May 12, 2013 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Basic Video: Editing - This workshop will cover the basics of adding footage, cutting video and audio, and adding titles and transitions. Presented by Tincan. 4-6 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Free and open to the public. Limited to 10 individuals. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

Tuesday

Estate Planning Seminar – The Spokane Estate Planning Council will host the Annual Continuing Education Seminar. The seminar will feature speakers in the field of estate planning. 8 a.m., Gonzaga University School of Law, Barbieri Court Room, 721 N Cincinnati St. Visit www.spokaneeepc.org for more information and to register. $295.

2013 Manufacturing Expo – Manufacturers and suppliers from Washington and Idaho will gather for this two-day event to showcase the diversity of the manufacturing business. Presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Tuesday, 1-4 p.m.; and Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., The Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.greaterspokane.org.

Manufacturing Expo Dinner and Reception – An opportunity to network with other manufacturers, direct suppliers and service providers. Keynote speakers will be Bill Hickey, of Lapham-Hickey Steel Corp., and Michael Senske, president and CEO of Pearson Packaging Systems. 5:30-7:30 p.m., CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. To register visit http://events.greaterspokane.org. $50/per individual. Corporate tickets are available.

Wednesday

Small Business Marketing and Sales - Learn how to identify prospective customers and attract them to your business. A SCORE Spokane workshop. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40/advance; $50/at the door; $15/per additional person from the same company. For more information or to register call (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org.

Social Security Seminar – Independent Wealth Connections presents this free seminar on Social Security benefits, taxation and portfolio structuring. Guest speaker will be Stephanie Halberg of Principal Financial Group. 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., 2610 N. Pines Road. To make reservations call (509) 931-1088 or (877) 397-7688.

Social Media for Small Business 101 – An entry level class presented by Josh King, founder of Tinderbox Consulting, which will show you how to build a foundation for your small business by using social media sites such as Twitter and LinkedIn. 1-3 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. To register visit www.spokanescore.org or call (509) 353-2821. $40/advanced registration; $50/door.

Saturday

SCORE at Rosalia Library – Attend this free information session and find out what resources are available to assist your small business or business idea with the counselors from SCORE. 2 p.m., Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia, Wash. For more information call (509) 523-3109 or email rosalia@whitco.lib.wa.us.

Conventions

Gonzaga University Graduation – Today, Gonzaga University, 1,000 attendees.

Lions Club International Spring District – Today and Monday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 300 attendees.

Sweet Adelines International Annual Region 13 Meeting – Tuesday-May 19, Spokane Convention Center, 900 attendees.

US Department of Defense Family Update – Thursday-Saturday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 150 attendees.

2013 Lilac Festival – Friday-May 19, 160,000 attendees.

Prevention Education Development Celebrate Life Expo – Saturday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 1,500 attendees.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Regional Meeting – Saturday-May 21, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 75 attendees.


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