Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Code 101: Explore Software Development

Code Fellows event will cover the basics of what it means to be a professional software developer, different coding languages, how to create a complete website, career opportunities, and more.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


$99 admission


Strategies for Success: Personal Strength Builders

WorkSource Spokane webinar will teach attendees how to analyze and improve the skills that it takes to ensure workplace success.

Monday, Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-Thursday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.


Free admission


Creating a Culture of Care to 

Support Employee Sustainability

Nonprofit Association of Washington event will teach attendees how to identify areas of stress in the workplace, explore strategies to build a culture of care, and more.

Tuesday, Dec. 6, noon-1:30 p.m.


Free for members, $20 for others


Small Business Requirements and Resources – Start a Business in WA

Washington state Small Business Liaison Team webinar will cover planning, registration and licensing, regulatory requirements, and more.

Tuesday, Dec. 6, noon-1 p.m.


Free admission


Construction Workforce Breakfast

Associated General Contractors Inland Northwest Chapter and Spokane Home Builders Association event will cover the importance of building a skilled workforce, lessons learned, and plans to address current challenges.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 8-9:30 a.m.

Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane

$25 for educators, $35 for construction industry

2022 Legislative Forum & Reception

Greater Spokane Incorporated event will allow attendees to engage with state leaders regarding the upcoming legislative session, hear from GSI about the business community’s Olympia agenda, and more.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 3:30-7 p.m.

Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague, Spokane

$50 for members, $60 for others


How to Write a Business Plan

Washington Small Business Development Center webinar will cover the information needed for a solid business plan, why business plans are integral for business loans, and more.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-noon


Free admission


Tax and Business Basics for Self-Employed

Idaho State Tax Commission will cover Idaho tax permits, exemption certificates, sales tax, buying exempt, marketing, sales, and more.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.


Free admission


Land Use Case Law Update – Winter 2022

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington webinar will review land use cases applicable to Washington state, including the most recent regulatory, legislative, and case law developments that every seasoned land use practitioner should know.

Thursday, Dec. 8, noon-1 p.m.


$40 admission


B Corp Clinic with Measure Meant

Measure Meant event will cover the B Corp certification process and offer attendees the opportunity to work through the assessment with the support of a Measure Meant team member.

Friday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-noon

Spokane Public Library central branch, 906 W. Main, Spokane

Free admission

Nonprofit Showcase

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce event will feature networking time and highlight the work being done by local nonprofits.

Friday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley

Free admission


Guide to Cyber Security Planning

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants webinar will cover privacy and data security, scams and fraud, facility and operational security, incident response, and more.

Monday, Dec. 12, 7:30-9:30 a.m.


$79 for members, $99 for others


Interviewing – Job Hunter Virtual Workshop

WorkSource Washington event will provide attendees valuable interviewing tips and give them the opportunity to consider frequently asked questions in a supportive, realistic environment.

Monday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-noon


Free admission


Upbeat Breakfast

Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber monthly event will feature Shon Hocker, superintendent of Coeur d’Alene School District, who will explore the impact of education on the community and the importance of supporting schools, teachers, and students.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7-8:30 a.m.

The Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second, Coeur d’Alene

$25 admission


Can You Start a Business in a 


Score workshop will cover the advantages for entrepreneurs in recession times, how small business owners can weather the storm and even flourish, how to prepare, and more.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 10-11 a.m.


Free admission

December INSHRM Meeting

Inland Northwest Society of Human Resource Management meeting will provide a 2023 legislative update and cover the Washington Equal Pay & Opportunity Act.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley

$35-$45 for INSHRM members, $45-$55 for others


HRNNI December Meeting & 

Holiday Party

Human Resources Network of North Idaho party will feature networking time, food, and more.

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 4-5:30 p.m.

Seasons Fresh Grill, 209 E. Lakeside, Coeur d’Alene

Free for HRNNI members, $40 for others


Elevating the Conversation

Journal of Business webinar will feature Tom Simpson, CEO of Ignite Northwest, who will discuss Spokane’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 4 p.m.


Free admission


Cd’A Chamber Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber annual event will include a celebration of the past year, the installation of new officers, and an awards ceremony for businesses, nonprofits, volunteers, and more.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.

The Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second, Coeur d’Alene

$89 for members, $99 for others


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