September 15, 2013 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Green Business Networking Luncheon – Doug Krapas of Inland Empire Paper and Bart Mihailovich of Spokane RiverKeeper will discuss paper recycling and local impacts. 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, Room 2013, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25. Registration is required. Visit http://bpt.me/316711 or call (509) 209-2861.

Tuesday

Finances Workshop – Free workshops designed for individuals age 50 and older. Learn how to stretch your money, manage debt, repair and rebuild credit, and increase savings. Sept. 17 and 24, 5-7:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Sept. 18 and 25, 9-11:30 a.m., Corbin Senior Center Ave., 827 W. Cleveland Ave. To register for the workshops call (800) 646-2283.

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.

Thursday

“How to Find the Right Business or Franchise for You” – Presented by Spokane’s Small Business Development Center. Learn whether franchise ownership is right for you. 8-9:30 a.m., 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. Free. Register at http://wsbdc.org/ training-calendar or email cdoyl@wsu.edu.

Marketing Associates of Spokane – Three regional healthcare directors will speak on a “Healthcare Development Panel” at the monthly meeting of Marketing Associates of Spokane. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Please make reservations by Monday at www.maspokane.org. For more information, please contact terickson@trindera.com or elewis@deainc.com. $20/members; $30/nonmembers.

Friday

MBA Networking – Washington State University’s College of Business will host a networking event for its online master of business administration and Executive MBA programs. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Davenport Hotel, Early Bird Room, 10 S. Post St. Register at registration@wsumba.com or http://bit.ly/wsu2uevent.

“Hiring Our Heroes” - This career fair is specifically designed for veterans and military spouses. There will be workshops on resume building, job search tools, and interviewing techniques. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., workshops begin at 9 a.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Space is limited; please register at hoh.greatjob.net.

Conventions

62nd Spokane Interstate Fair and National Stock Show – Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 200,000 attendees.

Jensen Distribution Services Fall Merchandising Show – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 1,000 attendees.

Valleyfest – Friday-Sept. 22, Mirabeau Point Park, 10,000 attendees.

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