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Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this event featuring Jason Swain, who will discuss generational differences in the workplace. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members, $30/nonmembers, includes lunch. Reservations: Information: (509) 747-2179.


Regional Real Estate Review – Palouse Commercial Real Estate will provide information on vacancy rates, rental averages and more to aid individuals in their property investing, selling or leasing decisions. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the BellTower, 125 S.E. Spring St., Pullman. RSVP: (208) 882-3800.

“Growing Your Business with Video” – Tincan will present this workshop that will discuss the benefits of incorporating video to convey your business’s message, 3-4 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or

APICS Membership Night – The Association for Operations Management Northwest Inland Empire Chapter will host this event to elect officers for the upcoming program year. 6 p.m. at Shari’s Restaurant, 320 N. Sullivan Road. RSVP and information:


“How to Write a Business Plan” – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop. 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.

INBA Pride Lunch – The Inland Northwest Business Alliance will present this event featuring Marvo Reguindin, who will discuss what it means to be part of a LGBTA Chamber. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Europa Pizzaria, 125 S. Wall St. Information or registration:

“State of the Green Economy” – Greater Spokane Incorporated will present a panel of clean technology and “green” industry representatives who will discuss the current impact of clean and green technology on businesses. 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $15. Reservations:

Green Business Networking Luncheon – Purchase tickets online by today for this discussion of sustainable leadership hosted by Sustainable Resources INW, featuring Doug Busko of CH2M Hill. June 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $18, includes lunch. Tickets and information: event/217772 or (509) 209-2861.


“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:

“Growing Your Business with SEO” – Tincan will present this workshop that will discuss how to get your business page listed higher in search engine results and more, 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or


Family Forest Owners Field Day – WSU Extension, the Department of Natural Resources Forest Stewardship Program and the Family Forest Foundation will sponsor this event for landowners, featuring classes and activities taught by specialists in forest management, wildlife habitat, weed control, wildfire protection and more. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. near Newport, Wash. $30/person or $40/family. A barbecue lunch will be available for $10/person. Information, driving directions and registration:


International Association of Workforce Professionals Annual Educational Conference – Today through Friday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 220 attendees.

Project Management Institute Region 1 Conference – Today through Thursday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 80 attendees.

Project Management Institute Professional Day – Monday through Tuesday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 attendees.

Project Management Institute Two-Day Scrum Certification Class – Tuesday through Thursday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 40 attendees.

World Science Fiction Society Runners Convention – Friday through June 17, the Davenport Hotel and Tower, 50 attendees.