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May 2019

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  • Marpac Subcontractor Outreach: FILIPINO COMMUNITY CENTER, SEATTLE
  • Mortenson Outreach Event New Seattle Arena
  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]
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  • First Friday Drop-In [City of Seattle]
  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]
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  • Understanding Financial Statements [SCORE]
  • Build Your Own Brand Marketing Message [SCORE]
  • Meet the Primes [Anchor Insurance and Surety Inc]
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  • Saving Taxes for Small Businesses [SCORE]
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  • Inspire Women's Business Conference [WCWB]
  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]
  • PortGen Workshop: Meet the Corporate Division
  • QuickBooks Online Basics You Need to Know [SCORE]
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  • Supplier Orientation [UW]
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  • Seattle-King County 2019 IT Vendor Forum [Elaine Porterfield]
  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Goods and Services
  • Seattle-King County 2019 IT Vendor Forum [Elaine Porterfield]
  • Healthcare Options for Your Employees – Employer Healthcare Options [City of Auburn]
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  • Working with SDOT: Move Seattle (Part of the SDOT Series)
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  • Financial Planning [Sound Transit]
  • Washington Small Business Forum [IRS]
  • Grow with Google [City of Tacoma]
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  • Real Estate & Security Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Day [Microsoft]
  • Start Up and Grow Your Business [City of Auburn]
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May 2, 2019
  • Marpac Subcontractor Outreach: FILIPINO COMMUNITY CENTER, SEATTLE

    May 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Tukwila Community Center, 1424 42nd Ave. South Tukwila, WA 98168

    Marpac Construction is a minority-owned firm based in Seattle that understands the existing challenges for minorities and women in this industry. Diversity is Marpac’s core value. Subcontracting opportunities for the following projects will be presented at meeting dates and locations below. Each event will cover a separate construction project.

    Project: FILIPINO COMMUNITY CENTER, SEATTLE
    When: May 2 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Where: Tukwila Community Center
    1424 42nd Ave. South Tukwila, WA 98168

    *Refreshments will be served.

    → Register here: https://bit.ly/2FO3xwv.
    → Download scopes of work for each project here: https://bit.ly/2HM988V.

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  • Mortenson Outreach Event New Seattle Arena

    May 2, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
    305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

    AGENDA
    • Project overview
    • Potential scopes of work
    • CWA – Social Equity Requirements

    Subcontractor Scopes:
    - Acoustical ceilings
    - Architectural precast concrete
    - Carpeting, resilient flooring & base
    - Concrete structure 
    - Commercial laundry & dry cleaning equipment  
    - Concrete formwork
    - Dampproofing & waterproofing
    - Earthwork/utilities
    - Electrical systems
    - Elevators
    - Expansion control
    - Fire & smoke protection
    - Fire protection systems
    - Firestopping, smoke seals & barriers
    - Glazing - interior/exterior
    - Gypsum board systems
    - Historic curtainwall systems
    - Joint sealants & caulking
    - Louvers & vents
    - Maintenance equipment
    - Make ready site work
    - Masonry
    - Mechanical
    - Membrane roofing
    - Metal doors, frames, wood doors & hardware
    - Metal subroofing
    - Mfg. roofing & wall panels
    - Miscellaneous furnishings
    - Miscellaneous specialties
    - Plumbing
    - Rough carpentry
    - Shotcrete
    - Structural metal framing
    - Structural precast concrete
    - Terrazzo
    - Thermal protection/building insulation

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2V69EXj

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  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]

    May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 3, 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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May 3, 2019
  • First Friday Drop-In [City of Seattle]

    May 3, 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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  • NAMC Monthly Meeting [National Association of Minority Contractors]

    May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 3, 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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May 8, 2019
  • Understanding Financial Statements [SCORE]

    May 8, 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/2HQKjJ7

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  • Build Your Own Brand Marketing Message [SCORE]

    May 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    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/2UWOl6u 

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  • Meet the Primes [Anchor Insurance and Surety Inc]

    May 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Warehouse 23, 100 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, WA 98660, USA

    Event Description:
    Meet the Primes presented by Anchor Insurance & Surety!

    Network with government agencies to learn about upcoming public work projects and how you can win contracts. Join us at dinner for an education presentation to be announced soon.

    For More Information Click Here:   https://bit.ly/2GY1pDZ

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May 9, 2019
  • Saving Taxes for Small Businesses [SCORE]

    May 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    Do you want to know the five key strategies small businesses can use reduce their Federal and Washington taxes? Do you want to gain a deeper knowledge of what taxes you and your business are required to pay? If you answer either of these questions with a "yes", you need to attend this workshop which is specifically designed for small businesses.
     
    This workshop will:

    - Show you the types of Federal, state and local taxes to which a business in Washington may be required to pay.
    - Demonstrate to you, with real-life examples, how to minimize your business and personal taxes so you -keep more money in your business and your pocket.

