February 9, 2014 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

District Day - Hosted by Lamplighters Toastmasters. 6:15-7:15 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, at the south end of Division Street Bridge. For more information, email to mailto:j2foote@gmail.com or visit www.tmd9.org/ToastmastersWeek.html.

Tuesday

Driving Restaurant Profit - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a class on the essentials of profitable restaurant management. 8:30 a.m., 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. $39.

My Life, My Money: Organize Your Finances - A workshop on developing a bill-paying system, keeping records and savings. Presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Spokane Public Library. Noon, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. To register or for more information call (509) 755-3980. Free.

Wednesday

Write a Business Plan - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include information on why and how successful businesses operate with a plan. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For information, visit www.scorespokane.org. $40/advance; $50/at the door; $15/additional person from same company.

INBA Networking Luncheon - The Inland Northwest Business Alliance will host speaker Gina Campbell of Visit Spokane. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. For more information and reservations, visit www.inbaspokane.org. $25/member or first-time guest; $35/nonmember.

Thursday

Leadership Training: Cold Calling - Hosted by Evergreen Toastmasters. 5:30-7:30 a.m., Paulson Building, 421 W. Riverside Ave., Room 805. For more information, email mailto:djmoorerealtime@comcast.net or visit www.tmd9.org/ToastmastersWeek.html.

Health Care Forum - Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Journal of Business will present a forum that includes a panel of health industry experts who will discuss “The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Reform – What You Need to Know Now.” 7:30-9:30 a.m., Grand Pennington Ballroom, Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. For more information or to register, visit events.greaterspokane.org. $25/before Monday; $30/after Monday.

Introduction to Government Contracting - Greater Spokane Incorporated will present a workshop on ways your business can attract customers from government agencies. 8-11 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. To register or for more info, visit events.greaterspokane.org or call (509) 321-3651. Free.

Marketing Associates of Spokane - This month’s meeting hosts Kevin Wallace, executive director for Spokane Regional Transportation Council, who will give a presentation on the short- and long-term transportation goals for the city of Spokane and Spokane County. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members; $30/nonmembers, includes lunch. Reservations required by Monday at www.maspokane.org.

It’s Not Just Talking - Hosted by Moonlighters Toastmasters. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, email mailto:ednew@comcast.net or visit www.tmd9.org/ToastmastersWeek.html.

Friday

Managing People and Operations - The North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education Center presents a class on hiring and keeping good employees, as well as how to improve productivity and efficiency. 8:30 a.m., 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. For more information or to register, visit northidaho.augusoft.net or call (208) 769-3333. $39.

Conventions

Vision Marketing Golf and Travel Show - Thursday-Feb. 16, Spokane Convention Center, 3,000 attendees.

New Car Dealers Association International Auto Show - Friday-Feb. 16, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 13,000 attendees.

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