Business After Hours: Networking opportunities, meet business professionals in a relaxed, social setting, 5-7 p.m. in the pavilion at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver. Catering by Beaches Bar & Grill. $10 members, $30 others. http://www.vancouverusa.com or 360-694-2588.
One-day project management seminar: Learn the most up-to-date, hands-on project management techniques, at Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland. By Fred Pryor Seminars.$199 per person, $189 for five or more. 1-800-780-8469, http://www.pryor.com.
Educational seminars: The Clark County Association of Marketing Professionals will present a twice-monthly series of educational seminars the first and third Thursdays of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row in Vancouver. Herman Johnson will present “Creativity for Entrepreneurs” on Aug. 5. Space limited. Register, 360-882-1298.
Sales seminar: Sandler Training will sponsor a sales negotiating seminar on the rules and tactics of successful negotiations, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 6 at Schneider Training Solutions, 1000 N.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. Cost is $395. 971-227-3266, http://www.schneider.sandler.com.
Southwest Washington Human Resource Management Association: Meeting, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Cost $25-$35. Reservations required. Brenda Wallace, 360-759-2203, http://www.swhrma.org.
Free financial seminars: Columbia Credit Union offers several free financial seminars. All seminars are at 7 p.m. Budget Basics will be presented Aug. 11 at 401 N.W. 12th Ave., Battle Ground; and CreditAbility Aug. 25 at 109 S. 65th Ave., Ridgefield. http://www.columbiacu.org or 360-891-4000.
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