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June 2019

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  • Business Financial Management [Green River]
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  • Complying with U.S. Export Controls [Greater Seattle Partners]
  • QuickBooks Online Basics You Need to Know [SCORE]
  • Build Your Own Brand Marketing Message [SCORE]
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  • Entrepreneurs: Hashtag Toolkit [SCORE]
  • Complying with U.S. Export Controls [Greater Seattle Partners]
  • Getting Your Non-Profit Organization Started [SCORE]
  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Architecture and Engineering
  • Building a Comprehensive Business Plan
  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]
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  • First Friday Drop-In [City of Seattle]
  • Managing Finances for a New One-Person Business [SCORE]
  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]
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  • Understanding Financial Statements [SCORE]
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  • Creating a Quick Business Plan in Three Hours [SCORE]
  • Successfully Starting a New Business [SCORE]
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  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]
  • Developing Successful Proposals Workshop - Everett [PTAC]
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  • QuickBooks for Small Business and Self Employed Professionals [WCWB]
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  • 2019 Annual Conference [Northwest Mountain MSDC]
  • What to Know Before You Hire or Fire an Employee! [SCORE]
  • Supplier Orientation [UW]
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  • Successfully Starting a New Business - Everett [SCORE]
  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Construction
  • Successfully Marketing Your Business [SCORE]
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  • Starting & Growing a Consulting Business [SCORE]
  • PortGen Workshop: Meet the Economic Development Division
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  • 2019 Summit: Access to Capital [Federal Way Chamber of Commerce]
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June 4, 2019
  • Business Financial Management [Green River]

    June 4, 2019
    1414 Griffin Ave, Enumclaw, WA 98022, USA

    Description: 
    Effective financial management is your key to small business success. Learn to read basic financial statements and concentrate on your key financial priorities. Understand how to use the cash-flow cycle to your business' advantage and utilize important benchmarks for maximizing your daily results. This class is crucial to your small business education. 

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2WEJN8U

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June 5, 2019
  • Complying with U.S. Export Controls [Greater Seattle Partners]

    June 5, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood, 20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036, USA

    Description:
    If you're involved in exporting or you hire and/or have foreign national visitors accessing controlled technology at any U.S. location, make sure you're up to date with current U.S. export control requirements and receive training certification.  

    This one-of-a-kind program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2Ib4uDl

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  • QuickBooks Online Basics You Need to Know [SCORE]

    June 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    This half-day interactive workshop focuses on the following topics that are key to learning and feeling comfortable with QuickBooks Online:

    - Sales to Customers and their payments
    - Purchases from Suppliers and payments to them
    - Banking, Chart of Accounts and Year-end Closing
    - Reporting from QuickBooks Online

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2MfLFAV

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  • Build Your Own Brand Marketing Message [SCORE]

    June 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:Branding is what you do to help persuade customers to buy from you.

    This two-hour highly interactive workshop will cover the basics that will help you emotionally connect with your customers, expand your opportunities, and build a profitable business. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to immediately use this framework to:

    - Talk confidently and clearly about your work,
    - Carve a niche in your crowded marketplace and attract your favorite customer,
    - Deal with objections and risks with style and have your customer love you for it, and
    - Design a well-crafted clear statement about how you help your customer achieve their desired goals.

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2XbyrGr

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June 6, 2019
  • Entrepreneurs: Hashtag Toolkit [SCORE]

    June 6, 2019
    University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Pl W, University Place, WA 98466, USA

    Description:
    This workshop is all about using social media to benefit the small business entrepreneur. We’ll focus on the most popular social media sites, and how to navigate them as a first-time user for your business. This class is aimed towards individuals who are new to using social media platforms.

    Taught by Business Impact NW's Steve Watts-Oelrich.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2HU0YLs

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  • Complying with U.S. Export Controls [Greater Seattle Partners]

    June 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood, 20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036, USA

    Description:
    If you're involved in exporting or you hire and/or have foreign national visitors accessing controlled technology at any U.S. location, make sure you're up to date with current U.S. export control requirements and receive training certification.  

    This one-of-a-kind program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2Ib4uDl

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  • Getting Your Non-Profit Organization Started [SCORE]

    June 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    You have a great idea. Perhaps you want to change the world or just your local community. You think you may want to form a non-profit organization. What is a non-profit organization? Why should you or shouldn’t you form a non-profit? Is a Non-Profit Organization the right way to accomplish your mission?

    Information Covered:
    - The formation of a nonprofit organization (NPO).
    -Fundamentals of an effective NPO business plan, including how to create a budget.
    -Identify the board, staff and volunteers needed to provide the community with the service(s) your new NPO will provide to address the community’s needs.
    -The different types of funding and fund raising plans best suited for your NPO resource and financial needs.
    -The legal, accounting and tax requirements to maintain your NPO’s status for both the federal and state governments.

