April 28, 2013 in Business

Week Ahead



Basic Video: Exporting and Uploading – Learn to compress video while still keeping the quality with this Tincan workshop. Learn to upload your video to sites like YouTube and Vimeo. 4-5 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Free and open to the public. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

NIC Public Forum - North Idaho College will hold an open forum for the public to discuss a proposal for a new professional-technical educational facility. 7-8 p.m., Edminster Student Union Building, W. 1000 Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. For more information call (208) 769-3316.


Succession Planning Workshop – Learn how to create a marketable company and an exit strategy with the workshop, “Plan to Finish Well: An Overview of the Succession Process,” presented by WSU Spokane’s Small Business Development Center. 8-10 a.m., 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201 Room E. Register at http://wsbdc.org/training -calendar. $40/person, second person is free.

23rd Economics Symposium and Luncheon – Wall Street Journal’s David Wessel will present “The U.S. Economy and Budget: Facing a Cliff or a Mountain?” The event is hosted by the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration and the Economics Symposium Steering Committee. 11:45-1 p.m., McCarthey Athletic Center, 801 N. Cincinnati St. Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/brHDXd. $100/person; $800/table of eight, includes preferential seating and sponsor listing. A networking social will precede the lecture from 11-11:45 a.m. For more information please call (509) 313-7036 or email hawka2@jepson .gonzaga.edu.

Toastmasters Free Communication Workshop – The Spokane Uptowners Toastmasters will host a workshop entitled “Icebreakers: How to share your story.” 12:05-1 p.m., Downtown Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave., Room 1B. For more information, please contact Nancy Shatto at nshatto@watrust.com or visit http://tmd9.org/ communication .html#Spokane.

Etsy Workshop – Learn how to use Etsy to sell your crafts, artwork and collectibles. 3-4 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Free and open to the public. This Tincan workshop is limited to 10 individuals. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.


“Knock Out Your Competition: Get Found Online” - A BizStreet program presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Lisa Gerber, of Big Leap Creative Integrated Communications, will show you how to create the best online presence for your business. 2:45-4:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information call (509) 321-3632, visit http://eventsgreaterspokane.org, or email hbennett@greater spokane.org. $35/general; $20/members.


ServiceRICH – A workshop presented by ActionCOACH Spokane. Come learn how to provide exceptional customer service and generate more business through existing customers. 4:30-7 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Register at www.actioncoachspokane.com or call (509) 455-5053. $75/group of three, includes catered snacks and beverages.


38th Annual Spring Antique Show and Sale – Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 6,000 attendees.

Spokannibals Roller Derby League: Spokarnage – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 5,000 attendees.

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