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October 2017

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  • Small Business Roundtable [Tacoma Pierce County Chamber]
  • Starting a New Business [SCORE]
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  • Grow Your Business Internationally [WEOT]
  • Absher's Annual Small-Business Summit
  • NAMC – National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington Monthly Meeting
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  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork
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  • Building a Business Plan [SCORE]
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  • MBDA Insperity Seminar [Insperity/MBDA]
  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork
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  • University of Washington Supplier Orientations
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  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork
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  • Free Contractor Training Days - Spokane [WA Labor & Industries]
  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork
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October 4, 2017
  • Small Business Roundtable [Tacoma Pierce County Chamber]

    October 4, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Quality Inn & Suites - 8820 South Hosmer Street Tacoma, WA 98444

    Every business has had to start at the bottom at some point and we all know that the climb to the top is not an easy one. Small Business Roundtable is a forum where small business can gather to discuss marketing issues, share solutions, and develop new ideas to help them succeed.
    For more information and registration: http://bit.ly/2ybjStB

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  • Starting a New Business [SCORE]

    October 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Greater Seattle SCORE - 2401 4th Ave, Suite #450 Seattle, WA 98121

    Topics Covered:
    •Choosing the right legal entity
    •Conducting your own market research
    •Understanding accounting / taxes
    •Know your insurance / liability
    •How to meet your financing needs

    For more information and registration: http://conta.cc/2fbKH5u

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October 5, 2017
  • Grow Your Business Internationally [WEOT]

    October 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Port of Everett- 1205 Craftsman Way #200 Blue Heron Room Everett, WA 98201

    Do you run a small business? Are you looking for ways to grow your business?

    Join the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT), Snohomish County, the Economic Alliance Snohomish County and the Port of Everett for this half-day export workshop.

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the export experts: Register Today!
    For more information and registration: http://bit.ly/2fFck73

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  • Absher's Annual Small-Business Summit

    October 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    1001 Shaw Road Puyallup, WA 98372

    Are you a subcontractor who provides services to general contractors? If so, we want to hear from you!
    Subjects Covered:
    -Absher Company Overview
    -Procurement Process: GC/CM and Design Build
    -Bidding Projects with PLAs or CWAs: A Prime Contractor's Perspective
    -Bidding to Absher
    -Absher's Pre-Qualification Process
    -Preparing Proposals
    -Safety
    -One-on-One Networking
    RSVP by 9/30/2017 by phone or email:
    Email: stephanie.caldwell@ahsherco.com
    Phone: 253.446.3457

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October 6, 2017
  • NAMC – National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington Monthly Meeting

    October 6, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
    Tukwila Community Center, Room Art A @ 12424 42nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168, USA

    NAMC – National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington
    EVERY FIRST THURSDAY of EACH MONTH
    Location: Tukwila Community Center
    12424 42nd Avenue South
    Room – Art “A”
    Tukwila, WA 98168
    Time: 6:00 P.M.
    Promoting individual prosperity of minority builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers of materials and equipment used in the construction industry
    ABOUT NAMC of WASHINGTON
    The National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington (NAMC of WA.) is a 501 C (6) Nonprofit trade association that was established in 2010 to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors. While membership is open to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds, the organization’s mandate, “Building Bridges – Crossing Barriers,” focuses on construction industry concerns common to African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.
    http://www.namcwa.com/

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  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork

    October 6, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council @ 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Laying the Groundwork
    An Introduction to Government Procurement

     Who are you selling to?
     What are they buying?
     How do they buy?
    Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
    Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org
    Last Friday of each month
    2:30 pm—3:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council
    4220 6th Avenue SE
    Lacey WA 98503
    Classes are FREE!
    To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
    To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
    Webinars
    For assistance contact George Sharp
    360-464-6043
     

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October 11, 2017
  • Building a Business Plan [SCORE]

    October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Greater Seattle SCORE - 2401 4th Ave, Suite #450 Seattle, WA 98121

    Topics covered:
    •Keys to success
    •Writing your business plan
    •How to conduct market research
    •Fact-based financial projections
    •Operations planning

    This workshop explains the process of creating an effective business plan from validating your idea with market research, through identifying and reaching your customers, to figuring out the details of delivering your product or service. You will learn how to create meaningful financial projections to manage your business or raise funds. This workshop is suitable for everyone whether you are starting a new business from scratch or need to update an existing business plan. This is an interactive workshop. We encourage participation by all attendees -- so bring along your questions and concerns. You'll get to meet and network with other local entrepreneurs. This workshop comes with an opportunity to have your very own SCORE counselor to work with in the development of your business plan, at no cost
    For more information and registration: http://conta.cc/2wyvO8g

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October 13, 2017
  • MBDA Insperity Seminar [Insperity/MBDA]

    October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Chamber Offices - 950 Pacific Ave. 3rd Floor Tacoma, WA 98402

    Come learn about MBDA and Insperity
    Insperity has helped more than 100,000 small businesses through their outsourced Human Resource solutions. With over 30 years of experience, Insperity’s mission is to help businesses succeed so that communities prosper. Reduce and contain costs, improve efficiency and increase profitability.

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  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork

    October 13, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council @ 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Laying the Groundwork
    An Introduction to Government Procurement

     Who are you selling to?
     What are they buying?
     How do they buy?
    Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
    Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org
    Last Friday of each month
    2:30 pm—3:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council
    4220 6th Avenue SE
    Lacey WA 98503
    Classes are FREE!
    To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
    To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
    Webinars
    For assistance contact George Sharp
    360-464-6043
     

    See more details

October 18, 2017
  • University of Washington Supplier Orientations

    October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Various Locations TBA

    University of Washington Supplier Orientations:
    The University of Washington (UW) offers monthly orientations for suppliers interested in doing business with the University and the State of Washington.
    The orientations are held at various locations on the Seattle and Tacoma Campuses from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. Attendees will receive information about the University and State procurement processes.
    Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and staff from UW Procurement Services, UW Business Diversity, UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development and State Department of Enterprise Services (DES). Register at:  http://f2.washington.edu/fm/ps/suppliers#orientation

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October 20, 2017
  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork

    October 20, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council @ 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Laying the Groundwork
    An Introduction to Government Procurement

     Who are you selling to?
     What are they buying?
     How do they buy?
    Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
    Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org
    Last Friday of each month
    2:30 pm—3:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council
    4220 6th Avenue SE
    Lacey WA 98503
    Classes are FREE!
    To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
    To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
    Webinars
    For assistance contact George Sharp
    360-464-6043
     

    See more details

October 27, 2017
  • Free Contractor Training Days - Spokane [WA Labor & Industries]

    October 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Spokane Community College, 1810 N Greene St, Spokane, WA 99217, USA

    WA State Department of Labor & Industries is providing free contractor training days in various locations around the state. More than 25 different classes are offered on subjects including safety, managing your claims to control your workers' compensation costs, public works contracting, business planning, risk management, marketing and more.

    Register and see schedule of specific class topics in each location here: http://bit.ly/1gkmhm7

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  • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork

    October 27, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council @ 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Laying the Groundwork
    An Introduction to Government Procurement

     Who are you selling to?
     What are they buying?
     How do they buy?
    Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
    Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org
    Last Friday of each month
    2:30 pm—3:30 pm
    Thurston Economic Development Council
    4220 6th Avenue SE
    Lacey WA 98503
    Classes are FREE!
    To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
    To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
    Webinars
    For assistance contact George Sharp
    360-464-6043
     

    See more details

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