Clark County business calendar

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Tuesday

Annual conference: Society for Human Resource Management, annual Southwest Washington SHRM conference at Vancouver Convention Center at Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St., Vancouver. Thirteen experts will present sessions covering HR's strategic management role, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and core HR development and legal updates during the daylong conference. Register: http://bit.ly/1b08k7T

Wednesday

Money management workshop: Angela Dockum, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed, will discuss why money management is different for women, 6:30 p.m. at Waddell & Reed, 16219 S.E. 12th St., Suite 203, Vancouver. A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Register: adockum@wradvisors.com or 360-694-1266, ext 131.

Career expo: International Air & Hospitality Academy will host a career expo, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its campus, 2901 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. aha.edu, 360-695-2500.

Wednesday-Thursday

Vancouver SCORE: A workshop in two half-day sessions to get your business off to a good start. "Your Business, Plan It, Start It, Grow It," 9 a.m. to noon at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St., Suite 120, Vancouver. Learn how to analyze how your business model and how to build a business plan, as well as financial forecasting including financing alternatives. Workshop will be led by SCORE mentor Carlos Gonzales. The workshop is primarily designed for individuals considering starting and/or growing a small business. Cost, $99 per person. www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.

Friday

Introduction to QuickBooks: Vancouver SCORE will present a workshop on the mechanics of recording basic transactions with real-world examples, 9 a.m. to noon at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St., Vancouver. Cost, $85. www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.

Upcoming

Understanding financial reports: A workshop by Vancouver SCORE, 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28, will help entrepreneurs better understand their own company's business financial statements and how to use them to plan and manage a small business. The workshop will be at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St., Vancouver. Cost, $55. Class is limited to six attendees. www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.

Business strategies: Marketing coach Veronika Noize will present Three Secret Marketing and Prosperity Strategies, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at 1101 Broadway, Suite 110, Vancouver. Seating is limited. Register: www.diymarketingcenter.com/Public_Events or 360-882-1298.


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 mary.ricks@columbian.com or fax 360-735-4491.