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Week Ahead

Sun., Sept. 23, 2012


Northwest Medical Informatics Symposium - Inland Northwest Health Services, eHealth Initiative and HiMSS Washington Chapter will present this event, which will discuss how to confront the challenges of health information technology. Keynote speakers include Drs. Daniel Kraft and Robert Wah. Today and Tuesday at The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. Information:


Consultant Professional Network Meeting - Monthly meeting will feature Tyler Tullis and Hayley Graham of Desautel Hege Communications who will discuss social media. 8-10 a.m. in the Crystal Room of the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $18/preregistered, $20/day of event, includes breakfast. Registration:


“Ready, Set, Export Seminar” - The Washington Small Business Development Center and the International Trade Administration will host this two-day event on how to export products and services. Today and Thursday at the Spokane Riverpoint Campus, Spokane SBDC, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. $75, includes lunch. Reservations: training-calendar. Information: (509) 413-1470.

“How to Start a New Business” - SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will present this workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40 in advance or $50 at the door. Call (509) 353-2821 to register or for more information.

“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.


Ann Wylie Writing Workshop - The Greater Spokane Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present this workshop featuring international award-winning communicator Ann Wylie. She will discuss how to reach readers through more persuasive and engaging writing. 9 a.m.-noon at Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. Registration: annwyliespokane

“Growing Your Business with Social Media” - Tincan will present this workshop on marketing your business using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, OurTownZip and more. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave., Spokane. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or


Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference - Tuesday through Thursday, DoubleTree by Hilton, Spokane City Center, 2,000 attendees.

Washington Public Utility Districts Association Water Workshop - Tuesday through Thursday, The Davenport Hotel and Tower, 110 attendees.

Washington State Emergency Management Semi-Annual Conference - Tuesday through Thursday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 200 attendees.

National Master Gardener Program Conference - Tuesday through Thursday, Courtyard by Marriott Spokane, 75 attendees.

Barbershop Harmony Society Evergreen District Convention /Competition - Thursday through Saturday, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 800 attendees.

Bridal Festival - Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.


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