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 »

Notice to government contractors: RAPIDGate transition to DBIDS

ADVISORY REMINDER: On April 17, 2017 the Navy began the requirement for contractors, vendors, subcontractors, suppliers and service providers, who do not have a common access card (CAC), to transition from the NCACS (aka RAPIDGate) to the new DBIDS credential.  Individuals have up to 180 days to obtain the permanent DBIDS card.  NCACS credentials will remain in effect for base access through August 14, 2017, […] Read more »

NBK earns 2017 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award

By Silvia Klatman, Naval Base Kitsap Public Affairs SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) — The Commander-in-Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who>operate and maintain Department of Defense (DOD) installations. The award is presented to the top military bases in each of the services and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). NBK was recognized as the top Navy base in […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Small Business Outreach – BergerABAM

BergerABAM, a prime contractor, invites you to attend a small business outreach for upcoming Naval Base Kitsap project Attend this informational meeting on Wednesday, July 19th from 11am-1pm to learn about subcontracting opportunities for upcoming IDIQ RFP:  (Anticipated RFP August 2017) Please RSVP now! SMALL BUSINESS CATEGORIES NEEDED: Woman Owned Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small-disadvantaged HUB Zone AREA OF EXPERTISE: Architecture Survey Hydrographic Survey CADD/BIM Civil Engineering […] Read more »