Business Events

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:08pm

Nov. 3

The Zonta Club of Everett will host its 36th annual gala auction at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Holiday Inn, 1305 Pine St., Everett. Tickets cost $80 per person. The “Under the Sea”-themed event will include silent auctions, followed by dinner, live auction and a dessert dash. Proceeds fund international projects, scholarships and local organizations including the ARC, Cocoon House, Monroe Gospel Mission, Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse, YWCA, Providence Hospice and Home Care Foundation. Corporate table sponsors include Coast Real Estate Services, Diamond Veterinary Associates, G&O Engineers, HDR Inc. Mountain Pacific Bank, One Pacific Coast Bank and Union Bank.

More info: or call Cynthia Weaver at 425-422-6157.

Potential young aerospace professionals can network with industry leaders during the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2012 Technical Symposium in Seattle on Nov. 3. Students and aerospace professionals will get tips on how they can advance their careers and pursue their goals.

More info: Look at the Young Professionals event page at

Nov. 7

Join Economic Alliance Snohomish County on Nov. 7 as it celebrates Everett Business Machine’s 32 years in business and learn about its latest solutions for your business. Visit sports team-themed booths and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, live music, wine and beer. Participate in drawings to win a weekend getaway or a Blu-ray player.

To register, call 425-742-2244 or email

Nov. 8

WorkSource Snohomish County will host the Snohomish County Regional Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 13613 40th Ave. NE, Marysville. Veterans should dress for success, bring resumes and be prepared for on-site interviews with employers including Frito Lay, Volt Technical, Boeing Co., Giddens Industries and others.

More info: Preregister at

The Stanwood City Council will hold a public hearing at approximately 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Stanwood-Camano School Administration Building about the formation of a transportation benefit district and placing a measure on the Feb. 12, 2013, ballot to increase the city’s sales tax rate by $.002 to fund needed transportation improvement projects.

Nov. 9

NW Plus CU has moved its Marysville-area branch near the Seattle Premium Outlets to 221 State Ave. Suite 103, in downtown Marysville. Branch hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. The credit union will have a grand reopening from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. with Mayor Jon Nehring.

Good Morning, Snohomish County! Bring at least 40 business cards to network and be prepared to talk about your business at Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s monthly breakfast meeting at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Bring a door prize to promote your business further and earn time on the microphone. Enter a drawing to take center stage for open microphone time and promote your business to the entire audience. EASC members: Bring your brochures and fliers for the information table. Registration opens at 7 a.m., breakfast buffet opens at 7:10 a.m. and the networking program begins at 7:35 a.m. Cost is $25 for EASC investors and $35 general admission.

More info: Kellie Schwacha, or 425-248-4227.

Nov. 10

The grand opening for the Harbour Pointe Coffeehouse, a community coffeehouse in the lobby of Harbour Pointe Retirement &Assisted Living Center in Mukilteo, is from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at 10200 Harbour Place, Mukilteo, behind Walgreen’s. All who attend will receive a chance to win family-of-four tickets to ride the new Ferris wheel in downtown Seattle and a complimentary dinner.

Nov. 13

Economic Alliance Snohomish County and Moss Adams LLP will host a year-end accounting conference for business controllers and bookkeepers from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE Everett. Breakfast is included. Learn about important topics affecting your business, including IRS Form 1099, payroll processing, B&O taxes, personal property tax affidavits and QuickBooks (with Q&A).

More info: RSVP to www.moss

Nov. 19

Eric Spangenberg, dean of Washington State University’s College of Business, will host the college’s fourth annual Dean’s Leadership Celebration Nov. 19 at the Seattle Fairmont Olympic Hotel. WSU alumni, local business leaders and the general public are invited.

Tickets are $175 per person. Register online at

Nov. 14

The Pan Pacific Hotel in Seattle is the site for the World Trade Club’s 2012 Annual Dinner. The Nov. 14 event will celebrate the continued growth and success of international trade throughout the region. Award-winning author William J. Bernstein is this year’s keynote speaker. Members and non-members are welcome. Go online at the club’s website for more information.

Nov. 9, 14

Each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week inspires people through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. This year, Washington state will have one of the biggest schedules of events among all U.S. states. Seattle will host events on Nov. 9 and 14. More information is at