Nonprofit networking conference: Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington’s fifth annual conference with topics including strategic planning, enhancing media engagement and capital campaigns, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive. Cost is $85-$140. Lunch is included. * Registration, information: http://nonprofitnetworkwa.org
Living trusts: Attorney Margaret Madison Phelan will present a seminar on keeping your trust up to date, 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Location, necessary reservations, 360-696-2069.
Government contracting 101 workshop: Jordana Barclay, a counselor with the Southwest Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will discuss the steps to becoming a successful government contractor. Attendees also will learn about the services and support available through the procurement center. The workshop will be 8 to 10 a.m. at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s conference room. Free. * Registration: vancouverusa.com, call 360-694-2588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leads & Needs: Networking event, 7:30-9 a.m. at Beaches Restaurant and Bar, 1919 S.E. Columbia River Drive, $5. Continental breakfast provided by the Salvation Army. Chamber members may bring a nonmember guest one time. * Register: 360-694-2588 or http://vancouverusa.com
East Vancouver Business Association: Networking breakfast, 8 to 9 a.m., Riverview Community Bank, 1901 N.E. 162nd Ave., Suite E, Vancouver. Topic: economic forecast. Chris Butler with Riverview Community Bank will be the guest speaker. * Kathy Mensinger, 360-980-2624.
Business practices for a changing future: Burgerville’s president and CEO Jeff Harvey will share Burgerville’s encounters, experiences, successes and failures, and how the company plans for uncertain times at CREDC’s quarterly event, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St., Vancouver. $35 or $325 for a table of 10. * Registration: www.credc.com or call 360-993-4600.
Employment law update: Attorney Linda E. Frischmeyer will speak about business computer systems, security and privacy issues, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Landerholm law offices, 805 Broadway, Suite 1000, Vancouver. Cost is $20, cash or check at the door. * Reservations: email@example.com or 360-816-2475.
Jewish Business Network: monthly breakfast meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at Marshall House, 1301 Officers Row, Vancouver. Ken Fisher, CEO of Fisher Investments, will be the guest speaker. * RSVP required: 360-993-5222.
The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon Tuesday preceding the intended Monday publication date. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 360-735-4598.