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 »

SBA Seminar Explores Funding Your Startup

From the January 10, 2018 Small Business Administration (SBA)  bulletin Five Ways to Fund Your Startup What are some ways to get funding as a startup with little to no business history? According to a report, the vast majority of startup funds – 82 percent – come from a combination of the entrepreneur’s own funds, family and friends. Other than family and friends, the following are five […] Read more »

December Biz Forum presents FLOURISHING: Business as a Force for Good

Imagine a world where business shifts from being the “best in the world” to being “best for the world.” At the December 12 Kitsap Business Forum, local businesses will consider purpose alongside profit and hear how social impacts create value for the organization and the world. Flourishing: Business as a Force for Good will have a panel discussion as well as facilitated table conversations to […] Read more »

Kitsap celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Get ready, Kitsap. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is coming, and it’s going to be big. Now in its 10th year, GEW is an international celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their […] Read more »

Who will win the $20,000 edg3 FUND?

Kitsap Bank realizes one of the biggest barriers for entrepreneurs is lack of funding, so they are offering $20,000 through its edg3 FUND small business competition to help entrepreneurs dedicated to growing our local community economically, socially and environmentally. Thursday November 17, 5:30pm Kitsap Conference Center 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, WA Register now through Brown Paper Tickets   Congratulations 2017 edg3 FUND Finalists:   Who will win […] Read more »

Last day to register! Sign up now for: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT?

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 »

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 »

Timely Management Tip: What is Good Leadership

The Question: What is good leadership and how can I recognize it when I see it? While there are many definitions of leadership, the one I like best is: “Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that vision, and inspires them to make it happen, despite the obstacles.” –John Kotter. The Answer: Every year, hundreds if not thousands of books are published […] Read more »

Selling to the government: GSA introduces guide to ease MAS Offer process

GSA has introduced its latest offering in an effort to ease the MAS offer process, for industry. MAS road map has step by step instructions that will take some of the mystery out of “how to get on Schedule.” Guide to Preparing a MAS Offer This guide helps new offerors understand how to submit an offer to sell commercial products and services under the Multiple […] Read more »