About This Series

The Downtown Spokane Partnership is proud to present "30 Minutes With:", a recurring series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day.

Sessions are hosted on Zoom, and free to attend. Explore upcoming topics and RSVP to attend below.

View past presentations on our YouTube Channel.

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Past Events

  • Thursday, Jan 7 / 10:00am

    30 Minutes with: Laura Renz

    The Downtown Spokane Partnership is proud to present "30 Minutes With:", a recurring series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions are hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.

    Featured will be Laura Renz, founder and CEO of the Northwest Service Dog Alliance. Laura will discuss the importance of service dogs, and help businesses to be aware of how a service dog assists and performs for their handlers, and how businesses can accommodate accordingly.


    This session has concluded. Click the button below to view a recording of the presentation.

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    Below are reference materials provided by the Northwest Service Dog Alliance:

    NWSDA PowerPoint

    NWSDA FAQ Brochure

    Contact the Northwest Service Dog Alliance at:
    nwsdalliance@gmail.com
    509-892-2128
    WEBSITE

  • Thursday, Nov 12 / 10:00am

    30 Minutes with: Kristi Gotzian

    On November 12 the Downtown Spokane Partnership will host its first of a series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions will be hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.
    Featured will be Kristi Gotzian, Advertising Directing at The Inlander. Kristi will be sharing her tips and insights on best practices of advertising your business, and cover the options and methods available to you.

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  • Thursday, Nov 19 / 2:00pm

    30 Minutes with: Edie Rice-Sauer

    On November 19 the Downtown Spokane Partnership will host its second of a series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions will be hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.

    Featured will be Edie Rice-Sauer, Executive Director of Mission and Services at Transitions. Edie will be discussing the current difficulties associated with child care as a result of the pandemic, along with the economic impacts that are subsequently happening as a result.


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  • Thursday, Dec 3 / 10:00am

    30 Minutes With: Neil Halford | Localized Delivery

    The Downtown Spokane Partnership is proud to present "30 Minutes With:", a recurring series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions are hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.

    Featured in this session will be Neil Holford, owner of Treehouse Deliveries.

    As Spokane continues to navigate its reopening amid the pandemic, online delivery services are playing a more important role than ever. Holford will discuss the advantages of setting up local delivery options for your restaurant or business, and how it can help contribute to the overall support of our community's economy and workforce.


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  • Thursday, Dec 17 / 1:00pm

    30 Minutes with: Marlene Feist

    The Downtown Spokane Partnership is proud to present "30 Minutes With:", a recurring series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions are hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.

    Featured will be Marlene Feist, Director of Strategic Development for the City of Spokane. As we move further into the winter season, Marlene will discuss the procedures and importance of the City's snow removal operations. Topics will include what business owners are responsible for, when and how parking restrictions will be enforced, and more.


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