Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Week of July 9 - July 15

Spokane Weddings and Events will hold a networking meeting 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 9, at Mont Lamm Events, 7501 Enoch Road, in Clayton, Wash. Guests will network with wedding professionals. For more information, contact Karen Fishburn at Info@SpokaneWeddingsAndEvents.com. 

The National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators will hold the 2018 NAPC Summer Conference Tuesday, July 10, to Thursday, July 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 322 N. Spokane Falls Court. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2tu9lFa. 

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce will hold an Upbeat Breakfast 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Best Western Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway. Guests will enjoy a breakfast and hear presentations from Mark Tucker, executive director of United Way, and Pastor Craig Sumey, from the First Presbyterian Church, on the topic of A.L.I.C.E., or asset limited, income constrained employed populations in communities. Cost is $17 with preregistration, $25 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2MfgK2D. 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold DreamBuilder 1 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn about the benefits of completing a business plan, as well as connect with a business coach to put a plan on paper. Cost is $100 for the series of seven workshops, to be held July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7, 14, and 21. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2sX6Zzc. 

SCORE Spokane will hold How to Build and Execute a Social Media Marketing Strategy 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Spokane Business Association training room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Guests will learn how to identify marketing goals and how to use social media to achieve those goals from a marketing professional. Cost is $25 with advance registration, $40 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2l8kjMF. 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold Get Started 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn about business support services provided through the Women’s Business Center, how to write a business plan, what lenders look for, and more. Cost is $10. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JMgkQw.

 The Spokane Regional Transportation Council will hold Community Conversation with Mick Cornett 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Wolff Auditorium at Jepson Center, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone. Guests will hear a presentation from Cornett, a former Oklahoma City mayor who has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.” Cornett will discuss how he implemented infrastructure changes in Oklahoma City to create a strong economy and lower unemployment. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2LMvki3. 

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold Budgeting 101 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne. Guests will learn the five steps to creating a spending plan, how to manage their plan, and more. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2sWc3np. 

SCORE Spokane will hold Tools for Entrepreneurship 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Spokane Business Association training room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Guests will learn about resources to aid them in starting or improving a business. Topics include financial management, marketing, and more. Cost is $25 with advance registration, $40 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JKQYCB. 

Startup Spokane will hold Lunch and Learn – Venture Capital: Investment Instruments noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. Guests will hear from Rick Repp, partner at Witherspoon Kelly, about the types of investments, as well as term sheet reading including protective provisions and drag along agreements. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2HPhmJI. 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold Digital Marketing on the Internet 1 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn how to market online to drive customer participation, why search engine optimization matters, how to create an online sales funnel, social media, and more. This is a four-part workshop. Class dates are July 11, 18, 25, and Aug. 1. Cost is $100 for the series. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2sZW47G. 

SCORE Spokane, in conjunction with the Spokane County Library District, will hold 6 Marketing Must-Haves for Small Business 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Spokane Valley Library meeting room, 12004 E. Main. Guests will learn how to market their businesses from SCORE consultants Josh King and Rob Kennedy. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2LOL83O.  

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold Navigating Your Credit World 2-4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at SNAP East, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn where to get their free credit score, how to understand the report, and how to build and maintain a good score. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2sVcFtc. 

Northwest Planning Inc. will hold Retirement Road Map 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, and Tuesday, July 17, at the Spokesman-Review Print Facility building, 1 N. Monroe. The two-day workshop will cover several topics, including long-term care mitigation strategies, social security, elder law, retirement, and more. The workshop is free. For more information or to RSVP, contact Taylor Allberry at taylor@northwestplanning.net.

The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Planning for Business Success 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the NIC Campus-Hedlund Bldg. 145, 420 N. College Drive, in Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn about the benefits of planning and how to establish goals and achieve them. Cost is $29. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2LUmfnq. 

The National District Attorneys Association will hold the 2018 NDAA Summer Summit from Sunday, July 15, to Tuesday, July 17, at the Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Cost is $525 for members, $625 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2IhVS8G. 

 

Week of July 16 - July22

The Spokane County Library District will hold Unlocking the Power of Open Data for Your Business 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Spokane Valley Library meeting room, 12004 E. Main. Guests will learn how to perform in-depth market research to establish a customer base or find new products, and how to utilize open data. This is a two-part class, the second being held July 19, 8-9 a.m. at the same location. Cost is free. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2HOItES. 

The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho 8-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the NIC Campus-Hedlund Bldg. 145, 420 N. College Drive, in Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn to analyze business ideas, learn about the business registration process, and about federal and state tax responsibilities. Cost is $29. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JPgO8B. 

Archbright University will hold Conducting Effective Internal Investigations 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Archbright Spokane Office, 5709 W. Sunset Hwy. Ste. 208. Guests will learn how to properly conduct an internal investigation, including how to interview witnesses, how to prepare an investigation report, gain an understanding of legal rights of investigation participants, and more. Cost is $135. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2lbDo0A. 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold DreamBuilder 2 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn about the benefits of completing a business plan, as well as connect with a business coach to put a plan on paper. Cost is $100 for the series of seven workshops, to be held July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7, 14, and 21. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2ydabf8. 

The American Membrane Technology Association will hold the 2018 Technology Transfer Workshop from Wednesday, July 18, to Thursday, July 19, at Hotel RL Spokane at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. Guests will attend four sessions covering topics ranging from membrane case studies and suppliers, to an overview of the basics of membranes and more. Cost is $300 for members, $400 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Kb23QT. 

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold BizStreet – Usability for Websites: An Overview and Cheatsheet 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 100. Guests will hear from Laura Bracken, founder and principal of Design Spike, on how to optimize customer usability experience, solutions to improve efficiencies, and how to improve a website. Cost is $20 for members, $35 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2HN7cJV. 

SCORE Spokane will hold Business Marketing and Sales 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the SBA/SCORE office, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 401. Guests will learn how to identify and sell products to their customer base. Cost is $25 with pre-registration, $40 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2lbIJVN. 

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold a Become Debt-Free workshop noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front in Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn how to analyze their current financial situation and determine a goal, as well as discover tools to assist in becoming debt free. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2DKJ6gA. 

SNAP will hold Give Yourself a Raise 2-4 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at SNAP East, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn principles to successfully budget and avoid financial issues, as well as establish financial goals and recognize predators. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JEtVgY. 

Spokane Public Library in conjunction with Downtown Spokane will hold an Introduction to Buxton Scout 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Spokane Library downtown, 906 W. Main. Guests will receive training on Buxton Scout, an analytics software designed to gather data from customers and predict trends in purchasing habits and lifestyles for a geographic area. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JZVwFw. 

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry. Guests will learn how to spot the warning signs of fraud, the latest trending scams, resources to protect themselves, and more. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2qT1r6V. 

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Marketing Strategy for Profit 8-11:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the NIC Campus-Hedlund Bldg. 145, 420 N. College Drive. Guests will learn to analyze customer needs and how to adapt to meet that need through the development of a marketing strategy. Cost is $29. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2HRf9hd.

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