EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP: LESSONS FROM THE TOP LEADERS, workshop sponsored by University of Hawai'i-Hilo College of Business and Economics, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at UCB 127; facilitator will be David Hyslop, a Bowling Green State University professor and leadership coach; $95. Registration: 808-974-7400.
Building your Referral Network, sponsored by The Referral Institute of Hawaii, 12-2 p.m. at Blaisdell Center, Maui Room. Learn how to develop a strategic referral network by identifying how to find the right people and how to motivate them to refer business to you. $69. To register, call Joann Seery, 263-3515. Space is limited.
The HAWAII SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL will discuss "Biotechnology's Multi-Faceted Opportunities for Growing Hawaii Economic Future," at its monthly meeting, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Pacific Club, 1451 Queen Emma St. Participants include John Stiles, chief scientific officer of Integrated Coffee Technologies Inc.; Inge White, associate professor of botany/microbiology, and plant biotechnology program coordinator at Windward Community College; and Keiki Pua Dancil, executive vice president of Hawaii Chitopure. Fee: $20 (members $15). firstname.lastname@example.org, 536-4670 or www.hiscitech.org.
The Professional Women's Network monthly luncheon meeting, Jan. 24, Ala Moana Hotel; keynote speaker Barbara Pellegrino will talk about "Treasure Mapping Your Way to Success." Fee: $40, members $26, sponsored guests $35. Information: 533-4800, email@example.com, www.pwnhawaii.org.
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