Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:58 am
Summerfest announces special ticket offers
Summerfest has partnered with local organizations including the Milwaukee Brewers, Harley-Davidson Museum and Cost Cutters to provide discounted and bundled ticket opportunities for Summerfest attendees.
The Milwaukee Brewers 2-for-$25 package allows fans to get a terrace reserved tickets to the Brewers vs Giants series in July, a Summerfest general admission ticket and a special edition Brewers Summerfest t-shirt. Visit www.brewers.com/summerfest to order.
The Harley-Davidson Museum Rock-N-Roll 2-for-$20 ticket package will include one Summerfest general admission ticket, good any time during Summerfest and one adult admission ticket to the Harley-Davidson Mueseum good through December 31, 2010. Visit www.summerfest.com to purchase.
Guests can also take advantage of the Cost Cutters Family Hair Salon Ticket officer by spending $30 or more at any participating Milwaukee area Cost Cutters to receive one free Summerfest general admission ticket while supplies last.
Summerfest 2010 will take place Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, July 4 from noon until midnight daily.
Music on the Monument lineup announced
Downtown Racine Corporation has announced the line-up for the 2010 season of Music on the Monument, the city’s free outdoor music series which takes place every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Racine-based Plumb Gold Ltd. will sponsor the series.
“This is Plumb Gold Ltd.’s way of saying thank you to Racine and neighboring communities for supporting our beautiful downtown,” said Judy Olsen, president and founder of Plumb Gold Ltd., “Downtown is the heart of Racine and we have seen tremendous growth in the past 34 years. We want to help keep the momentum going!”
Scheduled to perform this summer are:
- June 4 – James Yorgan Sextet
- June 11 – The Kal Bergendahl Project
- June 18 – Roy Edwards Group Therapy Band
- June 25 – Night Wing
- July 2 – The Air Force Band of Mid-America Hot Brass
- July 9 – Lake Effect
- July 16 – Razor’s Edge
- July 23 – Final Approach
- July 30 – Saved by Grace
- August 6 – Mean Jake
- August 13 – Road Less Traveled
- August 20 — Zicomatic
- August 27 – Brian Daniels and the Barrel Boys
Making the most of social media
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, in partnership with Milwaukee-based Comet Branding and PR, will host Making the Most of Social Media, on Friday, May 26. The event will give business owners a new set of tools to market, promote and grow their brands.
It will be held at the Manpower headquarters in downtown Milwaukee, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Al Krueger and Sara Meaney of Comet Branding will provide an overview of the social media tools available to businesses and describe how they can be used in specific ways to benefit business. Attendees should walk away with a better understanding of the latest online platforms, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and blogs, and how they can be applied to your organization. The event will also address MMAC’s new social media initiatives that will increase the ability to get in contact with the organization.
Cost to attend is $12 for members and $20 for nonmembers. To register visit www.mmac.org/socialmedia.
Tweet or follow the official event hashtag #MMACsm.
Career development conference targets young professionals
The Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals will host Milwaukee’s first conference geared towards young business executives.
The conference will offer a series of workshops and initiatives that focus on personal, professional and career development on Saturday, June 12 at Cardinal Stritch University from 8a.m. to 2 p.m.
“(Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals) is responding to the needs of today’s young professionals. Most are either facing increased responsibilities and challenges at work due to company downsizing and hiring freezes, or they’re in the job market,” said Richard Badger, president of the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals. “We’re offering a low?cost, yet high quality conference that would help young professionals of various levels advance in their professional tracks and careers.”
Cost to attend is $10, and is suited for a range of professionals from entry level to upper management.
The event will feature 12 workshops and presentations led by Milwaukee-area experts and will cover topics like business etiquette, leading effective meetings, starting your own business, personal marketing.
A CEO roundtable discussion and a Resource Center will also be available to present information on job openings, and conduct resume reviews and mock interviews.
For more information on the event, scheduled speakers, and workshops, or to register visit www.tmulyp.org.
BizTimes launches 2010 Technology Directory
BizTimes Milwaukee is now accepting submissions to the second annual Technology Directory. This directory features metropolitan Milwaukee companies that offer products and services to assist in implementing cost-effective technology solutions for businesses. Companies listed in the directory offer the following products and services web hosting, web development, software development or integration, hardware, internet service and IT support. The 2010 BizTimes Technology Directory deadline is Monday, June 14. To submit your organization, go to www.biztimes.com/tech.