January 8, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead



INBA Networking Lunch – Reservations due today. The Inland Northwest Business Alliance will present this event that will discuss cloud computing with Josh King from Virtual Peacock. Wednesday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at nYne Bar and Bistro, 232 W. Sprague Ave. $20/members and first-time guests; $25/returning guests. Information or registration: www.inbaspokane.org.

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this event featuring Teresa Foster-Eckard, director of planning and engineering for Spokane International Airport. Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members, $30/nonmembers, includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. Information: (509) 747-2179.


Job Seekers Lunch – LaunchPad INW will present this workshop for job seekers or individuals with companies interested in hiring. Noon-2 p.m. at LaunchPad INW Training Center, 120 N. Stevens St., third floor. Information: www.launchpadinw.com.


“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 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. The cost is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Register: (509) 353-2821.

“Growing Your Business with Facebook” – Tincan will present this workshop on the basics of Facebook. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Information and registration: (509) 747-0972 or www.tincan.org.


Introduction to Government Contracting – The Eastern Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center of Greater Spokane Incorporated will discuss how to do business with the government. 8-10 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave. Free. Information: http://events. greaterspokane.org or (509) 321-3641.


Good Morning Greater Spokane – Greater Spokane Incorporated will present this monthly networking meeting featuring five leaders from area colleges and universities who will discuss the importance of K-12 education for college and career success. 7:30-9 a.m. at Gonzaga University, The Globe Room at Cataldo Hall. $25/GSI members, $55/nonmembers. RSVP: http://events. greaterspokane.org.


Bridal Festival – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.

National Square Dance Convention January Advisors Meeting – Friday and Saturday, Holiday Inn Express Downtown, 140 attendees.

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