Business calendar June 30, 2013

Business calendar June 30, 2013

Wednesday, July 3

Fireside Toastmasters. 5:45 to 7 p.m., Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St. Improve communication and leadership skills. For more information, contact Debra Custer at 621-0168 or dkcuster@comcast.net or Ann Chan at 355-1866 or annlucia@juno.com.

Thursday, July 11

'Starting a Small Business' workshop.3 to 5:30 p.m., Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, 303 W. Kirby Ave., C. Sponsored by East Central Illinois SCORE. Overview of steps needed to open a business. Includes help with defining a business, conducting analysis of competition, marketing, understanding cash flow, tips to be successful in a small business startup. Workbook is provided. Preregistration and payment required. To register, contact East Central Illinois SCORE at 359-1791 or http://www.eci.score.org.

TechMix!5 to 7 p.m., Pavlov Media, 206 N. Randolph St., Suite 301, C. Organized by the Champaign County Economic Development Corp. as a networking opportunity for local technology companies. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

Ongoing

'Resolving Conflict Within Your Team.' 8 a.m. to noon July 10, 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m. July 18, Parkland Business Training and Community Education, 1315 N. Mattis Ave., C. Uncover skills and tools for team leaders to intervene directly or to support team members in addressing sticky situations on their own. Class fee $135, includes workbook. Part of the Parkland College Leadership Series. Register by July 3 for July 10, or by July 11 for July 18. Call Parkland, 351-2235.

Illinois Development Council annual conference. July 18 and 19, I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First St., C. "Catch the Next Wave ... Today's Vision, Tomorrow's Future." Annual event focuses on future of entrepreneurship and a "back to the future" look at what is on the horizon for economic development. Register at http://www.ildevelopmentcouncil.org/conferences-listing-and-information.

Items for the Business Calendar may be emailed to dodson@news-gazette.com or mailed to Don Dodson, The News-Gazette, P.O. Box 677, Champaign, IL 61824-0677.

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