Events and Workshops

January

★ How To Create A Marketing Plan For Your Small Business

January 31 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

Are you overwhelmed by all the marketing choices for your business? Not sure how or where to spend your time and money? It sounds like you need a marketing plan...

February

★ Intro to Business Live Webinar

February 01 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online

Date: 2/1/2023 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PST) Registration Deadline: 2/1/2023 8:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Yesi Lee (360) 754-6320 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, Woman-owned Businesses Description: This class is designed for those who are thinkin...

★ Step-by-Step Email Marketing Guide For Your Business

February 01 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

About the event Email marketing has consistently shown to have the highest return on investment than any other form of business marketing, but to see a large return on investment, yo...

★ Start Simple Course - February 2023

February 01 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online

  Date/Time:  #1 Foundation: Orientation, Readiness Mindset, Personal Fina 2/1/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #2 Opportunity Discovery: Bring Value to Your Target Market 2/8/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #3 Money In & Money Out: Projecting Sale...

★ University of Washington Virtual Workshops for Suppliers

February 02 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting, Pre-Award Description: University of Washington Registration Information Regarding Virtual Workshops for Suppliers We are pleased to offer monthly orientations for new and existing suppliers to the Universit...

★ Are you Ready to Start a Business?

February 02 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Description: Are you looking to start up a business but have no experience running one? Do you have an idea you are excited about and want insight into how to ge...

★ SBA & EIDL Updates Including Managing Your EIDL Loan

February 03 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Online

Date: 2/3/2023 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (PST) Registration Deadline: 2/3/2023 10:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing, Disaster Planning Description: Learn how to access the SBA’s Capital Access Financia...

★ PTAC & SBDC First Friday Follow-up

February 03 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: Are you looking for a dedicated lunch hour to learn what it takes to GROW YOUR BUSINESS ??? Friday Follow-up is an open forum, round table fo...

PNAA ADVANCE 2023

February 06 - February 09 Lynnwood Conference Center

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE We are honored once again to be a main sposor for the PNAA ADVANCE  a premier aerospace conference ADVANCE 2023 will feature speakers from top aerospace companies from aroun...

★ Small Business Cybersecurity Part 3: Systems

February 07 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Disaster Planning, Risk Management, Technology Description: This webinar is the third in a four-part series. Register for part 4 (February 21st) here: https://wsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/99272000 This webinar will present practical ways to protec...

★ WA Data Bootcamp

February 07 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

WA Data Bootcamp:  Learn the skills to enter a highly desired career path or add to your skill set as a Data Analyst with this accessible 20-week Bootcamp. The Bootcam...

★ Start Simple Course - February 2023

February 08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online

  Date/Time:  #1 Foundation: Orientation, Readiness Mindset, Personal Fina 2/1/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #2 Opportunity Discovery: Bring Value to Your Target Market 2/8/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #3 Money In & Money Out: Projecting Sale...

★ Uncovering Government Contracting Opportunities (Business Expert Session)

February 09 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Online

Date: 2/9/2023 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PST) Registration Deadline: 2/8/2023 8:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Bo Abeille Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: This session will provide market research tips and techniques to help businesse...

★ Teaming Concepts and Strategies

February 10 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Description: Interested in learning more about Teaming in the Government Market? This workshop provides the information and tools needed to understand teaming concepts and strategies.  Be ready to learn: How to get started wit...

★ Steps Leading to a Federal Contract

February 15 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Online

Date: 2/15/2023 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (PST) Registration Deadline: 2/14/2023 8:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: James Davis (360) 710-9410 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: The federal government's process to award a contract is like nothin...

★ Start Simple Course - February 2023

February 15 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online

  Date/Time:  #1 Foundation: Orientation, Readiness Mindset, Personal Fina 2/1/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #2 Opportunity Discovery: Bring Value to Your Target Market 2/8/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #3 Money In & Money Out: Projecting Sale...

