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Events

September 2019

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  • Vendor Drop-In [Sound Transit]
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  • First Friday Drop-In Day Schedule [City of Seattle]
  • Adam Smith - Washington's 9th District - Procurement Workshop
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) [City of Auburn]
  • Live Webinar - Discover Export Opportunities For Small Business [EFACW]
  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Businesses]
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  • Leveraging Opportunity Zones for Affordability in Hot Markets [Urban Institute]
  • WSDOT Project SR 509 Stage 1b Meeting [WSDOT]
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  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]
  • Women in Business Conference - Mercer Island [SCORE]
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  • Working with Seattle DOT: Ready to Prime
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  • Supplier Orientation [UW]
  • Women Who Lead: in Architecture & Engineering [Puget Sound Business Journal]
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  • Create & Execute a Successful Social Media Plan [City of Auburn]
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  • 2019 Washington Small Business Fair
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  • Access to Capital and Financing for Small Businesses [Sound Transit]
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  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Goods and Services
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September 3, 2019
  • Vendor Drop-In [Sound Transit]

    September 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    401 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Description:
    Vendor Drop-In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit's Materials Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit. 

    For More Information, Click Here: http://bit.ly/2XN6Af0

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September 5, 2019
  • First Friday Drop-In Day Schedule [City of Seattle]

    September 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (40th Floor)

    Description:
    - Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
    - Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
    - See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
    - Find out who you should market to
    - Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
    - Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
    - See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
    - Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
    - Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

    FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session. City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

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

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  • Adam Smith - Washington's 9th District - Procurement Workshop

    September 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Renton Technical College Library, 3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056, USA

    Description:
    Topics/Panels include: Government Contracting Essentials, Discussions with Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies (PTAC), small business contractor success stories, and networking. 

    Please RSVP with your name, number, and email to CaseWorkWA09@mail.house.gov. Please include "Procurement Workshop" in the subject line. 

    For More Information, Please Click Here

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  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) [City of Auburn]

    September 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    City of Auburn, 25 W Main St, Auburn, WA 98001, USA

    For More Information Click Here: https://www.ipzauburn.com/classes/

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  • Live Webinar - Discover Export Opportunities For Small Business [EFACW]

    September 5, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Live Webinar, 1:30-2:30 PM PST

    Want to learn more about the government resources available to your small business to help you go global? Attend this free live webinar hosted by the SBA Seattle District Office and the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington (EFACW).Click here for more information and registration: https://bit.ly/2ZoKHID

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  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Businesses]

    September 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

    Description:
    Promoting individual prosperity of minority builders, contractors, and subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers of materials and equipment used by the construction industry. 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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September 11, 2019
  • Leveraging Opportunity Zones for Affordability in Hot Markets [Urban Institute]

    September 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Seattle Public Library Microsoft Auditorium 1000 4th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104

    Join the Urban Institute, in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase and Co., for a discussion exploring how some projects, including examples in Seattle and King County, are leveraging Opportunity Zones for community benefit. Panel discussions will highlight mission-driven Opportunity Zone models and explore practical lessons for how the incentive can increase access to affordable space. The first panel will examine Opportunity Zones’ role in advancing affordable housing, and the second panel will focus on how the incentive can support small businesses with affordable commercial spaces.
    Register here: https://urbn.is/2krBBrr

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  • WSDOT Project SR 509 Stage 1b Meeting [WSDOT]

    September 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Federal Way Community Center, 876 S 333rd St, Federal Way, WA 98003, USA

    Description:
    The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is beginning the two-step contract procurement  process for the SR 509 Stage 1b Project. WSDOT will hold  an informational meeting for potential Submitters regarding  the first step, Request for Qualifications, on Sep. 11, 2019. 
    This is the first of two design-build contracts that will be used to construct the SR 509 Completion Project over the next 9 years. 
    The project involves highway, bridge, interchange, and local street construction, as well as two new undercrossings  of I-5. The project will require excavation, trucking and  hauling, paving, demolition, landscaping, traffic control, and  numerous other types of work. Construction is expected to begin in late 2020 and to take about four years to complete. We invite disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and federal small business enterprise (FSBE) firms to attend and  network with the potential prime contractors for the project.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2H9wNPC

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September 13, 2019
  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]

    September 13, 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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  • Women in Business Conference - Mercer Island [SCORE]

    September 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA

    Description:
    Over a hundred Women small business owners are coming together at the Mercer Island Community Center to Connect, Learn and Grow their businesses. As part of this event we are planning to highlight programs and services designed to help local small and micro-businesses succeed.

    Conference attendees will learn about useful digital and business tools, develop a network of knowledgeable women business owners and learn about small business resources including yours.

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2RnG62s

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September 16, 2019
  • Working with Seattle DOT: Ready to Prime

    September 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    600 4th Avenue Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room Seattle, WA 98104

    Are you a subconsultant interested in potentially shifting to a prime role with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) or an existing prime consultant looking for additional information on key expectations and requirements for contracting with SDOT?

    If so, join us for the upcoming Working With SDOT: Ready to Prime event September 16 at the Bertha Knight Landes Room where staff will discuss key similarities/differences between engaging on SDOT work as a subconsultant and a prime consultant as well as the different impacts and implications this may have.

    Registration and more information here: https://bit.ly/2k2vTMA

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September 18, 2019
  • Supplier Orientation [UW]

    September 18, 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://bit.ly/2Ogl3LM

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  • Women Who Lead: in Architecture & Engineering [Puget Sound Business Journal]

    September 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Seattle, 411 University St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

    About the Women Who Lead series: 

    In this exciting new series, the Puget Sound Business Journal will bring together exceptional women leaders in a variety of industries to discuss their path to the top, the challenges they've encountered along the way, and provide practical wisdom that audience members can use to get ahead in their own careers. 

    This event will a feature structured networking time led by a hand-selected group of table moderators, who will help connect less-experienced attendees to each other and the high-level leaders in the room. Questions sparked during this networking time will be discussed on stage by a dynamic panel of women who lead this region's architecture and engineering industry.

    Registration and more information here.

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September 19, 2019
  • Create & Execute a Successful Social Media Plan [City of Auburn]

    September 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City of Auburn, 25 W Main St, Auburn, WA 98001, USA

    For More Information Click Here: https://www.ipzauburn.com/classes/

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September 21, 2019
  • 2019 Washington Small Business Fair

    September 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Renton Technical College, 3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056, USA

    Description: 
    Join the SBA Seattle District Office and other small business organizations on Saturday, Sept. 21 for the free annual Washington Small Business Fair — also known as Biz Fair— to learn from the experts how to start or grow a successful business.
    Entering its 23rd year, Biz Fair is the longest running all government and non-profit-run small business fair in Washington state.

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

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September 25, 2019
  • Access to Capital and Financing for Small Businesses [Sound Transit]

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

    Description:
    At this forum small businesses will be given the opportunity to learn about access to capital and credit recovery/repair and how to make sense of the funding landscape. 

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2K8bK1M

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September 26, 2019
  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Goods and Services

    September 26, 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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