Tuesday, May 17
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.
Business Base Camp: Where Ideas Get Started: 5 to 7 p.m. at Business Accelerator, 522 W. Idaho St., Boise. Two-hour interactive workshop aimed at discovering the feasibility of your business idea. The first section covers the topics every new business must know. The second half covers using the Business Model Canvas to test the feasibility of your idea. Free. Call 426-3875.
Thursday, May 19
Boise Metro Chamber Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. at Boise Spectrum, 7609 W. Overland Road. Free to members, $10 nonmembers (pay at the door). No RSVP necessary. Go to boisechamber.org.
Tuesday, May 24
Sales Strategies: Delivering a Profitable Presentation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Concentrates 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-7573.
Wednesday, May 25
Inside Secrets to Funding Your Business: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. In-depth discussion and review of how to obtain funds for acquisitions, start-up, expansion and working capital. Strong emphasis placed on financial statement analysis, projections, cash flow, and successfully presenting your request to a lender. Free. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com or calling 501-7573.
Wednesday, June 1
Business Essentials Summit: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eighth & Main building, 800 W. Main St., Boise. For new or aspiring business owners and business professionals where you will learn success strategies to start, grow or innovate your business. Free; complimentary lunch included. To register, go to businessessentials2016.eventbrite.com.
Gov. Butch Otter’s Address to the Business Community: Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $35 for Boise Chamber members, $45 nonmembers, through May 27. Beginning May 28, $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.org or contact Mike Swain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 472-5212.
Saturday, June 11
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.
Monday-Tuesday, June 13-14
Summer Water Law and Resource Issues Seminar: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Sun Valley Resort. Provides attendees a critical look into the latest developments affecting or involving national, regional and local water and environmental issues. Registration and panel details plus hotel accommodation information available at iwua.org.
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