January Featured Events: Economic Forecast, Kitsap Biz Forum & more!

Click here to read about all of the great events happening in January. Be sure to register now for the 2017 Economic Forecast – Decision Makers Breakfast happening on January 31st. Early Bird registration ends at noon on January 11th. Visit http://dmb2017.bpt.me/  to register today Read more »

God Bless Kitsap . . . Every Man, Women and Child

John Powers for the KPBJ Six Thousand Two Hundred Dollars for every child, woman, and man in Kitsap County – that is the United States Department of Defense direct annual investment in Naval Base Kitsap’s multiple missions. The DOD’s annual spend in Kitsap exceeds $1.6B which amounts to over $6,000 per Kitsap resident, and nearly fifty percent of our local economic output making Kitsap the […] Read more »

Decision Makers Breakfast – 2016 Economic Forecast Presentations

A big thanks to all of the presenters and attendees who made this morning’s Economic Forecast event a success! In case you missed it you can view John W. Mitchell’s 2016 Economic Forecast presentation here. Also, available Kristine’ Reeves, Executive Director of the Washington Military Alliance presentation The State of the Military & Defense Sector. Be sure to watch and share the newest additions to our […] Read more »

Award-Winning Kitsap County Media Campaign Expands Reach, Chronicles Success Stories

KEDA launches an expanded media campaign highlighting the vital contributions made to the greater Puget Sound, Kitsap County, as well as the regional economy. Bremerton, WA (PRWEB) January 28, 2016 The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) today launched an expanded media campaign highlighting the accomplishments of area businesses making vital contributions to the greater Puget Sound regional economy. The new productions are extensions of KEDA’s […] Read more »

Only 1 week left to register for 2016 Decision Makers Breakfast & Economic Forecast!

DECISION MAKERS BREAKFAST & 2016 ECONOMIC FORECAST Thursday, January 28th 7:30 – 10:00 am (Breakfast service begins at 7:00 am) Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton Harborside Register now! Acclaimed economist, John W. Mitchell Ph.D., Principal, M & H Economic Consultants, returns to deliver the 2016 Economic Forecast and provide valuable insight for the coming year. More program highlights: Rear Admiral Jeffry Ruth, Commander Navy Region Northwest will present […] Read more »

December News & Events

We are gearing up for KEDA’s 18th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast and 2016 Economic Forecast.  This is our biggest event of the year and you don’t want to miss it! Register Now! Read our December newsletter for information on this event, news, biz opps, additional events and business resources. JOIN OUR MAILING LIST Read more »

Defense & Military Sector -Defense & Military Sector Kitsap’s Economic Footing Past, Present, Future

  2015 was a solid year for our local and regional economy. Last year: employment levels reached an eight year high; wages rose; manufacturing output reached new highs; the commercial real estate market was very active; home prices appreciated; new business formations increased; retail sales were strong; tourism enjoyed a significant rebound; healthcare expanded, intellectual property development advanced; and, the core of Kitsap’s economy – […] Read more »

Register now for KEDA’s Annual Economic Forecast event: Decision Makers Breakfast.

Registration Ends of Thursday, January 22nd at 4pm 17th Annual Economic Forecast event: Decision Makers Breakfast.  The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) hosts the 17th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Wednesday, January 28th from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m.  at the Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton Harborside.  (Breakfast service begins at 7:00 am.) Acclaimed economist, John W. Mitchell Ph.D., Principal, M & H Economic Consultants, will deliver the […] Read more »

Economist returns to deliver 2014 forecast at annual KEDA Decision Makers Breakfast

DECEMBER 23, 2013 @ 12:05AM The KPBJ lThe Kitsap Economic Development Alliance will hold its 16th annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Jan. 29, from 7-10 a.m. at Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton. The event will again feature acclaimed economist John W. Mitchell, who will deliver the keynote address with his 2014 economic forecast, Year Five: Transitions and Experiments. Mitchell, a former chief economist for U.S. Bancorp, is […] Read more »