Business events this week
Published: March 10, 2012 04:10PM
Updated: March 10, 2012 04:11PM

Convention Calendar

Friday

2012 American Celebration

Salt Palace

Attendance • 2,000

Runs through • Sunday

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week include:

Tuesday

Commerce Department • Retail sales data for February

Labor Department • Job openings and labor turnover survey for January

Federal Reserve • Set interest rates

Thursday

Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims; Producer Price Index for February

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

Friday

Labor Department • Consumer Price Index for February

IPOs Planned

Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn., (ipohome.com) and SEC filings, include:

No IPOs scheduled

Utah Events

Wednesday

Networking • The Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce and Bank of Utah present their “Business After Hours” event, featuring food the Sonora Grill, 5-7 p.m., at Catholic Community Services, 2504 F Ave., Ogden. Cost is $15 ($7 for chamber members) and those attending are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food donation for the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank. Call 801-621-8300 to RSVP.

Lecture • Westminster College’s Institute for New Enterprise presents its fifth “Lectures in Entrepreneurship” series. Gail Miller, owner/chair of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, will give a lecture at 6:30 p.m. Steven Russell, founder of CityGro, will speak at 8 p.m. Both talks are in the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium, Westminster campus, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City. Free.

Thursday

Workshop • Junior League of Salt Lake City will present a workshop for women on spending, savings and retirement decisions featuring discussions with Allstate agent Lisa Eshleman and personal financial rep Nicole Finamore, 5:45-7:30 p.m., at the Junior League of Salt Lake City, 526 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City. RSVP to king.lora@comcast.net. Free.

Networking • The East Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its biannual “Getting to Know East Valley Chamber” luncheon. Chick-fil-A will cater, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Carmelle Reception Center, 4075 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City. Free. For more information or to register, call 801-977-8755.

Networking • The BNI Utah Business Builders Chapter conducts its weekly meeting at 7 a.m. at Marie Callender’s, 1109 E. 3900 South, Salt Lake City. Free. For more information email, gary@utahbni.com.

Submit information about upcoming events to bizdesk@sltrib.com. Put biz calender in the subject line.