KEDA Receives International Economic Development Awards

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance takes home two marketing awards from IEDC.   The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) was recognized for creative marketing by the International Economic Development Council on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the IEDC Annual Conference in Fort Worth Texas. IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognizes the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year’s most influential […] Read more »

Press Release: KEDA presents Decision Makers II: “The Changing Face of Central Kitsap”

On October 23, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) will be convening its annual fall event – Decision Makers II – at the Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel. “The Changing Face of Central Kitsap” will focus on Central Kitsap’s economic and demographic profile, current and planned development projects, and information about Kitsap2035 and the Silverdale Regional Center Plan. Elizabeth Court, […] Read more »

KEDA offering free government contracting workshops

Learn to be Successful as a Subcontractor   BREMERTON, WA  —  The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is offering free training workshops for small businesses who are interested in expanding their business through government contracting. These free training opportunities are offered by the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) and funded through the Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program which helps companies find and successfully achieve contracts for work […] Read more »

KEDA Offering FREE Workshops on Government Contracting

April 15, 2014, Bremerton, WA — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance is offering numerous free training workshops for small businesses who are interested in expanding their business through government contracting. Participants will learn the basics of government contracting from 30-year veteran, Mary Jo Juarez, and Susan Veach, Consultant and President of Accountability Plus, Inc., and various subject matter experts. These free training opportunities are funded […] Read more »

April 8 Business Forum presents: How Kitsap Businesses Compete and Win in the Greater Seattle Market

April 8, 2014 –   7:30-9:00 am Morgan Stanley Conference Center:  Cavalon Building, 2011 Northwest Myhre Road , Silverdale Free Event!  – RSVP at KitsapBusinessForum.com or call: 360.692.6800 The April Kitsap Business Forum will feature a panel discussion moderated by John Powers, KEDA Executive Director, who will interview leaders from three of Kitsap’s most successful businesses that have successfully launched themselves into the local, regional, national and […] Read more »

KEDA announces new Kitsap Connected Video “Collaboration” featuring Western Washington University and Olympic College

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Bremerton, Wash — Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) recently released Collaboration, a video featuring Western Washington University & Olympic College, as the newest addition to Kitsap Connected.  Kitsap Connected is KEDA’s award-winning multi-media marketing campaign that promotes economic development opportunities throughout Kitsap County and across the Greater Puget Sound Region. The video celebrates the collaborative spirit that led to […] Read more »

Economist returns to deliver 2014 forecast at annual KEDA Decision Makers Breakfast

DECEMBER 23, 2013 @ 12:05AM The KPBJ lThe Kitsap Economic Development Alliance will hold its 16th annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Jan. 29, from 7-10 a.m. at Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton. The event will again feature acclaimed economist John W. Mitchell, who will deliver the keynote address with his 2014 economic forecast, Year Five: Transitions and Experiments. Mitchell, a former chief economist for U.S. Bancorp, is […] Read more »

California Aerospace Composites Firm Relocating to Kitsap County

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release July 29, 2013 John Powers 360-377-9599 mangrum@kitsapeda.org California Aerospace Composites Firm Relocating to Kitsap County Omohundro, a 50-year-old company currently based in Tustin, CA has purchased a manufacturing facility in Port Orchard, WA.   The 41,000 SF site is adjacent to Leader International in the Port Orchard Industrial Park. Mark and Cynthia Sparks, Omohundro owners, began their search for a […] Read more »

KEDA receives economic development award!

Kitsap Connected  recognized for creativity in marketing! KEDA was recognized for creative marketing by the  Washington Department of Commerce on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Associate Development Organization (ADO) semi-annual meeting in Tacoma. KEDA received the Excellence in Economic Development “Coloring Outside the Lines” award for overall creativity in marketing traditionally and/or online for their Kitsap Connected multi-media campaign . The project features a family of videos that use […] Read more »