September 1, 2013 in Business

Week Ahead



Start A New Business - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include information on legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics that you need to address to successfully start a business. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40/advanced; $50/at the door; $15/per additional person from same company. For more information, visit


Introduction to Government Contracting - The Procurement Technical Assistance Center of Greater Spokane Incorporated will discuss how to do business with the government. 8-11 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information or registration, visit events. or call (509) 321-3614. Free.

Crisis Communications and Media Relations – A public and media relations strategist will discuss developing a crisis communications plan, 9 a.m.-noon. An interactive workshop on media relations including on-camera practice and critique will follow, 1-4 p.m. Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. Presented by the Greater Spokane Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Register at $40-75.

Building a Capabilities Statement - Greater Spokane Incorporated will host this workshop on building a strong capabilities statement. Please bring samples of your current capability or marketing materials. 1-3 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information or registration visit events. or call (509) 321-3614. Free.

SalesRICH - ActionCoach Spokane presents a workshop for business owners and nonprofits to improve their conversion techniques and communication strategies in sales. 4:30-7 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Register at or call (509) 455-5053. $49/per person; $99/three team members.

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