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 »

Kitsap Housing College Market Place & Old Police Station apartments pre-application conference

The City of Poulsbo has scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss the submitted applications for Kitsap Housing College Market Place Track 8 and Vanaheimr Apartments (Old Police Station) Kitsap Housing College Market Place Track 8 The proposed development is a multi-family development in the Olhava Master Plan with a medium-density residential land use for 100 medium-density units on 8 net acres. The proposal will consist […] 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 KEDA 2017 Annual Meeting!

Early bird registration ends Thursday, March 9th March 31st, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Luncheon service begins at 11:00 am) Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside Register Now! The meeting will provide you with our 2016 Annual Report of performance and financial condition, present the 2017 KEDA Priorities and Work Plan, and elect new directors to the KEDA board. KEDA will also honor this year’s […] Read more »

February 14th Kitsap Biz Forum: Sales Lessons from Dr. Seuss!

SALES LESSONS FROM DR. SEUSS Green Eggs and Ham! DATE: February 14, 2017 TIME:  7 a.m. – 9 a.m. (Program starts 7:30 a.m.) PLACE: Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel 3073 NW Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale, WA 98383 View Map Selling, positioning and making rain. EVERYONE is in sales, and how we move things to the next goal or achievement happens with the drive to […] Read more »

2017 Economic Forecast/Decision Makers Breakfast – early bird reg ends Jan 11

Registration is now open for KEDA’s 19th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast – 2017 Economic Forecast event Tuesday, January 31st 7:30  10:00 a.m. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton Harborside REGISTER NOW! EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS NOON JANUARY 11TH Acclaimed economist, John W. Mitchell Ph.D., Principal, M & H Economic Consultants, returns to deliver the 2017 Economic Forecast and provide valuable insight for the coming […] Read more »

New sessions for BE$T, Business Education Support & Training Program

Thinking of Starting or Expanding your Business?  Kitsap’s BE$T, Business Education Support & Training Program will help you learn the skills necessary to succeed! Develop your Business Concept Define and understand who your customer base is Learn about money management and break even point Study cash flow, pricing, taxes and financial statements Design a marketing and sales plan Develop your own business feasibility study Obtain […] Read more »