Events that have been scheduled with firm dates and times are shown below. 

  • Learn about upcoming Buy Idaho events scheduled in 2014!
  • The Buy Idaho Capitol Show is the only trade show to showcase members and their products and services on all three floors of the Capitol Building in Boise. This is held during legislative season; with the opportunity to network with each other, our elected officials, and thousands of visitors.
  • The Buy Idaho Annual Luncheon Meeting and Trade Show is held each October. The event features a keynote speaker and highlights the year with Buy Idaho. All Buy Idaho members are welcome. 

Upcoming events

    • October 15, 2014
    • 8:30 AM
    • December 10, 2014
    • 3:30 PM
    • Online

    Online Learning + You = Brand New Skills

    Sessions begin Oct. 15, Nov. 12 & Dec. 10

    Gain valuable skills without losing productive office time! Our wide variety of online courses is available in a six-week, instructor-led format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere, allowing multiple staff members to attend. Each high-quality course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes and a discussion area. Dedicated instructors lead every course; answering questions, giving feedback and facilitating discussions.

    For more information and to enroll, 

    visit the Online Courses web page.

    • October 21, 2014
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    A Business Webinar Hosted By:
    Zion's Bank Business Resource Center

    When your'e planning for retirement its best to start as early as possible, but it's never too late to get started. Experience professionals from Zions Bank Premier Wealth Management will discuss retirement planning and strategies to help you comfortably enjoy your retirement.

    Register Today

    • October 23, 2014
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Boise State Center for Professional Development

    Learn how to make your next meeting purposeful and productive! You will learn to how to structure, staff, and facilitate meetings that meet needs, stay on track, and engender ownership from the participants.
    Don't miss this opportunity! Enroll and be on your way to gaining new skills. Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Conducting Effective Meetings web page.

    • October 24, 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • November 01, 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Istanbul

    Mountain States Trade Mission

    Trade Mission

    Applications due Sept 2nd!

    Contact Zion's Bank Today

    Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Istanbul
    Friday, October 24 through Saturday, November 1, 2014

    This trade mission presents an excellent opportunity to meet potential partners or buyers in these two dynamic, regional gateway markets.
    What the trade mission will offer you and your business in the UAE and Turkey:

    • Meet prescreened business contacts face-to-face, including potential agents, distributors, buyers and joint-venture partners, in one-on-one appointments scheduled for you in advance.
    • Connect with industry decision-makers and government officials at VIP networking receptions.
    • Engage with U.S., UAE and Turkish business leaders already successfully operating in the UAE and Turkey. Assess the business climate, trade policies and market opportunities to determine if the UAE and Turkey are right for your business.
    • Enjoy group business and cultural excursions in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Istanbul.

    Read more for proposed agenda and pricing

    • October 27, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Idaho Bourbon Distillery

    "Business Coaching in Idaho"

    Hosted By

    Idaho Bourbon Distillery


    Join Buy Idaho and the Idaho business community for this FREE event. Enjoy bourbon tastings and light appetizers from Idaho Bourbon Distillery.

    Guest speakers feature Terry Frisk, B2B CFO and Bill Rauer, FocalPoint Business Coaching of Idaho

    Idaho October NetWorkShop

    • October 30, 2014
    • 8:00 AM
    • October 31, 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Idaho Correctional Industries, Training Room, 1301 N. Orchard, Boise

    Hosted By:
    Idaho Public Purchasing Association, Inc. Chapter of NIGP

    Presented by: Barbara R. Johnson, MPA, CPPO, CPPB

    As procurement professionals we must…focus on enterprise and strategic planning [and] recognize that far greater value can be achieved through strategic procurement planning than through routine order placing. Capital expenditures represent one-third of the total expense budgets of state and local governments. Given this significant investment of government resources, how does the responsible public procurement agent ensure that a long-term best value solution is obtained?

    Course Description

    Register Today

    • November 01, 2014
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • BSU - Student Union Building 1700 W University Drive Student Union Building

    Get the training you need for business success!

    Register Today

    • December 04, 2014
    • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Downtown Boise

    Make it an Idaho Holiday!

    It's the 3rd Annual Buy Idaho Holiday Market.

    The Market will be held on December 4th in coordination with the Downtown Boise Association's First Thursday holiday festivities.

    Register today and promote Idaho for the holidays!The location is still to be determined, but it is not too early to register and start planning your holiday promotions. 

    The Market provides an ideal opportunity Buy Idaho to remind shoppers to “think Idaho first for the holidays” and is a great place for you to promote your holiday gifts.

    • January 28, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • January 30, 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Idaho Correctional Industries, 1301 N. Orchard St., Boise

    IPPA will be kicking off the 2015 procurement trainings with the NIGP Class "Introduction to Public Procurement"

    The work of public procurement is no longer a clerical function performed independently by various people throughout different agencies or departments within a government entity. This class provides an overview of the ever-changing profession by identifying fundamental concepts that will affect procurement in the public sector.

    Course Description

    Register Today

    • February 18, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Idaho State Capitol Rotunda

    The Buy Idaho Capitol Show

    Welcome to Buy Idaho's signature trade show event! Space is limited and will sell out for this annual show. Register now for our display area. We invite everyone to attend, network and sample everything Idaho!

    The Buy Idaho Capitol Show showcases everything Idaho! Over 100 booths will be on display, exhibiting and sampling products and services produced in our state.

    The Capitol Show is Buy Idaho's premier trade show offering members the opportunity to promote their products and network with fellow Idaho businesses and the general public.

