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Treasure Valley business calendar, July 25-Oct. 12

The U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a session Tuesday, July 26, on doing business with the federal government.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a session Tuesday, July 26, on doing business with the federal government. Globe Newswire

Tuesday, July 26

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.

Thursday, July 28

Boise Chamber Business After Hours and Operation Thank You Celebration: 5 to 7 p.m. at Pioneer Federal Credit Union, 2350 S. Broadway Ave., Boise. Networking, appetizers and prizes. No RSVP needed. Free to members, $10 nonmembers (pay at door).

Tuesday, Aug. 2

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 idresources@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Idaho Business League After Hours: 4 to 6 p.m. at Elite Networking, 10332 W. Ustick Road, Boise. Free for members, $10 guests. RSVP by calling 323-4464 or email league@idahobusinessleague.com.

Thursday, Aug. 4

I Might Be Liable for What?!: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Zions Bank Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Workshop covers: types of legal structures for business owners, factors to consider in choosing a legal entity, ways to limit personal liability, what it means to “behave like a corporation.” Free. RSVP required by emailing idresources@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Tuesday-Wednesday, Aug. 9-10

Intermountain Energy Summit: At Idaho Falls Shilo Inn, 780 Lindsay Blvd. For details, go to intermountainenergysummit.com.

Saturday, Aug. 13

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, Aug. 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. 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 idresources@zionsbank.com or calling 501-7573.

Business Launch: 4 to 6 p.m. at Jannus, Inc., 1607 W, Jefferson St., Boise. This workshop is the Economic Opportunity Program’s recommended first step for startup entrepreneurs. $60 or free to EO clients. For information and registration, contact Gina at 336-5533, ext. 237, or gbessire@jannus.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 31

From Idea to Action: Creating Your Business Plan: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zions Bank, Business Resource Center, 800 W. Main St., Boise. Free. To RSVP, call 501-7573 or email idresources@zionsbank.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Idaho Business League After Hours: 4 to 6 p.m. at Office Value, 1300 E. Kalispell, Suite 100, Meridian. Free for members, $10 guests. RSVP by calling 323-4464 or email league@idahobusinessleague.com.

Wednesday, October 12

Boise Metro Chamber’s 133rd Annual Gala Dinner: 6 to 9:15 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Featuring Mara Liasson, correspondent for National Public Radio and contributor to Fox News Channel. $100 members, $150 nonmembers. Register at boisechamber.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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