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Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fundamentals of compressed air systems

Presenter: Gary Shafer, Owner, Shafer Consulting Services, Inc.
During this full-day course, we'll discuss how compressed air systems work, the benefits of optimal compressed air system performance, alternatives to using this expensive utility and waste minimization with point of use accountability. The impact of different compressor types, controls and efficiency measures—some quick and simple—will also be discussed. Ultimately, you'll learn what it takes to make better decisions when it comes to compressed air system changes, as well as how to tailor a compressed air system management action plan. Learn more and register today.

Evolution Milwaukee
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This is a fun, networking mixer for business and young professionals.
Join us for a game of ping pong, learn about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Milwaukee's Finest, connect and engage with other Milwaukeeans!

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A two-day Self-Storage Owner/Investor Executive Symposium which comprising of an Owner/Operator Executive Conference on day one and a Developers Conference on day two. Designed to prepare industry professionals for success in the rapidly growing self-storage marketplace.

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Color Purple

A magnificent Grammy-nominated musical saga.

Following the success of last year’s Ragtime, Mark Clements and his creative team reunite to bring you the hit musical based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This glorious musical saga, spanning four decades, tells the unforgettable story of a woman who finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her own unique voice in the world. With a joyous Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues, The Color Purple captures the hearts of young and old, and reminds us that “it only takes a grain of love to make a mighty tree.”

Business Outlook and M&A/Capital Use Trends

Milwaukee Athletic Club
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Would you like to discover more about the business outlook for various industries? Are you interested in learning about how firms are using capital? We've assembled a group of top experts to discuss the business outlook for various industries and M&A/capital use trends.

Co-hosted by CFA Society of Milwaukee and the UWM Lubar School of Business, this Defining Markets: Business Outlook and M&A/Capital Use Trends will include the following speakers:

~ Ron Miller, Managing Director, Cleary Gull ~ will moderate a panel discussion
~ Ted Crandall, SVP and CFO, Rockwell Automation
~ Christopher Goller, Regional President, PNC Bank
~ David Westgate, CEO, Jason Industries

Technology Innovation Center
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Hidden strengths and weaknesses have an impact on your sales and profits. Find out how to take advantage of them through real world strategies.

Our event is for forward-thinking business owners and sales leaders. It is a two-hour, in-depth look at the sales process that will give you insight on the disparity between how most of your prospects buy and how most salespeople traditionally sell. In every sales encounter there are two processes at work, your prospect’s and the salesperson’s, the question is...which one are you following?

Typically, our guests share issues such as: Frustration as they feel like an unpaid consultant; Tired of Wasting Time on Bids to get a "Think-It-Over"; or Worried that their "PRICE" may be their only differentiation.

Can you relate? Please join us for a Free Workshop!

Whitewater Innovation Center
Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
We all know Culver’s makes a delicious burger and fresh, frozen custard. To get the scoop on how “ButterBurger” became a household term and his last name synonymous with a sweet treat, join Craig Culver at Elements for Success on Thursday, September 25th at the Whitewater University Technology Park Innovation Center.

The first Culver’s opened in 1984 in Sauk City, Wisconsin on an A&W property the Culver family had owned almost 20 years before. There are now over 500 restaurants in 22 states. Mr. Culver will tell us how following the guiding principle of “do the right thing” grew that initial family business in Sauk City into a nation-wide, award-winning franchise, celebrating their 30th anniversary this year.

Will there be frozen custard, you ask? You betcha! The staff has worked itself into such a tizzy of anticipation regarding this event that frozen custard is on the refreshment menu.

Networking starts promptly at 5:30 (as does the distribution of custard), so don’t be late. Mr. Culver’s presentation will begin at 6:00 pm and there will be time directly after for questions, followed by more networking.

Milwaukee Film Festival Dates

Oriental Theater
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The 6th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival takes place from September 25-October 9, 2014, and will screen 200+ films from 40+ countries. Join us for films, panels, conversations, music and community for all ages. Festival venues this year are the Landmark Oriental Theatre, Landmark Downer Theatre, Fox-Bay Cinema Grill and Times Cinema. Visit for more information.

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Operation Forward March is a Wounded Warrior Project Awareness Dinner. The Revolinski-Maciosek Wealth Management Group wants to raise awareness for this project through a dinner, live musical performance by Tweed Funk, and presentation by a retired veteran and a wounded warrior. This is a FREE event. Limited seating available. RSVP today at or 262-696-5177.

Re-Imaging - Re-Imaging

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Thursday, September 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 AM
September 23 - February 14
Brooks Stevens Gallery of Industrial Design
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 6 - 8 p.m.

This innovative and interactive exhibition is curated by MIAD students, and displays 18 artifacts from MIAD's design collection, with each curator choosing three items. Visitors to the exhibit are encouraged to respond to these objects, through writing, renderings, by creating new works of art or design, and more. These new works will become part of the display for an unspecified period of time. Re-Imagining - Re-Imaging is a very open-ended structure, open to both casual visitors as well as more involved individual investigations and class projects.
Student curators include Stephanie Gage, Kayle Karbowski, Sabastian Laurent, Cody Powers, Tom Roberts and Rebecca Schnirman.

AIA Contracts Milwaukee Seminar

Radisson Milwaukee North Shore
Friday, September 26, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Help is available for understanding complex AIA contract provisions - get it now, before you wind up with costly delays or time-consuming lawsuits. Join us for this seminar and get a solid understanding of commonly used AIA documents and how to use them to minimize your liability.

Discover how to protect your company and avoid pitfalls such as delays, cost issues, payment disputes and much more. Know exactly what will happen if things go wrong - and how AIA contracts can help you avoid these disasters by addressing the issues upfront. Register today to get the insight you need to sign your next contract with your eyes wide open.

