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. 8:30-11:30 a.m., Spokane Center SBDC, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. Register online at www.wsbc.org. $48.
Grow Your Business with Direct Mail – A one hour presentation by the United States Postal Service will show small business owners the benefits of the new Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) service.
Learn how easy it is to develop a campaign message, target an audience and prepare EDDM mailings. Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m., USPS Processing and Distribution Center, 2928 S. Spotted Road. Seating is limited, register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Altitude Leadership – A BizStreet program presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Speakers include Tim Stevens, president of Triumph Composite Systems, and Randall Julin, former general manager/owner of Absolute Aviation. Learn about new leadership and management techniques. 7 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information, call (509) 321-3632. $20/general; free/members.
North Idaho Tourism Summit – The theme is always “Fostering Strategic Partnership.” Network, sample local cuisine, and get updates from the State of Idaho Tourism Bureau and other regional chambers. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sandpoint Event Center, 102 South Euclid Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho. For more information, contact email@example.com. $34/person, lunch included.
“Geek” Panel – Spokane Regional MarCom presents an opportunity to ask marketing questions of a panel of tech experts from Lunchbox LLC, North by Northwest, Rainmaker Creative, Sixth Man Marketing, Unleashed Online media, and Zipline Interactive. 7:30-9 a.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Register at www.SpokaneMarCom.org. Door prices: $20/members; $30/non-members; $5/students members; $15/student non-members.
Annual Volleyball Tournament – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 10,000 attendees.
NCAA Women’s Basketball Sweet 16/Elite 8 – Today-Monday, Spokane Veteran’s Memorial Arena.
USA Boxing National Championship – Today-Saturday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino/HUB Sports Center, 1,000 attendees.
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