Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Week of Nov. 5 - Nov. 11

The Tilth Alliance will hold its 2018 Tilth Conference Friday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Davenport Grand, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Guests will attend several sessions dedicated to farming innovations and network with other local farming professionals. Cost is $275 for members, $315 for others. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2iz0Tic.

Tom Hanson Arts will hold the Art of Business Workshop with Tom Hanson 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Spokane Gallery, 409 S. Dishman-Mica Road, Spokane Valley. Guests will learn how to create a portfolio, market their work, sell, and create commissioned works. Cost is $25. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2AuyAfj. 

Startup Spokane will hold a Startup Weekend Bootcamp 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. Guests will prepare for the Techstars Startup Weekend, learn new skills, and network with other attendees before the event on Nov. 16. This is a free event. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2Jpil5Q.

Week of Nov. 12 - Nov. 18

Cru Spokane will hold Spokane Connect noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Onion Bar & Grill, 302 W. Riverside. Guests will network with other professionals and hear from Sharon Robertson, of Robertson Marketing & Development. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2OVC2Iu.

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce will hold its Upbeat Breakfast 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second. Guests will hear from a guest speaker and view trade tables from local businesses. Cost is $17 with registration, $25 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2AzLp81.

The Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold Let’s Talk Shop – Creating Marketing Materials 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Holiday Inn Express, 9220 E. Mission, Spokane Valley. Guests will hear from CutBoard Studios about how to create and distribute marketing content. Cost is free for members, $10 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2OXpPTK.

The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Don’t Have a Website for Your Business? 8-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the NIC Hedlund Bldg. 143, 420 N. College Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn to create a website using a template website platform. Cost is $29. For more information, visit:
bit.ly/2AzAACJ.

The Washington state Department of Revenue will hold a New Business Tax Workshop 9-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Rock Pointe III, 1330 N. Washington, third floor conference room. Guests will learn about tax reporting responsibilities associated with small businesses. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2JAe2E4.

Archbright University will hold a Fundamentals of Project Management workshop 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Archbright Spokane, 5709 W. Sunset Highway, Ste. 208. Guests will learn to improve quality, keep projects on budget, and utilize team members. Cost is $270. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2qcDUOu.

ActionCoach Business Coaching will hold a Lunch and Learn – 6 Steps to a Better Business 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at ActionCoach Business Coaching, 104 S. Freya, Ste. 314, Orange Flag Building. Guests will learn to market, recruit employees, and find customers. This is a free event. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2yF1k3m.

InSHRM will hold a November Luncheon noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Guests will hear from Stephen Heath, vice president, security at Intrinium about cyber security and HIPPA compliance. Cost is $25. For more information,visit: bit.ly/2GoXexj.

Greater Spokane Inc. will hold Business After School: Ambulatory Surgery Center 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Providence Medical Park, 16528 E. Desmet Court. Guests will learn about different medical careers available at the center. This is a free event. For more information,visit: bit.ly/2EMNim2.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold Navigating Your Credit World 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. Guests will learn to access their credit report and build their score. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2qjFRIU.

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold Budgeting 101 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom. Guests will learn the importance of financial goals. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2sWc3np.

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will hold Homebuying 101 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry. Guests will learn about home ownership and how to find the right home. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2I4ShLP.

The West Plains Chamber of Commerce will hold its November Membership Breakfast 2018 with Col. Salmi 7-9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Ramada by Wyndham at Spokane Airport, 8909 W. Airport Drive. Guests will hear about the expansion of the Fairchild Air Force Base mission from Wing Commander Col. Derek Salmi. Cost is $25 for members, $30 for others. For more information, visit:bit.ly/2RnxEPk.

The Washington State School Directors’ Association will hold its 2018 Annual Conference Wednesday, Nov. 14 through Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., and the Davenport Grand, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Guests will hear from several keynote speakers and participate in workshops on education policy. Cost is $225 for members, $315 for others for the Nov. 14 Law Conference, and $530 for members, $730 for others for the general conference Nov. 15-17. For more information,visit: bit.ly/2DdRhXe.

