Event Calendar

  • Tuesday, Feb. 23, Think Tank Live! Milwaukee 2010, Search and Social Media Summit at the Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Waukesha from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speakers include an array of experienced digital marketing professionals from the Milwaukee and Chicago areas who can provide content rich programs that are useful for today’s business leaders, marketers, and communications specialists. The seminar will focus on educating people on how to utilize the internet and social media for strategic business and marketing goals. Cost to attend is $225 until Feb. 18 and $275 at the door. For more information or to register visit the IM Think Tank website at http://www.thinktanklive.com.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 23 A.B.L.E South will present a LinkedIn training seminar at the Knights of Columbus building, 3200 S. 103rd St, beginning at 1 p.m. Wayne Breitbarth, president of M&M Office Interiors will present at the event. Cost to attend is $10 for A.B.L.E South members and $20 for non members. To register call the UWM School of continuing education at 414-227-3098.
  • Wednesday, March 3 DeWitt Ross & Stevens will present The Facebook Frenzy: How to Deal with Your Employees’ Newest On-the-Clock Pastime at the Brookfield Suites Hotel, 1200 S. Moorland Road, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Mindy Rowland and Michele Perreault from DeWitt Ross & Stevens will present. This presentation will provide guidance on how to deal with employees’ use of Facebook and other networking sites, including advice on drafting comprehensive policies and appropriate discipline methods to ensure no repeat offenders. We will also address the trend toward shutting down Facebook and twitter access at work as a potential solution, as well as touching upon how employers can use Facebook and similar sites to your advantage. The seminar is part of an ongoing series of seminars called HR Roundtable. To register for the free Brookfield seminar, go to www.dewittross.com and register under Events or send an e-mail to hrroundtable@dewittross.com or call 608-252-9330
  • Thursday, April 8 Marquette University and Comet Branding team up to offer PR+Social Media Summit at Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The one day summit will focus on the convergence of strategic communications and social media.The exact topics for the event have not yet been decided but it will include speakers from companies like IBM, BlendTec/Will it Blend, Jockey International, Trek Bicycles, Marcus Hotels & Resorts, PitchEngine.com, Big Shoes Network, Lightburn, Radio Milwaukee, and Radian 6. Cost to attend the event is $75 for professionals and $10 for students with a valid ID. All post-expense proceeds from the event will go towards a scholarship for Marquette’s PRSSA chapter. A post event Tweetup will also be hosted by Clear at the Intercontinental Hotel Milwaukee. For more information about the event visit www.prsmsummit.com or follow the event on Twitter at Twitter.com/prsmsummit or using the Twitter Hashtag #prsms.
  • Thursday, April 29 The Annual BMA Bell Awards Ceremony will take place at the Bell Lounge at Potawatomi Bingo & Casino beginning at 5 p.m. For more information or to register for the event visit bmabellawards.com


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