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Happy New Year! The WCWB is Closed Today 8:30 am
Happy New Year! The WCWB is Closed Today @ Washington Center for Women in Business
Jan 1 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
We will be closed on New Year’s Day. Our office will reopen Tuesday morning at 8:30AM.
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Let’s Talk Business! The Power of Customer Reviews 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! The Power of Customer Reviews @ Webinar
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business! The Power of Customer Reviews @ Webinar
There have been rapid changes in the way people choose a business, it may not be what people consider good, but it’s reality. The first place people go when they need find anything is Google. People are making referrals and accepting referrals through customer reviews. It’s a great way for people to evaluate a business and a great way for businesses to...
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The Business of Creative Writing 6:30 pm
The Business of Creative Writing @ South Puget Sound Community College
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Business of Creative Writing @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Jim Henson said that business plays an essential role in communicating art to a broad audience, and that we must understand the value of both worlds. This four-part series of classes (Thursdays from 1-4-18 to 1-25-18) will introduce students to the world of business for creative writers. Participants will learn the basics of traditional and independent publishing, how to market and promote...
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DSHS Adult Family Home Administrator Training 5:00 pm
DSHS Adult Family Home Administrator Training @ South Puget Sound Community College
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
DSHS Adult Family Home Administrator Training @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
This course meets the Washington State 48 hour education requirement for Adult Family Home providers. This course is required training for those who wish to become licensed as Adult Family Home (AFH) providers in Washington State. This course introduces students to the concepts and principles of management that are essential in the formation and running of an AFH business. The course covers...
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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 275 9:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 275 @ Center for Business & Innovation
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 275 @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
Starting a new business can be exciting, and overwhelming. There are so many things to consider such as setting up operations, meeting legal requirements, accurately pricing your product or service, creating a marketing strategy and plan, and understanding financial statements. Above all, you will want to be profitable! Engage and interact in this live instructor-led class taught by experienced entrepreneurs. This course...
Intro to Business Startup 5:30 pm
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This class is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early  planning stages. Learn the fundamental elements of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to take to turn an idea into a reality. Meet staff from the Washington Center for Women in Business and learn about the resources and...
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Let’s Talk Business!- What Managers Need to Know to be Successful 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business!- What Managers Need to Know to be Successful @ Webinar
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business!- What Managers Need to Know to be Successful @ Webinar
In this episode of Let’s Talk Business, Shannon Novakovich with NovaWerx will discuss: – Exempt vs non-exempt employees – What it means that Washington is an “At Will” state – Helping under-performing staff achieve success – Employee engagement – Conflict resolution with you as the mentor – And answer your questions!
Doing Business with Washington State Agencies 1:00 pm
Doing Business with Washington State Agencies @ Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Doing Business with Washington State Agencies @ Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce | Vancouver | Washington | United States
The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES), along with agency offices located around the state, purchase millions of dollars’ worth of products and services from area businesses each year. Attendees will learn more about how to participate in state contracting and be better prepared to take part in this government marketplace. Servando Patlan, Business Diversity & Outreach Manager, Department of Enterprise...
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Let’s Talk Business!-Intro to Business Startup 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business!-Intro to Business Startup @ Webinar
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business!-Intro to Business Startup @ Webinar
This episode is for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early planning stages. Learn the fundamental elements of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to take to turn an idea into a reality. Meet staff from the Washington Center for Women in Business and learn about the resources and support...
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Financing a Small Business 6:00 pm
Financing a Small Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Financing a Small Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Need money for a new or expanding business? In this workshop you’ll learn about a variety of financing options – including traditional banks, SBA loans, angels, crowfunding, the Thurston Investment Network (ThINk), and others – and which options might make the most sense for you and your business. You’ll also learn what funders look for, how to project the amount you need,...
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Let’s Talk Business!-Demystifying Woman-Owned Business Certifications 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business!-Demystifying Woman-Owned Business Certifications @ Webinar
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business!-Demystifying Woman-Owned Business Certifications @ Webinar
During this webinar, Ashley Coronado with Washington’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), will clear up your misconceptions on what it means to become a certified Women Owned Small Business, including who qualifies to become a WOSB/WBE, how to apply, and which of your customers care most about the certification. Also learn about a free resource to help you with all your government...
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Intro to Business Startup 9:00 am
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This class is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early  planning stages. Learn the fundamental elements of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to take to turn an idea into a reality. Meet staff from the Washington Center for Women in Business and learn about the resources and...
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Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference 8:30 am
Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference @ Thre Rivers Convention Center
Jan 31 @ 8:30 am – 5:15 pm
Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference @ Thre Rivers Convention Center | Kennewick | Washington | United States
Join us at the Three Rivers Convention Center for the Seventh Annual Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference on January 31, 2018! The Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference is a one-day, educational event that brings over 300 corporate executives, leading business women & entrepreneurs together with women of varied business experience and career levels. Come experience Eastern Washington’s largest career and professional development event for women!...