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Milwaukee area Personal and Professional Development Events that I am aware of during February 2012 and beyond…

Wednesday Feb 22nd WCTC Women Entrepreneurs Speaker Series

11:30am – 2:00pm.  Includes lunch and speaker.

http://www.wctc.edu/business_resources/small_business_center/networking.php

Too late now, but…

To receive automatic notification of networking events, please send your email address to Russ Roberts  rroberts@wctc.edu or call 262.695.3468 and ask to be added to the Small Business Center database.

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Thursday, February 23 | 5 pm – 7pm Business After Hours @ Blu
Blu at the Pfister
. Take a new view on networking at Blu – a downtown “gem in the sky.”  Step up and order your cocktail from our celebrity bartender for the evening – Ulice Payne, MMAC chairman and president and CEO of Addison Clifton. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the MMAC Foundation. http://www.mmac.org/

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Friday, Feb 24th for Coffee Connection @ Gravity Connect (its free and fun)

7:30-9:30am open networking and coffee…It’s Friday, it’s been a long (but productive!) week, it’s the end of the month… so come to Gravity for our Coffee Connection! It’s the perfect way to start your Friday and rejuvenate yourself with some delicious coffee and great contacts! (dwntwn Mke)Registeràhttp://www.gravitym.com/default.aspx?menu=1

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NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

Friday February 24th at 11:15am-1:30pm

(WBO)Wisconsin Business Owners Lunch ‘n Learn

“Be the 1% with Business Coach Paul Parsons”

Best Western Midway  1005 S Moorland Road, Brookfield, Wisconsin, Brookfield, WI

Wisconsin Business Owners welcomes Business Coach Paul Parsons.

Hosted by: Keith Klein

Register on MeetUpà http://www.meetup.com/wisconsin-business-owners/events/43778052/#

Its only $20 for lunch, networking and our informative speaker.

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Family Tasting Safari

Nature’s Garden Living Foods and Class Meet up!

Saturday, February 25, 2012
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to try a whole bunch of natural healthy foods, but didn’t have the guts or the money to buy them all at the store? Come sample and see what you like. Bring the kids! Held at the Waukesha County Exposition Center 1000 Northview Road Waukesha, WI 53188  Info & Registration;  http://vibrantlifevibrantchild.com/tasting_safaris_menu.html

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Tuesday Feb 28th BIG Networking Luncheon (Exclusive group networking)

11:30am- 1:00pm @ Stonefire Pizza New Berlin

Visit the website to inquire if there is an open position in your industry.

http://bignetworking.org/stonefire.asp

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Funtastic Times Networking Event

Wednesday Feb 29th- 2012

WHERE:  – Clarion Airport

WHEN:    – 5:00 to 5:30 Register/ 5:30 to 7:00 Networking

COST: $10 per person at the door.

FOOD & DRINK: Appetizers served • Cash Bar

TO REGISTER & for MORE INFO: http://www.funtasticnetwork.com

Questions:  Please RSVP ASAP by emailing or calling » Dick (414-517-0663) funtastictimes09@gmail.com  or » Mark (414-737-2942) mabmortgage@wi.rr.com

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Friday March 02, 2012, TIME: 5:30 PM-11:00 PM

Femfessional Happy Hour and PM@MPM Event

LOCATION: Ambassador Hotel & Milwaukee Public Museum, 2308 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI.

RSVP To: lauren_falk@yahoo.com

Join fellow FemCity Milwaukee members in our first purely social event on Friday, March 2, 2012. We will start the evening off right with a Happy Hour at the hip Envoy Lounge in the historical Ambassador Hotel starting at 5:30pm. Then we will head over to the Milwaukee Public Museum for their inaugural PM@MPM event from 8:00-11:00pm (cost $10). This event, co-hosted by Newaukee and MPM, will include a cash bar, complimentary light appetizers and access to the entire first floor, including the Streets of Old Milwaukee where the candy store will be open! All members, friends and significant others are welcome. Feel free to join us for the Happy Hour, PM@MPM or both!

http://www.femfessionals.com/FemCities/Milwaukee/Calendar/2012/March.htm

A Femfessional is a savvy business woman characterized as positive, open-minded, driven, professional, ambitious and desirous of forming strong strategic connections with similar minded professional women to benefit each other personally and professionally and to benefit their community. Not only is she motivated to succeed, she is passionate about the success of others around her. A Femfessional is giving of herself and more than willing to help when she is needed. She wants to make an impact in the world, starting with the betterment of her City, and grow as a business professional and a woman. She is quite remarkable!

http://www.femfessionals.com/FemCities/Milwaukee.htm

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WHAT: Business After 5 Networking @ Cali’s Grille Room

Brought to you by PRO Alliance Resources, LLC and Cali’s Grille Room

WHEN: Wednesday March 7th from 5:00-7:00 pm.

