Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

 

Procurement Power Hour

Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center event will connect government contractors and subcontractors with like-minded peers and procurement professionals to discuss how to achieve success in the government contracting industry.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 9-10 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Protect Your Credit Score

STCU webinar will cover how a credit score is determined, how to earn and maintain a healthy credit score, where to go for help, and more.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 1 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

SRTC Transportation Technology Panel Discussion

Spokane Regional Transportation Council panel discussion will explore how the Spokane region can prepare for the future of transportation.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 1-2:30 p.m.

The Hive, 2904 E. Sprague, Spokane, or online

Free admission

 

Working Washington 5 Grant Application Process

Washington Hospitality Association webinar will cover an overview of the Washington state Department of Commerce’s Working Washington grant application program.

Friday, Aug. 12, 10-11:30 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Job Search Strategies

WorkSource Spokane workshop will cover job search strategies, including networking, informational interviews, and online resources.

Monday, Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

WorkSource Spokane, 130 S. Arthur, Spokane, or online

Free admission

 

Tax and Business Basics for Small Business

Idaho State Tax Commission webinar will cover Idaho tax permits, employer requirements, sales tax, business plans, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 8-11 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Connect4Lunch Membership Meeting – Mayor Ron Jacobson

Post Falls Chamber of Commerce event will feature Post Falls Mayor Ron Jacobson as the guest speaker, Smoking Glory BBQ food truck, networking opportunities, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Q’Emiln Trailhead Event Center, 12361 W. Parkway Drive, Post Falls

$25 for Chamber members, $30 for others

 

Trusted Retirement 2.0

Spokane Retirement Resource Center class will cover Social Security, pensions, 401(k)s, long-term care, Medicare, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 5:45-8 p.m.

The Spokesman-Review production facility, 1 N. Monroe, Spokane

Free admission

 

Homebuying 101

STCU webinar will cover factors to consider when deciding to buy or rent, how to find the right home, what happens between making an offer and closing a deal, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

2022 Secretary of State Debate

Association of Washington Business debate will feature candidates for Washington state’s secretary of state position.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Embracing Conflict at Work

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington webinar will cover how recognizing and embracing healthy conflict is crucial to more success, wellness, and satisfaction at work.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-noon

Online

$40 admission

 

HRNNI August Meeting

Human Resources Network of North Idaho event will feature guest speaker Ben Earwicker, of Idaho Human Rights Commission.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

CDA Inn Best Western, 506 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene

$21 for HRNNI members, $30 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.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, noon-1 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Corporate Best Practices Forum

Women’s Business Enterprise Council Pacific event will give attendees the opportunity to share experiences, ask questions, discover best practices, and more.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 1-2 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Your Business Journey: Get Started!

Women’s Business Center Inland Northwest workshop will cover how to create an effective business plan, where to find market research, what lenders look for in a business loan application, and more.

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2-3:30 p.m.

Online

$25 admission

 

Email Marketing Strategies to Propel Your Business Growth

Score webinar will cover the five “C’s” of email marketing, what to look for when choosing an email platform for a business, how to use a content calendar to plan email campaigns, and more.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 10-11:30 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Compensation and Labor Market Competitiveness

Manufacturing Institute webinar will cover the difficulties that manufacturers are having with attracting and retaining workers, adaptations to compensation practices, and more.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-noon

Online

Free admission

 

How to Optimize Your Pricing Strategy to Maximize Profits

Washington Small Business Development Center webinar will cover the functions of pricing and their effects on customers, the different pricing strategies, how to increase revenue and maximize profit, and more.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-noon

Online

Free admission

 

Calculating Risk for Small Business

Spokane County Library District event will feature a Score business mentor, who will cover the tools for measuring different kinds of business risk and when to apply them to different situations.

Thursday, Aug. 18, noon-1:30 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Elevating the Conversation

Spokane Journal of Business webinar will feature Kris Bliesner, CEO of Vega Cloud, who will discuss cybersecurity.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 4 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Raising a Money Smart Kid

Progressions Credit Union webinar will help guide parents on effective ways to educate children about financial responsibility.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Interviewing Techniques

WorkSource Spokane event will cover valuable interviewing tips, what employers look for on job applications, and more.

Friday, Aug. 19, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

WorkSource Spokane, 130 S. Arthur, Spokane, or online

Free admission

 

Code 101: Explore Software Development

Code Fellows workshop will cover the basics of what it means to be a software developer, different programming languages, how to create and deploy a complete website, and more.

Saturday, Aug. 20, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Online

$99 admission

 

Giving Feedback That Delivers Results

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants webinar will cover negotiating the boundaries of relationships and organizational needs as a leader, navigating difficult conversations, and more.

Monday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-noon

Online

$39 for WSCPA members, $59 for others

 

Cybersecurity Forum

Impact Washington and Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition event will cover cybersecurity compliance and security of data.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 9-10:30 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Three Key Principles to Help Your Business Work for You

Score event will cover how to develop and sustain a growing business, how to develop the skills to find and retain employees, how to implement a systematic approach to satisfying clients, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 10-11 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Business Growth and Development

Washington Small Business Development Center webinar will cover cash-flow management, forecasting, managing debt, funding and capital infusion, financial discipline, and more.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 1-2:30 p.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Making Budgets Work

Spokane Public Library class will feature representatives from First Interstate Bank, who will discuss the basics of budgeting.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m.

Spokane Public Library Hillyard branch, 4110 N. Cook, Spokane

Free admission

 

Analyzing Financial Statements

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants webinar will cover balance sheet, income statement, and cash-flow statement analyses, as well as industry nuances.

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 1-3 p.m.

Online

$79 for WSCPA members, $99 for others

 

How to Start a Business for Creative Types, Idea People, and Anybody with Passion

Score webinar will cover the importance of determining the focus of a business, accounting practices, how to run a business while staying passionate, and more.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 10-11 a.m.

Online

Free admission

 

Making Your Job Easier with MRSC’s Services

Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington webinar will cover the tools, resources, and information available to local government employees through MRSC.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-noon

Online

Free admission

 

Business After Hours

Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber event will include food and beverages, door prizes and raffles, and networking opportunities with business leaders in the community.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 5-6:30 p.m.

North Idaho Building Contractors Association, 1928 N. Fourth, Ste. A, Coeur d'Alene

Free admission

 

August 13, 2022

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