Treasure Valley business calendar, Oct. 24-Nov. 29

Harry Morrison on the cover of Time magazine in 1954. The Idaho Technology Council will honor him Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Harry Morrison on the cover of Time magazine in 1954. The Idaho Technology Council will honor him Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Economic Excellence Breakfast: 7:30 to 9 a.m. at West Ada School District, DSC Auditorium, 1303 E. Central Drive, Meridian. $25 Meridian Chamber members, $30 nonmembers. Contact Betty at 888-2817 or

Boise Metro Chamber’s Business Owners Success Series (BOSS): Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Crystal Ballroom, 802 W. Bannock St., Suite 202. Featuring Michelle Crosby, co-founder and CEO of Wevorce. $25 members, $35 nonmembers. Register at

Idaho Technology Council’s Hall of Fame 2016: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. The late Harry Morrison, co-founder of Boise construction giant Morrison-Knudsen, and Faisal Shah, co-founder of MarkMonitor and longtime leader of Boise’s entrepreneurial community, are the 2016 inductees into the Idaho Technology Council (ITC) Hall of Fame. $110 for ITC members, $125 nonmembers. 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

Inside Secrets to Funding Your Business: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. In-depth discussion and review of how to obtain funds for acquisitions, start-up, expansion and working capital. Strong emphasis placed on financial statement analysis, projections, cash flow, and successfully presenting your request to a lender. Free. RSVP required by emailing or calling 501-7573.

Boise Young Professionals (BYP) Gala and Idaho Young Professional Awards: 5 to 7:45 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Register at

Thursday, Oct. 27

A Nightmare on Tech Street 2: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fisher’s Technology, 575 E. 42nd St., Boise. Halloween-themed seminars on safeguarding your documents and data. Free; complimentary lunch and Halloween goodies. Call 375-4410 or go to

PacificSource Healthy Life’s inspire! workplace wellness forum: 3 to 5 p.m. at PacificSource Health Plans, Snake River Meeting Rooms, 408 E. ParkCenter Blvd, Suite 100, Boise. Roundtable discussions designed for business professionals, human resource and benefit managers, and other leaders to share their workplace wellness successes and to help others identify wellness-related obstacles and opportunities within their own organizations. Free.

Friday, Oct. 28

Strategy to Survive, People to Drive, Culture to Thrive Seminar: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Fisher’s Technology, 804 Pancheri, Idaho Falls. Chris Taylor, Fisher’s CEO and president, explains the Culture Model he cultivated at Fisher’s. Free. Call 375-4410 or go to

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

Thursday, Nov. 3

Start-Ups and Suds: 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Boise Brewing, 521 W. Broad St. Go to

Friday, Nov. 4

Mega Marketing: 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Lower Level Conference Room, 250 S. 5th St. Networking and the unique opportunity to present your company and its products and services to fellow chamber members. Register to Teresa Kirkmire at or call 472-5241.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Boise Metro Chamber’s 2016 Economic Summit: 8 to 10 a.m. at Boise Centre East, 195 S. Capitol Blvd. Keynote speaker is Bill Conerly, Conerly Consulting LLC. $35 members, $45 nonmembers, includes breakfast. Register to Mike Swain at or 472-5212.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series: Ethics for Managers: Business Aha! Tips and Cases: 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Boise Metro Chamber, Lower Level Conference Center, 250 S. 5th St. Free for members, $35 nonmembers. Register to Andrea Vlassis-Zahn at or 472-5259.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at SERVPRO of Boise and SERVPRO of Meridian / Star / Eagle, 5090 N. Sawyer Ave., Garden City. Free to Boise Metro Chamber members, $10 nonmembers (pay at door). No RSVP needed. Go to

Saturday, Nov. 12

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, Nov. 15

Donuts and Democracy: 9 to 10 a.m. at Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd. Panel discussion on transportation planning. Go to

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Money Making Marketing: Reach, Keep and Grow Your Customer Base: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Find out how to create a strategic marketing plan and implement low-cost or no-cost tactics for your business. Free. RSVP required by emailing or calling 501-7573.

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.