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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 274 9:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 274 @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 274 @ 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 3:00 pm
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This workshop is great for anyone who has a small business idea, but isn’t sure how to turn it into reality. Come meet trainers with the WCWB, get an introduction to what steps and processes you’ll need to take to launch, and find out what resources are available to you through the WCWB and Center for Business & Innovation. This workshop is...
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Let’s Talk Business! (Making Your P&L Work for You) 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Making Your P&L Work for You) @ Webinar
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business! (Making Your P&L Work for You) @ Webinar
In this episode, we will take a look at everyone’s favorite financial statement, the Profit and Loss Report. By understanding the numerical story that the P&L is trying to tell you about your business, you can have greater confidence in the decisions you make around product/ service pricing, wages, rent, and other “control points” of your business. Join Aaron Rodriguez, Managing Director...
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Grow Your Business Internationally-Everett 8:00 am
Grow Your Business Internationally-Everett @ Port of Everett-Blue Heron Room
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Grow Your Business Internationally-Everett @ Port of Everett-Blue Heron Room | Everett | Washington | United States
Do you run a small business? Are you looking for ways to grow your business? Join the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT), Snohomish County, the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County and the Port of Everett for this 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...
Puyallup: Your Home Based Business- Start Smart 6:00 pm
Puyallup: Your Home Based Business- Start Smart @ South Hill Library
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Puyallup: Your Home Based Business- Start Smart @ South Hill Library | South Hill | Washington | United States
Thinking about starting a home-based business? Home-based businesses are a great option for military spouses, stay at home parents, and the retired. Join local business coach Christine Buckley, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Pierce County Library as they walk you through what it really takes to start and run a business. This free workshop will help you understand: The benefits and...
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How to Start a Food Products Business 6:00 pm
How to Start a Food Products Business @ South Puget Sound Community College
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Start a Food Products Business @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Do you have a special recipe with the potential of becoming a big seller? This workshop will help you understand what’s required to create a successful food products business. Learn the basics of food safety and labeling requirements, production and packaging methods, distribution options, and more. Taught by an experienced food producer, Sash Sunday, founder of OlyKraut.
Internet Advertising 6:00 pm
Internet Advertising @ South Puget Sound Community College
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Internet Advertising @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Do phrases and acronyms such as search engine marketing, SEO and PPC ads cause confusion? When you think of advertising your business online, do you know what to do and where to start? When are keywords, hashtags, descriptions and title tags the right thing to use? Online advertising is one of the most effective ways for businesses of all sizes to expand...
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Pathways to Prosperity 9:00 am
Pathways to Prosperity @ Yelm Community Center
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pathways to Prosperity @ Yelm Community Center | Yelm | Washington | United States
Are you having a challenging time finding the skilled talent your business needs? Interested in sharing best practices or learning how you can influence and build the talent pipelines you need? Join us October 12th from 9am – 1pm at the Pathways to Prosperity Conference to learn how to create strategies and access tools to build talent pipelines to fill current and...
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Employer Requirements- Old and New Laws 6:00 pm
Employer Requirements- Old and New Laws @ South Puget Sound Community College
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Employer Requirements- Old and New Laws @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
You’ve heard about the new state employment laws (paid sick leave, paid family leave, minimum wage step increases) and you need to know how they’ll impact your business – or – You’re a new employer and need to know your costs and responsibilities How do you budget for employee costs? What administrative responsibilities do you have? What else do you need to...
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Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing- Chehalis 9:00 am
Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing- Chehalis @ Holiday Inn Express
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing- Chehalis @ Holiday Inn Express  | Chehalis | Washington | United States
This workshop will cover how to do business with government entities. Learn the basics of government contracting and walk away with the next steps and resources designed for small business owners.
Intro to Business Startup 9:30 am
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Intro to Business Startup @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This workshop is designed for those who would like to start a small business, but don’t know what steps they’ll need to take to make their idea into a reality. Meet staff from the Washington Center for Women in Business and learn what resources are available to startup businesses through the WCWB and the Center for Business & Innovation.
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Shelton 4:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based Business-Shelton @ Shelton Timberland Library
Oct 19 @ 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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2017 South Sound Food Summit Day One 6:00 pm
2017 South Sound Food Summit Day One @ South Puget Sound Community College- Student Union Building
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 South Sound Food Summit Day One @ South Puget Sound Community College- Student Union Building | Olympia | Washington | United States
Local Flavors Tasting Salon – Friday October 20th, 6-9PM Cost: $40 pre-registration, $50 at the door (if space is available) Featuring bites from local farmers, ranchers, restaurants & other food artisans Craft beer, cider, wine, spirits & delicious non-alcoholic beverages Live music by the Oly Mountain Boys Short program on inspiring the local food movement
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2017 South Sound Food Summit Day Two 9:00 am
2017 South Sound Food Summit Day Two @ South Puget Sound Community College- Student Union Building
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
2017 South Sound Food Summit Day Two @ South Puget Sound Community College- Student Union Building | Olympia | Washington | United States
The Saturday Food Summit is an all day event that will engage attendees in a “choose your own adventure” day, with activities ranging from cooking demonstrations to farmer panels to seed mandalas and so much more. We are delighted to share tasty meals, locally sourced & prepared by SPSCC’s culinary arts department. The Food Summit will have something for everyone and we...
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From Hobby to Profit 6:00 pm
From Hobby to Profit @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
From Hobby to Profit @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
Your hobby or craft has the potential to bring you good income as well as enjoyment. Come learn how in this workshop, focused on successfully selling handmade products. A variety of sales avenues will be discussed, including Etsy and other online sites, wholesale opportunities, craft fairs, holiday bazaars, etc. The class will also address marketing, displays, packaging, pricing and other topics that...
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Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing 2:30 pm
Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Laying the Groundwork: Understanding Government Purchasing @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
This workshop will cover how to do business with government entities. Learn the basics of government contracting and walk away with the next steps and resources designed for small business owners.
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