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Upcoming Events, Training, Conferences, and Summits

Nov
12
Thu
City of Seattle Certification Workshop @ Seattle Municipal Tower, Room 4090
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises’ (OMWBE) Certification Workshop is a course where attendees can learn about state and federal certifications for lucrative government contracting.

Attendees will learn who is eligible for the program, and they will receive valuable assistance with the application process. In addition, benefits of certification will be highlighted, which include free advertising through the OMWBE website and loan assistance for those who are state certified through the Linked Deposit program.

Nov
13
Fri
Contractor Training Day @ Renton Technical College
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises’ (OMWBE) Certification Workshop is a course where attendees can learn about state and federal certifications for lucrative government contracting. Attendees will learn who is eligible for the program, and they will receive valuable assistance with the application process. In addition, benefits of certification will be highlighted, which include free advertising through the OMWBE website  and loan assistance for those who are state certified through the Linked Deposit program.

Nov
17
Tue
Women’s Business Center Workshop @ Community Capital Development
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises’ (OMWBE) Certification Workshop is a course where attendees can learn about state and federal certifications for lucrative government contracting. Attendees will learn who is eligible for the program, and they will receive valuable assistance with the application process. In addition, benefits of certification will be highlighted, which include free advertising through the OMWBE website, and loan assistance for those who are state certified through the Linked Deposit program.

Jan
14
Thu
Growing Your Business – Is the Government Your Next Customer? @ Swinomish Casino & Lodge
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Workshop!

Growing Your Business
Is the Government Your Next Customer?

Is your business looking into or active in government contracting? We  will cover the basics of government contracting and purchasing, registrations, certifications, Native business programs, and other free business resources. Business owners will have the opportunity to ask questions about their specific companies and industries.

January 14, 2016  3:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST

Swinomish Casino & Lodge

12885 Casino Dr., Anacortes WA 98221

OMWBE Certification Workshop @ Swinomish Casino & Lodge
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

OMWBE Certification Workshop
January 14, 2016 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Please join Native PTAC and the WA State Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE) for this workshop intensive. OMWBE staff will be available to directly assist M/WBE contractors through the process of completing their WA State certification application. Attendees will need to collect and bring documents in order to fill out their paper work. See our website for complete document list.

Feb
10
Wed
OMWBE Certification Workshop @ Community Capital Development
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

OMWBE Certification Workshop
February 10, 2016 

The Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises’ (OMWBE) Certification Workshop is a course where attendees can learn about state and federal certifications for lucrative government contracting. Attendees will learn who is eligible for the program, and they will receive valuable assistance with the application process. In addition, benefits of certification will be highlighted, which include free advertising through the OMWBE website, a free subscription to the Daily Journal of Commerce, and loan assistance for those who are state certified through the Linked Deposit program.

Apr
21
Thu
OMWBE Certification Workshop
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

City of Seattle invites you to attend this certification workshop facilitated by WA State Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE). During this workshop, participants will learn about eligibility requirements and a review of the application process. In addition, businesses will learn how to connect with state contracting opportunities and other benefits of becoming certified.

Who should attend: This workshop is for small, women and minority-owned business seeking to provide goods and services to state and local government agencies and public educational institutions.

Event Location:
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 Fifth Avenue
Floor 41 – Room 4090
directions – www.seattlemunicipaltower.com/directions.axis

For additional information about the OMWBE and to download application materials visit http://omwbe.wa.gov/

Jul
18
Mon
@ Business Impact NW
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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The Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises’ (OMWBE) Certification Workshop is a course where attendees can learn about state and federal certifications for lucrative government contracting. Attendees will learn who is eligible for the program, and they will receive valuable assistance with the application process. In addition, benefits of certification will be highlighted, which include free advertising through the OMWBE website, a free subscription to the Daily Journal of Commerce, and loan assistance for those who are state certified through the Linked Deposit program.

When
Where
Business Impact NW – 1437 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98144 – View Map
Sep
9
Fri
OMWBE Certification Workshop at L&I Contractor Training Day in Lynnwood @ Edmonds Community College
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WA State Labor and Industries invites you to attend this certification workshop facilitated by WA State Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE). During this workshop, participants will learn about eligibility requirements and a review of the application process. In addition, businesses will learn how to connect with state contracting opportunities and other benefits of becoming certified.

Who should attend: This workshop is for small, women and minority-owned business seeking to provide goods and services to state and local government agencies and public educational institutions.

If you are interested in attending,  please contact Lawrence Coleman at lawrencec@omwbe.wa.gov

For more information about Labor & Industries Free Contractors Days visit: http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Contractors/Workshops/Contractor/

 

Dec
9
Fri
CANCELLED SW Regional Certification Day @ OAME
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Objective
To help firms navigate certification and maximize their day by providing multiple
opportunities for various certifications and prequalifications. We will also share some reasons for certification and tools available to grow your business after the certification.

Certification Providers

  • Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID)
  • Washington State Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises(OMWBE)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Astra Women’s Business Alliance (Astra/WBENC)
  • Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (NWMSDC)

Local and State Government Agencies

  • City of Portland
  • Port of Portland
  • Multnomah County
  • State of Oregon: Department of Administrative Services

 

Technical Training Provider

  • Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME)
  • Washington PTAC
  • Government Contract Assistance Program(GCAP)

Transit Agencies

  • Oregon Department of Transportation ODOT
  • Washington State Department of Transportation
  • TriMet

 

Construction Primes with Prequalification Opportunities
• Skanska
• Howard S. Wright/Balfour Beatty
• Turner
• Hoffman
• JE Dunn
• Anderson
• Colas
• Pacificmark