March 9, 2008 in Business

Week ahead

The Spokesman-Review
 

MONDAY

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Reservations are due today by 11 a.m. Facilities personnel from Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University and Washington State University will participate in an education panel discussion on Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. The cost is $20 for MAS members and $30 for nonmembers. For information, call (509) 343-6963.

TUESDAY

Grain Marketing Workshop – WSU Extension is presenting this workshop that will discuss grain marketing strategies, today from 7:30-10 a.m. at Memorial Hall, 511 Park St., in Davenport, Wash. The workshop is free and a breakfast will be available. For information, call (509) 477-2167.

The Extraordinary Leader: Going from Good to Great – Community Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class today from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Esmeralda Center, 3939 N. Freya St. The cost is $115 and includes lunch. For information, call (509) 533-4700.

LeTips Business Mixer – The Coeur d’Alene/Hayden Chapter will host this event today from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Best Western Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway Ave. Free. Food will be provided. For information, call (509) 661-8790 or (509) 664-2879.

Hiring Smart Community Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class that will discuss how to identify candidates who the fit the organization, job and legal requirements, today from 6-9 p.m. at Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, or SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. For information, call (509) 358-7890.

Managing ChangeCommunity Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class that will discuss how to manage change and crisis in the workplace, today from 6-9 p.m. at Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, or SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. For more information, call (509) 358-7890.

Recordkeeping with Quickbooks – Community Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class today from 6-9 p.m. at Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, or SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. Prerequisite: “Beginning Recordkeeping” and proficiency in Quickbooks. For more information, call (509) 358-7890.

WEDNESDAY

Grain Marketing Workshop – WSU Extension is presenting this workshop that will discuss grain marketing strategies, today from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Harvester Restaurant in Spangle, 401 W. First. The workshop is free and a hosted breakfast will be available. For more information, call (509) 477-2167.

Women’s Leadership Conference of the Inland Northwest – This year’s conference will focus on skills women can develop to be successful leaders, today from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spokane Community College’s Lair Student Auditorium, Building 6, 1810 N. Greene St. The cost is $35 and includes awards luncheon. Students can attend the conference and luncheon for $15 or can attend the conference only free. For information, call (509) 323-3575.

How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, presents how to write a comprehensive business plan, today from 9 -11:30 a.m. at Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave. The cost is $25 if registered or $30 at the door. For information, call (509) 459-4118.

Leadership Spokane Class of 2009 Briefing – Learn more about Leadership Spokane adult program today at noon at the Spokane Regional Business Center, first-floor conference room, 801 W. Riverside Ave. For information, call (509) 459-4110 or visit www.LeadershipSpokane.org.

Pre-Business Workshop – Community Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class today from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 N. Discovery Place. The cost is $35. For information, call (509) 358-7890.

THURSDAY

NAWBO Meeting – The National Association of Women Business Owners monthly meeting will be held today at 5:30 p.m. at Hotel Lusso, N. 1 Post St. Laura Asbell, PhD, will discuss how to involve and motivate others while creating vision. The cost is $24 by reservation and $30 at the door. For information, call (509) 891-1999.

The Art of Leadership – Community Colleges of Spokane Small Business Development Center is presenting this class that will look at the actions necessary to develop charisma and form leadership at all levels in the organization, today from 6-9 p.m. at Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, or SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. For information, call (509) 358-7890.

CONVENTIONS

Baby Fair, Sunday, Spokane Convention Center, 2,600 attendees.

Spring Food Service Show, Spokane Convention Center, 1,000 attendees.


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