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Chamber Programs & Events


Annual Celebration

The Annual Celebration, held in January, is the Chamber's most exciting social gala of the year!   With a focus on celebrating the year's accomplishments, the Annual Celebration brings together both Chamber members and members of the community for a wonderful evening of socializing, food and beverages, entertainment, silent auction and much more!  The event enables the Chamber to keep membership dues at a minimum and provide quality services and programs.  

SAVE THE DATE: January 17, 2018


 
Annual Golf Outing

The Annual Golf Outing is the Chamber's second special event of the year. Every July, over 200 Chamber members, their guests, and the community participate in 18 holes of golf at Pleasant View and an evening of networking, dinner, and awards.  Support of this event enables the Chamber to keep membership dues at a minimum and still provide quality services and programs.  

SAVE THE DATE: July 19, 2017!

 

 
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Ask the Expert seminars occur monthly in the Spring and Fall.  These educational sessions are an opportunity to learn and discuss current issues your business faces with other business.  Sessions are facilitated by a subject matter expert or panel of experts, from this area, with “real-world” experience on the day's topic. Q&A wraps up each session.

 
2017 ATE Series

        January          The Components of Brand Storytelling             Register
  February    Emerging Social Media Techniques   Register
  March    Establishing Better Relationships with Prospects & Customers   Register
  April    Employing a Multi-Faceted Approach to Enhance Data & Cyber Security   Register
  May    Changing Habits to See Results   Register
  June    Employee Retention   Register
  August    Turning Sales Leads into Dollars   Register
  September    Becoming a 'Best Workplace'   Register
  October    Assess, Diversify, Innovate and Thrive   Register
  November    Using Empowerment to Decrease Stress   Register

 

 

 

BSH-Background

The Business Social Hour is a popular and free monthly event that is open to members and guests. This is a great place to make new contacts, socialize and network in a fun & relaxing atmosphere.  Host sponsor slots fill quickly, contact Brenda for details on hosting a Business Social Hour.


Biz Trolley Tours

Board the Middleton Trolley at the Chamber office and enjoy 20 minute tours of some of the businesses that make Middleton unique. Tours occur in the Spring-Fall. Tour dates and locations vary, visit the event calendar for specific dates. Email Lisa to become a tour stop!


EconDev

Stay updated on city, county, state and federal economic issues.  These briefings are held at 12pm on the third Wednesday of the month at Wisconsin Bank & Trust (119 Junction Road). 

2017 Guest Speaker line-up:

      January   
 Buckley Brinkman, CEO Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity
  February    John Tweddale, TRC Environmental - Environmental Clean-up
  March    Carson Mettel, Mead & Hunt - Perspectives
  April    Jeff Maloney, Vandewalle & Asoociates - Urban Greenway Study
  May    Robin Gates, Corporate Governance
  June    Terrance Well, TWall Enterprises - Middleton Center Tour
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Register for an Economic Development Briefing


 

Get Moving Middleton

Get Moving Middleton is our monthly breakfast meeting.  Stay informed about Middleton's community, the schools, the latest business trends, financial markets, health matters and more.

These meetings allow you to take advantage of many of the benefits that Chamber membership has to offer.  Networking time is provided until 7:45 a.m. when the program begins. The program consists of three or four brief updates on a variety of community and business issues. These ‘first Thursday’ meetings are fun, informative, fast-paced and open to Chamber members and guests, a continental breakfast is provided.

First Thursdays, Monthly at the Hilton Garden Inn (see the event calendar for details).




LunchLearn

Lunch & Learns occur on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Chamber Office (11:45a-1p) and are limited to 12 participants; topics are scheduled on a case to case basis (based on timeliness and availability).  View Lunch & Learn Schedule.

1. Presentation should be 60 minutes or less (to allow time for Q&A)
2. Presentation cannot be an infomercial for your business/services or a teaser (give a bit of information but require contract/payment for more information)
3. Presentation should have some sort of business, professional or personal development aspect
4. Presenter should email title, description of the seminar and what attendees can expect to learn, along with a short bio and photo to lisa@middletonchamber.com
5. Presentation should be sent to chamber@middletonchamber.com by 12pm the day prior to your scheduled presentation (if you have slides)

To propose a Lunch & Learn Topic please email Brenda Delabarre, chamber@middletonchamber.com


MICRO GROUPS

Using all of what the Chamber does well in large groups, to cultivate and inspire small ‘Micro Group’ opportunities to learn and make meaningful connections.
Learn more about starting or joining a small group.



Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies and Grand Openings

The Chamber Staff and Ambassadors are available to help businesses organize and promote Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies and Grand Openings. The Chamber provides our ribbon and giant scissors for ribbon cuttings for new member business’ openings.  An Ambassador will work with your business to plan the event and help with Chamber member attendance at the event.