Events and Workshops

February

★ Office Hours - DOE SBIR/STTR

February 27 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Awa DarboeProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Managing a Business, SBIR/STTR/Other Innovation ProgramsDescription:Looking for funding? The Federal funding programs Small Business...

★ Business Development - Session 1: Identifying New Opportunities

February 27 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

Point of Contact: Lisa Lagerstrom (360) 701-9410Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Marketing/Sales, Outreach/ NetworkingDescription: This business development virtual series will cover methods on how to think...

★ Washington Business Excise Tax with DOR

February 27 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Skagit Valley College 2405 E. College Way Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Don't miss this must-attend class for business owners and startups. Learn from a Department of Revenue expert about tax obligations in Washington and the resources alvailable to assist both individual...

★ Impuestos especiales para empresas de Washington

February 27 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Skagit Valley College 2405 E. College Way Mount Vernon, WA 98273

¡No se pierda esta clase imprescindible para propietarios de empresas y nuevas empresas! Aprenda del experto sobre las obligaciones tributarias en Washington y los recursos disponibles para ayudar tanto a...

★ Socio-Economic Certifications (Federal and State)

February 28 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Lisa Lagerstrom (360) 701-9410Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Readiness, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Socioeconomic Certification (WOSB/VOSB/HUBZone/etc.)Description: What are socio-economic...

★ Start Simple Course - February 2024

February 28 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online

Date/Time: #1 Foundation: Orientation, Readiness Mindset, Personal Fina2/7/20244:00 PM- 6:00 PM (PST) #2 Opportunity Discovery: Bring Value to Your Target Market2/14/20244:00 PM- 6:00 PM (PST) #3 Money In & Money Out: Projecting Sales...

★ Alcance a sus clientes en línea con Google (Reach Customers Online with Google)

February 28 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Maria EckProgram Format: TeleconferenceTraining Topics: Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, TechnologyDescription: Alcance a sus clientes en línea con Google (Reach Customers Online with GoogleAprende sobre el funcionamiento de Google Search...

★ Public Works Changes You Need to Know About

February 29 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

Point of Contact: Lisa Lagerstrom (360) 701-9410Location: Virtual - Zoom , WATraining Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Marketing/Sales, Public WorksDescription: Have you heard about the changes happening with Public Works...

★ ¿Estás listo para iniciar un negocio? (Are you ready to start a business)

February 29 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Maria EckProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Plan, Business Start-up/PreplanningDescription: ¿Está buscando iniciar un negocio, pero no tiene experiencia en la gestión de uno? ¿Tiene una idea...

★ US Forest Service VIPR I-BPA Virtual Vendor Engagement Meetings 2024

February 29 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Chase KnightTraining Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Outreach/ Networking, Pre-AwardDescription:The US Forest Service will be hosting three vendor engagement sessions for those interested in our VIPR...

March

★ APEX & SBDC First Friday Follow-Up - March

March 01 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Cara Buckingham (425) 248-4223Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base (GIB) ReadinessDescription:Are you looking for a dedicated lunch hour to learn what it takes...

★ Essential Tips for a Financing Request

March 05 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training (833) 492-7232Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Business FinancingDescription:Are you applying for a loan? Are you confident about what is expected? In this presentation, we...

★ VHA Virtual Business Opportunity Session Schneider Electric

March 05 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: DAPProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Marketing/SalesDescription: Schneider Electric Virtual Business Opportunity SessionU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization...

★ Accounting Principles: Preparing for Government Contracting

March 05 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Public WorksDescription:This workshop is a part of our workshop series "Preparing for Public Projects w/The Interstate Bridge" and will focus...

★ Leadership Skagit Recruitment Info Night La Conner

March 05 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Wayfinder Market 110 N. 1st Street La Conner, WA 98257

Jumpstart your leadership journey! Join us to learn more about Leadership Skagit and the impact of community-based leaders from all  corners of Skagit County shaping a prosperous and healthy community. Start your...

★ Contracting Coffee Hour

March 06 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online

Point of Contact: James Davis (360) 377-0180Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Post-Award, Pre-Award, Small Business Liaison Offices (SBLO) TrainingDescription: If you want the inside scoop on what...

