Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:38 am
*Thursday, May 29, Pizzeria 3301 at Villa Palermo will host a pizza making lesson with Head Chef Arturo. During the lesson, attendees will learn how to make their own wood-fired pizza, watch the chef in action, tour the pizza factory onsite, and learn about Palermo’s history. Attendees will also enjoy a beverage and take home a souvenir. The lesson, which caters to all ages, will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, and reservations are required. Pizzeria 3301 at Villa Palermo is located at 3301 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. For more information on lessons or to register, visit www.palermospizza.com/pizzeria-store.
*Monday, June 2, through Friday, June 6, Milwaukee Small Business Week will offer a series of free events focused on professional development, networking and social connections. The week, designed to meet the needs of small businesses, will include a kickoff “Open for Business” mixer on Monday, a Small Business Sustainability Conference on Tuesday, a breakfast themed “Staying in the Game: Unwritten Rules to Small Business Success” on Wednesday, an awards presentation on Friday, and more. For more information on the week’s lineup of events, visit www.mkesmallbizweek.com.
*Tuesday, June 3, the Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation will hold its 2014 annual meeting. The meeting will highlight the food and beverage manufacturing industry and its influence on Waukesha County’s economic vitality. The meeting, catering to business leaders, will include networking, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, exhibits of area companies in food and beverage manufacturing, and a culinary challenge between two Waukesha County restaurants. The meeting will run from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, located at 19805 W. Capitol Dr. in Brookfield. Cost is $75 for general admission and $85 for admission at the door. For more information or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, June 4, Savvy Panda and the Business Marketing Association will host Inbound Marketing Day at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, located at 1721 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. The day-long conference shines a light on tactics and best practices for digital and inbound marketing with insight from industry experts and community speakers. Conference sessions will address topics such as the science of inbound marketing, approaches to video marketing, and ways to measure ROI with inbound marketing. The conference is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular admission costs $175, and the day’s group rate runs at $135. For more information or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, June 4, the Milwaukee Press Club will host a Newsmaker Luncheon featuring a conversation between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and a panel of Milwaukee journalists. Abele will address several topics, including the future of the county’s entertainment venues, the impact of county minimum wage ordinance, and the future of the county’s parks and transit systems. The Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are open to the public and are held to create dialogue on important city issues. The June 4 event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost is $18 for Press Club members, $23 for non-members, and $13 for students. Lunch is included, and seating is limited. Attendees must register and pay in advance. For more information or to register, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org.
*Thursday, June 5, the 2014 season of Jazz in the Park kicks off with a performance by Nabori, a 10-member band known for its original salsa music with a Puerto Rican influence. The music will run from 6 to 9 p.m. with a Happy Hour starting at 5 p.m. Jazz in the Park, presented by Boston Store and Columbia St. Mary’s, is held each Thursday in Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee through Sept. 4. The summer concerts are free and open to the public and also feature food and beverage vendors onsite. For more information on the concert series and its lineup of performers, visit www.easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park.
*Wednesday, June 11, the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce will hold a chamber networking breakfast. During the breakfast, chamber members will be able to network and distribute brochures, door prizes and promotional materials. Each breakfast attendee will also have a chance to introduce themselves, their company and their offerings through a 30-second presentation. The breakfast will run from 7 to 9 a.m. at Parkway Church, located at 10940 S. Nicholson Rd. in Oak Creek. Cost is $15. For more information or to register, click visit www.southsuburbanchamber.com.
*Wednesday, June 11, BizTimes Milwaukee and Trivera will present Social Media University – Milwaukee. The day-long conference will cover all aspects of social media and its purpose in marketing and business strategies. The conference, geared toward marketers, business owners, and agencies working B2B or B2C, will include multiple keynote presentations and several breakout sessions featuring area experts. It will also include a panel discussion on Milwaukee’s changing social media environment and exhibitors onsite. The conference will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a networking reception, at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, located at 1721 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. Tickets cost $139. Companies that register three or more representatives at once can save $10 per ticket. For more information or to register, visit www.socialmediamilwaukee.com.