Coffee with the Mayor: 8 a.m. at Kendall Meridian Ford, 250 E. Overland Road, Meridian. Join Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd and other city leaders to discuss issues, share ideas, ask questions, network, enjoy refreshments and connect with friends. Free.
Financing Your Small Business: Noon to 1 p.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/1495566.
Social Media and Web Marketing: 2 to 4 p.m. at Caldwell Chamber of Commerce, 704 Blaine St. Seminar provides a closer look at the popular social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, G+ and others. Free. Call 334-9004 or go to sba.gov/event/1513872.
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-7573.
Nampa Chamber Ag Forum: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $20. Reservations required by noon March 14. Go to nampa.com.
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.
Nampa Chamber Coffee On Us: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Nampa Chamber of Commerce, 315 11th Ave. S. Discuss business issues, learn how to maximize your membership or simply mingle. Free. RSVP appreciated by not required. Go to nampa.com.
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 boisenuclearsummit.eventbrite.com. Email email@example.com for more information.
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/1495610.
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.