Business

Biz Agenda

Thursday, Oct. 29

WIBA Government 101 Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., WIBA conference room, 445 N. Waco. For more information, call 316-267-8987.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money Workshop

3 to 5 p.m., WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th North. Free. To register, call the WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978- 3193.

Construction Financial Management Association

Workshop, 8 a.m. to noon, Wichita Area Building Association, 730 N. Main. Speaker: Gerald Graham, "Leadership and Management in Difficult Times." Cost: $75. To register, call Adam Dunn, 316-268-3582 or e-mail rdunn@ebycorp.com.

OxyChem Community Involvement Group

OxyChem plant cafeteria, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Topic: Annual report on Toxic Release Inventory, Pollution Prevention, Water Usage, and Deepwell Best Practices. For more information, call Nancy Thimmesch, 316-529-7335.

SWE Presentation and book-signing by Dondi Scumaci

6 to 8 p.m., Olive Tree Banquet Hall, 2949 N. Rock Road. Cost: $15, members; $25, guest. For reservations, call 316-523-4188 or e-mail cindy.hoover@swe.org.

Hot Topic Mixer

Sponsored by Baker University, Courtyard by Marriott, Old Town. For more information, call the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Society for Marketing Professionals Services Wichita

Luncheon meeting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Larkspur, 904 E. Douglas. Speaker: Roger Carvalho, "Change Is Constant: Marketing and the Internet." Cost: $20. to register, go to www.smpswichita.org.

Friday, Oct. 30

Intellectual Property

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools, luncheon seminar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU Devlin Hall. Cost: $35. To register, call 316-978-5219 or e-mail wendy.veatch@wichita.edu.

River City Networking

Business referral group, meeting, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Office This, 4013 E. Harry. For more information, call Kathy, 316-807-8293.

Monday, Nov. 2

American Payroll Association

Payroll Year-End Preparation Course, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hyatt Regency Wichita, 400 W. Waterman. To register, call 210-224-6406 or go to www.americanpayroll.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 3

Kansas Geological Society

Technical program, 12:30 p.m., Wichita Law Library, 225 N. Market. Topic: Mississippian Outcrop-to-Subsurface Correlations and Depositional Systems: Implications for Reservoir Prospecting. For more information, contact Bob Cowdery, 316-267-9030.

Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce

Local Elected Officials Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $50. For reservations, call 316-265-7771.

Coaching for Top Performance

Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CMD Training Center/WSU Campus. Cost: $199. To register, call 316-978-5149.

National Association of Women Business Owners

Dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m., Petroleum Club. Topic: Managing Conflict. Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. For reservations, e-mail diane@simplisticbride.com.

Wichita Independent Business Association

Women's Leadership Alliance luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., WIBA, 445 N. Waco. Speaker: Diane Wynn, "The Customer Service Experience — Make it a Wow." For reservations, call WIBA, 316-267-8987.

Business Resource Expo

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., WSU Metropolitan Complex, 29th North and Oliver. Keynote presentations, 11 a.m. to noon. How to Start a Low Cost Business and How to Market with Social Media. Free event sponsored by the Small Business Education Consortium. For more information, call 316-978-3193.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money Workshop

10 a.m. to noon, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Oliver and 29th North. Free. To register, call the WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978- 3193.

Kansas World Trade Center

HTSUS Classification, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 310 E. Second St. For more information, call 316-264-5982.

Thursday, Nov. 5

Wichita SCORE Chapter

Monthly membership luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Office This, 4031 E. Harry. For more information, call SCORE, 316-269-6273.

WichitaAero Club

Fall mixer, National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Road, tours from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For reservations, e-mail dfranson@wichitaaeroclub.org.

Kansas Professional Grant Association

Breakfast Roundtable, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Inter-Faith Ministries, 829 N. Market. Speaker: Carol Nazar, "How to Write a Letter of Inquiry." Cost: $89. For more information, call Kathleen Webb, 316-264-9303, ext. 123.

Friday, Nov. 6

Kansas World Trade Center

HTSUS Aircraft Parts, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 310 E. Second St. For more information, call 316-264-5982.

Product Innovation and Development

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools, luncheon seminar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU Devlin Hall. Cost: $35. To register, call 316-978-5219 or e-mail wendy.veatch@wichita.edu.

Enhancing Your Customer & Quality Service Skills

Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CMD Training Center/WSU Campus. Cost: $199. To register, call 316-978-5149.

Friday, Nov. 13

Small Business Innovation Research

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools, luncheon seminar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU Devlin Hall. Cost: $35. To register, call 316-978-5219 or e-mail wendy.veatch@wichita.edu.

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