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2I4gfIw

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  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Architecture and Engineering

    June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    King County Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Description:
    Attend a free, in-person orientation at our office. Learn more about King County's contracting process, effective marketing strategies, and tips for submitting successful bids and proposals. Chat with our contract specialists, sustainable purchasing manager, and our small business certification team.

    For More Information Click Here: www.kingcounty.gov/procurement 

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  • Building a Comprehensive Business Plan

    June 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    Planning is the key to business success, and it all comes together in a detailed business plan. This 3-hour workshop is designed to give you, the business owner, the skills and know-how needed to write a successful and detailed business plan, which will cover these main topics: 

    - Describing your product or service
    - Describing your product pricing, packaging and distribution
    - Describing your marketing plan
    - Describing your business operations
    - Describing organization structure and management structure

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2wqWCVs

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  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]

    June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am
    Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

    Location: Tukwila Community Center
    12424 42nd Avenue South
    Room – Art “A”
    Tukwila, WA 98168
    Time: 6:00 – 7:30 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.

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June 7, 2019
  • First Friday Drop-In [City of Seattle]

    June 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Conference Room 4080

    Description:
    This is a "101" session. Information is provided to vendors, consultants, and contractors on how to do business with the City of Seattle including tips on bidding, explanations of procedures and forms. There is also an opportunity to meet the buyer and program administrator for your commodity of specialty. 

    9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
    9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

    Questions? Call 206-684-0444

    For More Information, Please Click Here

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  • Managing Finances for a New One-Person Business [SCORE]

    June 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:This 2.5-hour workshop is designed to give you, the business owner, the financial skills and know-how needed to perform key tasks like to:

    -Determine how to accurately compute the amount of funding you’ll need to start your business
    - Learn how to project your future financial results realistically 

    - Manage your cash flow successfully 
    - Keep your accounting records properly 
    - Understand what taxes you and your business will be susceptible to pay and how to pay taxes timely

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2EFuD91

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  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]

    June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am
    Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

    Location: Tukwila Community Center
    12424 42nd Avenue South
    Room – Art “A”
    Tukwila, WA 98168
    Time: 6:00 – 7:30 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.

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June 12, 2019
  • Understanding Financial Statements [SCORE]

    June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:Learn how to read and understand financial statements. Understand how they apply to your business situation and what the various parts of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement mean. Learn how to evaluate the financial health of your business through the analysis of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

    Topics covered:

    Finance/Accounting terminology
    Why your Balance Sheet is so important
    The relationship between The Balance Sheet & Income Statement
    Cash & accrual methods of accounting
    Taxes and your Income Statement

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2W8I8sQ

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June 13, 2019
  • Creating a Quick Business Plan in Three Hours [SCORE]

    June 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    In this hands-on workshop where you will write your “Unique Value Statement” for your new product or service. This is a concise description of your product or service and explain the unique value your product or service provides to your customers. As part of the workshop, you will receive real-time feedback from a SCORE mentor to help you fine tune your Value Statement.

     In the second part of the workshop you will use the “Lean Canvas” to begin the process of turning your product/service into a business. In this interactive session, you use the canvas to help guide you in expanding the information in the Unique Value Statement by capturing key ideas, concepts and strategies about your business in the canvas. This creates a basic framework that you can use to complete YOUR full, detailed business plan.

     Bring your laptop, a pencil or a pen as the goal of this workshop is for all participants to leave with a draft of their “Unique Value Statement” and “Lean Canvas.”

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2Ih18vx

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  • Successfully Starting a New Business [SCORE]

    June 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    This workshop will give you the skills to take those first critical steps in starting a successful business: 

    - Understand the different business entities and choose the best one for your business.
    - Understand how to properly license your business in Washington state.
    - Select the correct insurance for your business.
    - Understand the options for financing your business.

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2Qs9jbZ

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June 14, 2019
  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]

    June 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Thurston Economic Development Council 4220 6th Ave Lacey, WA 98503

    Description:
    Reaching out to government contracting officers can be difficult at best. If selling to city, state, or federal government agencies directly or via their prime contractors is a business objective of yours, this class is a must. This hands on class will include:

    - Creating Essential Marketing Tools
    - How to Find Opportunities
    - Exploring Network Protocol

    Register at: washingtonptac.org

    For More Information Click Here: www.washingtonptac.org


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  • Developing Successful Proposals Workshop - Everett [PTAC]

    June 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Economic Alliance Snohomish County 808 134th Street SW, Suite 101, Everett WA 98204

    The Government Marketplace is very competitive which makes it even more important to understand how to write a compelling proposal.
    Successful firms which win public sector contracts approach proposal development using a repeatable process.
    This workshop provides the strategies, techniques and tools used by successful contractors.

