February 25, 2008 -
Are you looking for ways to increase your export sales?
Would you like first-hand insights to break into key foreign markets?
Representatives from the Washington State International Community, Trade and Economic Development Department will be in Bremerton Monday, March 17 as part of International Trade Week. Companies interested in increasing their global competitiveness and gaining first-hand insights on how to break into foreign markets are invited to be part of Washington State 2008 Trade Week. This is a great opportunity for companies considering international trade as part of their business expansion plans.
A luncheon at the Kitsap Conference Center on March 17th will feature trade representatives who will offer insight on doing business in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. To register for the $25 luncheon, go to www.pacnorwesttrade.com. For more information about the luncheon, contact Ginger at the Port of Bremerton at 360.674.2381 x 12 or email@example.com.
Trade Week's stop in Kitsap County is sponsored by the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance, the Port of Bremerton, Pacific Northwest International Trade Alliance (PNITA), Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal and CTED. The focus of PNITA, a Port of Bremerton initiative, is to provide information and educational resources to small local companies looking to enter into international trade or expanding their international trade business. Details about PNITA can be found at www.pacnorwesttrade.com
KEDA Seeks Executive Director
KEDA's initial search for a new executive director ended in October with several weeks of application review and interviews. A candidate was selected -- and as sometimes happens, even the best laid plans can get realigned.
The position is officially re-opened and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The job posting is online at www.kitsapeda.org. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume per the posting guidelines by March 11, 2008.
KEDA looks forward to working with the community as we continue to work toward sustainable economic development in Kitsap County. If you are not a current member, we encourage you to consider an investment in Kitsap's economic future. Details on membership are found at www.kitsapeda.org
To view additional local and regional business events, please visit our website at www.kitsapeda.org
Sustainable Business Conference
Making a Profit While Making a Difference: Practical Business Opportunities in Changing World
Sustainability. It's a term we hear a lot these days, but what does it mean for your business? And how can you do it? Will it cost you money, or can it save you money? Are there new business opportunities?
This fast-paced, exciting conference will help you answer those questions. You'll hear from acknowledged leaders in the sustainability arena, along with local businesspeople from Pierce and Kitsap counties who are making a profit while making a difference by implementing sustainable practices in their businesses. You'll walk away with practical ideas for doing the same in your business.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 19
WHERE: University of Puget sound, Rasmussen Rotunda
TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
COST: $35. (Continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee).
Space is limited! Register today!
For further information, contact Consuelo at 206-689-4074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This conference is sponsored by the University of Puget Sound and the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in partnership with:
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance
City of Bremerton
Pierce County Economic Development Division
City of Tacoma Community & Economic Development Department
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce