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 »

City of Bainbridge Island Seeks Community Input on Development Services

The City of Bainbridge Island is seeking input from the community regarding the development services provided by the Planning and Community Development Department. In an effort to improve the services being provided to the public, the Planning and Community Development Department is seeking input from the community. Input can be provided via a brief five minute anonymous survey or at an in-person open house on […] Read more »

S’Klallam’s Point Hotel to open this month

Kitsap Sun, The Kitsap Sun KINGSTON — Workers are putting finishing touches on The Point Hotel ahead of its opening this month. The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s hotel opens Nov. 25. When visitors arrive, they’ll find a four-story building with 75,000 square feet of finished space. The hotel, which connects both figuratively and literally with the tribe’s casino, has 85 double- and king-size rooms, nine […] Read more »

Calling all Washington State business owners!

Business fraud is a problem in our state, and the Departments of Revenue, Labor & Industries and the Employment Security Department are working to raise awareness about what business owners can do report fraud. But they need your help! Please take 7 – 10 minutes to fill out this survey and share your knowledge and opinions about a fraud. Your feedback is invaluable to helping […] Read more »