Subject: 08.04.2020 New North Newsletter

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Promote the Regional Brand 
Where Green Bay Packers rank among world’s most valuable sports teams
The Green Bay Packers made Forbes' ranking of the 50 most valuable sports teams on the planet, a significant recognition given the team being located in a small market.

The Packers ranked 27th with a valuation of $2.85 billion and was the only Wisconsin pro sports team to make the list.

In 2019, the Packers generated $506 million in revenue, the first time the organization surpassed the half-billion dollar revenue mark. The team....

Encourage Educational Attainment
St. Norbert College offering ‘ninth semester free’ for eligible students

FOX 11 News
St. Norbert College says it will offer students enrolled through the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters a "ninth semester free."

The college says that by offering the option, it hopes students can "attain the complete and fully rounded experience of college life."

The "ninth semester free" promise is offered to eligible students who:...

Promote the Regional Brand
Reserve your ‘pod.’ Free Friday night movies on Ariens Hill kick off with ‘Frozen 2.’
Green Bay Press-Gazette 
Free Friday night movies will return to Ariens Hill in the Titletown District this weekend, but they'll look a little different during the pandemic.

To ensure social distancing, moviegoers will need to register in advance to reserve a "pod" on the grass, which will have room for up to six people to watch together. Face coverings will be required for everyone over the age of 2 at entry and....

Economic Development Feature
Wisconsin IoT Council to host two-day virtual event
Insight On Business
The Wisconsin IoT Council will host a two-day virtual event Aug. 12-13.

Day one, kicking off at 10 a.m. on Aug. 12, features an industry case study looking at Bemis Manufacturing Co.’s smart shopping cart. Kyle Payne, sales manager at Bemis Manufacturing, will give an overview of how the company created its smart shopping cart. He will share some of the whys, the...


Local Chamber Feature
Green Bay Chamber splits its annual awards event
Insight On Business
The Greater Green Bay Chamber is putting an interesting twist on its annual dinner so the event can still be held despite limitations put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The chamber will hold both a luncheon and dinner event on Sept. 15 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay. By creating two events, the chamber will be able to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and....

Economic Development Feature
#CloseTheDistance: Executive Leadership Conversations on Transportation and Logistics
Aurora WDC 
How will transportation and logistics firms leverage technology and other potential disruptions to evolve to the changing needs of their markets for the future?
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm CST

Moderator: Arik Johnson
Lead Analyst: David Conley 

CEO Guests: Todd Gilbert – President and CEO, Valley Companies

John Spiros – VP Safety and Claims Management, Roehl Transport

COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.

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