TUESDAY, SEPT. 29
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING: "Navigating State and Local Contracting." Advance registration required. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Av. N., Mpls. 612-259-6585.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30
WOMEN'S BUSINESS CERTIFICATION INFORMATION: "Is Certification Right for You?" Advance registration required. Noon-2 p.m. $20. Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Co., 2501 Wayzata Blvd., Mpls. 612-259-6584.
TUESDAY, OCT. 6
PEER ADVISORY GROUP: Presented by the Meridian Group for owners, presidents and chief executives. Advance registration required. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Crowne Plaza Bloomington, 5401 Green Valley Dr., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING INFORMATION: "Ramsey County Small Business Enterprise Procurement Fair." 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 612-332-6332.