TUESDAY, JAN. 8
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: "Rock Your Brand in 2013! How to Hone Your Brand for Maximum Impact." 9-10:30 a.m. $29-$49. Downtowner Woodfire Grill, 253 W. 7th St., St. Paul. 612-708-6001.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9
LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES: The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce event with Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leadership, networking with business and public policy leaders and dinner. 4-9 p.m. $95-$130. St. Paul RiverCentre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 651-292-4669. HEALTH CARE BROWN-BAG: "Measurement and Evaluation in Health Care Reform." Presented by Twin Cities Research Group. Noon, free. Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 451 N. Lexington Pkwy., St. Paul. 651-280-2663. U.S.-CHINA BUSINESS CONNECTIONS: "Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence Pitfalls." With Alan Thometz from Grant Thornton. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Free-$25. Schulze Hall, 46 S. 11th St., Mpls. 651-865-6543. CHAMBER INFORMATION: An information session about events, services, marketing and more for new members and those interested in the Chamber. 2:45 p.m. Free. St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, 401 N. Robert St., Suite 150, St. Paul. 651-223-5000.
THURSDAY, JAN. 10
BOARD OF DIRECTORS SERIES: Sessions on "Developing & Motivating a Great Board" along with "Costs, Responsibilities and Commitment in Today's Board." 7:45-10:25 a.m. $25-$105. Hubert H. Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota, 309 19th Av. S., Mpls. 612-338-3828.
FRIDAY, JAN. 11
BUSINESS STRATEGIES: With business coaches Stacey Larsen from Authentic Edge and Janel Anderson from Working Conversations. 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m. $129. Officenters, 3800 W. American Blvd., Bloomington. 612-524-8026.
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