29th Annual AGORA Awards – Greater Spokane Incorporated will host this event to honor area business excellence. 3:30-6 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Register at events.greaterspokane.org. $50.
Spokane SBA & Virtual Loan Briefing – Learn about the types of small loans available, eligibility and credit requirements things you need to prepare for a lender. Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Noon, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. Register at www.sba.gov/wa/Spokane. Free.
“Case Studies: 2014 Blaze & Dussault Award Winners” – The winners of Spokane Regional MarCom Association’s Spark Blaze Award and Dussault Community Impact Award winners will share details of their successful, award-winning campaigns. 7-9 a.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Register at www.spokanemarcom.org. $20/members; $30/nonmembers; $5/student members; $15/student nonmembers.
AFWA Northwest Regional Conference – The Spokane Chapter of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance will hold their annual conference. June 6-7, The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. Register at afwa4.org/nwrc14/default.html.
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