April 29, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead



B of A Mortgage Help – Free assistance from the bank will be provided to homeowners more than 60 days delinquent on their Bank of America mortgage. Today and Wednesday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 South Second St., Coeur d’Alene. Walk-ins welcome, registration encouraged: (855) 201-7426 or www.bankofamerica .com/homeownerevent.

Networking Workshop – New York Times best-selling author and “networking guru” Ivan Misner is keynote speaker, plus other presentations on networking, presented by BNI Eastern Washington. Today noon-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday 7-9 a.m. at Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $75/BNI members, $85 if registered in advance, $99 at the door and $12/speed networking event only on Wednesday. Registration: www.bni-ewanid.com. Information: (509) 927-6822.


“How to Start a New Business” – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will present this workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., Ste. 444. $40 in advance or $50 at the door. Call (509) 353-2821 to register or for more information.


“Introduction to Government Contracting” – The Eastern Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center of Greater Spokane Incorporated will discuss how to do business with the government. 8-11 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. Free. Registration: http://events.greaterspokane.org.

Business of Art Workshop – The Spokane Art Commission will host this workshop for local artists, musicians, art organizations and others interested in learning more about contracts, intellectual property, copyright and Internet issues. 4-6 p.m. at Spokane City Council Chambers, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Lower Level, Spokane. Free. Information: (509) 625-6050 or www.spokanearts.org.

“Growing Your Business with Social Media – Tincan will present this workshop on marketing your business using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, OurTownZip and more. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave., Spokane. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.


Spokane MarCom Meeting – This Spokane Regional Marketing and Communications Professionals Association meeting will feature Tony Hines from BHW1. 7:30-9 a.m. at Gonzaga University’s McCarthey Athletic Center, Herak Club Room, 801 N. Cincinnati St. $15/members, $25/nonmembers, $5/student members and $15/student nonmembers; includes breakfast. Registration: www.spokanemarcom.com.


Baby Fair – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.

Ethiopia Mission Network Conference – Today, Quality Inn Downtown Fourth Avenue, 70 attendees.

Soroptimist International Northwestern Regional Conference – Today, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 400 attendees.

Sweet Adelines International Annual Spring Region 13 Meeting – Today through Monday, Doubletree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 900 attendees.

Washington Farm Forestry Association Annual Conference – Thursday through Saturday, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center.

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