Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

 

Week of Jan. 14-Jan. 20

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Hiring Winners: Operational Excellence for Profit 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at Hedlund Building, 420 N. College, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn how to hire and keep employees and improve business operations and productivity. Cost is $49. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2CP4jZN.

Spokane Community College will hold Social Media Marketing for Small Business 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Spokane Community College, Avista Center for Entrepreneurship, 1810 N. Greene. Guests will learn the difference between social media platforms and how to use them. Cost is $55. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2s7TJqG.

The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Gem of the Valley Gala 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan. Guests will hear a live auction and view an award program honoring local businesses. Cost is $55. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2QW1lva.

Week of Jan. 21-Jan. 27

SCORE Spokane will hold Marketing with Instagram and Pinterest 101 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the SBA Training Room, 610 W. Second. Guests will hear from Josh King, founder of Tinderbox Consulting, about how to effectively market a business using Instagram and Pinterest. Cost is free for members, $25 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2AuRty7.

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold You Have a Website Now What? 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Hedlund Building, 420 N. College, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn search engine optimization tips and tricks. Cost is $49. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2RylE19.

Access 4 All Spokane will hold Making Welcome 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley, Room 200. Guests will learn practical tools to provide disability-friendly customer service. Cost is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Fg55QX.

Score Spokane will hold Business Marketing and Sales – CORE 3 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the SBA/Score office, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 401. Guests will learn how to identify and attract customers, and how to sell products. Cost is free for members, $25 for others with advance registration, or $40 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2GUMo7V.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners will hold Get Started 2-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Women’s Business Center, 500 S. Stone. Guests will learn business resources, how to write a business plan, and one-on-one counseling. Cost is $25. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Rch8pR.

Greater Spokane Inc. will hold its Business After Hours – The Spokane Club 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside. Guests will network with other professionals and exchange business leads. Cost is free for members, $10 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2RpFmfk.

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Financial Management for Profit 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Hedlund Building, 420 N. College, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn how to understand financial statements and use them for business. Cost is $49. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2QoSg98.

Hayden Chamber of Commerce will hold a Networking Breakfast 7-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn business branding from guest speaker Kyle Rutley, brand specialist and owner of Wake Media. Cost is $20 for individuals, $30 for a trade table, not including breakfast. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2LQY8Ho

Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors of America will hold 1st Aid/CPR with AED Training 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at Inland NW AGC, 4935 E. Trent. Guests will learn to be proficient in CPR, first aid and the use of an automated external defibrillator, and earn a certificate at the conclusion of the course. Cost is $65 for members, $80 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2VxoN0f.

Eastern Washington University’s Master of Public Health along with Spokane Regional Health District and the Washington state Department of Health will hold Public Health Grand Rounds on Drinking Water Innovation 4-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at EWU Spokane Campus, 205 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., PBS 101 Walgreens Auditorium. Guests will have an opportunity to engage in community discussion. Cost is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2CXlUP0.

Week of Jan. 28-Feb. 03

SCORE Spokane will hold Social Media: LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the SBA Training Room, 610 W. Second. Guests will learn entry-level skills in marketing on LinkedIn and Twitter. Cost is free for members, $25 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2F29iI6.

SCORE Spokane will hold QuickBooks Financial Management – CORE 4 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the SBA training room, 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. Cost is free for members, $25 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Qg18xL.

Archbright University will hold Managing FMLA 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 31, at Archbright Spokane, 5709 W. Sunset Highway, Ste. 208. Guests will learn to navigate and manage leave laws specific to their workplace. Cost is $340. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2s1CXcG.

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Planning for Business Success 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Hedlund Building, 420 N. College, Coeur d’Alene. Guests will learn how to understand financial statements. Cost is $49. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2At8I2U.

January 19, 2019

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