Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm
*Thursday, Jan. 16, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Business After 5” networking event at Mozzaluna Pizzeria, located at 17700 W. Capitol Dr. in Brookfield. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Advance registration costs $10 for chamber members, $15 at the door for chamber members, $15 for first-time guests, and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit http://business.brookfieldchamber.com.
*Friday, Jan. 17, the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) will feature speaker Cynthia LaConte, chief executive officer of Menomonee Falls-based Dohmen, which provides technical consulting services to life science manufacturers. LaConte was named 2011 Woman Executive of the Year by BizTimes Media and 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Upper Midwest. Dohmen recently acquired three technology companies and announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The IBAW event featuring LaConte will begin with coffee and networking at 7 a.m. at the Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $30 for IBAW members and $40 for the general public. For more information or to register, visit www.ibaw.com.
*Friday, Jan. 17, BizTimes Media will hold the annual Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast to give the business community insight about expectations for the year ahead with previews of trends in staffing, manufacturing, housing, digital technology, marketing and more. The event will feature a panel discussion of industry experts followed by breakout sessions focused on building wealth, preserving wealth and planning for taxes for 2014. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center, located at 631 E. Chicago St. in Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $60 for individuals, and registration is available onsite beginning at 7 a.m. For more information, visit www.biztimes.com/trends.
*Friday, Jan. 17, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host “MAM After Dark: ¡Baile!” from 6 p.m. to midnight. The event, presented by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, will feature Latin dancing with a live Latin jazz band playing salsa, merengue, cha-cha-, boleros, and bachata music. The social event will also feature music by DJ Slym, salsa and margaritas, a “Dance Through the Galleries Tour,” a photo booth, a “Do It Yourself” art studio, and more. Admission is free for museum members. Attendees who join at the door can also get in for free with a friend. Admission for other guests is $9 in advance and $14 at the door. The museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://mam.org/calendar/events/.
*Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, Gallery Night and Day’s winter edition hits Milwaukee with 40 art galleries and venues open for art enthusiasts to explore free of charge. The winter art celebration, one of four scheduled for this year, also includes the 11th annual “Sculptures on Ice” exhibition on Friday in the Historic Third Ward’s Catalano Square. Free shuttles will transport patrons on a five-stop route between art venues from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday night. For a list of participating art venues and their hours of operation, visit www.historicthirdward.org.
*Friday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 19, the 29th annual “Waukesha JanBoree” will come to Waukesha with the theme “Let The Games Begin.” The winter celebration will feature activities and events tailored toward families, children, teens and adults. Highlights of the three-day celebration include an ice sculpting demo, ice skating, fireworks, trolley rides, an ice bocce ball tournament, ice fishing and ice bowling. Times and locations of activities and events vary. Cost to participate also varies. For more information and a full schedule of “JanBoree” events, visit www.janboree.org.
*Wednesday, Jan. 22, the city of Milwaukee and the state Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting on the Lakefront Gateway Project. The meeting will act as an open house for the public to view concepts and offer feedback on plans for the $34 million project, which aims to open up more land near the lakefront for development and public access. The meeting will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the upper level of the Milwaukee Public Market, located at 400 N. Water St. For more information about the Lakefront Gateway Project, click here.
*Thursday, Jan. 23, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) will hold an information session on the school’s graduate programs and professional development opportunities. The meeting will cover MSOE’s MBA program, master’s degrees, graduate certificates and professional development opportunities for registered professional engineers. The meeting will run from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Campus Center Building, CC361, located at 1025 N. Broadway St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, click here.