Decision Makers II explores Kitsap’s Tech Economy

DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business! (Click here […] 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 »

Region adopts new economic strategy

  Amazing Place: Growing Jobs and Opportunity in the central Puget Sound region The region’s Economic Development District board has put its finishing touches on Amazing Place: Growing Jobs and Opportunity in the central Puget Sound region. It’s a data driven regional economic strategy that identifies leading sectors and the ways the region intends to sustain economic development. The strategy has three big goals: Open economic […] Read more »

Kitsap home prices up 13 percent in August

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business, Kitsap Sun Home prices are up in Kitsap and the supply of homes for sale is dwindling as fall approaches. Meanwhile, a burst in sales activity in July was followed by a lull in August, according to numbers released Wednesday by Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Homes sold for a median price of $330,000 last month, up 13 percent from August of […] Read more »

Government Contracting: Why North Dakota says: be like Kitsap!

Take advantage of proven contracting resources Kathy Cocus, KEDA Business Development Director/PTAC Program Manager; for the KPBJ Why does Grand Forks, ND think small businesses should be like Kitsap PTAC clients?  A recent editorial in the Grand Forks Herald cited KEDA’s PTAC (government contracting) program as a model for local companies who could benefit from growing their revenue via federal contracting. Why? For starters, in […] 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 »

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 »

Biz Opps: More contracting opportunities

Market Research Services:  Washington – General Administration Goods and Services https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/webs/bidcalendar.asp PO Box 41000; Olympia, WA 98504; (360) 902-7300  A – Market Research Services SOL Ref #: 6900-GC25025 Due Date: 09/01/17 Market research consulting to support of new initiatives in online education; including degrees, certificates, and various non-credit continuing and corporate education programs. For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly. Seattle Center Monorail […] Read more »

Latest from Washington PTAC – Government Contracting Biz Opps & Events

Bid Alerts from Washington PTAC: Flatiron West, Inc. – Request for Certified DBE Subcontractors & Suppliers for US 101 Coffee Creek Remove Fish Barrier Project in Shelton, WA .  Bids Due August 25 at 11:00am. Click Here for more information. Sailboat removal in Bellingham Bay, Visit WEBS and search 32098 Janitorial Services in Spokane. Visit WEBS and search K6272 Chief Joseph Dam Geotechnical Exploration. Visit […] Read more »

Register now: KITSAP-the next tech HOTSPOT?

DMII 2017 informs & inspires with a focus on technology developments in Kitsap    REGISTER NOW! Join us Thursday, October 26th – 3:00-6:00pm at Kiana Lodge for KEDA’s signature Fall event; Decision Makers II. Registration ends October 18th! DMII 2017 will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can […] Read more »