★ Intro to Business Live Webinar

March 06 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online

Point of Contact: Yesi LeeProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, Woman-owned BusinessesDescription: This class is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early planning...

★ Meet & Match:Successful Women-Owned Small Businesses - GSA

March 06 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Online

Date: 3/6/2024Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM (PST)Registration Deadline: 3/6/2024 8:00 AM (PST)Fee: No FeePoint of Contact: GSAProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Managing a Business, Matchmaking, Socioeconomic Certification...

★ Leadership Skagit Recruitment Info Session Burlington

March 06 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Burlington City Hall 833 S. Spruce St. Burlington, WA 98233

Jumpstart your leadership journey!  Join us to learn more about Leadership Skagit and the impact of community-based leaders from all  corners of Skagit County shaping a prosperous and healthy community.  Start your...

★ Strategies to Identify and Reach Your Target Customers

March 07 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online

In this marketing workshop, SCORE starts by helping you identify your target market. These are your best potential customers and knowing them helps you create a better product or service. It also...

★ University of Washington Virtual Workshops for Suppliers

March 07 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Claudia Christensen, C.P.M. (206) 543-4156Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Matchmaking, Outreach/ Networking, Pre-AwardDescription: We are pleased to offer monthly orientations for new and...

★ Leadership Skagit Recruitment Info Session Online

March 12 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM via Zoom

Jumpstart your leadership journey! Join us to learn more about Leadership Skagit and the impact of community-based leaders from all  corners of Skagit County shaping a prosperous and healthy community. Start your...

★ Leadership Skagit Recruitment Info Night Mount Vernon

March 12 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM COA Mexican Eatery & Tequilerira 810 Riverside Drive Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Jumpstart your leadership journey! Join us to learn more about Leadership Skagit and the impact of community-based leaders from all  corners of Skagit County shaping a prosperous and healthy community. Start your...

★ APEX: Prime Connect

March 13 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Online

Point of Contact: James Davis (360) 377-0180Program Format: Matchmaker EventTraining Topics: Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Marketing/Sales, Matchmaking, Post-AwardDescription: Prime Connect is a structured matchmaking event for Primes and Subcontractors...

★ Office of Construction and Facilities Management Virtual Scheduled 1 on 1 Meetings

March 13 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Direct Access Program (202) 461-4694Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Outreach/ Networking, VeteransDescription: Registration Open - 2nd Quarter FY 2024 Office of Construction and...

★ Alliance Northwest Conference

March 14 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 1500 Commerce St Tacoma, WA 98402-3321

Point of Contact: Alliance NorthwestLocation: 1500 Commerce St, Tacoma WA 98402-3321Program Format: In Person Workshop or SeminarTraining Topics: Capabilities Statement Assistance, Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Readiness, Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base...

★ Finance: Expanding for bigger projects

March 19 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Julia KrivorukProgram Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Credit Counseling, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Public WorksDescription: This workshop is a part of our workshop series "Preparing for Public Projects...

★ Lanza tu empresa con un marketing orientado al cliente (Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing)

March 19 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Maria EckLocation: ZOOM - En linea, Spokane WA 99202Program Format: TeleconferenceTraining Topics: Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, TechnologyDescription:Lanza tu empresa con un marketing orientado al cliente (Launch...

★ Una Charla con SBDC: Impulsando Emprendedores (03.26.24 4PM)

March 26 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Maria EckProgram Format: TeleconferenceTraining Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Plan, Business Start-up/PreplanningDescription: ¿Tiene preguntas sobre cómo iniciar un negocio?Si está pensando en iniciar un negocio o está en las etapas iniciales,...

April

★ NW Regional Job Fair

April 03 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Northwest Career & Technical Academy 2205 West Campus Place Mount Vernon, Washington 98274

Are you looking for a career move? Businesses are hiring and ready to help you land your next job! You're invited to the FREE NW Regional Job Fair where up...

★ Una Charla con SBDC: Impulsando Emprendedores

April 30 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Maria EckProgram Format: TeleconferenceTraining Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Plan, Business Start-up/PreplanningDescription:¿Tiene preguntas sobre cómo iniciar un negocio?Si está pensando en iniciar un negocio o está en las etapas iniciales,...