Kentucky Business Leadership Network: 9 a.m., Holiday Inn Airport, Erlanger. Annual State Conference - "Impact Your Bottom Line: Tap Into an Untapped Market - Individuals with Disabilities." Cost: $50 for members; $75 nonmembers. Registration: www.kybln.org/conference or contact Katie Wolf Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Action International of Greater Cincinnati: 4 p.m., Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre Blvd., 6189 Mulhauser Road, West Chester Township. "Six Steps to Building a Great Business." Free. Registration: (513) 874-6399 or Nick@CoachNick.biz.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: Noon, Chamber, 300 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St. "Navigating Your Chamber." Free. Details: (513) 579-3111 or www.cincinnatichamber.com.
Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Bell Event Centre, 444 Reading Road. Hamilton County Forum - "Update of Major County Issues by Phil Heimlich." Cost: $25 OTR Chamber members; $30 future members. Details: (513) 241-2690.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "Water Cooler Talk - How to Hire Right the First Time." Cost $10 Chamber members and NKU SBDC referrals; $20 future members. Details: (859) 578-6395.
National Instruments Technical Symposium: 8 a.m., Woodfield Suites, 11019 Dowlin Drive, Sharonville. "Forum - Gives Engineers and Scientists the Opportunity to Meet with Product Experts, Build Application Development Expertise, and Learn About the Latest NI Products." Free. Registration: www.ni.com/techsym or (800) 444-3539.
True North Career Services: 9 a.m., Wingate Inn & Meridian Conference Center, 7500 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester Township. "Unlease the Power of Networking Naturally." Cost: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Registration: Sam Zonker, (513) 825-1555, ext. 11.
Cigar Family Toast Across America: 5 p.m., Straus Tobacconist, 7753 Mall Road, Florence. "Event will Benefit the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation." Izzy's Famous Corned Beef will cater. Cost: $50 charitable donation. Reservations: (859) 647-8600.
Manufacturers' Agents of Cincinnati: 11:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn, Montgomery. "Issues and Challenges that Face Our Nations' Military in the War Against Terrorism." Cost: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. Reservations: (513) 385-8091 or www.maccincinnati.org.
Christian Business Network: 11:30 a.m., St. Paul Village, 5515 Madison Road. Reservations: Cincinnati@cbn-ohio.org.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Metropolitan Club, 50 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. "Government Forum." Cost: $30 Chamber members; $40 future members. Details: (859) 578-6395.
Greater Cincinnati Professional Coaches Association: 11:15 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 729 Jefferson Ave., Reading. "Living a Life of Significance: Helping Define Their Mission." Free for members and first meeting; $10 nonmembers. Details: Donna Drury, (513) 774-8991 or www.cincinnaticoaches.com.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 6 p.m., Northern Kentucky Convention Center, One West RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. "Leadership Northern Kentucky - 25th Anniversary Celebration - White Tie & Glitter Gala." Cost: $80. Details: (859) 578-6395.
Small business: 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday through Oct. 26, University of Cincinnati main Campus. "Tax and Record Requirements of Small Business." Sponsored by Ohio Small Business Development Center at University of Cincinnati and UC Communiversity. Cost: $87. Registration: (513) 556-6932.
Home/condo inspection: 6:30 p.m., University of Cincinnati. "How to Inspect a House or Condo Before You Buy or Sell It." Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $22. Registration: (513) 556-6932.
Small business owners: 4 p.m., Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road. "7 Tips From 7 Experts." Sponsored by KeyBank and the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Free. Reservations: www.Key.com/7tips.
Small business accounting: 6 p.m., Room 461 of the BEP Center on the main campus of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. "Accounting and Financial Management." Sponsored by the NKU Small Business Development Center and Huntington Bank. Free. Registration: (859) 572-6524.
Financial management & funding: 8:15 a.m., The Scarlet Oaks/Great Oaks Campus, 3254 E. Kemper Road. "How to Get Funds from Institutions and How to Manage Your Cash." Sponsored by SCORE. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Registration: (513) 684-2812 or www.scorechapter34.org.
Where to send notices:
Meetings and seminars must be open to interested nonmembers. Fees cannot exceed $100, and priority is given to nonprofit groups. Announcements of meetings and seminars must include time, date and location to be considered for publication. Send to Shirley Dees, the Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202, or e-mail to email@example.com. You also may fax items to (513) 564-6991. Deadline to submit items to appear in the following Sunday's editions is noon Wednesday preceding publication. Publication is subject to space availability. Regularly scheduled weekly meeting notices only appear on the last Sunday of each month.
Queen City Rewind
Look Who's Talking: Brian McHale
Local firms won big, lost big
Small businesses, plan now
Eckberg: Advisory boards can help, really
Music sales appear to be bouncing back