★ 2023 Economic Forecast Night

February 15 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Swinomish Casino & Lodge 12885 Casino Drive Anacortes, WA 98221

EDASC’s annual Economic Forecast Night brings together more than 350 business leaders, elected officials and community representatives to look at economic and business trends shaping Skagit County and beyond.  Along wit...

★ Who in the government buys what I sell?

February 16 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online

  Date: 2/16/2023 Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PST) Status: Open - 97 places remaining Registration Deadline: 2/16/2023 8:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Theresa Mangrugm (360) 479-3712 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description:   You've decided to sell to the government...

★ How to Write a Business Plan

February 16 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning Description: Do you want to start your own business? Are you wondering what steps you need for a successful start? Join us in thi...

★ Simplifying the Complexities of Component Business Financing

February 16 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Online

  Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing Description: SIMPLIFYING THE COMPLEXITIES OF COMPONENT BUSINESS FINANCING From Startup through Expansion and finally Transition – This is the Entrepreneur’s Guide to Developing, Marketing, and Confidently Executin...

★ Doing Business with the state - DES

February 16 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Online

Date: 2/16/2023 Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PST) Registration Deadline: 2/16/2023 8:00 AM (PST) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Angela Parker Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: On the third Thursday of the month, the Washington State Department o...

★ SBA & EIDL Updates Including Managing Your EIDL Loan

February 17 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing, Disaster Planning Description: Learn how to access the SBA’s Capital Access Financial System to review your SBA loan information including your payment activity, your loan balance...

★ Small Business Cybersecurity Part 4: Implementation

February 21 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online

Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Technology Description:   Cybersecurity Part 4: Implementation This is a Zoom meeting rather than a webinar so participants can be seen and heard.  In this wrap up for the Smal...

★ Start Simple Course - February 2023

February 22 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online

  Date/Time:  #1 Foundation: Orientation, Readiness Mindset, Personal Fina 2/1/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #2 Opportunity Discovery: Bring Value to Your Target Market 2/8/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)   #3 Money In & Money Out: Projecting Sale...

★ What Is A Business Entity in Washington State

February 23 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online

  Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Legal Issues, Managing a Business Description: This presentation will give small business owners the basic foundations regarding what constitutes a business entity so the...

★ L & I Essentials (Fundamentos de Labor e Industrias)

February 23 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Skagit Valley College: Multi-Purpose Room

En este taller gratuito se hablará sobre los requisitos y recursos relacionados con las leyes de horas y salarios, seguro de compensación para trabajadores, seguridad en el lugar de trabaj...

★ Three Basic Financials Reports Every Business Should Have

February 28 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing Description: A business has to prove its viability and worth to potential lenders and investors. In this session, we will discuss the three basic financial report...

March

★ University of Washington Virtual Workshops for Suppliers

March 02 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting, Pre-Award Description: University of Washington Registration Information Regarding Virtual Workshops for Suppliers We are pleased to offer monthly orientations for new and existing suppliers to the Universit...

★ Are you Ready to Start a Business?

March 02 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online

  Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning Description: Are you looking to start up a business but have no experience running one? Do you have an idea you are excited about and wan...

★ Small Business at a “Hire” Level

March 14 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Online

Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Human Resources, Managing a Business Description: Hiring, Personnel Management, and Organizational Culture How to attract, develop, and retain a top-quality team. In this workshop, yo...

★ SBA & EIDL Updates Including Managing Your EIDL Loan

March 17 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing, Disaster Planning Description: Learn how to access the SBA’s Capital Access Financial System to review your SBA loan information including your payment activity, your loan balance...

★ Small Business: How to Launch Successfully (Virtual)

March 21 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Online

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning Description: This no cost webinar is hosted by the Washington SBDC at Green River College (GRC). Sign-up goes to the Green River College registration system. In this class, th...

★ Business Growth and Development

March 23 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online

  Point of Contact: Washington SBDC Training Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Financing, Cash Flow Management, Managing a Business Description: Could you use a boost to keep your business going and growing? This webinar i...