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Safety Fest - free safety training at North Idaho College WFTC

North Idaho College will offer free safety training at the 7th annual Safety Fest of the Great Northwest.  Registration opens today.  

The three day event will run February 18 - 20 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls.  Classes offered include:  MSHA Refresher, CPR/First Aid, Fall Protection, Manufacturing Safety, OSHA 10, RCW/WAC update, Hazardous Communications, Warehouse Safety, LEAD Training, Project Management, Hazwoper, Workzone Flagging, Water Safety, Respiratory Protection, Workplace Violence, OSHA Record Keeping, Scaffolding Safety, K9 Police Demonstration, Accident Investigation, Focus Four and More.

Information and registration here:  www.nic.edu/safetyfest  You can sign up to be notified when registration opens January 12, 2015.

Training opportunity - Bidding for Profit

Bidding for Profit - North Idaho College Workforce Training Center/Post Falls

January 13, 2015 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Business owners need to understand their true cost and how to include them in their bid price to produce a profit on every job. Learn how to accurately assess direct and variable cost, overhead allocation, and profit margin.
Cost is $39.

Information and registration: https://business.idahosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=80340091

Idaho Rec Tech Passport Program

The Idaho Recreation Technology Passport Program is a State and Federal funded program established in 2014 with hopes to expand sales and product awareness for Idaho companies both internationally and domestically while promoting Idaho as an attractive place to do business and for recreational tourism.  In the summer of 2015, Idaho Commerce is organizing a multi-stop tour at the following trade shows.
§Outdoor Friedrichshafen– Germany – July 2015
http://www.outdoor-show.com/ §Outdoor Retailer Summer Market – Salt Lake City – August 2015
http://www.outdoorretailer.com/summer-market/index.shtml State and Federal funds will be used to offset your company costs which include individual booth space & construction/shipping, airfare, hotel, and marketing material.  Booth spaces may be arranged as an Idaho pavilion, or as individual booths at the shows depending on group consensus.
Your cost to participate in the Idaho Rec Tech Passport program including booth space, airfare/travel, hotel and m…

Training opportunity - Entrepreneurial Essentials

When
Friday, January 16, 2015 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Location
Lewiston - Lewis-Clark State College


Forming a business, Research, Risks, Rewards, Registrations, Records, Regulations, and Resources all in 2.5 hours. 
Register and information: https://business.idahosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30340054
Cost is $30.

Training opportunity - Managing People and Operations

Managing People and Operations - North Idaho College Workforce Training Center/Post Falls

January 15, 2015 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


This workshop is a part of the "Business Acceleration Series" North Idaho College offers. You may consider taking the remaining three classes as well.
Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.

Cost is $39
Information and registration: https://business.idahosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=80340088

Training opportunity - Marketing strategy for profit

Marketing strategy for Profit - North Idaho College Workforce Training Center/Post Falls

January 8, 2015 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This workshop is part of the "Business Acceleration Series" North Idaho College offers.  you may consider taking the remaining three classes as well. 


Marketing is the engine of your business. Knowing who your key customers are is the difference between thriving and just surviving. Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.
Cost is $39.

Information and registration: https://business.idahosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=80340086

Training opportunity - Global Trade

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GLOBAL TRADE TWO DAY SEMINAR-EXPORT FUNDAMENTALS AND BEYONDThe Idaho Department of Commerce and Idaho State Department of Agriculture are teaming up to bring this informative two day seminar for Idaho companies interested in expanding their international business. Mike Allocca, a consultant with more than 19 years of export experience will be presenting a two day seminar for New to export, Experienced Exporters and New to Market companies covering a wide range of topics to ensure successful exporting. For more information about Mike Allocca, please visit: http://www.alloccaenterprises.com/ 
Who should attend? CFO’s, sales and business development staff, compliance officers, and anyone involved with international shipments. 
Day One Curriculum (February 4th): §Export Goals §Identify products/differentiators §Selecting International Markets §Sales Channel Evaluation §Marketing and Product Development §Export Pricing, Payment and Financing §Logistics/Documentation §Legal Consideration and Complianc…