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Networking Night - Student Information

An event for admitted COB students. Networking opportunities with area employers.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

 Oshkosh Convention Center

Fall 2014 & Spring 2014 Admits: Check-In 3:45-4:15, Event 4:15pm-6:45pm

Event Schedule:

4:15-5:30 Major Sessions (Spring & Fall 2014 Admits Only)

Information Systems: Thistle Room in Convention Center

Management: Henrietta Room in Convention Center

Marketing: Anna/Evelyn Room in Convention Center

Economics: Carter Room in Convention Center

Finance: Hutchinson Room in Convention Center

Accounting: Ballroom A/B in Attached Hotel (1st Floor)

Supply Chain: Ballroom C in Attached Hotel (1st Floor)

Human Resources: Lake Winnebago Room in Attached Hotel (1st Floor)

Interactive Web: Foundation Board Room in Attached Hotel (1st Floor)

Business Scholars: Lake Poygan Room in Attached Hotel (2nd Floor)

5:30-6:45 Main Networking Event with Employers in CC Exhibit Hall (Spring & Fall 2014 Admits Only)

6:15-7:00 VIP Social (By Invite Only- COB Ambassadors, Business Scholars & Designated Club Executives)

7:00-7:30 Employer Link-Up in CC Exhibit Hall (All COB Students Invited)

7:30-8:00 Awkward to Awesome Professional Sessions (All COB Students Invited)

Product=You: Thistle Room in Convention Center

Climbing the Career Ladder: Henrietta Room in Convention Center

Building Your Personal Sales Team: Evelyn/Anna Room in Convention Center

I Have a Job, Now What?: Carter Room in Convention Center

Do I Want this Job?: Hutchinson Room in Convention Center

What is Networking Night?

The annual Networking Night is an exciting and unique opportunity to network with over 200 professionals in the area. You will learn about the organizations as well as internship and full-time opportunities. Spring and Fall 2014 Admits are required to attend.

Preparing for Networking Night

You are required to wear professional dress and bring your business cards when attending this event. Please do NOT bring your résumé. To help prepare for this important event we will put up videos closer to the event. Information on creating business cards

Networking Night Shuttle

Due to limited parking, there will be free shuttles from campus to the Oshkosh Convention Center. The shuttles will pick-up students at the entrance of Sage Hall on High Street starting at 3:30 for 1st timers. They will then drop-off following the event.

Early Shuttle pick-up at Sage Hall: 3:30, 3:40, 3:55, 4:15 

Late Shuttle pick-up at Sage Hall: 6:00, 6:30, 6:40, 6:45, 6:55

Shuttle pick-up at Convention Center: 6:45, 6:55, 8:00, 8:10, 8:30

Networking Night FAQs

Q. Who is invited to Networking Night?
A: All Fall 2014 and Spring 2014 COB admits are required to attend.

Q. What is the goal of Networking Night?
A. By attending Networking Night you are able to learn and practice your professional networking skills.  As you network with over 200 professionals, you also have the opportunity to discuss your career path as well as potential internships or full-time positions. 

Q. Where is the event?
A. Oshkosh Convention Center, downtown Oshkosh. Directions.

Q. How do I get there?
A. See "Networking Night Shuttle," above, for transportation schedule.

2014 Registered Organizations 

Major Sponsors

Accounting: Baker Tillly, Schenck SC

Economics: Associated Bank

Finance: Society Insurance, Thrivent FinancialNorthwestern Mutual - The Blevons Group 

Human Resource Management: Bemis Company, Inc.

Information Systems:  Humana, Skyline Technologies, Thrivent Financial

Management: Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Aldi

Marketing:  Wal-MartAlta Resources, Northwestern Mutual - Greater Milwaukee 

Supply Chain Management: Oshkosh Corporation, PlexusRoundy's  

Gold Sponsors

Aerotek

J.J. Keller 

Sherwin Williams

Wipfli LLC

Modern Woodman of America

SECURA Insurance

JM Smucker

Target

Generac

American Republic Insurance

School Specialty

US Venture

Church Mutual Insurance

Jewelers Mutual Insurance

Sentry Insurance

West Bend Mutual Insurance

Grant Thorton

Silver Star Brands

Alliance Laundry Systems

Altria 

Silver Sponsors

Mercury Marine

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Acuity Insurance

Oracular

Wells Fargo Bank

Kwik Trip

Federated Insurance

Shopko

Mersberger Financial Group

Heartland Business Systems

Badgerland Financial

Cintas

First Time Sponsors

American Family Insurance

Greenheck Fan

Unipro

Becker CPA

Penske Truck Leasing

Office of Treasurer 

IMT Group