Honoring one of our technology leaders

Monica Blackwood, Vice Chair, KEDA Board of Directors; Principal, Rice Fergus Miller 〉 Guest column for the KPBJ OC Alumni Association and KEDA honor Nathan Evans with Distinguished Alum Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Local Economic and Community Development Work Technology is a hot topic in Kitsap County, and was the focus of KEDA’s October 26th Decision Maker’s II event.  A record crowd […] Read more »

Did you attend DMII: Kitsap – the next tech HOTSPOT?

Download the “The Pillars of Technology” and learn about our first tech meetup! A record crowd attended Decision Makers II, KEDA’s annual fall event, which took place on Thursday, October 26th at Kiana Lodge. The program “Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT?” featured two engaging and lively panel discussions, a rousing address from Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib, and insights on the state’s role in tech from special […] Read more »

News Release: Microsoft’s Nathan Evans Honored at Annual Fall Event on October 26th

THE OLYMPIC COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION & KITSAP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE CELEBRATE LOCAL LEADER FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE Microsoft’s Nathan Evans Honored at Annual Fall Event on October 26th [Monday, October 30, 2017, Kitsap County, WA]  In partnership with The Olympic College Alumni Association (OCAA), Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) announced important news on Thursday, October 26th, at the Decision Makers II event at Kiana Lodge, Suquamish.  The 2017 […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] 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 »

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 »

KEDA Annual Meeting presentations available now!

The 36th Annual Meeting of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance draws record crowd! KEDA Board Chair Ben Anderson, CEO of Art Anderson Associates Naval Architects, welcomed nearly 2oo business and community leaders to hear Congressman Kilmer speak to the intersection of KC & DC, and the dynamics of  The 115th Congress. Executive Director, John Powers and Business Development Director reviewed the KEDA 2016 Annual Report and […] Read more »

Kitsap’s top business leaders attend KEDA’s 36th Annual Meeting

Press Release Business is booming in Kitsap, due in great part to the strategic, guiding efforts of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance. As Board President Ben Anderson explains it, “Our successes are those of collaboration. We have a strong board of directors and a growing number of investors—municipalities, public agencies, corporations, entrepreneurs, and some nonprofits—together, we are ensuring a healthy future for Kitsap and the […] Read more »

Derek Kilmer featured speaker at KEDA’s Annual Meeting

  2017 KEDA ANNUAL MEETING & LUNCHEON Friday, March 31st 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch service begins at 11:00 am Kitsap Conference Center Bremerton Harborside Featuring: US Congressman Derek Kilmer REGISTER NOW! EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS MARCH 9 Read more »

Registration now open for Decision Makers II: Exploring International Trade & Foreign Direct Investment

Register now for our featured Fall event: Decision Makers II October 12th, 3-6:00 pm Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort & Conference Center DMII 2016 will explore International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities in Kitsap and Greater Seattle Region Program Highlights: Learn how to sell your products and services into expanding international markets Leverage your business’ proximity to, and participation in, a regional economy renowned for […] Read more »