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June 18, 2014 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

Guided Business Plan Part 1: 3 to 6 p.m. at the Women's Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. $247 or $187 for META or WBC clients. Register by contacting Carlos Duncan at cduncan@metaidaho.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

LinkedIn Strategies: Managing Your Brand: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., 6th floor, Boise. Attendees learn how to build and manage their personal and business brand by connecting on LinkedIn. Free, but registration is required by emailing sheila.spangler@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7450.

TUESDAY, JUNE 24

Business Launch Workshop: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Women's Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. WBC's recommended first step for startup entrepreneurs. $60 or free to WBC clients.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25

Guided Business Plan Part 2: 3 to 6 p.m. at the Women's Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. $247 or $187 for META or WBC clients. Register by contacting Carlos Duncan at cduncan@metaidaho.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

TechBoise: 8:30 to 10 a.m. last Friday of each month at Cole Marr Coffeehouse, 404 S. 8th St., Boise. Business owners and entrepreneurs developing innovative products discuss issues.

TUESDAY, JULY 8

Business Launch Workshop: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Women's Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. WBC's recommended first step for startup entrepreneurs. $60 or free to WBC clients.

THURSDAY, JULY 17

Money-Making Marketing: How to Reach, Keep and Grow Your Customer Base: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., 6th floor, Boise. Attendees learn how to create a strategic marketing plan and implement low-cost tactics. Free, but registration is required by emailing sheila.spangler@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7450.

TUESDAY, JULY 22

Business Launch Workshop: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Women's Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. WBC's recommended first step for startup entrepreneurs. $60 or free to WBC clients.

Smart StartUp Part I: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., 6th floor, Boise. First of two parts: Attendees will receive the tools to determine if their business idea is viable. Free, but registration is required by emailing sheila.spangler@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7450.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, JULY 23-24

Business Educator Exchange workshop: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northwest Nazarene University, 623 S. University Blvd., Nampa. Teachers will spend the first day visiting businesses where the employee career pathways are most aligned to what they teach. The second day will be spent learning about training and educational opportunities available to students and resources available to educators. With a $60 fee, participating teachers can earn a professional development credit from the university. But teachers not seeking credit can participate without charge. To register, email Ofelia.Morales@labor.idaho.gov.

TUESDAY, JULY 29

Smart StartUp Part II: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., 6th floor, Boise. Second of two parts: Attendees receive hands-on assistance to design and implement their business model before seeking outside funding. Free, but registration is required by emailing sheila.spangler@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7450.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

Inside Secrets to Funding Your Business: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., 6th floor, Boise. Attendees learn how to get financing to launch or expand their business. Free, but registration is required by emailing sheila.spangler@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7450.

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19-20

Intermountain Energy Summit: At the Shilo Inn and Conference Center, 780 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls. The focus will be on energy policy and finding ways to bring together the planning processes of the energy-rich region that includes Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, the Dakotas, Alberta and Saskatchewan to have a greater impact on issues such as transmission and transportation, public engagement, education and work force training, and research and development. Keynote addresses by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development. $229 early registration (first 50 registrants), $249 through July 31, $299 late registration (Aug. 1-19). Go to intermountainenergysummit.com.

Compiled by Michelle Jenkins. To submit a calendar listing, go to Events.IdahoStatesman.com and click on "Add an event." Items must be received at least 10 days before publication.

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