Business

Treasure Valley business calendar, Nov. 17-Dec. 17

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 karen.appelgren@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7449.

Financing Your Small Business: Noon to 1 p.m. at the 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/event/1490820.

Business Launch Workshop: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. Overview of the fundamentals of operation, market and financial planning that will guide you to success with your new business. Free to WBC members. Register at wbcidaho.org/training/business-launch.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18

Nampa Chamber Nonprofit Trade Expo and Luncheon: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. $17 members, $20 late registration after Nov. 16 at noon. Nonmembers who would like to attend the luncheon should call 466-4641.

THURSDAY, NOV. 19

Meet Ed Lotterman: 10 a.m. at the Idaho Statesman office, 1200 N. Curtis Road, Boise. The Idaho Statesman invites readers to meet former Federal Reserve economist Ed Lotterman, a Statesman columnist from Minnesota, to discuss economics over coffee. There is no charge. Let Business Editor David Staats know if you plan to attend by calling 377-6417 (leave a message) or emailing dstaats@idahostatesman.com.

Get Found on Google Search and Maps: 6 to 8:15 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 160 S. 3rd E., Mountain Home. Free. Call 426-3875.

FRIDAY, NOV. 20

2015 Economic Summit: 8 to 10 a.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Topic: Technology and Innovation in the Boise Valley. $35 Boise Chamber members, $45 nonmembers, includes breakfast. Contact Mike Swain at 472-5212 or mswain@boisechamber.org to register.

QuickBooks: Beginning session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and intermediate from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Micron Business and Economics Building, Room 2301, 2360 University Drive. $65 per session or $100 for both. Call 426-3875.

TUESDAY, NOV. 24

Nampa Chamber Coffee on Us: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Nampa Chamber of Commerce, 315 11th Ave. S. Free (members only). RSVP appreciated but not required. Go to nampa.com.

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 many 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/1490804.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2

Inside Secrets to Funding Your Business: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Provides an in-depth discussion and review of how to obtain funds for acquisitions, start-up, expansion and working capital. Free. RSVP required by emailing karen.appelgren@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7449.

Working Wednesday: SEO (Search Engine Optimization): 2 to 4 p.m. at New Ventures Lab, 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian. Michael Taggart, the CEO of Adventure Marketing, will discuss SEO and how it can improve your business. Free. Call 426-3875.

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

Metro Conversations: 8 to 9 a.m. at Northpoint Recovery, 10787 W. Ustick Road, Boise. Networking event with free coffee. Go to boisechamber.org.

TUESDAY, DEC. 8

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 karen.appelgren@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7449.

Boise Chamber of Commerce Holiday Reception with Elected Officials: 5 to 7 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $35 members, $45 nonmembers, includes appetizers and two drink tickets. Contact Mike Swain at 472-5212 or mswain@boisechamber.org to register.

TUESDAY, DEC. 15

Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria, 800 W. Main St., Suite 210 and 230, Boise. Free to Boise Chamber members, $10 nonmembers at the door. No RSVP needed.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16

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 karen.appelgren@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7449.

CEO Speaker Series: Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Featuring Darrel Anderson, president and CEO, Idaho Power. Early bird pricing through Dec. 11: $30 Boise Chamber members, $40 nonmembers. Beginning Dec. 12: $40 and $50. Contact Mike Swain at 472-5212 or mswain@boisechamber.org to register.

THURSDAY, DEC. 17

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 karen.appelgren@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7449.

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.

  Comments