    Participation in the Capitol Show is an opportunity limited to Buy Idaho members.

    Admission to The Buy Idaho Capitol Trade Show is free to the public.

    If you are distributing food at your booth, please complete this application and return it to Central District Health. TempFoodEventApplication.pdf

    Please review the following documents for further information:

    Capitol Show Participants Rules 2014.doc

    Capitol Show Unload and Load Rules 2014.doc

Past events

October 08, 2014 Buy Idaho Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 08, 2014 Doing Business with the Government-Shoshone
October 03, 2014 National Manufacturing Day 2014
September 29, 2014 NetWorkShop
September 25, 2014 Online Course for Young Entrepreneurs in Spanish
September 25, 2014 Industrial Training-Electric Motor Maintenance
September 23, 2014 Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Workshop
September 19, 2014 Meet the Money Masters Workshop
September 18, 2014 Meet the Money Masters Workshop
September 17, 2014 Meet the Money Masters Workshop
September 17, 2014 Marketing Workshop Fall 2014
September 16, 2014 Meet the Money Masters Workshop
September 10, 2014 Business Use of Your Home
September 08, 2014 Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises Economic Convening
September 08, 2014 Accelerate idaho
September 04, 2014 Choosing a Legal Structure for Your Business Workshop
September 03, 2014 Idaho Export Excellence Program
August 27, 2014 Shoshone-Bannock Tribe Economic Symposium
August 26, 2014 Expanding Your Business
August 20, 2014 Prepare to Lead
August 19, 2014 Zions Bank Small Business Conference
August 13, 2014 Professional Technical Writing
August 07, 2014 Email Marketing and Social Media
July 31, 2014 Becoming a Servant Leader
July 24, 2014 Canyon County Fair Buy Idaho Marketplace
July 17, 2014 Buy Idaho Night with the Boise Hawks
July 12, 2014 Business Fundamentals Workshop
July 08, 2014 Social Networking & Web Marketing Workshop
July 01, 2014 Business Basics Workshop
June 24, 2014 Triannual Entrepreneurial Platform
June 23, 2014 Business Training Events Calendar
June 20, 2014 Payette River Games
June 17, 2014 Time Management Solutions
June 17, 2014 Fundamentals of Business Communication
June 07, 2014 Fitness Expo
June 07, 2014 Bell Ringer at the Capitol City Market
June 03, 2014 US Exports Controls Workshop
May 21, 2014 Social Media for Business
May 14, 2014 Working Social for Businesses - Boise
May 13, 2014 Marketing Your Business Using Social Media - Boise
May 13, 2014 Fundamentals of Business Communication
May 08, 2014 Working Social for Businesses - Post Falls
April 30, 2014 Idaho World Trade Day
April 26, 2014 Research your Market and Size up the Competition
April 23, 2014 Is Your Business Linked In? We'll Teach You How To Be.
April 23, 2014 ChallengHER
April 23, 2014 Working Social for Businesses - Idaho Falls
April 22, 2014 Marketing Your Business Using Social Media - Boise
April 21, 2014 Marketing Your Business Using Social Media
March 27, 2014 Pocatello Spring Fair
March 21, 2014 Buy Idaho Food Pavilion at the Boise Flower & Garden Show
March 13, 2014 Idaho Public Purchasing Association Reverse Trade Show
February 19, 2014 Buy Idaho Capitol Show
February 19, 2014 Buy Idaho Sweepstakes
January 31, 2014 Idaho Stampede Buy Idaho Night
December 05, 2013 Buy Idaho Holiday Market
October 17, 2013 Buy Idaho Annual Meeting and Trade Show
September 21, 2013 Sun Valley Harvest Festival
August 25, 2013 Buy Idaho at Ste. Chapelle Winery
July 25, 2013 Canyon County Fair Buy Idaho Marketplace
June 29, 2013 All Veterans Welcome Home
June 27, 2013 Buy Idaho Night with the Boise Hawks
June 27, 2013 Northwest RibFest
June 15, 2013 Bell Ringer at the Capitol City Market
May 19, 2013 Cascade Pet Expo
April 13, 2013 Silver Valley Business Expo
March 28, 2013 Pocatello Spring Fair
March 22, 2013 Buy Idaho Food Pavilion at the Boise Flower & Garden Show
March 02, 2013 Idaho 150 Sesquicentennial
February 20, 2013 Buy Idaho Capitol Show
February 01, 2013 Idaho Stampede Buy Idaho Night
December 06, 2012 Buy Idaho Holiday Market
October 17, 2012 Buy Idaho Annual Meeting and Trade Show
September 14, 2012 Sunnyslope Food and Wine Festival
August 17, 2012 Wallace Huckleberry Festival & 5K Walk/Run
August 11, 2012 Donnelly Huckleberry Festival
August 02, 2012 Buy Idaho Night with the Boise Hawks
July 31, 2012 Cascade Chamber of Commerce Keynote Speaker
July 15, 2012 Buy Idaho at Ste. Chapelle Winery
June 09, 2012 Blues, Brews and BBQ with the Boise Hawks
April 20, 2012 Eco Expo
April 15, 2012 Buy Idaho Sunday Market at the Linen Building
October 05, 2011 Buy Idaho Annual Meeting and Trade Show
February 16, 2011 Buy Idaho Capitol Show

Buy Idaho, Inc.
404 South 8th Street, Suite B128, Boise ID 83702
Phone: 208-343-2582  Toll Free: 800-743-9549  Fax: 208-343-5231


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