Wednesday, Jan. 6
Idaho Job and Career Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Free. Go to ibleventsinc.com.
Saturday, Jan. 9
Business Fundamentals Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Covers the major factors that are essential to establish or grow a small business. $75, includes lunch and training materials. Call 334-1696.
Tuesday, Jan. 12
Economic and Tax Planning Update: 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Review tax law changes that may effect you and your business, as well as strategies for getting the most back on your return. Also, discuss key market events of 2015 and review investment strategies for the upcoming year. Call 333-8965 or go to harriscpas.com/events2.php to register.
Garden City Chamber Luncheon: Noon to 1:10 p.m. at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Boise. $30 members, $40 nonmembers. RSVP at gcidahochamber.com or call Lisa at 869-7946.
Thursday, Jan. 14
University of Idaho Extension project: The first offering of the new project, “Starting Your Sustainable Idaho Small Farm,” begins Jan. 14 at 10 locations across Idaho. The five-session series will include six-hour workshops, a webinar and farm tours. This will help those aspiring to operate small farms and ranches take a realistic look at their goals and resources. Jan. 7 is the registration deadline for the workshop series, which will run until March 31. The course fee is $115. Some partial scholarships are available. More information is available at cultivatingsuccess.org.
Nampa Chamber Business and Breakfast: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Hampton Inn & Suites, 5750 E. Franklin Road, Nampa. Free to attend. If you are not a member and would like to attend as a guest, call 466-4641.
Social Media: You’re Social, Now What?: 10 a.m. to noon at New Ventures Lab, 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian. Lisa Smith, speaker, trainer and founder of 7-Touch Marketing, teaches why your business must be in social media, and how to use it strategically to bring real results for your business. Free. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org/regional-training.
Boise Chamber Legislative Forum: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $35 members, $45 nonmembers; $20 program-only ticket. To register, call 472-5237 or go to boisechamber.org.
Email Marketing: How to Nuture Leads and Grow Your Business: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at New Ventures Lab, 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian. Presented by Lisa Smith, speaker, trainer and founder of 7-Touch Marketing. Free. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org/regional-training.
Wednesday, Jan. 20
Top 5 Business Videos to Invest In: 10 a.m. to noon at Boise State TECenter, 5465 Terra Linda Way, Nampa. Learn why video is critically important for growing your business in 2016. $49. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org/regional-training.
Nampa Chamber Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. “State of the City” address from Mayor Bob Henry, who will share his vision and goals for the coming year. $17 members, $20 late registration after Jan. 18 at noon. Reservations required by calling 466-4641.
Friday, Jan. 22
Wisdom 2.0 Connect: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at JUMP (Jack’s Urban Meeting Place), W. Myrtle St., Boise. Explores ways to more fully optimize innovation, authenticity and bring more clarity to the contemporary workplace and to life. Features speakers, hosted conversations, guided meditations, connection exercises, a community lunch and a post-event lounge-style cocktail hour at the brand-new JUMP facility in Downtown Boise. $90. Go to wisdom2summit.com/Events or eventbrite.com.
Thursday, Jan. 28
Business Basics: Starting Your Own Business: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway Ave. Ideal starting point for new and future businesses who want information on how to structure and run a business. Free. Call the U.S. Small Business Administration at 334-9004, ext. 342 to register or for more information.
Boise Chamber Business After Hours:
5 to 7 p.m. at Business Interiors of Idaho, 176 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Free to chamber members, $10 nonmembers (pay at the door). No RSVP needed.
Compiled by Michelle Jenkins. To submit a listing, go to Events.IdahoStatesman.com and click on “Add event.” Items must be received 10 days in advance. ubmissions become Statesman property.