SBA Emerging Leaders program is accepting applications

  For the fifth year in row, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is offering the Emerging Leaders training initiative for local small businesses on the brink of growth. Apply by March 1 <>  for 2017 Emerging Leaders, SBA’s Free ‘Mini-MBA’ for Growing Businesses The intensive entrepreneurship education series includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time during seven months. Upon completion of […] Read more »

May 2016 PTAC Newsletter

Click here for Washington PTAC‘s latest newsletter featuring upcoming government contracting workshops, on-demand training,  prime outreach events, and contracting opportunities. Also, be sure to visit KEDA’s PTAC page for upcoming Kitsap events, workshops and Biz Opps: Read more »

My Great New Life: Air Force veteran protects people in high places

Jon Anderson, Military Times When Matt Paulk was a kid growing up in rural Georgia, you could usually find him dangling from somewhere high above the ground. Whether it was the rope-lashed tree fort he and his friends built or climbing to the tippy top of the 50-foot pecan trees, he loved getting up into the high places. That’s not to say he didn’t have […] Read more »

Upcoming Government Contracting Training Opportunities

Training is everything! Upcoming workshops include Government Contracting Essentials, Advanced Workshops & Meet the Buyers events KEDA’s Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is part of the Washington State PTAC. We provide FREE and confidential business assistance and support to regional businesses in marketing and selling to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors.  Follow these links for more information: Kitsap PTAC Info […] Read more »

Washington PTAC Creates New “On Demand” Webinar Series

Washington PTAC’s Dale Colbert, with the sponsorship of Port of Tacoma and produced by the Port, and the City of Tacoma, has created a series of on-demand webinars in order to assist small businesses in achieving contracting success with the Port of Tacoma and other government agencies. Click on any of the “Register & Watch Now!” buttons to gain immediate access to the webinars and […] Read more »

More veteran-focused business events

SBA Live! Veterans Special: Resources Especially for Veterans Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call in to listen to this radio talk show format broadcast. Dial 1 (888) 844-9904 | Enter code 5547756# Click here for more information. Boost Your Business with Facebook Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tacoma, WA Learn from community leaders and Facebook small business […] Read more »

Entrepreneurship Program for Veterans

U.S. Small Business Administration Provides ‘Boots to Business: Reboot’ Training to Veterans, Spouses SEATTLE – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is hosting “Boots-to-Business-Reboot” – a free entrepreneurship training program for veterans and their spouses – in Oak Harbor, Lacey, and Spokane. The training is offered in conjunction with SBA’s National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 2-6. Modeled after the existing “Operation Boots […] Read more »

KRL to offer Proposal Budgeting Basics training

The Kitsap Regional Library is offering Proposal Budgeting Basics,  a free introductory level  class covering the budget WITHIN a grant proprosal. As always, the class is free, but registration is required. Proposal Budgeting Basics When Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 2 – 3:30 pm Where Poulsbo Age Range Adults Library Address/Phone Poulsbo Library / 360-779-2915 / 700 NE Lincoln Road – Poulsbo, WA 98370-7688 Type of Event Business & Career […] Read more »

Washington PTAC June Newsletter

Click here to read Washington PTAC’s June newsletter. Highlights include: Advice for prepping for Meet the Buyers events Biz Opps Upcoming Government Contracting Workshops and Events Featured Event: The Proposal Series   Read more »