Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm
*Thursday, April 10, Biz Starts will open its BizForge Resource HUB in Schlitz Park with a grand opening celebration. The office acts as a collaborative resource center to help entrepreneurs and business leaders as they launch new companies. During the opening ceremony, Biz Starts will also reveal Wisconsin’s first “Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.” The event, scheduled to run from 4 to 7 p.m., will include a program followed by refreshments, tours and networking. The new center is located in Schlitz Park at 1555 River Center Dr., Ste. 210, in Milwaukee. For more information about the event, click here.
*Thursday, April 10, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will present “Business After 5,” a networking event for area business owners and their staff members. The event is schedule to run from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet, located at 17155 W. Bluemound Rd. in Brookfield. Cost for chamber members is $10 with pre-registration and $15 at the door. Cost for first-time attendees is $15 and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit http://business.brookfieldchamber.com/events.
*Friday, April 11, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host “MAM After Dark: Back to the Prom.” The social event, presented by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, will feature live music by Random Maxx, a photo booth, punch tastings, artwork tours, crafts and more. Activities will follow the theme of “Enchantment Under the Sea,” and attendees are encouraged to dress for prom. The event will run from 6 p.m. to midnight at the art museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. Admission costs $9 in advance and $14 at the door. Museum members can attend for free, and individuals who join at the door will also be granted free admission with a friend. For more information, visit www.mam.org/calendar/events.
*Saturday, April 12, through Saturday, April 19, Newaukee will present the third annual YPWeek. The conference is designed to bring young professionals together and engage them in discussions about issues impacting their generation and Milwaukee. The week will include 30 events at 25 Milwaukee locations. Highlights include an adult sleepover at the Milwaukee Public Museum; a live performance by the Milwaukee Ballet to music by a local rock band; a reverse job fair at the Milwaukee Art Museum; and a keynote address by John Burke, CEO of Trek Bikes. Most YPWeek events are free and open to the public. For a complete lineup of events, visit http://newaukee.com/explore/events/.
*Thursday, April 17, the Milwaukee Press Club will host a “Behind the Headlines” discussion on the push for a new arena in downtown Milwaukee. The event will feature a panel discussion between area journalists and three industry leaders on the debate surrounding the need for a new arena in downtown Milwaukee to replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with lunch at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, located at 1001 N. 4th St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $20 for press club members and $25 for non-members. The event is open to the public. Seating will be limited, and advanced registration and payment are required. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, April 24, FUEL Milwaukee will host “Purely Social @ Oak.” The social networking event, part of a FUEL Milwaukee event series, will include complimentary appetizers and drink specials, “mix and mingle” activities, and socializing with area professionals. The free event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Oak is located at 231 E. Buffalo St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit www.mmac.org/events.