Business

Biz Agenda

Thursday, Nov. 3

Top Ten Charitable Planning Ideas for 2012

8 to 11 a.m., Derby Welcome Center, 611 Mulberry, Derby. To register, call Theresa Hearn at the Derby Community Foundation, 316-788-9815.

Effective E-mail Marketing

1 to 3 p.m., Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Cost: $25. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3193, to register.

2011 Chamber Annual Meeting

Getting to the Center of W. Featuring President George W. Bush, dinner 6 p.m.; program 7:20 p.m., Century II Convention Hall. Tickets are sold out.

Friday, Nov. 4

Practical Entrepreneur Training Tools

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WSU, Devlin Hall. Topic: Sparking Innovation in Your Organization. Cost: $35, includes lunch; $5 for WSU students. To register, call WSU Center for Entrepreneurship, 316-978-3000, or go to www.wichita.edu/PE.

Government Contract Certifications

10 a.m. to noon, Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Cost: $25. Call WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center, 316-978-3193, to register.

Monday, Nov. 7

Wichita AeroClub

Luncheon meeting, 11:15 a.m., Hilton Wichita Airport. Speaker: Chet Fuller, senior vice president of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. Cost: $30 members; $40 non-members. For reservations, call 316-641-5962 or go to www.wichitaaeroclub.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Wichita Independent Business Association

Monthly luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wichita Area Association of Realtors, 170 W. Dewey. Speaker: Congressman Mike Pompeo. Cost: $15. For reservations, call WIBA, 316-201-3264.

Chamber 101

3 to 4:30 p.m., Chamber Board Room, 350 W. Douglas. Designed for new members. Free. Contact Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

West Wichita Business Association

Luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reflection Ridge, 2300 N. Tyler Road. Cost: $8. For reservations, call 316-652-1248.

Kansas World Trade Center

Exporter's Primer on International Tax Strategies. Cost: $100 members; $130 non-members. To register, call Magnus Assarsson, 316-264-5982.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Taking Care of Business

7:30 to 11 a.m., Homewood Suites by Hilton at the Waterfront, 1550 Waterfront Parkway. Speaker: Bruce Brinkman, Allen Gibbs & Houlik, "Personal Financial Planning for the Business Owner." Cost: $25 members; $35 non-members, includes breakfast. Contact Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 316-265-7771.

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager

Two-day seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., WSU, Center for Management Development Training Center, Woodman Alumni Building. To register, call 316-978-3118 or go to www.cmd.wichita.edu.

NAIFA-Wichita

Continuing education and luncheon, 9:15 a.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. For reservations, call Marilyn, 316-733-8651.

Travel Industry Outlook

Annual meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Abode Venue. Speaker: Robin Jennison, secretary of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism. For more information, call Go Wichita, 316-265-2800.

OxyChem Community Involvement Group

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., OxyChem plant. Topics: Annual Reports _ SARA Toxics Release Inventory, Pollution Prevention, Deepwell Best Practices and Water Usage. For directions about where to park and enter, call Diane Sheridan, 800-484-9212, ext. 4127.

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