Today-Wednesday

NONPROFIT CONFERENCE: S.C. Association of Nonprofit Organizations holds its 15th annual SCANPO Nonprofit Summit. Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston. $100-$345. Go to www.scanpo.org for details and registration.

Tuesday

Senior Network: Lowcountry Senior Network for senior service providers meets. 8:30-10 a.m., Goodwill, 2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Pat Buckley of Toastmasters International. Go to www.lowcountrysn.com or call 693-0537 for deatils. Free to first-time guests.

Woodworks seminar: The Wood Products Council's WoodWorks program holds a seminar on the use of cross laminated timber in commercial and multifamily buildings. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Southend Brewery & Smokehouse, 161 East Bay St., Charleston. $20. Seating limited. To Go to www.woodworks.org and click on "Upcoming Events."

VISION BOARDS: The Center for Women holds an installment in its Brown Bag Lunch Series. Noon-1 p.m. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, Cooper River Room. Scheduled speaker is blogger Laura Otero. Topic: "How to Make a Vision Board." Free for members; $20 for others. Registration requested. Go to www.c4women.org or call 763-7333.

Writing A Business Plan: The coastal chapter of SCORE begins a three-part workshop on writing a business plan. Upcoming sessions are Feb. 19 and Feb. 25. 6-8:30 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, Suite C-216, North Charleston. $50. Go to www.score285.org for details.

Wednesday

Small Business Roundtable: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a small business roundtable. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, Suite C-216, North Charleston. Free. Go to www.score285.org for details.

LOGISTICS SUMMIT: New Carolina holds its S.C. Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Summit. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia. Speakers include Jim Newsome, CEO of the State Ports Authority; Paul Campbell, executive director of Charleston's airports; and North Charleston CCouncilman Ron Brinson, former CEO of the Port of New Orleans. $120. Go to www.tdlcouncilsc.com for details.

Insurance, financial advisOrs: The Charleston Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors meets. Embassy Suites, North Charleston. 11:30 a.m. Topic: Long-term care panel discussion. For details, call Joe Riley III at 345-3345.

Feb. 18-20

Automotive Summit: The S.C. Automotive Council and the S.C. Manufacturers Alliance holds the 3rd annual S.C. Automotive Summit. The Hyatt, downtown Greenville. $325 for members; $375 for others. Scheduled keynote is Gov. Nikki Haley. Go to scautomotivecouncil.com to register and for details.

Feb. 19

State House Day: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual State House Day in Columbia. 7:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Bus leaves from 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Deadline is Feb. 14. $75. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at jcauthen@charlestonchamber.org or go to charlestonchamber.net for more details.

Feb. 20

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: The local chapters of APICS and the Institute for Supply Management hold a joint meeting. 6 p.m. Santee Cooper, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner. Scheduled speaker is Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter. Topic: "Economic Development in the Tri-County Area." Register by noon Feb. 17 by email to elise.keser@ifa-rotorion.com or by phone at 486-5185. $10 for students; $20 for others.

Feb. 21

Tax Workshop: The S.C. Small Business Development Center holds a federal tax workshop. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. First Federal corporate center, 2430 Mall Drive, Suite 155, North Charleston. Free. Call 740-6160 to register.

Feb. 24

Administrative ProFESSIONALS: The International Association of Administrative Professionals' Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speakers are Alethia Long and Kathryn Rice. Topic: "National Heart Month." Call 218-5151 for details.

Feb. 25

RETIRED EDUCATORS: Charleston County Retired Educators' Association meets. 11 a.m. Cherokee Place United Methodist Church, 2105 Cosgrove Ave., North Charleston.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: The Center for Women holds an installment in its Brown Bag Lunch Series. Noon-1 p.m. Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing, West Ashley. Free for members; $20 for others. Scheduled speakers are Melissa Ladd and Chrissa Waite of issaFacilitation. Topic: "Meeting Therapy: From Dreadful to Successful." Registration requested. Go to www.c4women.org or call 763-7333.

Feb. 26

WEST ASHLEY UPDATE: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds "Business in Your Backyard: Envisioning the Future of West Ashley." 7:30-9 a.m. Jason's Deli, 975 Savannah Highway, Charleston. Scheduled panelists include: Mayor Joe Riley and City Council members Keith Waring, Bill Moody, Aubrey Alexander, Dean Riegel, Rodney Williams and Marvin Wagner. $10-$15 for members; $25 for others. Contact Cambron Jewell at cjewell@charlestonchamber.org or go to charlestonchamber.net for more details.

Feb. 27

Lunch AND Learn: The Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce holds a lunch and learn about Communities in Schools. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 2817 Maybank Highway, Johns Island. Free. Go to www.seaislandschamber.org for details.

March 3

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds an estate administration workshop. 10 a.m.-noon. 84 Broad St., Charleston, 2nd floor. Scheduled speaker is Irvin G. Condon, county probate judge. Free. Register in advance by calling 958-5030.

March 6

Economic Outlook: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Economic Outlook Conference. Noon-2 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston. $105 for members; $160 for others. Contact Chris Wheeler at cwheeler@charlestonchamber.org or go to charlestonchamber.net for details.