Business

Week Ahead

Monday

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this meeting featuring Taree Bollinger and Pam Heeke, who will discuss “Marketing Ethics during Economic Downturns.” Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Dr. $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers; includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. Information: (208) 676-8001.

Tuesday

Spokane Falls Community College Job Fair – 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at SFCC SUB Lounges A, B and C, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Information: (509) 533-4197.

Get Your Business on the Bandwith Bandwagon – Seminar on social media. 8-9:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $15/Greater Spokane Inc. members; $30/general. Information: (509) 624-1393.

“Beginning Blue Print Reading” – The Inland Pacific Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors presents this two-part workshop from 2-5 p.m. today and Thursday at the ABC office, 12310 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Suite 100, Spokane Valley. Cost is $70/ABC members, $100/nonmembers. Information: (509) 534-0826 or www.ipcabc.org.

WSU Executive MBA Program Information Session – Learn more about Washington State University’s executive master of business administration degree program. 5-6:30 p.m. at the Riverpoint campus, Academic Center Building, Room 501. Information: (509) 358-7504.

Wednesday

A Conversation with State Sen. Lisa Brown – Meet with Democratic Sen. Brown, learn about her role, engage in a group discussion and ask questions. 8-9:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $25/Greater Spokane Inc. members; $50/general admission. Information: (509) 624-1393.

How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the BizStreet Resource Center, second floor, 801 W. Riverside Ave. Cost is $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Register: (509) 353-2800.

Washington Society of CPAs – This Spokane chapter meeting will discuss “Computers and the Workplace/Current Hot Topics and Significant Developments in Employment Law.” Noon-2 p.m. at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. Cost is $40; lunch included. Information: (509) 747-2158, ext. 218, or www.wscpa.org.

ABCs of Supervising Others – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning business and community training division. Learn how to become a better supervisor. 6-9 p.m., at the Magnuson Building, 2917 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Cost is $49. Call (509) 279-6243 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/services/ enroll/register.php to register.

Thursday

“Navigating through the Accounting Standards Codification” – 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. 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Gonzaga COG, 702 E. Desmet Ave. The cost is $15 for students and $50 for WSCPA members and nonmembers. Call (800) 272-8273.

“Understanding the Impact of Health Care Reform”– Edward Jones financial adviser Buddy Honshell will host this free broadcast at 2 p.m. at 1810 E. Schneidmiller Ave., Suite 210, Post Falls. Call (208) 773-3268 to reserve.

Preventing Business Losses Workshop – The Pullman Chamber of Commerce will sponsor this event that will discuss fire extinguisher training, employee fraud and emergency preparation from 6-8:30 p.m. at the WSU Research Park, 1610 NE Eastgate Blvd., Suite 650, Pullman. The cost is $10/business and $5/chamber businesses and includes pizza and soda. RSVP at (509) 334-3565.

Saturday

“EPA Lead Based Paint, Renovation, Repair and Painting Training” – The Inland Pacific Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors will present this workshop from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the ABC office, 12310 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Suite 100, Spokane Valley. The cost is $250/ABC members, $300/nonmembers. Call (509) 534-0826 for more information or visit www.ipcabc.org.

Conventions

Joyce Meyer Ministries – Today, Spokane Arena, 8,000 attendees.

Washington Education Association Annual Representative Assembly – Monday through Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,300 attendees.

Washington State Coalition for the Homeless Annual Conference – Wednesday through Friday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 400 attendees.

Kiwanis International Aktion Club – Friday through May 16, Comfort Inn – University District/Downtown, 125 attendees.

Lilac City Tattoo Expo – Friday through May 16, Spokane Convention Center, 1,700 attendees.



Click here to comment on this story »





Blogs


5 education reads found in the last 7 days

New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried via The New York Times’ Anemona Hartocollis “For thousands of college hopefuls, the stressful college admissions season is about to become even more fraught. ...


TGIF Wild Card — 2.12.16

The occupation is over -- in southeastern Oregon, not Boise. The annual siege of Boise continues as another lackluster Idaho Legislature reaches the halfway point of its annual session. We ...


The week that was…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” reports on the fifth week of this year’s legislative session, from local control issues to water to words from the governor. Co-host Melissa Davlin interviews Sen. Todd ...





Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile