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Accounting and Tax Basics for Small Business 6:00 pm
Accounting and Tax Basics for Small Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Accounting and Tax Basics for Small Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
A strong understanding of basic accounting and taxes is crucial to a successful business, even if you plan to hire an outside accountant. Do you know what you should track and why? What can you write-off for tax purposes? When, what and to whom do you need to report? Is QuickBooks or another software required? In this class, you’ll gain the knowledge...
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Women’s Global Leadership Initiative – Mixer 6:30 pm
Women’s Global Leadership Initiative – Mixer @ Capitol Hill
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Women's Global Leadership Initiative - Mixer @ Capitol Hill | Seattle | Washington | United States
This is a fundraising and networking mixer for 40 local female leaders on November 3rd at 6:30pm to benefit the WGLI (Women’s Global Leadership Initiative). We will be introducing the attendees to the WGLI and the great work we do, as well as asking for donations. This will be the first in a series of networking & fundraising events in support of...
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Intro to Business Startup 5:30 pm
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation
Nov 7 @ 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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How to Start a Cottage Food Business 6:00 pm
How to Start a Cottage Food Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Start a Cottage Food Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Do you have a knack for making a specialty food product you would like to market and sell? This introductory workshop will help get you started in a home kitchen food business. We’ll cover the fundamental topics of how to start a Cottage Food Operation in Washington State, including: basic business concepts and considerations, permitting and food safety requirements and what types...
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Small Business Virtual Conference 9:00 am
Small Business Virtual Conference @ Webinar
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Small Business Virtual Conference @ Webinar
Our Small Business Success Virtual Conference is this Thursday! It will offer webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms and resource center for aspiring and current business owners. Webinar topics will include: Buying Attention in a Distracted World – Online Advertising: Learn best online marketing practices to make your business stand out. Hit the Refresh Button on Your Social Media...
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Centralia 4:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Centralia @ Centralia Timberland Library
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Centralia @ Centralia Timberland Library | Centralia | Washington | United States
There are many advantages and reasons “why” to run a home-based business – this workshop addresses the unique questions that go with them! • What are the pros & cons? • What kinds of home-based businesses succeed? • How to assess if it’s a right fit for you? • What do you need to do to start? • How to find the...
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2017 YWCA Women of Achievement Celebration 6:00 pm
2017 YWCA Women of Achievement Celebration @ Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 YWCA Women of Achievement Celebration @ Washington Center for the Performing Arts | Olympia | Washington | United States
Join YWCA Olympia as they again honor and celebrate the contributions of incredible women in our community. This annual event (in it’s 23rd year) will be held at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia. The celebration features a live and silent auction, special keynote speaker Nikkita Oliver, the award ceremony, a raffle, a very special VIP Reception and powerful...
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Steps for Small Business Start-Up Tumwater Library 4:00 pm
Steps for Small Business Start-Up Tumwater Library @ Tumwater Timberland Regional Library
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join The Washington Center for Women and Business and the Center for Business & Innovation for an informative introductory workshop on the basics of business planning. Coaches will teach the steps it takes to start a new business, including: the importance of planning, feasibility, business plans, funding, and free and low-cost resources available to help you launch, grow and succeed.
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Patents and Trademarks Workshop 12:00 pm
Patents and Trademarks Workshop @ Bellevue City Hall-Council Chamber
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Patents and Trademarks Workshop @ Bellevue City Hall-Council Chamber | Bellevue | Washington | United States
Have you invented the next best thing or process? Do you have an idea that could be monetized into valuable intellectual property? Protecting your intellectual property (IP) is an important part of your business strategy. Join the SBA, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the City of Bellevue Office of Economic Development for this FREE half-day seminar on protecting your...
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2017 Federal Contracting Seminar 8:00 am
2017 Federal Contracting Seminar @ AGC Building
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
2017 Federal Contracting Seminar @ AGC Building  | Seattle | Washington | United States
Join us in Seattle or on-line as real-world experts in the federal contracting world share their insights and expertise across the entire spectrum of pursuing and working on federal contracts.  You’ll gain valuable insight into a wide range of topics including: Creating Winning Technical Proposals Winning Bid Protests and Defending Contract Awards The Complex Rules Regarding Data Rights Ten Thing That Every...
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Your Business— Market Smart: University Place 6:00 pm
Your Business— Market Smart: University Place @ University Place Library
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your Business— Market Smart: University Place @ University Place Library | University Place | Washington | United States
Have a great product or service, but not sure how to connect with new customers? Attend this free workshop to learn: Customer demographics and spending habits Trends in your industry How you compare to your competition Resources to develop a marketing strategy The workshop will be led by representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office and Pierce County Library...
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Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Shelton 4:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Shelton @ Shelton Timberland Library
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Shelton @ Shelton Timberland Library | Shelton | Washington | United States
There are many advantages and reasons “why” to run a home-based business – this workshop addresses the unique questions that go with them! • What are the pros & cons? • What kinds of home-based businesses succeed? • How to assess if it’s a right fit for you? • What do you need to do to start? • How to find the...
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