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Week Ahead

SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2010

Tuesday

NBTA Corporate Travel Expert Education Course – The Inland Northwest Business Travel Association will host this event for anyone responsible for arranging business travel or anyone new to travel management. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 N. River Drive. The cost is $355/NBTA members, $405/BTA Chapter members and $505/nonmembers, includes CTE exam and workbook. Preregistration is required at www.inbta.org. For more information, call (509) 325-9656 or visit www.inbta.org.

“Making Sense of Health Reform” – Mercer will host this event for CEOs, CFOs, HR professionals and benefit managers that will discuss health care reform and how it effects your organization, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division St. Free and includes lunch, but reservations are required. Call (509) 358-3963 for more information.

“What is an Entrepreneur?” – Part of the Wells Fargo Entrepreneur Speak Series and the Vandal Innovation and Enterprise Works program. Speaker will be Tom Bundy, current board member for HELAC Corp. 6:30 p.m. in the Idaho Commons, Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms, University of Idaho, 875 Line St., Moscow. Free. Call (208) 885-6478 or visit www.uidaho.edu/view for more information.

Wednesday

Excel 2007: Intermediate – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning business and community training division. Learn how to streamline spreadsheets with visual elements and advanced formats to display data in pervasive formats. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the Magnuson Building, 2917 W. Fort George Wright Drive. The cost is $112. Call (509) 279-6243 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/services/ enroll/register.php to register.

Sixth Annual Corporate East Meets West Travel Trade Show – The Inland Northwest Business Travel Association will host this event for professional travel agents, meeting managers and anyone responsible for arranging business travel and meetings. Attendees will gather travel information from regional hotels, car rental companies and airlines. 5-8 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 N. River Drive. Free, but preregistration is required at www.inbta.org. For more information, call (509) 325-9656 or visit www.inbta.org.

Building High-performance Teams – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning business and community training division. Learn how to build relationships that enhance cooperation within a team. 6-9 p.m., at the Magnuson Building, 2917 W. Fort George Wright Drive. The cost is $49. Call (509) 279-6243 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/services/ enroll/register.php to register.

Thursday

“Personal Wealth Management in the Current Economic and Financial Market” – The Spokane chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is presenting this seminar that will include breakfast; attendees can earn two CPE credits today from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Gonzaga COG, 702 E. Desmet. The cost is $15 for students and $50 for WSCPA members and nonmembers. For information, call (800) 272-8273.

Gonzaga University Dean’s Business Forum – Guest speaker will be Dennis Wheeler, chairman, president and CEO of Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp., who will discuss “The New Age of Precious Metals,” 7:30 a.m. in the Wolff Auditorium of the Jepson Center, Gonzaga University campus. The cost is $15 and includes breakfast at 7 a.m. For more information, call (509) 313-7036.

Friday

Engineering Design Expo – The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering will host this annual expo showcasing student engineering designs. 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. For more information, call (208) 885-5201 or visit www.uidaho.edu/expo.

Conventions

World Wide Group Spring Leadership – Today through Monday, Spokane Arena and citywide, 6,500 attendees.

Jim Custer Enterprises 35th Annual Spring Antique Show and Sale – Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 6,000 attendees.

International Association of Assembly Managers District IV Annual Meeting – Today through Monday, Spokane Convention Center, 200 attendees.

Sysco Culinary Expo – Tuesday, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.

Time Out for Women – Friday through Saturday, INB Performing Arts Center, 2,000 attendees.


 

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