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Oct
2
Wed
Fall 2019 Skanska BOOST – Construction Management Accelerator Program @ South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
Fall 2019 Skanska BOOST - Construction Management Accelerator Program @ South Seattle College Georgetown Campus | Seattle | Washington | United States
BOOST is a program designed to help state certified firms be successful working on construction projects with large Prime Contractors.

About this Event

The BOOST program is scheduled to meet once per week for 10 sessions. The coaching sessions will be from 5:00PM until 7:00PM starting October 2nd through December 10th. The classes will be held at South Seattle College – Georgetown Campus. All sessions will be on Wednesday’s with exception to the last session on Tuesday, Dec 10th. No class on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving (Nov. 27). Schedule below (Dates and Times subject to change).

The program is designed for Washington and Oregon state-certified firms (DBE, WBE, MBE, MWBE, etc.) by providing coaching and a better understanding of how to be successful working on construction projects with large Prime Contractors. It includes essential training from Skanska leadership on topics identified as challenges for many Washington and Oregon state-certified contractors. These include bidding, contracting requirements, safety and the PlanIt program, accounting tips, and other useful tools. Participants will find the format to include lecture, group discussions, and hands-on demonstrations with proven business practices.

An additional benefit to the program is the opportunity to network and build relationships with other contractors, Skanska leadership, and Port of Seattle Representatives. Participants will receive certificates upon successful completion of the program (100 percent attendance is highly encouraged, however you may miss one session and still receive your completion certificate). If you are unable to commit to the full program, please wait for another session.

Items to note:

– Meals are included.

– Each registration may include a +1

– There is no cost to class participants

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Oct
22
Tue
Skanska MWBE Open House @ Skanska USA Building
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Skanska MWBE Open House @ Skanska USA Building | Seattle | Washington | United States

Please join the Skanska team and fellow industry partners for an open house at Alley 24. Skanska representatives from all local departments and project teams will be present for opportunities to network and discuss current and upcoming business opportunities. Refreshments will be served.

All attendees are encouraged to bring capability statements and business cards.

MWBEs in the construction industry are welcome to attend.

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Nov
5
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

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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.

 

Dec
3
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

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Dec
10
Tue
2019 Year End Meeting
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
2019 Year End Meeting

Save the Date!

Join the Council for our annual Mixed Reality Year End Meeting. This year we will be hosting from multiple states in our region, both live and online. Stay tuned for more information.

Alaska – 8:30 am – 11:00 am AKST

Idaho – 10:30 am – 1:00 pm MST

Oregon – 9:30 am – 12:00 pm PST

Utah – 10:30 am – 1:00 pm MST

Washington – 9:30 am – 12:00 pm PST

Webinar – 10:00 am – 11:30 am PST

To register for any of the live locations, please click on your state or sign up for the online webinar. We look forward to closing out 2019 with you!