Biz Opps: Request for Sub Bids P17PS00436 Rehabilitation Paradise Inn Annex & Connection Snowbridge Mt Rainier NP

Request for Sub Bids Solicitation No.: P17PS00436 National Park Services Rehabilitation Paradise Inn Annex and Connection Snowbridge Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford, WA Prime Contract RFP Due Date/Time:  May 30, 2017 5:00 p.m. (PST) Sub bids due: May 24, by 5:00 p.m. (PT) Nova Group, Inc. a prime contractor, requests sub bids and invites all interested small business entities to view our invitation to bid […] Read more »

NWTAAC “Made in America” Grants

If your product or service is “Made in America”, your company could be eligible for up to $75,000 in matching grant funding for projects of your choice Federal grant funding is available to manufacturers, producers and service providers experiencing import competition. The federal TAA for Firms program, informally referred to as “Made in America  Grants,” offers funding up to $75,000 in matching grant funds for […] Read more »

Vendor refresh occurring in Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS)

Vendor refresh begins May 9 and will end July 1. To keep your account active and receive notifications of solicitation opportunities, you will need to log into your WEBS account and update the following three items by July 1, 2017. 1.  The first item you must update: Small Business Status (located under “vendor profile”) – you need to select the appropriate status and attest the […] Read more »

KEDA celebrates Economic Development Week!

For Immediate Release:  INSPIRED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT WORKS FOR KITSAP Celebrating Economic Development Week with focus on Campaign for Kitsap This is Economic Development Week, a national celebration of organizations like the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) that are dedicated to creating jobs, advancing career development opportunities, and increasing quality of life. This week (May 8-13) Economic Development Organizations, or EDOs, around the country will […] Read more »

FSPCA (Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance) – Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

This training is heavily subsidized by the WSDA’s support through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, FDA Cooperative Agreement, and WSU Extension.  The market value of these trainings typically run from $600 to $1200 per person. This training is directed towards small and medium sized Specialty Crop growers and processors in the State of Washington. The comprehensive list of the specialty crops can be found […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DOD SBIR 17.2 & STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements Pre-Release on April 21, 2017

The DOD SBIR 17.2 and the STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) have been pre-released on the DOD SBIR/STTR Small Business Portal. You may now view the topics and ask technical questions through SITIS: https://sbir.defensebusiness.org/topics. DOD BAA/Solicitation Changes: Please note the new BAA close time! The closing time to submit proposals has been changed from 6:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET on the closing day […] Read more »

Grow your business in seven weeks

The Washington Women’s Business Center will teach you how to start and grow your business during this seven-session course. Register now to learn how to manage, market and finance your business. You will learn how to write your business plan and network with other business owners. The seven-week course will meet every Thursday in Lakewood, Washington beginning April 27. Below are the course sessions and […] Read more »

News & Events for April 2017

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Congratulations to KEDA Economic Development Champion award winners!

  Economic Development Champion Lifetime Achievement Dr. David Mitchell, president of Olympic College, was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his longtime collaboration with business leaders in creating relevant academic programs that prepare young people and those who are changing direction in midlife. His unflagging leadership brought WSU and WWU to Kitsap as part of their 2+2 programs Economic Development Champion – Public Sector Congressman Derek […] Read more »

April KBF presents: CREATE YOUR SOCIAL EDGE: Using Social Media To Achieve Business Goals

      April 11, 7:30-9am Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel, Silverdale Social media marketing can impact your entire customer life cycle. Success is built on highly-focused strategies that elevate your customer base, your brand, and your bottom line. Find out how you can gain the social edge and achieve your business goals. In this informative and entertaining session, you will learn to leverage these […] Read more »