Connect and Learn

Business development in Spokane Valley is supported by a large group of “partner” organizations that provide beneficial workshops, webinars and training opportunities, as well as networking events and meetings. Many of these programs are free, while others are fee-based.

Upcoming Training

Tapping into the tourism market

Area businesses that want to more successfully market their products and services to tourists and visitors are invited to attend a free one-hour “lunch and learn” workshop from Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Spokane Valley City Hall, 10210 E. Sprague Ave. Jamie Rand and Kaylen Bucher from Visit Spokane, the region’s lead tourism agency, will discuss tourism trends and how to connect with visitors utilizing digital media, social media, crowd-sourcing sites and other marketing strategies. Bring your lunch! Please RSVP to or call 509-720-5333.

Partner Event Calendars

Did you know that Spokane Valley partners with StartUp Spokane and other organizations to promote business development workshops, webinars and other training to help entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses succeed. These local events provide information and opportunities to network. Some training is free and some is fee-based.

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce


Small Business Administration

Small Business Development Center


Startup Spokane 


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