Treasure Valley business calendar, Sept. 19-Nov. 2

Learn how to finance your small business on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Boise.
Learn how to finance your small business on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Boise. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Rocky Mountain Region Wide Trademark Tuesday Lunch and Learn: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Boise Business Accelerator (formerly the Greenhouse), 520 W. Idaho St. During these virtual programs, Trademark Assistance Center experts will provide an overview of various aspects of the trademark registration process, and answer any questions that program participants may have. Free. Call 426-3875.

Financing Your Small Business: Noon to 1 p.m. at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Discussing a range of finance options small businesses have and how to prepare you and your business when approaching commercial lenders. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Driving Productivity with 3D Printing: Scan-Based Design: 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Intermountain 3D, 9225 E. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Interactive seminar to explore techniques used in reverse engineering and scan-based design. Free; continental breakfast served. RSVP to Details at

Thursday, Sept. 22

Business After Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. at Clear Voice Telecom Inc., 10259 W. Emerald St., Suite 100, Boise. Free to Boise Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers (pay at the door). No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Doing Business with the Federal Government: 9 to 11 a.m. at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Learn about the Small Business Administration’s government contracting certifications, as well as the resources available through the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Idaho PTAC) to help small businesses interested in selling to government agencies. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 7-8

DevOps Days: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Two days of education and interaction with a variety of industry leaders in the DevOps movement from companies like Google, Microsoft, CA, HPE, NASA, Netflix, etc. $125. Go to

Saturday, Oct. 8

Business Fundamentals Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Information essential to starting or growing a small business. Presentations by experts in accounting, law, banking and social media. Workshop is held second Saturday of the month. $75. Call 334-1696 or go to

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Breaking Barriers: Idaho Local Government Economic Development Summit: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Provides local government officials and businesses in Idaho information to help overcome the political, administrative, economic and structural barriers to effective economic development. $95, includes light refreshments, lunch and evening reception. Register at

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Boise Metro Chamber’s 133rd Annual Gala Dinner: 6 to 9:15 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Featuring Mara Liasson, correspondent for National Public Radio and contributor to Fox News Channel. $100 members, $150 nonmembers. Register at

Thursday, Oct. 13

Buy Idaho’s 30th Anniversary Celebration: 11 a.m. at Boise Centre East, 850 N. Front St. Opens with a tradeshow featuring more than 30 Buy Idaho members showcasing Idaho products and services, followed by a luncheon at noon with keynote speaker Gov. Butch Otter. Event continues with workshops and breakout sessions, and at 4 p.m. the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting to kick off a networking reception with a no-host bar, appetizers and music. Tradeshow, workshops and reception are free to attend. Tickets to the luncheon are $25 through Sept. 30 and $35 in October. Call 343-2582 or go to

Friday, Oct. 14

Building Bridges: Creating a Culture of Inclusion: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank, 17th floor, 890 W. Main St., Boise. Partner with the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights and focus on building a business community that fosters respect for human dignity and diversity in the workplace. $40. Call 345-0304 or go to

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Professional Development Day: 8 a.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Features opportunities to interact with key executives from some of Idaho’s top privately held companies as well as with other young professionals. Attendees will also take part in the luncheon recognizing Idaho’s top 100 privately held businesses. $100 per person, $95 for Boise Young Professionals members, includes continental breakfast, luncheon and social hour (4 p.m.). Register at

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Idaho Public Purchasing Association Reverse Vendor Trade Show: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building, Boise State University. Encourages vendors to meet and talk directly to purchasing officials from various government agencies. Vendors, suppliers, contractors, and other service providers from across the state circulate from agency to agency and provide information about their products/services to the appropriate procurement representatives. In return, the procurement representatives provide valuable information about how to do business with their agency. $60. Call 391-7304 or go to

Compiled by Michelle Jenkins. To submit a calendar listing, go to and click on “Add event.” Items must be received 10 days in advance. All submissions become the property of the Statesman.