Signature Series: Succession Planning -- Filling the Gaps That Crater a Company, 9 a.m. to noon, Coastal Villages Building, 711 H St. Invest three hours and get the tools you need to create your department or company's succession plan. Learn about keeping your leaders inspired when turnover is at an all-time high. What kind of CEO are you recruiting versus what will you need three years from now? Maneuvering through succession transition stages. Choosing desirable behaviors versus behaviors that truly predict leadership; and how-to strategies for capturing knowledge before it walks out the door. $129. (276-4769, thegrowthcompany.com)
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Aug. 27 in the Dena'ina Convention Center. U.S. Sen. Mark Begich will provide an update on work being done in Washington to advance our state at the federal level and detail the economic issues Alaska businesses face. RSVP by 5 p.m. Friday at anchoragechamber.org.