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Week Ahead

Sun., Oct. 28, 2012

Monday

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting - Registration is due today for this event featuring Josh Miles of Miles Design and Taryn Erickson of Trindera Engineering, who will discuss “Website Emergency: The Secrets to Creating an Online Business Development Machine.” The event is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members, $30/nonmembers. Includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. Information: (509) 624-1050.

Tuesday

“A Conversation with Don Poffenroth, President of Dry Fly Distilling Inc.” - Presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Poffenroth will discuss his business strategy, challenges and opportunities, and how Washington state’s liquor privatization has impacted his company. 8-9 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $25/GSI members, $50/nonmembers. Information: http://events.greater spokane.org.

Launchpad Industry Communities: Clean and Green/Next Generation Leaders - Hosted by Launchpad INW and *Launch Spokane. Presented by Spokane Workforce Development Council. The networking event features guest panelists who will discuss “Sustainable Skills: Building the 21st Century Workforce in Clean Tech Forum.” 3-6 p.m. at Lincoln Center, Monroe Ballroom, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Free. Information: www.launchpadinw.com /events. RSVP: zan@launchpadinw.com.

Wednesday

“What is Cloud Computing and How Does It Affect My Business?” - SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business and Josh King, vice president of operations for Peacock Virtual Solutions, will present this hands-on workshop on cloud computing. Attendees are encouraged to bring their smartphones, laptops and tablets. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 per additional person. Register: (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org workshops.

Thursday

TeamRICH Workshop - Presented by ActionCOACH Spokane. Business owners and key decision-makers are invited to this event on effective team building. 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.

Conventions

Society of American Foresters National Convention - Today, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.

National Trust for Historic Preservation National Preservation Conference - Today through Nov. 4, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.


 

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