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05/30/2003 - Terabyte Tidbits

ConoverBond Development Receive Downtown Revitalization Award
Pathways to Progress, Eastern Washington University, and ConoverBond Development were recognized by the State of Washington as having the ďBest Economic Restructuring StoryĒ for development of the Dorothy Brewster Residence Hall in downtown Cheney, WA. An award was presented to these organizations during the 17th Annual Downtown Revitalization Training Institute held earlier this month in Chelan, WA. ConoverBond Developmentís Terabyte Triangle headquarters is the Holley Mason Building.

Conflict: the Spice of Life
Understanding Its Uses and Abuses in the Workplace is the topic of a Lunch & Learn program by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and the Spokane Area BIC on Tuesday, June 3, from 12-1:30 pm at the Spokane Regional Business Center (SRBC), 1st floor conference room, 801 W Riverside, Spokane, WA.

Bring a brown bag lunch for this informative session presented by nationally renowned speaker, Dr. Lunell Haught of Haught Strategies, Spokane. Beverages and dessert provided. The cost is $20 per person, and checks should be made out to NAWBO. Proceeds will go to the Judy Williams Fund. To register, contact the BIC at (509) 353-2800.

AGORA Awards
The AGORA business excellence awards will be presented on Wednesday, June 4, 4:30 p.m. at the Davenport Hotel, 10 N. Post. The Spokane Regional Chamberís AGORA Awards are the regionís most prestigious awards for business excellence within small, medium and large, and nonprofit categories. This is the Chamberís 18th year recognizing business in Spokane and the region.

Major Sponsor: Bank of America. Co-sponsor: Anderson-Mraz Design, Avista Corporation, ILF Media Productions, Journal of Business, Kaiser Aluminum, and Spokesman Review. Category Sponsors: Comcast, Costco Wholesale, Hollister-Stier Laboratories, Itron, Inc., Servatron, and XO Communications, Inc.

Government Bidding and Estimating Workshop: Using the Internet to Review State Public Works Construction Bid Packages, Estimate and Prepare Bids
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Washington Stateís Office of Minority and Womenís Business Enterprises and the Washingtonís General Administration have joined forces to provide a free government bidding and estimating workshop from 1-4:30pm on Thursday, June 5 in the Spokane Business Information Center computer lab, 801 West Riverside Avenue, Spokane. Call the SBAís BIC to register at 509-353-2800. Space is limited register early.

What Private Investors are Looking For
MIT Satellite Broadcast Sponsored by Foresight Science & Technology:

Thursday, June 5, 2003, 4:00 6:00 p.m.
Gonzaga University, Foley Teleconference Center

This broadcast is a follow-up to the Enterprise Forumís highest attended broadcast of the same topic in 1999. The panel of experts will focus on the current environment for start-ups and early-stage companies, with a focus on the best steps entrepreneurs can take to attract interest from venture capital firms. Admission is free. To register, call 509-869-0238, or via email at

ACM SIG to Hear About VPnet
Tuesday, June 10, 2003. Dr. Steve Simmons, Professor of Computer Science at EWU, will discuss "The Virtual Possibilities Network (VPnet) & Inland Northwest Digital University (INDU)" at the Inland Northwest Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (INACM) special interest group (SIG). The meeting will be held at SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., room 432. It begins at 4:30 p.m. with networking and coffee and cookies. The talk will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. There is no charge and the meeting is open to the public. For more information, email Dr. Simmons at or call John Maus at (509) 995-4758.

INEEL Open House
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) will have an open house at the University of Idaho Research Park on Tuesday, June 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The open house will be at the Jacklin Science and Technology Building, 721 Lochsa Street, Post Falls, ID, 83854. There will be tours, an information booth, and Venture capital information. Appetizers, beer, wine, music and a door prize will be provided.

Get Your Foot In The Door
Jolene Barrington, of Fruci and Associates, will present the June program and luncheon meeting of Marketing Associates of Spokane (MAS). Jolene will discuss three key ways you can use offers to get your foot in the door with potential clients, to introduce a new service, grow your presence or enter a new geographical area, or simply differentiate yourself from your competitor.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 12 at noon at the Red Lion River Inn, 700 North Division Street in Spokane. The cost is $15 for MAS members and $25 for non-members. Reservation deadline is June 9th. For membership information or to make a reservation, contact MAS Vice President David Dowers at (509) 536-3853 or see the MAS website at

LaunchPad 5.0
LaunchPad 5.0 is Thursday, June 12. A national economic development expert, downtown investors, and representatives from education, government, and business organizations will be among speakers discussing a collaborative regional economic development strategy. Kirk Watson, a former mayor of Austin, Texas, will deliver the keynote address. LaunchPad v5.0 will feature forums at the Fox Theater and a reception at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Cultures (MAC). Attendance is free and the MAC will be open for tours of the facility. For more information about LaunchPad, go to

LaunchPad v5.0 Schedule of Events
Lunch Buffet and Networking Social 11:30 1:00 Fox Theatre Lobby

Setting the Stage: 1:20 2:00 p.m. Fox Theatre Auditorium
What is the Foundation of the
New Economy and the Role of the
Creative Class?

The Downtown Spokane Renaissance 2 - 3:30 p.m. Fox Theatre Auditorium
And Building a Creative Community

Release and Overview of Developing 3: 30 - 5:30 pm Fox Theatre Auditorium
an Innovation Economy Strategy Plan

LaunchPad v5.0 Key Note Address 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Fox Theatre Auditorium

Evening Reception 6:00 10:00 p.m. MAC

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