Tuesday, Feb. 23
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/1495608.
Health Care Job and Career Fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Carrington College, 1122 N. Liberty St., Boise. Free. Call 377-8080.
‘Meet the Media’ Event: Workshops from 1 to 5 p.m. and media mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Powerhouse Event Center, 621 S. 17th St., Boise. Designed to educate business owners on how to be seen in the community using media outlets and to create connections between business owners and local media partners. $15 for workshops, $20 for the mixer. Register at uniteconnections.com.
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Thursday, Feb. 25
How to Get Paid for What You Do: 3 to 5 p.m. at Micron Business Building, 2360 W. University Drive. Crash course in account receivables recovery, starting with your initial contact with your customer and working through the client relationship. $10. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org.
Business After Hours and Trade Show: 5 to 7 p.m. at Western Aircraft, 4300 S. Kennedy St., Boise. Free to Boise Metro Chamber members, $10 nonmembers at the door. No RSVP needed. Go to boisechamber.org.
Friday, Feb. 26
Strategy to Survive, People to Drive, Culture to Thrive Seminar: 8 to 10 a.m. at Fisher’s Technology, 575 E. 42nd St., Boise. Focuses on creating and executing strategy, identifying and hiring amazing people, and building and enhancing company culture. Chris Taylor, Fisher’s CEO and president, will explain Fisher’s model that quadrupled the size of the 80-year-old company. Free. Call 375-4410 or go to fisherstech.com/mostrequestedseminar.
Saturday, Feb. 27
Frank and Bethine Church Gala: 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. The gala is the capstone to a day filled with trainings and workshops for Idaho Democrats. $100 at eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, March 1
Business Launch: 4 to 6 p.m. at the Women’s Business Center, 1607 W. Jefferson St., Boise. Overview of the fundamentals of operation planning, market planning and financial planning that will guide you to success with your new business. Also, helps determine your readiness to start, expand or get financing for your business. Workshop is held every first and third Tuesday of the month. Free for WBC members. Call 366-6722 or go to wbcidaho.org.
Tuesday-Wednesday, March 1-2
Energy Connected Conference: Late afternoon March 1 and all day March 2 at Zions Bank Executive Conference Rooms, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Learn about leading research that will shape Idaho’s energy future, national energy trends, and how Idaho can stay competitive in the industry. $100 general, $75 Idaho Technology Council members, $30 students. Go to idahotechcouncil.org/2016-energy-connected.
Thursday, March 3
How to Buy a Business: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CW Moore Plaza, 250 S. 5th St., Boise. Local financial experts share their best business acquisition tips to help you achieve your dream of entrepreneurship. Free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 287-2175 to RSVP.
Wednesday, March 16
Inside Secrets to Funding Your Business: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Discussion and review of how to obtain funds for acquisitions, start-up, expansion and working capital. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7573.
Franchise Ownership: A Career Alternative: 1 to 3 p.m. at Micron Business Building, 2360 W. University Drive. Blair Nicol, a franchise consultant with FranNet, explains how you can safely evaluate, select, finance and succeed in a franchise business. Free. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org.
Tuesday, March 22
Idaho Clean Energy Nuclear Summit: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stueckle Sky Center, Boise State University. Globally recognized leaders in nuclear energy will address the benefits and challenges associated with nuclear energy production and its role in supplying clean energy for a growing world. Free. Register at eventbrite.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, March 24
QuickBooks: Beginning session 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 session or $100 for both. Call 426-3875 or go to idahosbdc.org.
Tuesday, March 29
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 email@example.com or calling 501-7573.
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.