Wednesday:January retail sales
Thursday:December business inventories, weekly jobless claims
Friday:January wholesale prices, industrial production, capacity utilization
New visions for women conference, co-sponsored by American Association of University Women, 8:30 a.m., Chesapeake Center, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Cost is $25, including lunch and materials. To register, call 410-836-4376.
Long-term care luncheon seminar by John Hancock, noon, 901 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson. Free, but reservations required. Call Suzanne Simpson at 410-938-2200, Ext. 359.
Low-cost marketing workshop sponsored by Maryland Small Business Development Center, 6 p.m., Room 120, Administration Building, Towson University, 7720 York Road, Towson. Cost is $25. To register, call 410-704-5001.
Association of Government Accountants daylong training session on establishing and auditing government performance and accountability, 8 a.m., Snyder's Willow Grove, Hammonds Ferry Road and the Beltway, Linthicum. Nonmember cost is $110. To register, call 410-965- 9716.
Baltimore Public Relations Society panel discussion on dealing with the business press, 8:30 a.m., Junior Achievement, 10711 Red Run Blvd., Owings Mills. Member cost $15, nonmembers $25. To register, call Meredith Bower at 410-532- 7221. Business plan preparation workshop sponsored by SCORE, 8:45 a.m., YWCA, 1517 Ritchie Highway, Arnold. Cost is $45. To register, call 410-266-9553.
Networking breakfast sponsored by Towson Business Association, 8 a.m., Sheraton North, 903 Dulaney Valley Road. Cost is $15. For reservations, call 410-825-1144. Association of Information Technology Professionals dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn Timonium, 2004 Greenspring Drive. Topic: Revitalizing IT planning. Nonmember cost is $40. Reservations required. Call 410-337-5640.
BWI Business Partnership breakfast session, 7:45 a.m., BWI Marriott, 1743 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum. Nonmember cost is $25. For required reservations, call 410- 859-1000.
Workplace issues, a free seminar sponsored by Productivity Partners, 3 p.m., 2520 Lord Baltimore Drive, Woodlawn. To register, call 410-298-9600.
Brown bag lunch and lecture series sponsored by Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, noon, Wyman Medical Building, 3100 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore. Nonmember cost is $5. For reservations, call Nancy Cole at 410-526-7384.