Oct KBF: Building Relationships in a Digital World

October Kitsap Business Forum presents: Building Relationships in a Digital World     October 10th 7-9am Kitsap Golf & Country Club We live in a digital world – but those in-person relationships still matter. Networking and capitalizing on opportunities to expand or build relationships is vital to business and personal growth. During this forum, you will experience different networking styles and ways to grow your […] Read more »

Classroom wing provides West Sound’s first new STEM space

The 14,000-square-foot addition offers an open, flexible space where middle schoolers in a struggling community can prepare to get ahead By IVI GABALES  – Rice Fergus Miller In a school district where over 60 percent of the student population is on free or reduced-price lunch and less than 60 percent meet national testing standards, a STEM school is a definite lifeline for its students. The West […] Read more »

Poulsbo coworking office will open in 2017

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business Blog, Kitsap Peninsula Journal of Business  A coworking space aimed at serving telecommuters, freelancers and entrepreneurs is slated to open next year in Poulsbo.  Vibe Coworks has leased a 5,300-square-foot space in the top floor of a new commercial building planned on Eighth Avenue, according to a news release. The building, designed by Rice Fergus Miller, is expected to be completed by […] Read more »

Third Generation Kitsap Business Owner Elected KEDA Board Chair

Ben Anderson, Art Anderson Associates, elected Chair for Kitsap Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance celebrated 2015, looked forward to 2016 and beyond and elected new members to their board of directors at the March 30, 2016 Annual Meeting.  The elections also included a new officer slate of: Ben Anderson, Art Anderson Associates – KEDA Board Chair Monica Blackwood, Rice […] Read more »

RFM offers timely topic for July 16th brown bag lunch

Scarcity & Abundance – the conundrum of stormwater in the Puget Sound and NW Region With the recent news of forest fires and water scarcity our next presentation in the B.Y.O.Brown-bag lunch lecture series seems a timely one for July. We’ve invited Ellen Southard from Salmon-Safe Puget Sound and Stewardship Partners to Bremerton to present the Salmon-Safe Certification program. One of the key strategies of […] Read more »

Power Lunch Kitsap! features energy efficiency experts

May 21st, 12:15-1:30 pm Rice Fergus Miller, Bremerton Register now! Join Rice Fergus Miller on May 21st to learn how  the Thurston Energy is a Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP) is creating change in Thurston County. Power Lunch Kitsap! is a free brown bag lunch event. Registration is required. Representatives from CEEP will share information on how the project evolved, where they found success, what they […] Read more »

April Power Lunch Kitsap! discusses how to achieve net-zero energy in your home

Rice Fergus Miller presents Power Lunch Kitsap!   A series of free brown-bag lunch lectures featuring sustainability and energy efficiency experts, who will explore a variety of  informative energy topics and provide a networking platform that brings together interested parties from within the community. Each Power Lunch Kitsap! consists of a 45 minute in-depth presentation followed by a 15 minute Q&A session. The next Power Lunch Kitsap! takes […] Read more »

Second Tuesday forum … rapidly becoming first priority

Looking for a first-rate market briefing, and lively exchange on leading regional business issues? If so, I invite you to join a growing crowd of your business peers the second Tuesday of each month at the Kitsap Business Forum. The KBF is held at the Morgan Stanley Conference Center on the third floor of the Cavalon Building, 2011 Northwest Myhre Road in Silverdale, from 7-9 […] Read more »

Local Panel of Business Leaders to Discuss the Favorable Impact of Sustainability as A Business Strategy

October 14th – Kitsap Business Forum The Kitsap Business Forum will present “The Three Spheres of Sustainability: People, Profit and Planet” on October 14th, with a panel discussion with local business leaders led by Shannon Bruce, professional coach and group facilitator of the executive peer group Excell Puget Sound Kitsap. Tony George, President and COO of Kitsap Bank, Melissa Reeves, Fresh Start Manager of Harrison […] Read more »

Register now! Kitsap Business Forum: How Find, Hire, and Train the Best

  May 13th, 7:30-9:00 AM Morgan Stanley Conference Room (2011 Myhre Rd, Ste 301, Silverdale, WA 98383 Map) Kitsap has a depth of talent not seen in many markets. Yet many business leaders struggle to find the right people to fill their team. To help you get the continue developing the best team, Julie Tappero, CEO for Westsound Workforce, Monica Blackwood, Principal at Rice Fergus Miller, and Samantha Powers,Director of Continuing […] Read more »