March 24, 2013 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Etsy – Use Etsy to sell your crafts, artwork and collectibles. Learn how it works. 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.

Small-Business Development Workshop – The Washington Small Business Development Center will present a workshop, “How to Engage People and Get Results,” designed for business owners and managers. April 2, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Spokane Center SBDC, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. Register online at www.wsbc.org. The early registration discount ends Monday. Cost: $48, $40/early registration.

Tuesday

“Doorways to Creative Thinking” – Sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild. The director of Gonzaga University’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Christopher Stevens, will share his insights. The event is free and open to the public. Coffee will be available at 10 a.m. with the presentation to follow. 10:30 a.m., The Martin Centre’s Bulldog Room, E. 702 Cataldo Ave. For more information, please call (509) 313-6095.

Become Debt Free – Presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and the Library Foundation as part of a series of money management workshops. Noon-1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front St., Coeur d’Alene. Register at www.stcu.org/workshops or call (208) 619-4027.

Thursday

GrowthCLUB – ActionCoach Spokane presents a business planning session. All participating businesses will receive a complimentary copy of the book “The Power of Positive Doing” by BJ Gallagher. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Register at www.actioncoachspokane.com or call (509) 455-5053.

Growing Your Business With Pinterest - Presented by Tincan. Pinterest is a visual pin board that lets you organize and share all the things you find on the Web. Come learn how to use it for personal and business use. 2-3 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

Business After Hours – An opportunity to network, presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI). 5 p.m., Lukins & Annis PS, 717 W. Sprague Ave., Ste 1600. For more information, email rswanson@greaterspokane.org, call (509) 321-3614, or visit http://eventsgreaterspokane.org. $10/non-GSI members; free/GSI members.

Friday

Women-Owned Small-Business Certification – Learn about the Women Owned Small Business Program and become one of the first to be certified by the Small Business Administration. 9-11 a.m., Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside Ave. For more information, email lmiller@greaterspokane.org, call (509) 321-3614, or visit http://eventsgreaterspokane.org.

Conventions

Annual Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show –Today, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 10,000 attendees.

Winterfest Washington Dental Service – Today, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 60 attendees.

Power and Energy Automation Conference (PEAC) – Today-Thursday, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 200 attendees.

Annual Volleyball Tournament – Today-March 31, Spokane Convention Center, 10,000 attendees.

NCAA Women’s Basketball Sweet 16/Elite 8 – Saturday-April 1, Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 600 attendees.

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