Toastmasters meeting: Hosted by Queen’s Medical Center Club, noon- 1 p.m. at the Queen’s Medical Center, Conference Center Room 202. Meetings are held second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Call Wayne at 956-6314.
“Tackling the 8(a) Application”: This workshop offers small businesses step-by-step guides for applying to the Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program. Participants will learn how to complete SBA forms and compile a documentation package and get an overview of the application process. 9-11 a.m. at SBA Hawaii District Office, Waterfront Plaza (Restaurant Row), 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Building 1, Suite 306. Free. Email Sheila at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sba.gov/offices.
Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu meeting: Steve Connell, chief executive officer of Diamond Head Financial Advisors, will talk about his time working and living in Asia, Asian technology and its impact on the United States, and mobile satellite TV in China. Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25 for lunch. Call Ed Kemper 524-0330 or email email@example.com.
Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu meeting: Jack P. Suyderhoud, business economics professor at the Shidler College of Business at UH Manoa, will speak on “Dynamic Vietnam: A Personal Economic Perspective.” Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25 for lunch. Call Ed Kemper 524-0330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.