Spokane Journal of Business

Calendar of Events

Week of Jan. 13 – Jan. 16

The American Public Works Association University of Washington student chapter will hold MPAC: Emissions Target Zero – Fleets, Freight, and Flight, 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, online. The annual Management & Public Administration Committee event will feature guest speakers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities in decarbonizing three major transportation sectors. Registration is $15 for APWA members, $25 for nonmembers, and free for students. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3t1Z3fA.

Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center will hold Strategic Planning & Adaptive Strategy, 9-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, online. Meeting topics will include the role of strategy in an organization, strategic planning tools, and assessment of opportunities and threats. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3sRI1Rr.

Week of Jan. 17 – Jan. 23

Score Spokane will hold Business Bookkeeping Basics, 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, online. Topics covered in this webinar will include the bookkeeping process and its importance, a review of available bookkeeping software, and whether hiring a bookkeeper is the right decision. Registration is free. For more information and to register, visit: bit.ly/3eNDSWu.

The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce will hold Leaders Luncheon, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at a location that will be disclosed via email, after registration. The event is an opportunity to network with business leaders in the community. Registration is $15 for Deer Park Chamber of Commerce members, $20 for nonmembers, and free for first-time guests. For more information and to register, visit: bit.ly/3mU3khA.

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold Virtual Olympia Fly-In Series 2022, noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, online. These advocacy sessions will put the Spokane community at the forefront in Olympia and help connect local business and community leaders to many elected officials and agency officials. Registration is $50 for GSI members to attend all six sessions and $100 for nonmembers. Solo session tickets are $10 for GSI members and $20 for others. For more information, visit: bit.ly/31pKPKm.

Greater Spokane Incorporated will hold its GSI Info Meeting, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, online. This meeting will cover GSI’s history, mission, and membership benefits for those interested in becoming GSI members. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3ztLIhC.

Idaho Small Business Development Center will hold Starting a Business in Idaho, 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, online. Attendees will learn about topics including how to register a new business, how to ensure success, and how to prepare to run a business. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3eTlsU5.

The Idaho State Tax Commission will hold Tips for Filing Income Taxes, 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, online. Attendees will learn about economic impact payments, qualifications for various credits, and common contributions and deductions. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3JzANrn.

WorkSource Spokane will hold Meet-the-Employers January, 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Jan. 19, online. Attendees will have opportunities to meet with business representatives and learn more about their companies and industries. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3zD53Nv.

The Women’s Business Center Inland Northwest will hold Get Started, 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, online. The event will cover support services available at the Women’s Business Center, what a business plan is, where to find market research, business applications, and cash flow projections. Registration is $25. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3mVLWJ4.

Spokane County Library District and Score Spokane will hold Score Workshop: Small Business Resiliency Tools & Ideas, noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, online. Attendees will receive guidance on how to adjust business models in the post-pandemic market and learn about community resources that can improve the resiliency of a business. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3qMuN5W.

BECU will hold Special Edition Market Outlook 2022, 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, online. Burt White, chief investment officer at LPL Financial, will discuss the latest perspectives on the global economy. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3HubB3x.

Women’s Transportation Seminar – Inland Empire will hold its 17th Annual WTS-IE Scholarship & Awards Virtual Event, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, online. The event will celebrate the accomplishments of women in the transportation industry and recognize scholarship winners. Registration is $25 for WTS and public agency members, $40 for nonmembers, and free for students. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3sTDdeo.

Week of Jan. 24 – Jan. 27

The Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber will hold Economic Forecast with Dr. John Mitchell 2022, 7:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway. Mitchell, a former professor of economics at Boise State University, will share his predictions for what may be on the economic horizon for 2022. Registration is $35 for Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber members, and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3r3uZOr.

Hargis Engineers, UMC, and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council will hold Pathway Forward: Understanding Clean Buildings Encore, 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Jan. 26, online. Guest speakers will break down the options and implications of the Washington state Clean Buildings Standard. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3JFi913.

The Spokane Journal of Business will hold Elevating the Conversation, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, online. For this month’s webinar, Bryan Fix, chief human resources officer of Providence’s Washington and Montana regions, will sit down with Journal editor Linn Parish to discuss talent acquisition in a post-pandemic world. Registration is free. For more information, visit: bit.ly/3qNF3uu.

January 21, 2022

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