Fox Cities Chamber to Host Lunch n Learn on Innovation and Community in November

Published Friday, October 27, 2017

The Fox Cities Chamber will host a lunch ‘n learn event with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on Wednesday, November 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. The special event will help attendees understand the important role the business community plays in creating an environment where innovation can thrive.

The Innovation That Matters research project by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 1776, Free Enterprise and the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center, analyzes key markets that are capitalizing on 21st Century innovations by creating strong networks between startups, local government, civic leaders, and established businesses in the community.

The lunch ‘n learn event will allow attendees to hear the results from the research project followed by a panel of local experts who are making innovation happen in the Fox Valley. Attendees will walk away with specific recommendations on how to create change, foster innovation and help the Fox Valley thrive for the next 20 years.  

Panelists include:

J.D. Harrison, Senior Director for Strategic Communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Mitesh Ajmera, Co-founder, Torus Tech Co.

Jerry Deschane, Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the Urban Alliance

Amy Pietsch, Director, Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center

Michelle Schuler, Community Engagement Manager, Microsoft


The November lunch ‘n learn event, sponsored by Spectrum, will be held on Wednesday, November 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Liberty Hall, located at 800 Eisenhower Drive in Kimberly. This event is open to the public. General Admission is $15. Reserved tables of 8 are available for $96. Please register at or call (920) 734-7101.


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