Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Choosing the Right Legal Structure and Other Legal Needs

Idaho Small Business Development Center webinar will feature Nick Smith, University of Idaho law professor, who will cover different business structures and more.

Wednesday, April 5, 8-9 a.m.




L&I Webinar: Equal Pay and 

Opportunities Act

Washington Hospitality Association webinar will cover information on new job posting requirements for employers, and more.

Wednesday, April 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.




Business Resources Discussion

Spokane Public Library discussion will feature Mark Pond, business librarian, who will explain the library’s available resources.

Wednesday, April 5, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Spokane Public Library, Central, 906 W. Main, Spokane



Your Business Journey: Funding Your Business

SNAP Financial Access workshop will cover types of funding available, information on lending and loan requests, and more.

Wednesday, April 5, 1:45-4:00 p.m.


Free, registration required


Detecting Bid Rigging and 


Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington webinar will feature Assistant Attorney Generals Rachel Lumen, Paula Pera, and David Yarbrough.

Wednesday, April 5, 2:30-4 p.m.



Spokane Facilities Maintenance Expo

Spokane County expo will showcase the products of maintenance companies and more.

Thursday, April 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana, Spokane Valley



How to Write a One-Page Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide

Score webinar will cover the benefits of creating a one-page business plan, practical tips on how to write it, and more.

Thursday, April 6, 10-11:30 a.m.




Your Business Journey: Get 


The Women’s Business Center Inland Northwest workshop will cover business support services, creating a business plan, market research, projection of cash flow, and more.

Friday, April 7, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Carl Maxey Center, 3114 E. Fifth

$25, registration required


Idaho Nonprofit DEI Webinar 

Series Start

Idaho Nonprofit Center webinar series will present ways to implement diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

Monday, April 10, 2p.m.-Friday, April 14, 11:15 a.m.




Architect Spotlight – Lesley Roth

American Institute of Architects Spokane presentation will feature Chicago architect Lesley Roth.

Monday, April 10, 4:30 p.m.

Montvale Event Center, 1019 W. First, Spokane


Cheney Community Resource Fair

Eastern Washington University chapter of National Society of Leadership & Success event will connect the public with Cheney companies

Tuesday, April 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

EWU Pence Union Building, Cheney



Creating a Trauma Informed 


Nonprofit Association of Washington workshop will address trauma-informed vocabulary, skills on applying principles, and more.

Tuesday, April 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


$129 for members, $169 for others


SHRM Inland Northwest - Digital 

Forensic Investigations

Society for Human Resource Management  event will feature speaker Josiah Roloff, president of Digital Forensics LLC.

Tuesday, April 11, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

$35 for members, $45 for others, registration required


Spokane FPA NextGen Gathering

Financial Planning Association Spokane networking event will provide an opportunity for professionals in their first seven years of financial planning to connect.

Tuesday, April 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Flatstick Pub, 618 W. Main, Spokane



Portfolio Financing with Mountain West Bank

Women’s Council of Realtors North Idaho interactive discussion will cover various financing situations, and more.

Wednesday, April 12, 12-1:30 p.m.

North Idaho Building Contractors Association, 1928 N. Fourth, Suite A

Free for members, $10 for others

WBEC Pacific Industry Day – 

Professional Services

Women’s Business Enterprise Council Pacific event will feature professional service entrepreneurs who will pitch their products.

Wednesday, April 12, 1-4:30 p.m.


$75 for members, $100 for others


Financial Statements Unlocked

SNAP Financial Access workshop will cover basics of profit loss, balance sheets, preparing for a business loan, and more.

Wednesday, April 12, 2-4 p.m.


Free, registration required


Tax and Business Basics for Self-Employed

Idaho State Tax Commission will provide information on Idaho tax permits, exemption certificates, marketing strategies, and more.

Thursday April 13, 8-11 a.m.




Sustainable Futures: 

Opportunities, Challenges, and Changing Expectations 

OneAEC event will present a speaker panel who will talk about the meaning of sustainability in the AEC industry and touch on advances in the industry.

Thursday, April 13, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Spokane Convention Center, Room 402ABC, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

$40 for members, $50 for others


Elevating the Conversation: The Health of Health Care

The Spokane Journal of Business will host Alex Jackson, chief executive of MultiCare Health System’s Inland Northwest region. 

Thursday, April 13, 4-5 p.m.




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