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Week Ahead

Sun., June 24, 2012

Tuesday

“Plan to Finish Well: An Overview of the Succession Process”– Spokane’s Small Business Development Center will offer this workshop that will discuss how to create a marketable company and exit strategy. 8:30-11 a.m. at Spokane WSU SBDC in the Sirti Building, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201, Room E. $40, includes up to two guests from the same company and one free parking pass. Information: (509) 358-7890. Registration: www.wsbdc.org/training-calendar.

Wednesday

“Designing the Perfect Customer Service Experience”– Greater Spokane Incorporated will host this event featuring Ryan Leid of Enterprise Rent-A-Car discussing how to improve customer service tactics and build customer loyalty. 8-9:30 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., First Floor. $15/GSI members, $30/nonmembers. Registration: http://events.greaterspokane.org.

“Small Business Financial Recordkeeping” – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Second Floor. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 per additional person. Register: (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org/ workshops.

Thursday

One Day GrowthCLUB Workshop – Presented by ActionCOACH Spokane. Business owners and key decision-makers are invited to this event on how to draft a step-by-step, 90-day action plan to improve your business. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Registration: www.actioncoachspokane.com. Information: (509) 455-5053.

“Growing Your Business with Twitter” – Tincan will present this workshop on the basics of Twitter. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.

Friday

“Building a Capabilities Statement”– Greater Spokane Incorporated will host this event on how to build a capabilities statement in order to do business with the government. 9-11:30 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., First Floor. Free. Registration: http://events.greaterspokane.org.

Conventions

Association of Washington School Principals/WASA Summer Conference – Today through Wednesday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,000 attendees.

Ironman USA Coeur d’ Alene – Today, Coeur d’Alene, 4,500 attendees.

Northwest Hazardous Materials Conference for Household and Small Business Programs – Monday-Thursday, The Davenport Hotel and Tower, 300 attendees.

61st Annual National Square Dance Convention – Monday-Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 6,000 attendees.

Spokane Hoopfest Association 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament – Saturday-July 1, downtown Spokane, tens of thousands of players, spectators and volunteers.


 

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