March 16, 2014 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Sunday

Selling Stuff Online - A class on selling items on sites such as Craigslist, Amazon and Ebay. 2-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free; registration required at www.scld.org. (509) 893-8400.

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., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For more information or to register, visit www.scorespokane.org. $40/advance; $50/at the door; $15/per additional person from the same company.

Social Media for Small Business 301 - Spokane SCORE presents the third workshop in a series focused on social media and applications for business. 1-3 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For more information or to register, visit www.spokanescore.org. $40/advance; $50/door; $15/per additional person from the same company.

Thursday

ADA/FMLA Best Practices Workshop - Washington Employers will host an Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act best practices workshop featuring speakers Krisann Hatch, human resources professional, and Kara Craig, employment and labor law attorney. 8-11 a.m., Haskins Steel Training Center, 3721 E. Main Ave., Bldg. D. For more information or to register, call (509) 710-5749 or email khatch@wa-emp.com. Free.

INBA Networking Luncheon - The Inland Northwest Business Alliance will host speaker Sen. Patty Murray. 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.

Budgeting 101 - Learn the five steps to develop a successful spending plan. Offered by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and the Library Foundation. Noon-1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Register at www.stcu.org/workshops or call (855) 753-0317.

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance - This month’s meeting will feature a lecture from Heidi Higgins, a certified wellness educator. The event will include networking, short business meeting, meal and presentation. 5:30 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 Lincoln St. $27/nonmembers; $22/members; $15/students. Make reservations by emailing reservations@aswa4.org.

OMWBE Certification Workshop - Greater Spokane Incorporated will host a two-hour workshop designed to help businesses complete their final certification application for the Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises. 5:30-7:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. Attendees will need to bring several required documents to complete the application. For more information and a full list of required documents visit, events.greaterspokane.org. (509) 321-3641.

Friday

Maximize the Impact of Your Volunteers - Greater Spokane Incorporated presents this BizStreet program about implementing a volunteer program and the opportunities that are available with volunteers to help boost your business. 7:45-9:30 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information or reservations, visit events.greaterspokane.org. $20/GSI members; $35/nonmembers.

Conventions

Delcreek Productions Inc. Inland Northwest Motorcycle Show and Sale - Today, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 11,000 attendees.

National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA Men’s Basketball – Second/Third Rounds - Thursday-March 22, Spokane Arena, 10,711 attendees.

Inland Northwest Wildlife Council Annual Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show - Thursday-March 23, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 10,000 attendees.

Pacific Northwest Qualifier Annual Volleyball Tournament - Friday-March 30, Spokane Convention Center, 10,000 attendees.


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