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 »

October Kitsap Business Forum brings back Steve Hayes on the Art of Sales

The Kitsap Business Forum will present I Could Never Be In Sales II: ABC’s of Moving People October 13th, 7:30-9:00 am  Kitsap Conference Center, 3rd Floor, Bremerton In David Mamet’s play and film, Glengarry Glen Ross, Alec Baldwin’s character Blake tells his staff that selling is simple, and alphabetical. “ABC! Always Be Closing!”. In this discussion Steve Hayes, Sales Vice President for Watson, will bring a […] Read more »

Business parks’ flexible spaces fit companies ready to grow

The KPBJ by Tim Kelly Two of the region’s largest business/industrial parks don’t quite manifest the model their developers envisioned when the projects were planned. However, they adapted in different ways to changing market demand for such sites, and both Twelve Trees near Poulsbo and Coppertop Park on Bainbridge Island are virtually full today. Those business parks became successful businesses because they have flexible spaces […] Read more »

Kitsap Business Forum: I Could Never Be in Sales!

June 10th, 7:30-9:00am Cavalon Building, 2011 Myhre Road Suite 301, Silverdale Sales, the “dark art”, remains a misunderstood and under examined function of business. Sales thought leadership is too rarely internalized by organizations, creating disjointed corporate strategies and ineffective customer influence. Within this interactive discussion, Steve Hayes, Sales Vice President for Watson Furniture, will discuss the status of the sales function within business today, how selling has changed, what companies need […] Read more »

April 8 Business Forum presents: How Kitsap Businesses Compete and Win in the Greater Seattle Market

April 8, 2014 –   7:30-9:00 am Morgan Stanley Conference Center:  Cavalon Building, 2011 Northwest Myhre Road , Silverdale Free Event!  – RSVP at or call: 360.692.6800 The April Kitsap Business Forum will feature a panel discussion moderated by John Powers, KEDA Executive Director, who will interview leaders from three of Kitsap’s most successful businesses that have successfully launched themselves into the local, regional, national and […] Read more »

Kitsap Business Forum – How Kitsap Businesses Win within the Greater Seattle Market

April 8, 2014 – 7:30 – 9:00am – Kitsap Business Forum Join  KEDA Executive Director, when he interviews Kitsap business leaders from three of Kitsap’s most successful businesses that have successfully launched themselves into the local, national and global markets:            Bob Guyt, Principal, Rice Fergus Miller  Ed Hallda, VP Strategic Development, Applied Technical Systems  Steve Hayes, VP Sales, Watson April […] Read more »