Tuesday, March 22
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 membership or simply mingle. Free. RSVP appreciated but 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 info @boisenuclearsummit.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 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.
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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.
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. Email mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank .com or call 501-7573.
Idaho Job and Career Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Boise. Free. Job seekers can view a list of employers one week prior to the fair and may now register to attend at ibleventsinc.com/job-seekers-registration.
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Congressional Forum: Noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Featuring U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Beginning March 28: $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Contact Mike Swain at 472-5212 or mswain@ boisechamber.org to register.
Thursday, March 31
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at Fisher’s Technology, 575 E. 42nd St., Boise. No RSVP needed. Free to members, $10 nonmembers (pay at the door).
Tuesday, April 5
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.
Saturday, April 9
Business Fundamentals Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 380 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Information essential to starting or growing a small business. Presentations by experts in accounting, law, banking and social media. Workshop is held second Saturday of the month. $75. Call 334-1696 or go to treasurevalley.score.org.
Tuesday, April 12
Smart SmartUp 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; create a funding plan. Free. RSVP required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-7573.
Wednesday, April 13
LinkedIn Strategies: Managing Your Brand: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Discussion of online networking and how to establish your reputation as a thought leader and subject matter expert. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7573.
Tuesday, April 19
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.
Wednesday, April 20
Sales Strategies: Delievering a Profitable Presentation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Focuses on the development and delivery of an effective sales presentation and a sales plan to compel your target market to buy from you. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7573.
Thursday, April 28
Boise Metro Chamber Business After Hours and Trade Show: 5 to 7 p.m. at Wahooz Family Fun Zone, 1385 S. Blue Marlin Lane, Meridian. No RSVP needed. Free to chamber members, $10 nonmembers at the door. To reserve a booth, call Teresa at 472-5241.
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.