Presented in partnership with Washington 2021 Global Entrepreneurship Month
Everyone’s heard of SEO, Google Ads, and social media advertising, but what exactly are they, when do they make sense for your business, and how do you get started? Katie Crain, founder of Urban Sherpa Marketing Co. reviewed the basics of these modern marketin...Continue Reading
The City of Bainbridge Island Public Works Department is currently advertising for several projects - Requests for Qualifications (RFQ).
Please see bid postings link below or go to www.bainbridge.wa.gov – Quick Links – Bid Postings
Stormwater System Plan RFQ – Due December 3, 2021
Winslow Water Tank Replacement RFQ – Due December 17...Continue Reading
BY MONICA BLACKWOOD reposted from West Sound Workforce
Employers and company leadership groups across the United States have spent the last two months waiting for this. Speculating on what would be included. Listing out question after question. Implementing their own company policies based on the announcement from President Biden on September 9...Continue Reading
Washington P-TALK November Newsletter
Featured this month:
Government Marketplace Forecasts
Have your ever heard “If you first learn about an opportunity when the solicitation is posted – you are too late.” While it’s not always true, there are proven strategies for capture planning that can drastically improve your rate of success. One of th...Continue Reading
“There’s been a big downturn, the last month or two,” said Darren Erickson of Mainline Music, set against a backdrop of guitar picks, drumsticks and hanging ukuleles. Erickson owns the only music instrument shop in Port Orchard. He’s a little worried. “Sales have dropped 75 percent just instantly,” he said...Continue Reading
With business starts up nearly 20% statewide compared to a year ago, entrepreneurs are more important than ever in helping our economy recover and grow. To support you, The Washington State Department of Commerce is once again hosting a series of more than 50 online classes, workshops and interactive session...Continue Reading
The October Kitsap Digital Hour was packed with great information and if you weren’t able to join us live you are in luck because we are sharing them here!
Kitsap Public Health Slides SEO/SEM Marketing Slides Best Practices for Social Media/Ecommerce Slides
Racism a public health crisis: Learn about Kitsap Public Health’s resolution at Kingston meeting Sept. 8
Learn more about the Kitsap Public Health District’s resolution declaring racism a public health crisis at the next meeting of the Kingston Citizens Advisory Council, which takes place virtually from 6:30 to 8 p.m...Continue Reading
Partnered with Army Research Laboratory Partnership Intermediary, the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC), Army STTR has released the official agenda for the Virtual Industry Day, September 1-2, 2021 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm both days. Register Now!
Industry Day will feature sessions from topic authors for the 21.C Solicitation to answer technical questions about the topics, chances t...Continue Reading
Kathy Cocus, KEDA Business Development Director and PTAC Program Manager
If you are a minority-owned, woman-owned, and/or service-disabled veteran owned small Kitsap business that provides a product or service, you may have an advantage in government contracting.
Both the federal government and WA state have certifications that can lead to lower competitio...Continue Reading
Reposted from the Kitsap Sun – by Peiyu Lin
Kitsap County has grown in population and become more diverse in the last decade.
Data released Aug. 12 by the U.S. Census Bureau from its decennial survey shows that the population of Kitsap County has increased by 9.7% in the past 10 years.
Government contracting is big business.
It can also lead to big things for your small business!
Have you considered selling your products or services to the government? Or to their contractors? Your business may be eligible for certain certifications advantageous for winning awards and contracts.
This 2-hour virtual event will help you decid...Continue Reading
Do you receive Washington PTAC’s newsletter? If you are working as a government contractor or are interested in diversifying your client base through contracting this newsletter is for you! Check out their August newsletter for info on upcoming training, Biz Opps and important updates including:
Training: Clark Construction to offer executive MBA-style progra...Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 – 8:30am to 3:30pm 7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, WA 98188
This will be a hybrid event with presentations and one-on-ones only.
No exhibitor tables. Mask will be required
Registration Link Will Become Active After August 4th
Regional Contracting Forum attendees will have the opportunity to:
Network and meet government and regional contractin...Continue Reading
Important Opportunity for Construction Businesses
The Washington State Department of Transportation is implementing a new Small & Veteran’s Enforceable Goals program intended to increase Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise participation on construction projects.
In order to be considered, your business must be registered with Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) as one of the following:
The Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Federal Lands invites you to attend a VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY FOR the Great American Outdoors Act.
This event will be held on JULY 21, 2021 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM EST. The event will provide an opportunity for small and large businesses to learn about FHWA and our contracting opportunities under the Great American Outdoors Act legislation. FHWA will provide an overvie...Continue Reading
Recording, slides, and business resources from June 10th inaugural event
Building Equity for BIPOC Businesses: Listening Session
with Kitsap WWU SBDC Advisor, Jaime Forsyth
Jun 10, 2021 06:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Program highlights include remarks from:
Dr. Lillian Robertson, Executive Director of the Marvin Williams Recreation Center
Faye Flemister, City of Bremerto...Continue Reading