    For More Information Click Here: https://conta.cc/2Osv3TP

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May 10, 2019
  • Inspire Women's Business Conference [WCWB]

    May 10, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
    4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USA

    Description:
    6:30 a.m. – Doors open for Sponsor/Exhibitor/Vendor table set-up
    7:30 a.m. – Check in & Registration
    7:45 a.m. – Exhibitor Tables Open
    8:00 a.m – Breakfast & Morning Keynote: Amy Leneker, Compass Consulting: Begin Every Day with this Question to Change Your Life
    9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Breakout Session #1 
    10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – Breakout Session #2 
    1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Breakout Session #3 
    3:00 p.m. – Event Closes 

    3:00 p.m. Happy Hour & Networking!

    For More Information Click Here: https://wcwb.org/inspire/

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  • Marketing to Government Prime Contractors [PTAC]

    May 10, 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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  • PortGen Workshop: Meet the Corporate Division

    May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 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/2Uw2hIo

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  • QuickBooks Online Basics You Need to Know [SCORE]

    May 10, 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/2UYvQOY

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May 15, 2019
  • Supplier Orientation [UW]

    May 15, 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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May 16, 2019
  • Seattle-King County 2019 IT Vendor Forum [Elaine Porterfield]

    May 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Description:
    King County and the City of Seattle partner with vendors to bring the best technology solutions to our jurisdictions. We strongly encourage vendors to build relationships with our service teams and to understand our strategic technology goals.

    One way to do this is by attending our joint Vendor Forum. The forum introduces vendors to King County and Seattle staff and provides networking opportunities. We can't wait to meet you!

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2V7YZq2

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  • Do Business With King County - Procurement - Goods and Services

    May 16, 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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  • Seattle-King County 2019 IT Vendor Forum [Elaine Porterfield]

    May 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Description:
    King County and the City of Seattle partner with vendors to bring the best technology solutions to our jurisdictions. We strongly encourage vendors to build relationships with our service teams and to understand our strategic technology goals.

    One way to do this is by attending our joint Vendor Forum. The forum introduces vendors to King County and Seattle staff and provides networking opportunities. We can't wait to meet you!

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2V7YZq2

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  • Healthcare Options for Your Employees – Employer Healthcare Options [City of Auburn]

    May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    City of Auburn, 25 W Main St, Auburn, WA 98001, USA (Council Chambers)

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

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May 17, 2019
  • Working with SDOT: Move Seattle (Part of the SDOT Series)

    May 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (Bertha Knight Landes Room)

    Description:
    The event will feature information on upcoming Move Seattle projects (Construction & Design) as well as networking opportunities with SDOT PMs, leadership staff, and other companies to include prospective prime contractors.

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

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May 22, 2019
  • Financial Planning [Sound Transit]

    May 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Sound Transit 705 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (Skull Island Room)

    Description: Learn how to leverage strategies, tools, and skills to ensure business operations are financially sound and profitable. This training will focus on:

    • Financial Statements
    • General Business Management Strategies
    • Financial Health Positions
    • Key Performance indicators (KPI's)

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

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  • Washington Small Business Forum [IRS]

    May 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    12806 Gateway Drive South, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

    Description:
    Hosted by IRS Stakeholder Liaison & Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
    This Forum will be conducted at the Washington State Dept of Labor & Industries office in Tukwila. Several presentations including:

    - Giving a Portion of your Sales to Charity
    - Supporting Small Businesses in the Public Marketplace
    - How Businesses Can Avoid Predatory Lending
    - Cybersecurity for Small Business
    -Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Resources for Businesses

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2vpR25e

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  • Grow with Google [City of Tacoma]

    May 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Tacoma City Treasurer, 747 Market St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA (Council Chambers)

    Description:
    The City of Tacoma's Community and Economic Development Department in collaboration with Google bring you a FREE workshop to help businesses and entrepreneurs learn how to promote their online presence. Participants are encouraged to RSVP as seating is limited.

    During this workshop, you will learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using a free business listing, search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, and online advertising. The Google trainer will introduce some tools that can help, including Google Analytics and Google Trends.

    In this workshop the following best practices will be discussed:

    - Creating a free Google My Business listing

    - Improving your website's visibility in Google's organic search results, on all devices

    - Advertising your business on Google

    Date: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Location: Council Chambers, 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

    (Council Chambers is located on the 1st floor of the Tacoma Municipal building)

    Parking: There is on-street paid parking around the Tacoma Municipal Building.

    Registration: FREE. Please RSVP to reserve a spot.

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

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May 28, 2019
  • Real Estate & Security Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Day [Microsoft]

    May 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Microsoft Building 92, 15010 NE 36th St, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

    Description: 
    The 2019 Real Estate & Security Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Day at the Microsoft Redmond, WA campus. As Microsoft embarks on its goal to “build a campus for the future” by renovating and building more than 9 million square feet in real estate space in the Puget Sound area, hear from Microsoft’s RE&S Leadership team, Tier 1 Suppliers and Supplier Diversity Industry Experts about the overall projects underway and opportunities to take part. 

    To register please email Rohena@NicheMktg.com

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  • Start Up and Grow Your Business [City of Auburn]

    May 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    City of Auburn, 25 W Main St, Auburn, WA 98001, USA (Council Chambers)

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

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