Marketing Through Social Media: 9-11 a.m., San Jacinto Room on the second floor of the Wells Fargo Bank building, 1500 Broadway. Cost: $30. Information: 239-0804. Learn how to effectively use social media platforms to market your business at SCORE event. Speakers: Brian Wink of GriffinWink Advertising and Warehouse 75.
Seminar for Business Professionals: 1-4:15 p.m., Collier Auditorium at Lubbock Christian University, 5601 19th St. Cost: $40 individual tickets, $30 per person group rate for 25 or more attendees. Information: 720-7230. Lubbock Christian University hosts New York Times Bestseller Rory Vaden for a community-wide business workshop. Presentation empowers professionals to conquer fears and take immediate action in all aspects of their lives.
Business After Hours: 5:30 p.m., Casey Carpet One, 6000 Spur 327 Suite 200. Cost: Free. Information: 795-5900. Enjoy food and drinks, networking with other chamber members and chance to win door prizes.
Spark Conference: 8 a.m., Innovation Hub at Research Park, 3911 Fourth St. Cost: Free for sessions, $25 for National Academy of Inventors Dinner. Information: 834-2134, http://eventleaf.com/2018sparkconference. Two-day conference showcases innovators and startups. Keynote speaker April 23"Roger Dannenberg, co-founder of audio editing software Audacity.
Save Valuable Money for Your Business: Protesting Property Taxes: 9-11 a.m., San Jacinto Room on second floor of Wells Fargo Bank building, 1500 Broadway. Cost: $30. Information: 239-0804. Learn how to assess your taxes and how to protest the current assessment at this SCORE event. Speakers: Tim Radloff, chief appraiser at the Lubbock County Appraisal District, and Kim Voss, who has effectively protested her business property taxes.