October 14, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Today

ASWA Fall CPE Seminar - Reservations due by today for Wednesday’s event hosted by the American Society of Women Accountants Spokane Chapter 4 in partnership with Xero. All proceeds from the seminar will go to the chapter’s Mary M. Fraijo Scholarship Fund. 7:30 a.m. in the Bank of America building, second floor conference room, 601 W. Riverside Ave. $50, includes breakfast. Information or to make a reservation: reservations@aswa4.org.

Monday

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting - Registration is due today for this event featuring Jan Flesher of Flesher Marketing Infrastructures who will discuss “Business Process Planning for Successful CRM.” Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members, $30/nonmembers. Includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. Information: (509) 624-1050.

ASWA Meeting - Reservations due by noon today for Thursday’s meeting of the American Society of Women Accountants Spokane Chapter 4. Event will feature Mark Newbold of Moloney & O’Neill, who will discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 5:30 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $15/students, $22/ASWA members, $27/nonmembers; includes dinner. Information or to make a reservation: reservations@aswa4.org.

Fundraising Workshop: “Finding the Right Grant” - Washington State University Extension Office in Stevens County will offer a series of workshops to aid organizations in raising money for community projects. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Living Room, 101 W. Lincoln in Chewelah, Wash. $20, plus a onetime lab fee of $10. Scholarships are available. Registration: (509) 220-6961. Information: (509) 684-2588.

Wednesday

“Small Business Marketing and Sales” - 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 from the same company. Register: (509) 353-2821 or www.scorespokane.org /workshops.

“The Trust Edge Workshop” - The Better Business Bureau will host this workshop presented by David Horsager, author of “The Trust Edge.” Horsager will discuss the importance of building trust in your organization. 1-4 p.m. at Spokane Convention Center, Meeting Room 102, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $75, includes light refreshments, a copy of “The Trust Edge” and entry into the BBB Centennial Celebration. Information and registration: http://spokane.bbb.org.

Medical Engineering: Bodies and Machines Working Together - Tincan and Spokane Public Library will present this engineering symposium. 6:30 p.m., Downtown Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Information: (509) 744-0972.

Thursday

ResultRICH Workshop - Presented by ActionCOACH Spokane. Business owners and key decision-makers are invited to this event on achieving business success. 4:30-7 p.m. at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $75 admits up to three people. Registration: www.actioncoachspokane.com. Information: (509) 455-5053.

“Growing Your Business with Websites” - Tincan will present this workshop that will discuss the basic necessary functions of a website and whether GoDaddy or WordPress are options for your business, 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.

Launchpad INW Industry Communities: Professional Women - Launchpad INW and *Launch Spokane will host this networking event sponsored by Northern Quest Resort and Casino and NAWBO NW. 4-6 p.m. at Impulse, Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $10. Information: www.launchpadinw.com/events or (509) 935-3305.

Spokane and North Idaho Power Woman Networking - A networking event featuring presentations, demos, door prizes and more. 5-8 p.m. at Spokane Events and Catering, 10512 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. Information: charitydoyl@yahoo.com.

Friday

Free Employer Tax Workshop and Business Services Seminar - WorkSource Spokane will host this event that will discuss state taxes that apply to your business, unemployment tax information, audits, workforce development and training, unemployment insurance tax reporting and more. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Redwood Room, second floor, WorkSource Spokane, 130 S. Arthur St. Free. Information or to register: (509) 532-3133.

Conventions

34th Annual Fall Home Idea Show - Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 7,700 attendees.

Annual Western Protective Relay Conference - Monday through Thursday, Spokane Convention Center, 575 attendees.

Land O’Lakes Expert Selling Solutions - Tuesday through Friday, Ramada Spokane Airport and Indoor Waterpark, 30 attendees.

Washington State Quilters Quilt Show and Merchant Mall – Friday through Oct. 21, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 7,000 attendees.


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