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Treasure Valley business calendar, April 18-May 14

Want a seasonal job? The Boise Hawks minor-league baseball team will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23.
Want a seasonal job? The Boise Hawks minor-league baseball team will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. kjones@idahostatesman.com

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 mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Boise Metro Chamber’s Business Education Series — Practical Employee Relations and Today’s National Labor Relations Board: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boise Metro Chamber, 250 S. 5th St., Suite 300. Free for members, $35 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.org.

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.

Wednesday, April 20

Boise Metro Chamber’s Business Education Series — Rule Your Digital Universe: 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Boise Metro Chamber, 250 S. 5th St. Free for members, $35 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.org.

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 mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

State of Downtown Boise Annual Meeting: 4 to 6 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Hear from Mayor David Bieter and a series of speakers with insights into Downtown. $25 for program and appetizers. Program only: $10 general, free for DBA members. Register at downtownboise.org.

Saturday, April 23

Boise Hawks Seasonal Job Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Looking for dedicated personnel to join its game day staff for the upcoming season. 322-5000.

Sunday-Tuesday, April 24-26

Regional Leadership Conference: 6 p.m. Sunday through noon Tuesday at Sun Valley Inn and Lodge, 1 Sun Valley Road. Annual conference with business, public and community leaders to open discussions on yearly topics of interest between all parties. $349 Boise Metro Chamber members and public officials, $449 nonmembers, includes all meals, speakers and conference materials. Lodging is not included. Register at boisechamber.org.

Thursday, April 28

Marketing Research Made Easy: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Identify, explore and evaluate market opportunities; get comfortable using online research resources; learn how to calculate demand “in the field” using surveys, interviews, focus groups and more; create customer profiles for your target market; and develop your value proposition. Free. RSVP required by emailing mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

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.

Wednesday, May 4

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; create a funding plan. Free. RSVP required by emailing mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Tuesday, May 10

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 mackenzie.swanson@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Thursday, May 12

Boise Technology Show: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Owyhee, 1109 Main St., Boise. Gathering place for Idaho businesses to get inspired and experience the latest office technologies and products offered by local technology vendors. Complimentary lunch at 11:30 a.m. $20 for early-bird pricing before April 30, $30 after. Call 375-4410 or go to fisherstech.com/techshow.

Saturday, May 14

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.

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.

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