You can still register for our 2018 Economic Forecast

Registration ends January 22nd at noon! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response to […] Read more »

Early Bird registration ends tomorrow at noon! Sign up now for the 2018 Economic Forecast!

Early Bird Registration ends January 10th at noon! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response […] Read more »

2018 Economic Forecast – registration now open!

Save the date!! Register now! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast- Economic Forecast on Tuesday, January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Hart received his Ph.D. in Economics […] Read more »

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 »