Week ahead: Nov. 18
28th Annual O’Leary Lecture – Gonzaga University will host Peter Karieva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy. The free public lecture is titled “Rethink, Revitalize, and Rebuilding the Environmental Movement: A Call for Tolerance and Nontraditional Partnerships.” 7:30 p.m., Globe Room, Cataldo Hall, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. For more information call (509) 313-3888.
SBDC Profit Mastery – Two-day seminar offered by the Spokane Small Business Development Center that will help attendees better understand their finances and manage their company’s cash flow. Taught by Terry Chambers. Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane SBDC, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. For more information or to register visit wsbdc.org/training-calendar, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (509) 358-7890. $299/per person; $269/per SBDC clients or second person from same company.
Regional Economic Forecast – Featuring speakers Grant Forsyth, of Avista, and John Mitchell, of M&H Economic Consultants. Presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. 7:30-9:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $50. For more information or reservations, visit http://events.greaterspokane.org or call (509) 321-3612.
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.
NNDF Business Awards Gala – The Northwest Native Development Fund will hold its first business awards gala dinner honoring those who have made an impact in the local native business community. 6:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. Open to the public; reservations are requested. For more information or reservations, call (509) 634-2626 or email email@example.com. $10/per person.
2013 National Cluster Meeting Pacific Region - Presented by Family Career & Community Leaders of America. Today, Spokane Convention Center, 1,200 attendees.
Spokane 2013 Man Show – Today, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 1,500 attendees.
Council of Engineering & Scientific Society Executives 2013 Board Meeting – Monday-Thursday, Spokane Convention Center, 30 attendees.
Custer Enterprises 37th Christmas Arts and Craft Show – Friday-Nov. 24, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 18,000 attendees.
NCAA Division 2 Cross Country Tournament – Saturday, Plantes Ferry Complex, 800 attendees.