WOMEN IN BUSINESS LUNCHEON: Tuesday,noon-1 p.m., Genetti's, 77 W. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. Topic: "The Creative Process at Work." $15 for Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber members and guests. Reserve by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 823-2101, ext. 125.
COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE TRAINING: Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Top of the 80s, Sugarloaf Township. Topics include communication challenges in today's workplace, characteristics of effective business messages, practicing ethical communications, designing and delivering oral presentations, negotiation skills and having the "hard to have" discussions. Course completion will earn six General HRCI recertification credits. The cost is $145 for Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members and $290 for nonmembers. For information or to register, call 622-0992 or email email@example.com.
HOLIDAY SALES OPPORTUNITIES: Wednesday, 1 1:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Stone Hedge Golf Course in Tunkhannock. Executives from Condron and Company advertising agency will address holiday sales opportunities. To reserve seats, call 875-8325 or by email Deborah@wyccc.com. Seating limited to one representative per business.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS FUNDRAISER: Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Rodano's on Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Wine and appetizer reception jewelry and prizes donated by local merchants. Continues with a clothing sale through Sunday. For more information, call 270-4949.
NETWORKING MIXER: Oct. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Community Regional Credit Union, 548 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Free for Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber members and guests; others $10. Reserve by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 823-2101, ext. 125.
DISCOVERY BREAKFAST: Oct. 18, 8-9 a.m., Top of the 80s, Sugarloaf Township. Participants will receive an overview of the services available to Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association member companies. Free, but registration required; call 570-622-0992 or email email@example.com.
BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSN. AWARDS DINNER: Oct. 20, 5 p.m., Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The Keystone Awards recognize local building industry professionals and associates. $75 per person. For information and reservations, call Donna Moscatelli at 287-3331.
Send announcements of upcoming events by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by mail to Business Agenda, Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 1871 1 or by fax to 829-5537. Include a contact phone number and email address. The submission deadline is Wednesday for publication on Sunday.