Benefits for You

- Stay at the forefront of your discipline - get updated on the latest AIA family of documents

- Stop wasting time poring over endless legalese - navigate through owner-architect agreements with ease

- Be prepared by making sure your dispute resolution provisions are bulletproof

- Make AIA contracts work for you - get tips on modifying the standard documents

Rite-Hite Company LLC
Friday, September 26, 2014
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
MMAC World Trade Association’s Compliance Roundtable Series “Best Practices for Routed Shipments

Join an exclusive group of the region’s business professionals engaged in global trade compliance issues. This roundtable breakfast will feature moderator Ellen Kosidwoski, Rite Hite Corp, kicking off the program by asking the group to share “best practices for routed shipments.”

Following this discussion, the group will delve into any other questions from the group.

7:15 AM Registration & continental breakfast
7:30 AM Welcome & group introductions
7:45 AM Discussion “Best Practices for Routed Shipments”
8:30 AM Open Group Discussion
9:00 AM Showroom tour
9:30 AM Conclude

*The "Compliance Roundtable Series" is a quarterly program designed to connect global business professionals with industry peers to share ideas and best practices related to compliance. Small to mid-size companies may find this network extremely valuable.

Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation 2014 Walk

Milwaukee County Zoo
Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We are excited to team up with the National Hemophilia Foundation and walkers from across the country to raise dollars and awareness for the bleeding disorders community. Walk through the zoo! This 1 mile walk will take place at the Milwaukee County Zoo, with registration starting at 9am, and the walk stepping off at 10am. We hope to see you there!!

Takashi Nagai: Physician and Survivor of the Atomic Bomb?

St. Francis Capuchin Center
Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Capuchin Friar Martin Pable will inspire you with the life of Takashi Nagai, who converted to Catholicism after studying history including the life of St. Francis. Also he was an advocate for banning nuclear weapons after living through the Nagasaki atomic bombing. This St. Francis Institute Milwaukee presentation is held at St. Francis Capuchin Center, 1927 N. Fourth Street, Milwaukee from 9 AM to 12 PM. Register by calling 414-374-8841 ext. 35 or Suggested offering: $20 (Scholarships available upon request).

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Business Health Care Group Annual Meeting

The Price Is Right - or Is it?.
At this year’s annual meeting, we will address the issue of health care value head-on with a powerful and enlightening keynote address you won’t want to miss by a renowned and nationally recognized speaker, Dr. David Nash. In his keynote speech, Buying Value in Health Care, Dr. Nash will address:
• Employers taking the lead in driving change to purchase health care on value rather than volume.
• The health care reform push toward population-based medicine, and what it means for employers, and how do they embrace the move from volume to value?

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
after all the terrible things I do

World Premiere Event! The heart-wrenching and deeply personal look at shared pasts and second chances.

A poignant, new American drama finds Daniel, a writer, fresh out of college, returning to his Midwestern hometown to regain his sense of self. He takes a job at a local bookstore owned by Linda, an émigré from the Philippines, and soon after, they realize their connection is much deeper than a shared love of literature. Together they will have to face the trauma of their pasts to create second chances for themselves—but can they find forgiveness?

Marcus Center for Performing Arts
Thursday, October 2, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join business and community leaders to celebrate the Benedict Center's 40 years of making a difference in the lives on women in the criminal justice system. We will recognize those who have made our work possible and will learn how together, we can continue to serve the community in the future. The keynote speaker, Dr. Marilyn Van Dieten, will be discussing why gender matters in the criminal justice system. Van Dieten is an internationally recognized expert in gender-responsive strategies for women in the criminal justice system.

O'Donnell Park
Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Summer is over (wait, did we ever have summer in the first place?!?) and NEWaukee is back at it with its Social programming. Join us as we embrace the changing colors of fall and head over to O’Donnell Park for the season’s first NEWaukee Social.

Live DJ Music Performances by DJ Bizzon
Drink Specials
Displays of the O’Donnell Park Spotlight Idea Submissions
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance

This Social is a part of the O’Donnell Park Spotlight. We hope to hear what you love and what you would love to change about O’Donnell Park at this event. To participate in the O’Donnell Park Spotlight — Click Here.

GrowthCLUB: Transform Your Business In Just One Day

Country Springs Hotel
Friday, October 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Take a full day to step outside of your business and join 150+ other business owners to work ON your business, rather than IN it. Each business owner will walk away with a complete 90-day business plan.

Wisconsin Center
Friday, October 3, 2014
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Teen Challenge Wisconsin (TCW) is a faith-based drug and alcohol restoration program that changes lives. Its annual banquet and auction will be held on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Wisconsin Center with Duck Dynasty patriarch, Phil Robertson, as keynote speaker. This event is critical to helping TCW raise funds to help cover the costs of running the long-term residential addiction recovery program in the greater Milwaukee area and beyond. The agenda for the night is fast paced, with performances, live and silent auctions, student stories, videos and a speech by Phil Robertson, as well as photo opportunities with his family. Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker will also be in attendance. The silent auction begins at 3pm, and the banquet starts at 6:30pm. Additionally, a one-of-a-kind Harley motorcycle signed by dozens of celebrities (worth $65,000) will be part of a live auction. All money raised will be used to purchase property and fund the building of a local Teen Challenge resale store. These “thrift stores” are one of the organization’s largest endeavors, representing its commitment to providing recovery services to men and women who struggle with life-controlling problems, as well as giving back to the communities they operate in. The resale shops are an important training component for students, as they learn how to work and live substance-free in a safe and supervised environment.
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