Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 10

American Planning Association Washington state chapter will hold a two-part webinar, Transformational Development: Breaking Down Barriers to TOD, 9:15-10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, online. The first webinar, Federal Support for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development, will feature speakers from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The second webinar, Community-Led Transit-Oriented Development, will feature community leaders and local staff. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3iCVZ3V.

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold The Talent Search – Where Are The People and What Are They Thinking? 8-9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, online. Britt Provost, executive vice president of people and culture for Accolade, will be the guest speaker. Registration is $10 for GSI members, $15 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3okWV0q.

University of Washington CoMotion Labs will hold Fundamentals for Startups: Roadmap to Scale Financial Reporting, noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, online. Startups and entrepreneurs are invited to discuss financial reporting requirements for pre-revenue companies. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3A1hSzD.

Week of Oct. 11 - Oct. 17

Associated Builders and Contractors Inland Pacific Chapter will hold Prevailing Wage Webinar, 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 12, online. Laura Herman, of Washington state Labor & Industries, will discuss the history of the state’s prevailing wage law, paperwork requirements, common mistakes, and share how wage rates are determined. The wage webinar is free to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3ih1ftu.

American Society of Interior Designers will hold ASID State of the Society Address, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, online. Guests will learn about the past year and look ahead to the future of the industry with Gary E. Wheeler, CEO of the American Society of Interior Designers. There is no cost to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3iiY7gU.

Building Industry Association of Washington will hold Construction Contracts & Lien Law, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, online. David Linville, of Linville Law Firm PLLC, will discuss important terms to address in contracts with customers or other contractors. Guests also will learn how to write an improved contract with required legal notices. The contract workshop is $250 for BIAW members, $350 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3dZGiBK.

Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold Upbeat Breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second, in Coeur d’Alene. Guests will network with chamber members over breakfast and hear from a guest speaker. Registration is $17 in advance, $25 at the door. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Y3oz7v.

StartUp Spokane and Spokane Public Library will hold Jumpstart – Conversation with Gravis Law, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, online. Guests will hear from Randi L. Johnson, chief communications officer at Gravis Law, who will share tips, tricks, and stories about how to become and stay successful. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3AXPXSg.

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold Grow with Google Webinar – Reach Customers Online with Google, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, online. Guests will learn how to create a Google business profile, best practices for content marketing, and how to advertise a business through Google via Smart Campaigns. The Google workshop is free to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2XZkX63.

Building Owners and Managers Association will hold October Membership Luncheon with City Administrator Johnnie Perkins, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at The Centennial Hotel Spokane, 303 W. North River Drive. Guests will network with members and hear from the guest speaker. Registration is free for BOMA members, $35 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3kURqTK.

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington will hold Countering Social Media Misinformation, 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 13, online. Guests will see how local governments can counter social media-based misinformation. Registration is $35. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3m9DBAo.

Washington state Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold Small Business Outreach & Community Engagement for Eastern Washington, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, online. Guests will learn about certification with the Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises as well as PTAC’s bid match service. There is no cost to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2ZJX8Qv.

Downtown Spokane Partnership will hold 30 Minutes with: Nate Bryant, 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, online. Guests will attend a Q&A with the director of the Career Center and Student Affairs at Eastern Washington University. There is no cost to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Y3aHJJ.

Ignite Northwest will hold Ignite Talks with Kunal Chopra, CEO of Kaspien, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Steam Plant, 159 S. Lincoln. Guests will hear from the guest speaker and network. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3F34bUv.

Week of Oct. 18 – Oct. 21

American Institute of Architects will hold Taking the Lead to Address Climate Change, 10-11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, online. Guests will hear from Yvonne Castillo, director of risk management at Victor Insurance Managers Inc. There is no cost to register. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3CP2k3M.

Deer Park Chamber of Commerce will hold Leaders Luncheon, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Hotspot, 104 N. Main, in Deer Park. Guests will network and meet business leaders from the community. The luncheon is $15 for chamber members, $20 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3ATLhwJ.

Gonzaga University’s Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment will hold The Rights of Nature: Saving the Planet or Harmful to Humanity, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, online. Guests will attend a moderated panel discussion about sustainability and academics. The discussion is free to attend. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3m3QnjK.

North Idaho College Small Business Development Center will hold Overcoming Legal Pitfalls in Business, 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, online. Guests will learn to identify common risks faced by business owners, consequences involved with risky business ownership, and ways to avoid costly mistakes with Peter Smith, of Smith + Malek PLLC. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/2Y9NeqR.

Journal of Business will hold Elevating the Conversation: How We Give in the 21st Century, 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, online. Guests will hear from Shelly O’Quinn, CEO of Innovia Foundation. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3zVA6lQ.Week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 10

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