Emerging Leaders Initiative provides free entrepreneurship education and training for executives of small, poised-for-growth companies that are potential job creators. This intensive executive entrepreneurship series includes nearly 100 hours of classroom time. It also provides opportunities for small business owners to work with experienced coaches and mentors, attend workshops, and develop connections with their peers, local leaders, and the financial community.
Washington, DC – In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney has introduced bipartisan legislation to preserve this critical agency. H.R. 1432 would permanently authorize MBDA, which was created for “the establishment, preservation, and strengthening of minority business enterprise.”
Turner Construction is holding three separate outreach events for their build of Birney Elementary in Tacoma.
Dates are as follows:
Outreach #1: 2/25/2019 – Birney Elementary School – 4:00p-5:00p
Outreach #2: 2/27/2019 – Turner Construction – 8:00a-9:30a
Outreach #3 3/1/2019 – Tacoma Municipal Building – 10:00a-11:30a
***Update: See Outreach Presentation Here
Redevelopment of the New Arena at Seattle Center will transform a facility built originally for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair into a world class,
state-of-the-art City jewel and destination. Located in the heart of Seattle’s Uptown Neighborhood, the new venue will offer a truly unique and
intimate experience for NHL, NBA, WNBA Seattle Storm, concerts and other entertainment events, while preserving the historic nature of Seattle
Center and its surroundings.
Lydig Construction, as General Contractor, will be present to discuss future opportunities, network, and share more information about these exciting projects.
Sound Transit is moving to a new solicitation management provider
Sound Transit is moving their solicitation management services to a new service provider, Biddingo.com. In order to continue receiving solicitation notifications about Sound Transit business opportunities Vendors and Contractors are required to register on their Biddingo website.
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The USDOT’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)has recently released the following newsletter regarding the Omnibus Funding Bill updating our nation’s infrastructure spending by state and local governments.
The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) is an innovative clinic serving entrepreneurs throughout the Pacific Northwest. The ELC teams law and business students with pro bono attorneys and business advisors. Together they provide critical early stage legal and business counseling to technology entrepreneurs, small business owners, social entrepreneurs, nonprofits and University of Washington and Institute for Translational Health Sciences faculty researchers.