September 30, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead



Fundraising Workshop: “Effective Fundraising in Today’s Economy” - 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.


“Plan to Finish Well: An Overview of the Succession Process” - The Washington/Spokane Small Business Development Center will offer this event that will discuss considerations for exiting a business and creating a marketable company. 8:30-11 a.m. at Spokane SBDC in the Sirti Building, Suite 201 Room E, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. $40. Information: (509) 358-7890. Registration: training-calendar.

“Growing Your Business with Video” - Tincan workshop that will discuss the benefits of incorporating video to convey your business’s message, 11 a.m.-noon at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or

INBA Candidate Cocktail Talk - A networking event hosted by the Inland Northwest Business Alliance featuring primary winners from various city and state offices. Enjoy food and drink specials. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at nYne Bar and Bistro, 232 W. Sprague Ave. Free. Information and registration:


“Growing Your Business with Pinterest” - Tincan workshop shows how to organize your Web findings using Pinterest. 2-3 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave., Spokane. Free. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or

Launchpad INW Industry Communities: Aerospace/ Aviation/Manufacturing - Launchpad INW and *Launch Spokane will host this networking event featuring Dan Demchuck of Moss Adams. 4-6 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $10. Information:

“Candidates and Conversations” - Greater Spokane Incorporated event features state representative and county commissioner candidates. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at The Bookie, Riverpoint South Campus Facility, 410 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. $10. Registration:


“Growing Your Business with Social Media” - Tincan 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


Women-Owned Small Business Certification Class - Learn more about contracts with the government for women-owned businesses. 9-11 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave. Free. Registration:


Washington State Society for Health Care Engineering Annual State Conference and Tech Exhibition - Tuesday through Thursday, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 150 attendees.

AAA Washington Fall Cruise Show - Friday, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 100 attendees.

Custer Enterprises 37th Annual Fall Antique and Collectors Sale - Friday through Oct. 7, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 8,000 attendees.

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