Business meetings, seminars and events (2/25/13)


Made in Alaska Workshop, 1 p.m., BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Blvd. A free workshop geared toward local business owners covers marketing to Alaska, basic techniques that lead to success, promoting your company using a variety of sources and venues, digital photography and taking advantage of easy email marketing programs. The program will also be offered at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Best Western Lake Lucille Inn in Wasilla. (272-5634,


Social Media Marketing: Facebook, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Anchorage Small Business Development Center, 430 W. Seventh Ave. Learn why it's so important for your company to have a Facebook page and the dos and don'ts of posting. To RSVP, go online or call. $20. (274-7232,

What You Should Know About Credit Card Services, 2-4 p.m., Alaska Small Business Development Center, 430 W. Seventh Ave., Suite 110. Class provides a brief overview of merchant processing and how it can affect your business. Topics include contracts, rates and the difference between independent and bank credit card companies. Also discussed will be Payment Card Industry compliance. Learn the best way to process cards and keep your costs down. $20 prepayment required. (274-7232,