    Learn How To:

    Read an RFP/RPQ/RFB
    Reposition your company
    Plan your response
    Set up your files
    Target your response

    Be prepared for an intense dive into the elements of proposal writing.

    You will gain a deeper understanding of what's needed to make your business an effective competitor in the Government Marketplace. We will provide several tools to assist you with the proposal process now and in the future.
    See Registration and more details here

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June 17, 2019
  • QuickBooks for Small Business and Self Employed Professionals [WCWB]

    June 17, 2019
    South Puget Sound Community College Lacey Campus, 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Description:
    Participants will quickly gain skills in setting up a new company and chart of accounts; recording transactions with customers, vendors and employees; managing lists; running reports and customizing them; changing forms and generating letters. **This class utilizes the desktop version of Quickbooks

    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

    - Start QuickBooks Pro Accounting
    - Identify parts of the screen
    - Set up QuickBooks
    - Work with lists
    - Enter sales and invoices
    - Customize forms
    - Enter payments, deposits, paying bills
    - Work with bank accounts
    - Analyze financial data
    - Track and pay sales tax
    - Create payroll

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2Ks2Cpp

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June 19, 2019
  • 2019 Annual Conference [Northwest Mountain MSDC]

    June 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Husky Union Building, 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

    Description: Featuring Keynote Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, One-on-One Business Engagement Sessions, Round Table Discussions, and Information Sessions. (More information to follow)

    For More Information, Please Click Here: https://conta.cc/2QcNFbH 

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  • What to Know Before You Hire or Fire an Employee! [SCORE]

    June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    Attorney Celeste Monroe of Karr Tuttle Campbell will present:

    - Developing and sharing internal policies and expectations
    - Things to think about before hiring an employee
    - Key laws protecting your employees
    - What to know before you discipline or fire an employee

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2Xae1h7

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  • Supplier Orientation [UW]

    June 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    University of Washington- 4300 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA (Roosevelt Commons West, 3rd Floor)

    Description: 
    Orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University. Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes.

    For More Information, Click Here: https://bdp.uw.edu/

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June 20, 2019
  • Successfully Starting a New Business - Everett [SCORE]

    June 20, 2019
    Economic Alliance Snohomish County, 808 134th St SW Suite 101, Everett, WA 98204, USA

    Description: 
    This workshop will give you the skills to take those first critical steps in starting a successful business:

    - Understand the different business entities and choose the best one for your business.
    - Understand how to properly license your business in Washington state.
    - Select the correct insurance for your business.
    - Understand the options for financing your business.

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2KaYolN

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  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Construction

    June 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    King County Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Description:
    Attend a free, in-person orientation at our office. Learn more about King County's contracting process, effective marketing strategies, and tips for submitting successful bids and proposals. Chat with our contract specialists, sustainable purchasing manager, and our small business certification team.

    For More Information Click Here: www.kingcounty.gov/procurement 

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  • Successfully Marketing Your Business [SCORE]

    June 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    This half-day workshop will give you the skills you need to successfully marketing your product or service and accomplish the following objectives: 

    -Be able to identify customers and their needs
    - Determine the correct pricing, packaging, and distribution of your product
    - Create a promotional plan for your business
    - Be able to sell your product
    - Be able to get your business online

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2YZlNed

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June 21, 2019
  • Starting & Growing a Consulting Business [SCORE]

    June 21, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description: (Topics Covered)
    - The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of consulting
    - 9 sales tips: Why people don’t hire you and how to get them to hire you on your terms
    - 15 marketing strategies that pull clients to you
    - Role plays and hot-seats to improve your performance
    - 7 ways to achieve work-life balance —have a business and a life
    - 3 keys to proposals that work
    - 10 time management to increase your efficiency
    - Providing value that accelerates your getting hired
    - How to setup a consulting business
    - Fees – why you charge too little and how to get more

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2EEtkau

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  • PortGen Workshop: Meet the Economic Development Division

    June 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Port of Seattle, 2711 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    Do you want to learn how to do business with the Port of Seattle?

    Come and meet Port of Seattle representatives from Diversity in Contracting and the various Division staff. Port staff will share information about our Diversity in Contracting Program and the Port’s divisions focusing their goals while providing an overview for his or her division. Attendees will also learn about the women and/ or minority enterprise goals for each division and upcoming contracting opportunities.

    You may also have an opportunity to network.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2P6SvX4

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June 28, 2019
  • 2019 Summit: Access to Capital [Federal Way Chamber of Commerce]

    June 28, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
    31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way South, Federal Way, WA 98003, USA

    Description:
    Each year, the Chamber focuses on a business topic or industry segment at an annual summit of business leaders. Chamber members have identified finding funds and securing loans as the #3 challenge to growth. The 2019 Summit will address Access to Capital for businesses with a series of presentations and how-to sessions.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2IqVzdH 

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