Upcoming government contracting classes and events!

Overhead Pricing   August 16th  9 am – noon KEDA Conference Room Overhead costs are often the highest price component of your proposal. What are the standards in creating pricing? The class is presented by KEDA’s PTAC counselor, Mary Jo Juarez, and Mona Carlson, a retired Government Contracting Officer with NAVFAC with extensive experience with contract/modification pricing and negotiations of construction contracts. Please pre-register here: https://washingtonptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/850777 […] Read more »

Poulsbo Old City Hall Site Plan application

City of Poulsbo Planning and Economic Development requests comments on Old City Hall Apartments through August 11th. Application materials relating to Old City Hall Apartments  are available at the following link for your review, available until July 28, 2017: https://we.tl/R2vlnopadz The proposal is to redevelop the old City Hall site with a new four-story mixed use building with underbuilding parking. The structure will have 7,500 square feet of […] Read more »

Business Startups: Roadmap to register & license your business in Washington

Resources for starting your business Starting a business is a big decision. If you’ve never owned a business before, you may be unaware of all the things you need to do to get your business going. Careful planning and research will improve your chances of success. The Washington State Governor’s Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA) helps people navigate Washington’s environment and business regulatory […] Read more »

Biz Opps: WSDOT Free Training & Biz Opps

Free WSDOT Contracting Training Video Links Recent WSDOT Support Services Training Classes – Project Agreements, Administrative Considerations For Bidding, Complete General Estimating, Complete Scheduling and Workflow Management *new Federal Prevailing Wage – Davis Bacon, Business Plan Development, Accounting & Understanding Financial Statements SCORE Small Business Video Tutorials Cash Flow – UW Tacoma VIBE Brown Bag Session EIW Contractor University Free IRS Webinars https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-small-businesses-1 Attention all Washington […] Read more »

Kitsap’s Olympic College and Western on the Peninsulas technology degree programs in the news!

Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it Seattle Times, Katherine Long Cybersecurity experts are among the most sought-after workers in the tech field, and Washington colleges and universities are stepping up to help fill the many job vacancies. Click here to read more and learn about how WWU’s new CyberRange will prepare students for high demand jobs>> Olympic College offers BA in digital […] Read more »

Kitsap among Washington state’s largest-ever delegation to the Paris International Air Show

Industry-leading manufacturing and workforce innovation among highlights for Washington state’s largest-ever delegation to upcoming Paris Air Show 3D automated optical inspection, robotics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) components, 2017 Boeing Supplier of the Year, new mechatronics training, social enterprise with three build-to-print manufacturing plants, local VIPs and more to be featured in “Choose Washington” exhibit co-hosted by U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, state Commerce Director Brian Bonlender […] 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 »

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

 Life Science Washington presents a FREE one day seminar on applying for SBIR/STTR FUNDING on June 6th, Seattle, WA       REGISTER NOW! During this 1-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky Aistrup, M.B.A; Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Her presentation will include current information on SBIR/STTR programs, strategies for targeting […] 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 »