WHERE:  Cali’s Grille Room 1005 S Moorland Rd. Brookfield, WI 53005  

(Inside BEST WESTERN PLUS Midway Hotel & Suites Brookfield)

WHO:  Join Milwaukee’s best professionals for a great opportunity to meet other positive-minded professionals who do everything they can to be the best at what they do.

Come and meet Milwaukee-Area Professionals to share ideas, make introductions, and generate referrals that will energize your business!  Are you looking for more referrals?  More net income?  Then this is where you want to be. The best and brightest entrepreneurs and professionals join us monthly because they know that this is the place to meet other like-minded successful business owners who want to use their products and services.  These professionals understand the power of building relationships to take their business to the next level.

Always informative, always engaging, always professional, always fun!

Join us to see what the “buzz” all about! You never know who you’ll meet!  

Abundant Business Professionals, Complimentary Appetizers, High-Level Networking, and Fabulous Door Prizes (win a free PRO membership), – what more could you ask for?

This event features complimentary appetizers thanks to Cali’s .

COST:  $10 for non-PROAlliance members.

AGENDA:

5:00 — 6:15 pm – Open networking

6:15 – 6:30 pm – Door prizes, announcements from host/sponsors (PRO Members may bring a door prize if you would like to be recognized)

6:30 – 7:00 pm…or later – More networking

Please REGISTER on MeetUp;    http://www.meetup.com/Milwaukee-Business-Professionals/events/53022642/

Also posted on Facebook Events. https://www.facebook.com/events/299993056728041/

Tell your LinkedIn network about this event; http://linkd.in/x1nLWy

Contact Karin for more information;  Karin@PROAlliances.com or 414-687-9900

Please register on MeetUp. If a PRO event is cancelled or changed, it will be posted to MeetUp.

You can reach Event Food Sponsor, Cali’s Grille Room

BEST WESTERN PLUS Midway Hotel & Suites 1005 S. Moorland Rd. Brookfield,WI 53005  (262) 786-9540 Main  gina.bwplusmidway@gmail.com     www.midwayhotels.com

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Saturday 5/12/12 Milwaukee Holistic Health Expo

Marian Center for Non Profits 9am-5pm

Featuring all of our favorite local holistic practitioners.

Not signed up yet? You can take care of that now by visiting the website;

http://milwaukeehealthexpo.com/

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5/17/12 Biz Times Expo

I encourage you to visit the expo website at biztimes.com/expo, where you can reserve a booth, find seminar information and other event details, see the list of the 2011 exhibitors and more.

Please contact me at 414-336-7114 if you have any questions regarding exhibiting opportunities, or you can contact Tom Gaertner at 414-336-7112 or tom.gaertner@biztimes.com.

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Ok,  I know you have a ton of things going on, but please try to attend at least a couple of these to build your network. If you are looking for a closer knit group of professionals to have a heart to heart discussion and receive support, check out the PRO Mastermind groups. They’re posted on the Milwaukee Business Professionals MeetUp group for you to peruse.  I also have some LinkedIn training classes, vision board classes, and lots more. Check back on MeetUp often to see what’s new on the calendar. http://www.meetup.com/Milwaukee-Business-Professionals/

Make it a great day! (only you can)

🙂 KC

Karin Conway

Connections Coach

PRO Alliance Resources, LLC

414-687-9900

Karin@PROAlliances.com

http://www.meetup.com/Milwaukee-Business-Professionals/ (PRO events)

http://www.linkedin.com/in/karinconway

http://karinconway.com/  (personal blog)

https://proalliances.wordpress.com/ (PRO blog)

http://PROAlliances.com