TUESDAY, OCT. 20
Financing Your Small Business: 9 to 11 a.m. at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Discusses 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 sba.gov/event/1490118.
Business Launch Workshop: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. $60 or free to WBC clients. Call 336-6722, ext. 269 to register.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21
Business Management Workshop: 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, 315 Stampede Drive, Nampa. Tools and resources to manage your business. Sponsored by the Women’s Business Center. Free. Call 336-6722, ext. 349 to RSVP.
Leadership in Private Industry Summit & Gala: Summit at 1 p.m. and gala at 6 p.m. at The Owyhee, 1109 W. Main St., 2nd floor, Boise. Features a national inclusive leadership initiative, local research on women in private industry, a conversation with Idaho women in the C-suite, and recognition for local leaders making an impact. Go to goleadidaho.org to register. Registration deadline is Oct. 19.
THURSDAY, OCT. 22
Idaho Public Purchasing Association Reverse Trade Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Building, Boise State University. Encourages vendors to meet and talk directly to purchasing officials from various government agencies. $50. Go to nigp-idaho.org.
FRIDAY, OCT. 23
Mega Marketing: 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boise Metro Chamber, 250 S. 5th St. Concentrates on networking and the opportunity to present your company and its products and services to fellow chamber members. $44 per person, includes lunch. RSVP to 472-5241.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCT. 23-24
How to Speak, Change the World and Get Paid (Greatly) Seminar: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Boise. Presented by Vincent Muli Kituku. $499. Email email@example.com or call 376-8724.
TUESDAY, OCT. 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 to help small businesses interested in selling to government agencies. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to sba.gov/event/1490130.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28
Business Education Series: Get Noticed! Comprehensive Marketing Strategies for Your Business: 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Boise Metro Chamber, 250 S. 5th St. Free to members, $35 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.org.
Smart StartUp Workshop: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Receive the tools to: determine if your business idea is viable; do market research, breakeven analysis and competitive investigation; prepare a unique value proposition; understand types of legal structures; identify key resource partners; and create a funding plan. Free. RSVP required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-7449.
THURSDAY, OCT. 29
Sales Strategies: Delivering a Profitable Presentation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Workshop concentrates on the development and delivery of an effective sales presentation to compel your target market to buy from you. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7449.
Professional Development Day: Check-in at 8 a.m. and social hour begins at 4 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. The Idaho Statesman and Boise Young Professionals offer a full day of education and inspiration for young professionals in the Treasure Valley. Feature a continental breakfast, the Idaho Private 75 luncheon, a social hour, and opportunities to interact with Idaho’s leading CEOs and meet other young professionals. $85 for Boise Young Professionals members, $100 nonmembers, $75 per individual for companies or organizations with 5+ attendees. Admission includes a $40 ticket to Idaho Private 75 luncheon. Register at idahostatesman.com/prodevday.
FRIDAY, OCT. 30
BOSS (Business Owners Success Series) Luncheon: Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Big Al’s, 1900 N. Eagle Road, Meridian. Luncheon followed by a casual Q&A with Ryan DeLuca, Bodybuilding.com. $25 Boise Chamber members, $35 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.org.
THURSDAY, NOV. 5
Boise Law School Fair: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building, Boise State University. Boise State University and Western Association of Prelaw Advisors invites students, alumni and community members to meet with more than 50 representatives from law schools across the country, gather information on admissions process, requirements, and specifics about each program. Suggested attire is business casual. Free. Go to coas.boisestate.edu/advising/law-school-fair.
Money-Making Marketing: How to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-7449.
THURSDAY, NOV. 12
Get Found on Google Search and Maps: 2 to 5 p.m. at Weiser Public Library, 628 E. 1st St. Free. Call 426-3875.
TUESDAY, NOV. 17
LinkedIn Strategies: Managing Your Brand: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Provides an in-depth discussion of online networking and how to establish your reputation as a thought leader and subject matter expert. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7449.
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
Meridian Chamber of Commerce Gala: Cocktail and social hour at 6 p.m. and program and dinner at 7 p.m. at The Club at Spurwing, 6800 N. Spurwing Way, Meridian. RSVP by Oct. 23. Call 888-2817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compiled by Michelle Jenkins. To submit a calendar listing, go to Events.IdahoStatesman.com and click on “Add event.” Items must be received 10 days in advance. All submissions become the property of the Statesman.