Commonwealth North, noon, Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. An update and outlook for the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation CEO Dan Fauske. Register at commonwealthnorth.org .
World Trade Center Alaska and Alaska Export Assistance Center's International Trade Boot Camp Series for business people is a training program that features six half-day modules designed to give you strategies, insights and a network of contacts to successfully expand sales globally. Module 1 is "Export Financing," set for 8-11 a.m. Thursday at 1815 Bragaw St., Suite 102. Speakers from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Ex-Im Bank, Minority Small Business Development Agency, a local commercial bank and WTCAK's Alaska Export Assistance Center will give presentations. $40. Register at tinyurl.com/n8f93cq .
The Alaska Chapter of the American Marketing Association has scheduled its annual Professional Development 2013 Summer Lecture Series. This brown bag luncheon series provides an in-depth perspective on marketing topics and trends. It's also a great way to network and meet other marketing professionals. The summer series will be held every second Thursday of June, July and August and feature a special guest speaker with an advertising background. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for networking and registration, and the guest speaker will begin at noon. All lectures will be held at the Carr Gottstein Building at Alaska Pacific University. Open to the public. Register at AMAAlaska.org . Free for members or $10 for non-members.