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December 2018

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  • Starting a New Business [SCORE]
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  • December First Friday Event - How to do Business with City of Seattle -9AM-10:30AM
  • First Friday Follow-up - Everett
  • Creating and Career and Life Portfolio [SCORE]
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  • PTAC's Got Vendors - Silverdale 8:00-10:00 AM
  • Building a Business Plan [SCORE]
  • 2018 Navy SBIR Innovation Summit
  • Supplier Orientation [UW]
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  • Procurement Power Hour - Construction (Kennewick)
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  • Marketing To Government Agencies - Lacey
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  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Writing the Contract Proposal - Silverdale - 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
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  • Email Marketing a Relationship Approach
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  • Getting your Non-Profit Organization Started
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December 5, 2018
  • Starting a New Business [SCORE]

    December 5, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
    Greater Seattle SCORE 2401 4th Ave Ste 450 Seattle, WA 98121

    Description:Position yourself for success. Start your business with the right legal, insurance and accounting advice. Learn how to finance your product or service, identify key customers and develop a marketing plan. This workshop will help jump start any new business

    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, Click Here: https://conta.cc/2QrOJaI

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December 7, 2018
  • December First Friday Event - How to do Business with City of Seattle -9AM-10:30AM

    December 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    700 Fifth Avenue, Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, conference room 4080 , Seattle WA 98104-5058

    Description:
    Speak to the buyers for: * Goods and Services *Construction Public Works * Consultant Services

    • 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 procedures 
    • 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

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  • First Friday Follow-up - Everett

    December 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Economic Alliance Snohomish County, 808 134th St SW Suite 101, Everett, WA 98204, USA

    Training Topics: Government Contracting
    Description:
    EASC/PTAC First Friday Follow-up Attend an open forum, round table for businesses to get answers from PTAC Experts. Bring your lunch & your questions regarding government contracting and learn from knowledgeable Small Business Experts.

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

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  • Creating and Career and Life Portfolio [SCORE]

    December 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Greater Seattle Score 2401 4th Ave Suite 450 Seattle, WA 98121

    Description:In this seminar, we will discuss what it takes to create a career and life portfolio and then how to live it!

    Topics Covered:

    • Managing your career more by intention than circumstance 
    • Recognizing and responding to changes in career priorities in different life stages. 
    • Making the most of realizations ... such as reaching our career peak or grasping life is finite and time is very precious. 
    • Overcoming fears associated with going after one's dreams. 
    • Please join us for this broad-ranging and engaging session!

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

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December 12, 2018
  • PTAC's Got Vendors - Silverdale 8:00-10:00 AM

    December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Training Topics: Government Contracting

    Description: Clients present to and meet with agencies and primes (limited number)

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2zN8inM

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  • Building a Business Plan [SCORE]

    December 12, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
    Greater Seattle Score 2401 4th Ave Ste 450 Seattle, WA 98121

    Description:
    Learn proven techniques to plan for higher sales, profits and cash flow. Learn how experts avoid the pitfalls that cause many new businesses to fall.

    Topics covered:

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

    For More Information, Click Here: https://conta.cc/2RIZ0zt

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  • 2018 Navy SBIR Innovation Summit

    December 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Green River College Auburn Center 1221 D St. NE, Room 230, Auburn, WA 98002, Auburn WA 98002

    Training Topics: Government Contracting

    Description:
    Join your Washington PTAC as we host our second annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit. Hear directly from Navy program managers on SBIR/STTR topics, engage with decision makers in one-on-one sessions, and learn more about these non-dilutive funding opportunities for your innovation. 

    • NAVSEA SBIR Briefing with Paul Chandler, Team Ships SBIR Transition Manager
    • Review of SBIR/STTR topics from Navy program managers
    • Private one-on-one sessions with SBIR program manager
    • Networking

    For More Information Click Here: https://bit.ly/2L1Nduf

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  • Supplier Orientation [UW]

    December 12, 2018 @ 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://finance.uw.edu/ps/suppliers#orientation

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December 13, 2018
  • Procurement Power Hour - Construction (Kennewick)

    December 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center Bechtel Board Room 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick WA 99336

    Training Topics: Government Contracting

    Description:
    Procurement Power Hour, sponsored by Jacobs, is a monthly program designed to connect government contractors/subcontractors with like-minded peers and procurement professionals to discuss ideas, challenges, success, and more, to advance their success in the government contracting arena. Each month's facilitated discussion will have a different focus, but any business is welcome. Attendance is free, and pre-registration is encouraged.

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

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December 14, 2018
  • Marketing To Government Agencies - Lacey

    December 14, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    4220 6th Avenue SE, Lacey WA 98503-1024

    Training Topics: Government Contracting

    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 con-tractors 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 networking protocol

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

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December 19, 2018
  • Understanding Financial Statements

    December 19, 2018 @ 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/2Cd0aOK

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  • Writing the Contract Proposal - Silverdale - 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    December 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    2021 NW Myhre Rd NW, Silvedale WA 98383-8562

    Training Topics: Government Contracting

    Description:
    Learn how to read the RFP and respond to insure you're "in compliance". Learn what you need to include and what is just "fluff". And learn what to do if you are not successful.


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

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December 20, 2018
  • Email Marketing a Relationship Approach

    December 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Workshop Description
    Email can be a great medium for small business marketing. With a few simple tools and a knowledge of your target market, you can develop relationships with large numbers of potential (or current) customers easily. In this workshop, you'll learn an effective and commonly used method for gathering new subscribers, low-cost tools to manage your subscriber list, and several different ways to use it to build trust and loyalty with your audience. 

    For more information click here: https://conta.cc/2UKgJsU

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December 21, 2018
  • Getting your Non-Profit Organization Started

    December 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
    SCORE Mentors Greater Seattle, 2401 4th Ave ste 450, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

    Description:
    Greater Seattle SCORE, Business Mentor’s, Albert “AL” Bodero and Mark Schlansky, will cover:

    • 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.

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