MONDAY, JUNE 15
Government Affairs Committee Meeting: Noon to 1 p.m. at Maui Wowi, 520 E. Franklin Road, Meridian. $12. Call 888-2817 or go to meridianchamber.org.
The New Way to Work Together – SharePoint: 3 p.m. at ExecuTrain of Idaho, 10051 W. Emerald St., Boise. Free. Call 327-0768 or go to etidaho.com/events.php.
TUESDAY, JUNE 16
Financing Your Small Business: 9 to 11 a.m. at U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Discuss 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.
Encore Workshop to Help Entrepreneurs Age 50 and Older: 9 to 10 a.m. at U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. The SBA and AARP are teaming up to match these “encore entrepreneurs” with successful business owners and community leaders for advice and assistance. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to sba.gov.
Meridian Chamber Luncheon: Noon to 1:15 p.m. at West Ada School District Salmon Room, District Service Training Center, 1303 E. Central Drive. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP required at meridianchamber.org or call 888-2817.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
Angelbeat luncheon IT workshop: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 S. Vista Ave. Covering security/compliance, storage/backup and network management with speakers from Dell, HP, Kaspersky, Accelops and Network Instruments. Go to angelbeatboise2015.eventbrite.com to register.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18
Wayne Brown Institute’s How to Raise Money Seminar: 3 to 5 p.m. at Zions Bank, 800 W. Main St., 17th floor, Boise. Addresses how entrepreneurs can raise capital and features venture professionals in an open Q&A. Register at waynebrowninstitute.org/events/ or email email@example.com.
Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at Umpqua Bank, 1595 S. Eagle Road, Meridian. Free to members, $5 nonmembers. Nonmembers must RSVP at meridianchamber.org or call 888-2817.
TUESDAY, JUNE 23
Doing Business with the Federal Government: 9 to 11 a.m. at U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Learn about government contracting certifications as well as the many resources to help small businesses interested in selling. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to sba.gov.
Governor Butch Otter’s Address to the Business Community: Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $35 Boise Chamber members, $45 nonmembers, through June 17. Beginning June 18, $45 and $55. Register at boisechamber.org.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24
Buyer’s Guide to Franchising: 7 to 8 p.m. at Micron Business Building, 2360 W. University Drive, Suite 1213, Boise. FranNet is offering an educational webinar to all who are thinking about going into business for themselves and would like to learn if business or franchise ownership is a good career choice moving forward. Free. Call Kim Labrum at 426-3875.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25
Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at CTA Architects Engineers, 800 W. Main St., Suite 800, Boise. Free to Boise Chamber members, $10 nonmembers at the door. No RSVP needed.
FRIDAY, JULY 10
First Friday Networking: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 1415 S. Eagle Road, Meridian. Free. Go to meridianchamber.org or call 888-2817.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
Grow Your Business with Social Media: 10 a.m. to noon at Meridian Ventures Lab, 33 E. Idaho Ave. Learn how to use social media for more than chatter, which social sites are worth your time and which are not, what to post and when to post it, and how to do it all in 15 minutes a day. Free. Call 426-3875.
TUESDAY, JULY 28
QuickBooks: Beginning workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and intermediate from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Boise State TECenter, 5465 E. Terra Linda Way, Nampa. $65 per workshop. Register at idahosbdc.org or call 426-3875.
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, AUG. 20-21
Funding Your Technological Innovation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20 and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Micron Business Building, 2360 W. University Drive, Boise. Come to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Road Tour to hear about America’s Largest Seed Fund and learn how you can get funding to prove out your idea, and get on the road to commercializing your technology. $79. business.idahosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=40350061.