Business

Biz Agenda

Thursday, April 29

Society for Marketing Professional Services

Half-day seminar, GLMV Architecture, 420 S. Emporia. Topic: Sales Advantage: Performance Strategies of Sales Superstars. For more information and to register, go to www. smpswichita.org.

The Wichita Independent Business Association

2010 annual meeting, 5:30 p.m., Wichita Airport Hilton, 2098 Airport Road. Cost: $50. For reservations, call WIBA, 316-267-8987.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money Workshop

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Free, registration required. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-218-6374.

OxyChem Community Involvement Group

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., OxyChem Plant Cafeteria. Topic: Groundwater Plume Review/History Presentation. For more information, call Nancy Thimmesch, 316-529-7335.

Friday, April 30

Creating an Effective Business Plan

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Cost: $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Registration required. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-218-6374.

WSU Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series

Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., WSU Marcus Welcome Center. Speaker: Julie-Ellen Acosta, vice president of Leadership Talent Management, a human relations function within the Boeing Co. Cost: $18, alumni association members; $20, nonmembers. For reservations, call 316-978-3290.

Tuesday, May 4

Wichita Independent Business Association Women's Leadership Alliance

Luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., 445 N. Waco. Topic: Career & Caregiving? You Can Do Both. For reservations, call 316-267-8987.

Kansas Geological Society

Technical program, 12:30 p.m., Wichita Law Library, 225 N. Market. Topic: Horizontal Drilling of Deep Granite Wash Reservoirs in the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma and Texas. For more information, call Bob Cowdery, 316-267-9030.

Introduction to Social Media for Businesses

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union, BPG Lab No. 5220 S. Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Reservations required. Call 316-218-6374.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money Workshop

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

How to Start Your Own Business

Seminar, 6 p.m., Edgemoor Recreational Center, 5815 E. Ninth St. Sponsored by SCORE. For reservations, call 316-688-9392.

Thursday, May 6

Wichita SCORE Chapter

Monthly luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Office This, 4031 E. Harry. Presentation by the South Central Kansas Economic Development District. For reservations, call 316-269-6273.

Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money Workshop

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Free; registration required. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-218-6374.

Wichita Society of Human Resource Managers

Extended learning program, 3-5 p.m., at iSi Environmental Services, 215 Laura. Topic: "Using Guerrilla Marketing and Medial Tools to Leverage HR's Impact on the Bottom Line." Go to www.wichitashrm.org to register.

Friday, May 7

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wichita State University. Topic: Capitalize on the Web. Cost: $35 or $15 for WSU students; includes lunch. To register, call 316-978-3000.

Creating an Effective Business Plan

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Cost: $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Registration required. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-218-6374.

Wednesday, May 12

Small Business Awards Lunch

11:30 a.m., Hyatt Regency Wichita, 400 W. Waterman. Speaker: Jack DeBoer, "Success Is Seldom Permanent _ Neither Is Failure." Cost: $30. For reservations, call 316-265-7771.

Market Research to Grow Your Business

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Reservations required. Call 316-218-6374.

Friday, May 14

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wichita State University. Topic: The Essence of Advertising. Cost: $35 or $15 for WSU students; includes lunch. To register, call 316-978-3000.

Small Business Marketing Strategies

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Cost: $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Registration required. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-218-6374.

Tuesday, May 18

Introduction to Social Media for Businesses

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union, BPG Lab No. 5220 S. Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Reservations required. Call 316-218-6374.

How to Start Your Own Business

Seminar, 6 p.m., McAdams Recreational Center, 1329 E. 16th St. Sponsored by SCORE. For reservations, call 316-337-9222.

Friday, May 21

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wichita State University. Topic: Elevate Your Social Media. Cost: $35 or $15 for WSU students; includes lunch. To register, call 316-978-3000.

Wednesday, June 16

Market Research to Grow Your Business

1 to 3 p.m., Butler Community College, Andover Campus, 715 E. 13th St., south side of the Student Union. Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Reservations required. Call 316-218-6374.

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