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Port of Seattle VendorConnect (5/13/2021) Posted in: Job Opportunities, Opportunities & Networking, Uncategorized - The Port of Seattle has debuted a new online system called VendorConnect. VendorConnect is the Port of Seattle’s procurement and contract information database. With VendorConnect you can: • Access a one-stop resource for construction projects, consulting services, and goods and services • Reach Port buyers and procurement specialists • Receive emails about Port events and… ...
King County Pro-Equity Contracting Executive Order (5/6/2021) Posted in: Council News - Yesterday our President and CEO, Fernando Martinez, joined other leaders in supporting King County Executive Dow Constantine’s announcement of an executive order demonstrating the county's commitment to pro-equity contracting and formalize the actions that King County will take to increase the participation of minority- and women-owned small businesses (MWBEs) in county contracts. Fernando's letter of… ...
American Home Builders RFP for KINECT @ Burien Project (4/30/2021) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, Spotlight - American Home Builders invites you to submit a proposal for the KINECT @ Burien project located in Burien, WA. It is important that you review the bid documents carefully. The responses will be the criteria used for the selection of the successful project candidates. Please see opportunity attached for more information: KINECT @ Burien RFP ...
Tuck Diversity Business Programs and National Minority Supplier Development Council Partner to Help Diverse Business Owners (4/30/2021) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, Spotlight - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2021 Contact: Tammy Wilkins, Chief of Staff Tammy.Wilkins@nmsdc.org | 212.944.2430 New York, NY, March 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tuck Diversity Business Programs and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) have formed a partnership to support the growth of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) across the country. NMSDC will award… ...
2021 Virtual Business Conference Part One (4/22/2021) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - The Northwest Mountain MSDC hosted part one of its annual Business Conference. This is the second time the Council hosts a virtual conference due to the Pandemic. It was a successful morning of networking between MBEs and Corporate/Public Agency Members. During this session, Dr. Suj Chandrasekhar, Founder and Principal, Strategic Insights discussed “Digital Transformation”. Earl… ...
PG&E Contract Bid Opportunity: 2021 RFP Fast Charge EVSP (4/7/2021) Posted in: Spotlight - 2021 COA RFQ Fast Charge EVSP 040521 See link for more information, including details on how to respond.   ...
OpConnect EV Charging Solutions is Hiring! (4/7/2021) Posted in: Job Opportunities, Spotlight - Two job opportunities from OpConnect EV Charging Solutions attached below. Visit https://www.opconnect.com/press/home/ for more information. Charging Station Technician Job Description 031221 Sales Job Description Apr 2021 ...
Public and Private Sector Join Forces to Expand Vaccine Access (3/31/2021) Posted in: Covid-19, Spotlight - Summary King County, with the support of Boeing, has moved its Auburn vaccination site to the Outlet Collection in Auburn as of March 29 to expand vaccine access. Story King County has relocated its Auburn community vaccination site from the General Services Administration Complex to the Outlet Collection shopping center in Auburn, in large part… ...
Fernando Martinez Defines the 7 Attributes of True Leadership (3/25/2021) Posted in: Development, Spotlight - “Leadership is the ability to motivate and lead individuals, teams, and organizations through discovery, discussion, and actions they would not have arrived upon on their own.” It took a lifetime of work, research, experimentation, and refining before I arrived at my definition of leadership.  To become a great leader, more importantly a visionary-leader requires a… ...
Northwest Mountain and Fernando Martinez: Helping Small Businesses Dream Big (3/24/2021) Posted in: Spotlight - March 10, 2021 | Port of Seattle The Northwest Mountain Minority Suppliers Development Council (NWMMSDC) is a national organization that links government agencies, corporations, and private sector prime contractors with certified minority-owned businesses (MBE's) wanting to do business. NWMMSDC is a 501c3 with two-tier participation. The Northwest chapter includes Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah. Shepherding the organization for… ...