Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Week of May 20-26

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Marketing Strategy for Profit 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday, May 24, at Hedlund Building, 420 N. College, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn to understand the specific need they are trying to meet and to create value that customers would be willing to pay a premium for. The class is $49. 

Spokane Print & Publishing Center will hold Publishing 101 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Spokane Print & Publishing Center, 1925 W. Ash. Guests will learn the fundamentals of creating a publication. The class is $15.

Week of May 27-June 2

The Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium and Idaho Aerospace Alliance will hold 2019 I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference & Expo 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will connect with regional aerospace manufacturers and learn about supply chain trends. The conference is $135 for members, $150 for others. 

The Washington State Department of Ecology and the Northwest Environmental Business Council will hold Washington State Brownfields Conference noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Double Tree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 322 N. Spokane Falls Court. Guests will learn about current technical issues, funding sources, and affordable housing opportunities.  The conference is free. 

Spokane Pharmacy Association will hold VTE in Cancer: Treatment and Prevention 7 -8 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, at WSU Health Sciences Spokane, 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. Guests will hear Paula Sayegh, pharmacy resident at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, discuss updates in prevention and treatment of blood clots for patients with cancer. The event is free for members, $25 for others. 

The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold After 5 at Lukins & Annis PS 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Lukins & Annis, 717 W. Sprague, Ste. 1600. Guests will network with attorneys. The event is free for members, $10 donation for others. 

Martina Meinke-Tyler will hold NW Network Luncheon noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at The Onion Bar & Grill North Spokane, 7522 N. Division. Guests will hear a presentation on growing a business and growing personally. The event is free. 

Life Science Washington will hold 2019 East West Life Science Summit 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, and 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Historic Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post. Guests will learn about cross-state collaborations to create a statewide life science ecosystem. The summit is $125 for members, $150 for others. 

Gather & Savor will hold Gather & Growth Workshop 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Vessel Coffee Roasters, 2823 N. Monroe. The workshop is intended for local women starting a business and business owners. Guests will hear five guest speakers discuss various topics from self-care to search engine optimization. The workshop is $65 to $75. 

Week of June 3-June 9

SCORE Spokane will hold Relationship Marketing 1-3 p.m. Monday, June 3, at SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Guests will learn strategies to build long-term customer loyalty. The class is free for members, $15 to $25 for others. 

The Journal of Business will hold 2019 Women in Leadership 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Gonzaga University John J. Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet. Guests will hear from six speakers and join a community discussion about how to increase the number of women in corporate leadership, overcoming gender obstacles, and shaping healthier business environments. The event is $35 for individuals, $260 for a table of eight. 

Mind to Market will hold Agile Software Development Workshop 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at StartUp Spokane, 610 W. Second. Guests will learn about an agile process for startups. The workshop is free. 

The Spokane Regional Transportation Council will hold Innovative Land Use & Transportation Approaches 8:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at EWU-Spokane Campus, Auditorium first floor, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Guests will hear from guest speaker Andrew Mortensen, David, Evans & Associates, discuss design standards, pedestrian zones, bike lanes, and incorporating parking and utilities. The workshop is free and registration is required. 

Cheney Merchants Association will hold Cheney Merchant Association Meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cheney, 111 Betz Road, Cheney. Guests will network with businesspeople and individuals interested in developing Cheney’s marketplace and community. The meeting is free. 

SCORE Spokane will hold How to Start a Business 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, June 5, at SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Guests will learn about insurance, accounting, and business planning and funding. The class is free for members, $15 to $40 for others. 

Spokane Pharmacy Association will hold Immune Globulin Utilization Management and Clinical Considerations 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Wild Sage Bistro, 916 W. Second. Guests will learn about immune globulin presented by clinical associate professor at Ohio State University, Jerry Siegel. The event is free and registration is required. 

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce will hold Women Creating Success Conference 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will hear from guest speaker Jennifer Crowell Ferch, the chief operating officer of NBC Camps. The conference is $79 for members, $99 for others. 

The West Plains Chamber of Commerce will hold June After Hours 2019 at the Spokane Tribe Casino 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at 14300 U.S. 2, Airway Heights. Guests will network with business owners and staff in a casual atmosphere. The event is free. 

Spokane Community College will hold Business Model Canvas Workshop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main. Guests will learn about nine key segments needed to start a business with an emphasis on research methods, customer validation, and financial projections. The workshop is free.

May 24, 2019

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