networking events, will give attendees a chance to meet other professionals and will also feature live music and a $5 combo that includes a glass of Schlitz and an order of beer nuggets. The social will run from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information or to register, visit http://newaukee.com/event/january-social/.
*Monday, Jan. 12, the Waukesha County Business Alliance will present a Young Professionals Luncheon themed “Living in Symmetry” and focused on how to pursue a balanced, productive life. The event will feature speaker Jerry Fons, president, executive coach, at Executive Power, LLC. The luncheon will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive in Waukesha, in Conference Room 101. Cost is $25 for alliance members and $45 for non-members. For more information, click here.
*Wednesday, Jan. 21, UW-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education will hold a seminar on “First Steps to Starting a Business.” Attendees will have a chance to examine the feasibility of their business idea, look at the risks and rewards of starting a business, use tools to calculate startup costs, discuss critical marketing strategies, learn about the legalities of launching a business and more. The seminar will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at the School of Continuing Education, located at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost is $29, and seating is limited. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, Jan. 22, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Business After 5” networking event at Healthworks Wellness Center, located at 19035 W. Capitol Drive, Suite 100, in Brookfield. The event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for chamber members who pre-register and $15 at the door. First-time networking event guests can also attend for $15. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, Jan. 29, BizTimes Media will hold the 2015 Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast to give business leaders insight on expectations for business in the year ahead. The event, in its 14th year, will feature a macro-economic outlook by Michael Knetter, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin Foundation as well as industry outlooks by Tina Chang of SysLogic Inc., Tom Still of the Wisconsin Technology Council, Keith Rozolis of ABC Supply Co. Inc., and Todd Teske of Briggs & Stratton Corp. The event will also include breakout sessions for business leaders. The breakfast event will run from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center, located at 631 E. Chicago St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $60 for individuals and $600 for a corporate table of 10. For more information or to register, visit www.biztimes.com/trends.