Register now for Alliance Northwest Government Contracting Training & Outreach Event

Alliance Northwest 2018 – Early Bird Registration Ends Soon March 15, 2018  | 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Puyallup, WA Register Now! What is Alliance Northwest? Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. This event features keynote speakers, high quality workshops, and matchmaking sessions with government agencies and prime contractors. Who Should Attend? • Businesses interested in selling to the government and prime contractors […] Read more »

USS Nimitz returning to Naval Base Kitsap

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will arrive home around noon, Sunday, Dec. 10 at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton after a six-month deployment in the Pacific theater of operations. Come out and welcome our sailors home! Please note traffic may be heavier in Bremerton a few hours before and after the ship’s return. Best public viewing will be along the Bainbridge Island waterfront as […] Read more »

$300 million in Navy contracts available to small businesses for tech innovations

Registration open! Learn how to compete for Dept. of Defense contracts The Navy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) program is known as “America’s Seed Fund.” The Department of Defense (DoD) awards over $300 million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations that may be developed for military applications. If you are a Pacific Northwest company seeking to learn more […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit – Seattle

Date: Dec 13, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm Registration Deadline: 12/13/2017 8:00 AM (PST) Point of Contact: Tiffany Scroggs (360) 464-6041 Center: PTAC at Thurston EDC Fee: $20.00 Registration Policies Location: Washington Department of Commerce 2001 6th Ave, 33rd Floor, Seattle WA 98121 Description: The Navy SBIR/STTR program awards over $300 Million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations that may be developed for military applications.   For Pacific Northwest companies that seek […] Read more »

Prime Outreach – Being a Subcontractor starts next week!

If you are interested in expanding your business via government contracting this is the class for you! This 2-session workshop will help you understand how to succeed as a subcontractor in the complex world of government contracting. Taught by Carole Bionda, Vice President of The NOVA Group, a prime contractor who is experienced on major milcon projects at Naval Base Kitsap. Click here for information […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Check out these contracting opportunities!

We have received the following requests from the Navy – do you fit this need? — 8a firm – commercial electrical – transformer work — Maintenance and repair of industrial sewing machines please contact Kathy Cocus for more information Did you know you could receive a (potentially) daily email with bid opportunities customized to your business? Contact Kathy Cocus for details on WA PTAC’s BidMatch program […] Read more »

KEDA and WWU partner to produce 2016 Kitsap County Top Employers List

New! KEDA releases 2016 Kitsap Top Employers Lists The most often requested data sheet from the KEDA office is the Top Employers list.  Website stats for any given month show near daily downloads. This data is utilized by public and private partners, potential real estate investors and companies considering expansion or relocation for inclusion in market analysis, industry cluster analysis, competitive analysis and workforce analysis […] Read more »

Events, biz opps & 2016 Top Employers! Read it now!

Read KEDA’s latest newsletter for the latest biz opps, 2016 Top Employers results, and  information on great events happening this fall! Including: October 26th 3:00-6pm Decision Makers II: KITSAP- the next tech HOTSPOT? September 6th 7:30-9am Contracting Coffee Hour September 12th 7:30-9am  Kitsap Business Forum: FUELING MOTIVATION When You’re in the Driver’s Seat September 27th 11am-2:30pm  NW Maritime Defense Luncheon Read more »

Early bird registration ends soon! Register now for the NW Maritime Defense Luncheon

Join the Pacific NW Defense Coalition and KEDA on September 27th for the Northwest Maritime Defense Luncheon This event will bring military and private sector leaders together to discuss the latest maritime initiatives and procurement opportunities for Northwest businesses. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to connect with the people you need to meet and learn what you need to know from the people in-the-know. September […] Read more »

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

By Terri Moon Cronk – US Department of Defense News WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters yesterday that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor. En route to Seattle on a two-day trip to Washington and California — where the secretary will stop in Silicon Valley […] Read more »