Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:47 am
- Friday, Jan. 27 The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will host its January Legislative Update with State Senator Leah Vukmir and State Representative Dale Kooyenga at Herzing University, 555 S. Executive Drive from 8 to 9 a.m.
Attendees will learn what the assembly and senate will be working on in 2012. The update is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. To register, call the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce at 262-786-1886 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, Jan. 31 Waukesha County Technical College will host a breakfast program on Access to Capital in Waukesha County at the WCTC Richard T. Anderson Education Center, 800 Main St. Pewaukee from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Attendees will learn about new developments in local, regional and state of Wisconsin financing incentives/programs available to Waukesha County businesses including the newly launched Waukesha County Small Business Leverage Loan Program. Cost to attend is $15 and includes handouts and a continental breakfast. For more information or to register click here.
- Tuesday, Jan. 31 The Milwaukee Press Club will host the 166th annual Milwaukee City Birthday Party at the Grain Exchange Building, 225 E. Michigan St, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This year, the event will celebrate Milwaukee’s status as a ‘Big League City.’ In addition to the championship performances of Milwaukee’s professional and college sports teams, the city boasts big league business, arts, and nonprofits. The Press Club also will unveil the Big League City MVP Contest that will lead up to the annual City of Milwaukee Birthday Party. The party will feature gourmet food stations by Bartolotta Catering and a city birthday cake. Cost to attend is $25. To register to attend, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org.
- Thursday, Feb. 2 Eric Apfelbach, president and chief executive officer of ZBB Energy Corporation, will be the featured speaker at Alliance Breakfast Club, a monthly program of the Waukesha County Business Alliance. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Pewaukee N14 W24140 Tower Place from 7 to 9 a.m. ZBB Energy Corporation provides advanced electrical power management platforms targeted at the growing global need for distributed renewable energy, energy efficiency, power quality, and grid modernization. Apfelbach’s presentation, “Bringing New Products to New Markets,” will address forecasting v. reality in launching new products, ways to adapt a business plan to the changing market, and ways to avoid pitfalls and celebrate successes through the process. Cost to attend is $25 for Alliance members or $30 for non-members.
- Friday, Feb. 3 SCORE Southeast Wisconsin Chapter will host a business workshop entitled Social Media: a Marketing Must at Milwaukee County Research Park, 10437 Innovation Drive in Wauwatosa, Room 121 from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees will learn techniques of using Facebook, Twitter and other social media resources to increase awareness and sales and to build customer loyalty. David Gee, president of Sales Sherpas, a marketing consulting firm, and an adjunct professor of marketing at University of Wisconsin – Madison will lead the workshop. Cost to attend is $35 per person, and $20 for each additional person from the same firm. Advance reservations are required for admission, and can be obtained by calling SCORE Southeast Wisconsin at 414-297-3942 or by visiting its website, www.scoresewisconsin.org.
- Saturday, Feb. 11 Sprecher Brewery will be transformed into Lou Zar’s Speakeasy for a 1920’s Valentine’s Day murder mystery dinner. The event will begin with a brewery tour followed by a 3-course themed dinner complete with Sprecher beers and gourmet sodas. During the dinner someone in the “family” gets murdered, mobsters appear and comic mayhem ensues. Guests are encouraged to hone their sleuthing skills because the killer could be anyone in the room. Tour will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the dinner at 5:30 and a cash bar from 8 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person and seating is limited. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 414.964.2739. Period costumes are encouraged. Additional information can be found online at: www.sprecherbrewery.com.