Business conference: The Green Sports Summit is a three-day executive summit designed for leaders from the sports community mixing stories, case studies, lectures, panels, breakout groups and site visits to introduce participants to a range of thinking and best practices around sustainability that produce bottom-line benefits while demonstrating responsible corporate and community citizenship. The event, Monday through Wednesday, in several Portland locations, is presented by the Green Sports Alliance. * http://www.greensportssummit.org/event_details.
Speaker series: Business professionals will offer their expertise in a noon series of meetings in August, sponsored by SoHo Mastermind, at SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row. Angela Dockum, “Retirement Plans for Business Owners and Self-employed,” Aug. 3; Dave Blanchard, “The Ultimate Profit Rocket,” Aug. 10; and Mary Jane Weigel, “The ABCs of Bookkeeping,” Aug. 17. Free and open to the public. Registration recommended. SoHo Mastermind, founded by Veronika Noize, the marketing coach, is a members-only business-building community that offers marketing success coaching, consulting and training. * http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events, 360-882-1298.
Energy conference: Annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference, hosted by Oregon Wave Energy Trust, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland. * http://www.oregonwave.org or Cate Millar at email@example.com
Networking event: Southwest Washington Human Resource Management Association sponsors an after-hours networking event, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery, 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. All human resources, business professionals and job seekers are encouraged to attend. No fee to attend; beverages available for purchase. * Reservations, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce: General meeting and summer barbecue, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rusty Grape Vineyard, 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. Lunch, $12-$15. * Register: 360-687-1510, email@example.com.
Networking workshop: A free workshop, Networking 4 Newbies, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row, presented by Veronika Noize. Seating is limited. * Register: http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events.
Southwest Washington Human Resource Management Association: Avoiding employee lawsuit liability, 7:45-9:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Cost $25-$35. Reservations required. * http://www.swhrma.org.
Teleclass: “How To Stop Worrying About Marketing & Finally Start Earning Money Doing What You Love,” free teleclass with Veronika Noize, 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 10. * Register: http://www.tinyurl.com/62ey8qg.
Landlord Study Hall: Free forum 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 10, Our Lady of Sorrows parish center, 5239 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland. Free monthly forum for rental property owners to learn more about landlord-tenant law. Attorney Amy Barnhouse will speak on fixed-term leases versus month-to-month tenancy. * http://www.landlordstudyhall.com, 503-997-9035, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job fair: Partners in Careers will sponsor a Southwest Washington hiring event, sponsored by local agencies and employers, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 11, at the Partners in Careers office, 3210 N.E. 52nd St. PIC is an employment program that provides job training, placement and coaching to people on public assistance, refugees, veterans and low-income seniors. * http://www.partnersincareers.org, 360-696-8417.
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