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Oct 6 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sister Cities Exhibit
Come see the Mystical Mountain Land.... and more amazing pictures at the exhibit!
Exhibit Theme:
The exhibit is to celebrate the 36th anniversary of Arizona and Taiwan’s strong and long lasting relationship and consists of 36 famous images known as “Taiwan Sublime”.
Sister Cities programs forge people-to-people relationships between the residents of Phoenix and its sister cities through commercial, educational, cultural and artistic exchange programs and events that create and sustain global, long-term, international partnerships and business opportunities for the citizens of Phoenix.
Exhibit Time:
Weekdays: 9am-4:30pm, Exhibit and tour of the State Library
Saturday: 11th 9am-12 noon:. Exhibit only - no library tour.
Grand opening ceremony: 10am October 10th, 2014 in the Historic Senate Chamber. Don’t miss the Lion Dance and a performance by 2013 Miss Jr. Teen Phoenix!
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Class Type: Continuing Education - Intended Audience: ALL [Sign Up]


Oct 29 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Interested in Using Census Data for Business Planning and Market Analysis?
• An overview of the use of U.S. Census Bureau Economic and demographic data for market research and strategic decision-making • Use of American Community Survey (ACS) statistics and other online data tools as resources for demographic data on Arizona communities • The latest Economic programs including the new Census Small Business Tool (still in beta) • Learning to use the vast and dynamic American economy and population for government and business decision-making WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Small business owners, Consultants, Small Business Development Training Centers, Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Departments of local governments/Council of Governments and any agency who targets small businesses and economic development
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Class Type: Seminar - Intended Audience: General Public [Sign Up]


Nov 5 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Patent Strategies
Learn what you need to know from registered patent agent Alex Hobson
Topics will include:
• Patent filing strategies
• Provisional applications
• Accelerated examination
• International filing
About speaker Alex Hobson:
Alex Hobson is a registered patent agent with more than twenty years’ experience working with one of the most innovative companies in the country. His company, Invention to patent Services, assists individual inventors and small businesses obtain strategically written patents at an affordable cost. Alex is also an inventor with more than twenty patents to his name.
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Class Type: Seminar - Intended Audience: ALL [Sign Up]