Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

June 22, 2017
 
Meetings and Events

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold Business After Hours on Thursday, June 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Road, Liberty Lake. The networking event is free for chamber members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2rlmReE.

 

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours on Thursday, June 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Pinot’s Palette, 728 N. Fourth, Coeur d’Alene. The networking event is free for chamber members, and registration isn’t required. For more information, visit bit.ly/2sv5Hwl.

 

The West Plains Chamber of Commerce will hold West Plains Chamber Weekly Golf Night on Tuesdays, June 27 and July 4, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairways Golf Course, 9810 W. Melville Road, Cheney. The event offers group instructional clinics, wine, beer tasting, dinner specials, networking, and golf. Discounted green fees are available for chamber members. For more information, visit bit.ly/2s2k0r0 or bit.ly/2sbTWbD, respectively. Call Fairways Golf Course at 509.747.8418 to reserve group spots.

 

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold BizStreet: Navigating Group Dynamics Part Two on Wednesday, June 28, from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. at 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 100. The event is the second is a two-part series with Eva Marquette, of FreshVue. Attendees will learn tactics and ideas to mindfully influence meetings, enabling them to overcome difficult meetings scenarios. Registration costs $20 for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2rjXLOv.

 

Martina Meinke-Taylor, with NuCerity International, will hold Northwest Network Lunch on Wednesday, June 28, from noon to 1 p.m. at Waddell’s Brew Pub & Grille North, 6501 N. Cedar Road. The monthly networking event is free, but food and drinks are at attendees’ own expense. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2rU3SI1.

Spokane Young Professionals will hold Spokane Young Professionals Summer Kick Off at Arbor Crest on Thursday, June 29, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. The annual event offers networking, live music, appetizers, and wine. The event costs $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2te1s4L.

 

Timber Products Manufacturers will hold a golf tournament on Friday, June 30, from 1 to 9 p.m. at The Highlands Golf Course, 560 E. Mullan, Post Falls. Funds raised from the event will go toward the TPM Scholarship Fund. The event is $95 per person or $340 per group of four. Registration fees include golf, social, dinner, and raffle prizes. For more information or to register, contact Shelley Jeffers at 509.535.4646 or sjeffers@tpmrs.com.

 

The Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors of America will hold Army Corps  of Engineers – CQM on Thursday, July 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4935 E. Trent. The course aims to familiarize all quality management personnel with the Corps of Engineers’ construction quality management policies and procedures. Registration costs $150 for AGC members and $175 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2s4l2kw.

Workshops & Seminars

Startup Spokane, a program of Greater Spokane Incorporated, will host a number of office hours in the upcoming weeks at Startup Spokane Central, 610 W. Second. Michael Ebinger, director for the Washington State University Center for Innovation, will be available for office hours on Fridays, June 23 and June 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. Ebinger is a resource for businesses looking to have a second set of eyes on business plans, and he also helps to develop new ideas for commercialized products and services. Stonebraker McQuary Insurance will hold office hours on Tuesday, June 27, from 2 to 4 p.m.  Bjornson Law Offices will hold office hours on Wednesdays, June 28, and July 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jason Powell, of Bjornson Law Offices, advises startup companies. Financial Trex will hold office hours on Wednesday, June 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. Denise Downey is a certified financial planner with more than 16 years of experience. Spokane Public Library will hold office hours on Thursday, July 6, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Business librarian Mark Pond can assist startups with many critical needs. Swiftwater Advisors will hold office hours on Thursday, July 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. Joel Hoff can help companies in the startup and emerging phases. The office hours are free. For more information, visit bit.ly/24Px7ue.

 

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) will hold a number of workshops in the upcoming weeks. Navigating Your Credit World will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 3 to 5 pm. at the Shadle Park Library, 2111 W. Wellesley. Attendees will learn how to access their credit report and understand what it means. Attendees will also learn how to increase their scores, establish good credit, and deal with collection agencies. Give Yourself a Raise will be held on Monday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, and on Tuesday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Shadle Park Library. Attendees will learn key principles to succeed with their budget and avoid financial crises. Attendees will also learn how to establish practical money goals and recognize predators. Customer Relationship Management will be held on Tuesday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 500 S. Stone. The event relates to building and tracking relationships with attendees’ customers. Registration for that event is $20. Women’s Business Center Orientation will be held on Wednesday, June 28, from 1:30 to 3:30, at 500 S. Stone. The event will explain the resources available through the Women’s Business Center. How to Get Money for Your Business will be held on Thursday, June 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 500 S. Stone. The event will offer a presentation on how to get financing through lenders and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ted Schinzel, from the SBA’s Spokane office, will be available to present options and give direction for financial goals. Get Started will be held on Wednesday, July 5, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at 500 S. Stone. The event will also cover resources available through the Women’s Business Center. The event costs $10. Other than Customer Relationship Management and Get Started, the workshops are free. For more information or to register, visit snapwa.org/education-calendar/. 

 

Associated Industries will hold Building a Stronger Team on Tuesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at 1206 N. Lincoln. Attendees will learn the components of a high performing team and identify ways to successfully build and integrate teamwork into their organizations. Registration costs $95 for members and $175 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2rk4xEc.

 

SCORE Spokane will hold two Wednesday workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 801 W. Riverside, Ste. 444. QuickBooks Financial Management will be held on June 28. Attendees will be guided through using QuickBooks as a bookkeeping and financial management tool. They will also learn tips and shortcuts and have questions related to QuickBooks answered. How to Start a New Business will be held on July 5. The event will cover a step-by-step consideration of legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning, and funding topics that need to be addressed to successfully start a business. Registration for each workshop costs $25 per person in advance or $40 at the door. For more information or to register, visit scorespokane.org/workshops. 

Conventions & Shows

2017 WASA/AWSP Summer Conference
Association of Washington School Principals and the Washington
Association of School Administrators
Friday, June 23,
to Wednesday, June 28
Spokane Convention Center,
334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Expected attendance: 1,000

Spokane Hoopfest
Saturday, June 24, to Sunday, June 25
Streets of Downtown Spokane
Expected attendance: 175,000

2017 Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Wednesday, June 28, to Monday, July 3
Spokane Arena,
720 W. Mallon
Expected attendance: 4,500

2017 Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic
American Legion Baseball
Thursday, June 29,, to Sunday, July 2
Local Schools
Expected attendance: 1,000

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