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 »

Oct KBF: Building Relationships in a Digital World

October Kitsap Business Forum presents: Building Relationships in a Digital World     October 10th 7-9am Kitsap Golf & Country Club We live in a digital world – but those in-person relationships still matter. Networking and capitalizing on opportunities to expand or build relationships is vital to business and personal growth. During this forum, you will experience different networking styles and ways to grow your […] Read more »

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 »

September Biz Forum discusses strategies for team motivation

September Kitsap Business Forum presents: FUELING MOTIVATION When You’re in the Driver’s Seat     September 12th 7-9am Kitsap Golf & Country Club People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar Most of us keep plugging along . . . until we don’t. When you’re the leader, you must stay motivated to support those around […] Read more »