WOMEN IN BUSINESS COUNCIL: Tuesday, noon, at Genetti Hotel & Convention Center, 77 W. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. Odyssey Fitness Center will discuss how to keep a weight loss resolution. Reservations are necessary, call Jean Kile at 823-2101.
INNOVATION WORKSHOP: “Commercializing Your Idea – Product Development for Entrepreneurs,” Wednesday, Jan. 16, 8 a.m.-noon, at the Innovation Center in Wilkes-Barre and at the CanBe Innovation Center in Hazleton. Participants will learn how to protect their idea, how to put together a plan for commercialization, and what resources are available in Pennsylvania to assist them. The cost is $99. For more information, contact Ken Okrepkie at 408-9810, or visit www.wb.psu.edu/ce/idea.htm.
CHAMBER NIGHT OUT: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 5-7 p.m., Cork bar and restaurant, 463 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Networking event for members of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce. RSVP to 823-2101, ext. 114.
SPEED NETWORKING: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, 20 W. Broad St. Rotating one minute introductions with other business professionals. $15 per person includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Free parking after 5 p.m. Reserve by Jan. 11 by calling Julie at 455-1509 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.