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Jul
31
Wed
2019 City of Seattle Reverse Vendor Trade Show @ Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
2019 City of Seattle Reverse Vendor Trade Show @ Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion | Seattle | Washington | United States
This event is an opportunity for vendors to introduce themselves to a variety of City of Seattle departments and other public agency representatives. Learn about upcoming solicitations, procurement opportunities and sustainable purchasing, and network with other local vendors. Women-owned and minority-owned businesses are especially encouraged to attend. Doors open at 11 a.m.
To RSVP for this event, please click here.
Sep
15
Sun
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) UW Foster School of Business @ University of Washington
Sep 15 – Sep 20 all-day
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP)  UW Foster School of Business @ University of Washington

This program is a one-week intensive executive education course for NMSDC-certified MBEs offered in partnership with the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

The course features an interactive curriculum focused on finance and accounting; human resource management; leadership; marketing and brand strategy; relationship marketing and strategic thinking. In today’s business environment, success in these areas will help position minority suppliers for increased procurement opportunities in the domestic and global supply chain.

This annual program is hosted on campus at the University of Washington in Seattle.  Participants return to their businesses with new skills, a renewed personal energy, and a valuable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.

 

Sep
26
Thu
9th Annual King County Executive Small Business Awards @ Meydenbauer Convention Center
Sep 26 @ 7:15 am – 9:00 am
9th Annual King County Executive Small Business Awards @ Meydenbauer Convention Center | Bellevue | Washington | United States

Save the Date!

Nominations are being accepted now through: June 30, 2019

Click Here For More Information

To be eligible, your business must meet the following requirements:

·    Be located in King County

·    Be for-profit and have been in operation for at least three years

·    Have 50 or fewer full-time employees

Note: All past winners and 2018 finalists are ineligible for nomination.

To nominate your business, visit the online survey tool to complete and submit your nomination. Deadline is June 30, 2019**You can only take the survey once, but you can edit your responses until you have submitted the survey. Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Award Categories Include:

·    Small Business of the Year

·    Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

·    Women-Owned Small Business of the Year

·    Exporting Small Business of the Year

·    Green/Sustainable Small Business of the Year

·    Workforce Development Small Business of the Year

·    Rural Small Business of the Year

If you are nominating a business for more than one category, please complete a separate nomination form for each category.

Nov
18
Mon
Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Executives – UW Foster School of Business @ Bank of America Executive Center (BAEC) University of Washington Main Campus
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm
Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Executives - UW Foster School of Business @ Bank of America Executive Center (BAEC) University of Washington Main Campus | Seattle | Washington | United States

This three-day seminar will provide you with a better understanding of the numbers side of business through essential accounting and finance concepts.  Learn to interpret and analyze financial data, communicate financial information, and evaluate your company’s performance.  Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to apply what you have learned at work and make more effective decisions based on your organization’s financial information.