Greater Spokane Inc. will hold BizStreet – Servant Leadership 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Greater Spokane Inc., 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 100. Guests will hear from Chris Wheatley, of Symbio, on how to effectively use the servant-first approach. Cost is $20 for members, $35 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2PoI7N3.

The Spokane County Library District will hold Advertising with Facebook 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Guests will hear from Mo Regalado of MoVo Media Marketing on how to use Facebook marketing. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2ABGyDr.

SCORE Spokane will hold Business Plan 101 Core 2 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Guests will learn to write a business plan. Cost is free for members, $25 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2DbBdFe.

Greater Spokane Inc. will hold Business After School: Funeral Directing: A Career of Compassion 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way. Guests will learn the parameters of a funeral director’s career and receive hands-on training in planning a celebration-of-life service. This is a free event. For more information,visit: bit.ly/2D4svso.

The Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold After 5 Networking – Altitude Trampoline Park 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Altitude Trampoline Park, 1441 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. Guests will network with other professionals. This is a free event with registration. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2zbInF2.

Greater Spokane Inc. will hold Business After Hours – Deaconess Hospital 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Deaconess Hospital, 800 W. Fifth. Guests will network with other professionals and tour the new Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. Cost is free for members, $10 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2RhUTuc.

Startup Spokane will hold Entrepreneur Connect 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. Guests will network with local entrepreneurs. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2OQLj4u.

The Hayden Chamber of Commerce will hold its Networking Breakfast 7-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will hear from Dillon Campbell, director of hospitality, media services, and worship arts at the Ray & Joan Kroc Center. Cost is $20. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2qkDYLP.

The Post Falls Chamber of Commerce will hold Coffee Connections 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce, 201 E. Fourth, Post Falls. Guests will hear from Susan Jacobson with Sherpas For Life. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2RkRlqY.

The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho 8-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the NIC Hedlund Building, Room 143, 420 N. College Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn about the business registration process. Cost is $29. For more information, visit:bit.ly/2RoKcpQ.

The Spokane County Library District will hold See Your Business Through the Eyes of Your Customer 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Guests will hear from SCORE business experts on how to effectively present their business. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Q4KQbH.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold a Decisive Credit Building Workshop 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at SNAP East, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn the different types of credit scores and how to increase credit. Cost is $50. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Oe2lo4.

The Network will hold The East Valley Network 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at MAX at Mirabeau, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Guests will network with other professionals. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Dar1gh.

Greater Spokane Inc. with access2experience and Spokane STEM will hold Bridges + Brews: Partnerships in Industry + Education 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Montvale Event Center, 1017 W. First. Guests will network with business and education leaders. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2PVc8RP.

CleanTech Alliance will hold a Sustainable Future Financing Panel 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Startup Spokane, 610 W. Second. Guests will hear from a panel of local business leaders on how to start or grow businesses focused on clean energy, agriculture, and sustainable product sectors. This is a free event. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2PZWMvr.

The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Marketing Strategy for Profit 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the NIC Hedlund Building, Room 143, 420 N. College Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn to market their business. Cost is $29. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2EQUm0Y.

The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Meeting 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Guests will hear from Todd Beyreuther, senior director of advanced materials for Katerra, about the company and projects in the works. Cost is $45 for members, $55 for others. For more information, visit:bit.ly/2yGkYfF.

Startup Spokane will hold Spokane’s 11th Startup Weekend Nov. 16-18 at Spokane Valley Tech, 115 S. University Road, Spokane Valley. Guests will network with developers, designers, and entrepreneurs, work with mentors, and work in a team to create a prototype of the team’s idea. Cost is $40. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2CHbUdi.

Week of Nov. 19 - Nov. 25

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold Get Started 9:30 a.m.
-noon Monday, Nov. 19, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn to write a business plan, and the basics of starting a business. Cost is $25. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2yFHk0z.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold Give Yourself a Raise 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. Guests will learn to establish a budget. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2JubuIF.

The Network will hold The Spokane Network 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at ActionCoach Business coaching classroom, Orange Flag Building, Ste. 314, 104 S. Freya. This is a free event. For more information,
visit: bit.ly/2ENz9on.

November 18, 2018

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