Wednesday, OCT. 21

NETWORKING LUNCHEON: "Speak, Sponsor, SELL! — Lead Generating Strategies for Your Next Event." Advance registration required. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $34-$54. Golden Valley Golf and Country Club, 7001 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley. 612-708-6001.

CHAMBER LUNCHEON: Jeff Hamiel, Metropolitan Airports Commission chief executive, will speak. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $50. DoubleTree Bloomington, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington. 612-370-9100.


CHAMBER LUNCHEON: Judy Shoulak, president of the North American division of Buffalo Wild Wings, will speak. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $30-$50. Midpointe Event Center, 415 N. Pascal St., St. Paul. 651-223-5000.


PROCUREMENT FAIR: More than 25 exhibitors and 10 procurement workshops for working with government agencies and prime contractors. Advance registration required. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free. Jackpot Junction Casino, 39375 County Hwy 24, Morton. 612-259-6586.

Wednesday, OCT. 28

ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about WomenVenture's classes, consulting and networking groups for entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin Av., Suite 200, Mpls. 612-224-9540.

ETHICS PUBLIC FORUM: "Restoring Trust in the Financial System." John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management in the U.S., William Johnstone, executive chairman of D.A. Davidson, and Bethany McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, will speak. 4:30-7 p.m. Free. Schulze Hall, 46 S. 11th St., Mpls. 651-962-4120.

NETWORKING STRATEGIES WORKSHOP: Author Teresa Thomas will speak. 1-4 p.m. $64-$115. Park Place East, 5775 Wayzata Blvd., St. Louis Park.


NORTHEAST CHAMBER AWARDS: Presentation of the President's Award and the Small, Medium and Large Business of the Year Awards. 5-7 p.m. $40. Jax Cafe, 1928 University Av. NE., Mpls. 612-370-9160.