Calendar

Upcoming Events, Training, Conferences, and Summits

Aug
25
Fri
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laying the Groundwork
An Introduction to Government Procurement

 Who are you selling to?
 What are they buying?
 How do they buy?

Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org

Last Friday of each month
2:30 pm—3:30 pm

Thurston Economic Development Council
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey WA 98503

Classes are FREE!
To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
Webinars
For assistance contact George Sharp
360-464-6043

 

Aug
26
Sat
Tabor 100’s General Monthly Meeting @ Central Area Senior Center
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tabor 100 is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates who are committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

Meetings are located at the Central Area Senior Center from 10am-12pm, with breakfast served at 9:45am.

500 30th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144

Sep
1
Fri
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council
Sep 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laying the Groundwork
An Introduction to Government Procurement

 Who are you selling to?
 What are they buying?
 How do they buy?

Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org

Last Friday of each month
2:30 pm—3:30 pm

Thurston Economic Development Council
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey WA 98503

Classes are FREE!
To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
Webinars
For assistance contact George Sharp
360-464-6043

 

Sep
6
Wed
Lacey – Grow Your Business Internationally @ Lacey Timberland Library
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you run a small business? Are you looking for ways to grow your business?

Join the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT) for this free half-day export workshop where you will:

  • Meet the local, state, regional & federal export resources who will help you on your export journey
  • Learn about resources to develop an export business plan and identify and validate international markets
  • Learn how to find qualified buyers, agents and distributors to grow foreign sales
  • Determine how to ship your products internationally
  • Identify how to get paid, mitigate non-payment risks and finance your export transactions
  • Hear real-life success stories about Washington small business exporters

Lacey – Grow Your Business Internationally Tickets, Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

Sep
7
Thu
Mass Electric N830/ E750 Systems Construction Project, DBE/SBE Outreach Event #2 @ Mass Electric Project Office—
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mass Electric N830/ E750 Systems Construction Project
DBE/SBE Outreach Event #2

Thursday, September 7, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Mass Electric Project Office—920 North 137th Street, Seattle, WA 98133
Food / Drinks will be provided
* RSVP Required – A specific appointment time will be provided

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Meet & Greet Mass Electric Project Staff (1-on-1)
We request that all Companies RSVP by Calling: John Locke at 206-268-7631

Target Businesses:
 Traction Power System Contractors
 Train Control System Contractors and Suppliers
 Communications System (Includes Fiber Optic and Radio) Contractors and Suppliers
 Temporary Traffic Control Contractors (Lane Closures, Signs, Message Boards, etc.)
 Electrical Materials, Tools, and Supply Companies
 Dewatering Companies (Manholes around Track)
 Site Security Companies (Yards and Track Alignment)
 Temporary Fencing Companies
 Port-a-potty suppliers
 Dumpster Companies (construction debris)
Please bring:
Business Cards & Information about Company and Services

NAMC – National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington Monthly Meeting @ Tukwila Community Center, Room Art A
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

NAMC – National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington

EVERY FIRST THURSDAY of EACH MONTH

Location: Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Avenue South
Room – Art “A”
Tukwila, WA 98168

Time: 6:00 P.M.

Promoting individual prosperity of minority builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers of materials and equipment used in the construction industry

ABOUT NAMC of WASHINGTON

The National Association of Minority Contractors of Washington (NAMC of WA.) is a 501 C (6) Nonprofit trade association that was established in 2010 to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors. While membership is open to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds, the organization’s mandate, “Building Bridges – Crossing Barriers,” focuses on construction industry concerns common to African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

http://www.namcwa.com/

Sep
8
Fri
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council
Sep 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laying the Groundwork
An Introduction to Government Procurement

 Who are you selling to?
 What are they buying?
 How do they buy?

Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org

Last Friday of each month
2:30 pm—3:30 pm

Thurston Economic Development Council
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey WA 98503

Classes are FREE!
To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
Webinars
For assistance contact George Sharp
360-464-6043

 

Sep
15
Fri
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council
Sep 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laying the Groundwork
An Introduction to Government Procurement

 Who are you selling to?
 What are they buying?
 How do they buy?

Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org

Last Friday of each month
2:30 pm—3:30 pm

Thurston Economic Development Council
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey WA 98503

Classes are FREE!
To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
Webinars
For assistance contact George Sharp
360-464-6043

 

Sep
20
Wed
University of Washington Supplier Orientations @ Various Locations TBA
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

University of Washington Supplier Orientations:

The University of Washington (UW) offers monthly orientations for suppliers interested in doing business with the University and the State of Washington.

The orientations are held at various locations on the Seattle and Tacoma Campuses from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. Attendees will receive information about the University and State procurement processes.

Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and staff from UW Procurement Services, UW Business Diversity, UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development and State Department of Enterprise Services (DES). Register at:  http://f2.washington.edu/fm/ps/suppliers#orientation

University of Washington Supplier Orientation Dates for 2017:

September 20   register here

October 18        register here

November 13    register here

December 15     register here

Sep
22
Fri
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS SERIES – Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laying the Groundwork
An Introduction to Government Procurement

 Who are you selling to?
 What are they buying?
 How do they buy?

Get these and other questions answered at this fun and lively basic introductory class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small business owners who know nothing about government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting is in your future.
Questions?? www.washingtonptac.org

Last Friday of each month
2:30 pm—3:30 pm

Thurston Economic Development Council
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey WA 98503

Classes are FREE!
To register washingtonptac.org – Events Calendar – Laying the Groundwork
To view on line anytime washingtonptac.org
Webinars
For assistance contact George Sharp
360-464-6043