Aug
10
Aug 14

Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance Course

The Fundamentals Course is based on CDFA's Practitioner's Guide to Economic Development Finance, the only comprehensive reference guide dedicated to building and utilizing the development finance toolbox. The Practitioner’s Guide provides the insight and practical information needed to critically understand how economic development is financed and the tools, strategies and techniques used to build strong communities. 

This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Start down the road to personal and professional advancement today. 

MORE INFORMATION

Jun
30
Jul 1

Rural Project Marketplace

As part of the CDFA USDA Rural Development Partnership CDFA is excited to announce the Rural Project Marketplace. The project marketplace will bring together rural communities and private sector investors to connect rural projects with financing and funding. CDFA will host two virtual marketplaces and one in-person marketplace annually.

The CDFA Rural Virtual Project Marketplace is a unique opportunity for rural communities and private sector investors to connect rural projects with financing and funding utilizing an online forum.

MORE INFORMATION: 
http://www.cdfa.net/cdfa/cdfaweb.nsf/pages/ruralprojectmarketplace.html

Jun
25
8:30 am08:30

CANCELLED - Crowd Funding Workshop

This workshop has been cancelled.

Learn how to procure money legally through Crowd Funding with Gregory Paley. Sponsored by Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship and others.

 REGISTER or call 509-682-6900

Jun
23
12:00 pm12:00

LUNCH & LEARN with The Entrepreneur's Source at NCW SCORE

Lunch and Learn with Wendy Dalpez, Alternative Career Coach with The Entrepreneur's Source, at NCW Score, June 23 from noon to 2 pm. Wendy will be speaking about how to choose and buy the right franchise. The meeting will be held in the SCORE Office at 2 South Chelan (Apple Blossom building, lower level). There will be time for Q & A and you can bring a “brown bag” lunch if you wish. The fee for the workshop is $25.00. Remember more than one person from your business can attend. You will want to register early since the meeting space is limited. Please register by calling the SCORE office at 509 888 2900.
 

 

Jun
16
12:00 pm12:00

Converting your Visitors into Customers e-commerce series with Jordan Lindstrom

For every 100 people who visit your online store,
how many will make a purchase? Your "conversion
rate" is a big factor in the success of your online
business. Learn strategies and best practices for
creating a website that turns your visitors into
customers.
Tuesday, June 16 12-1:30pm $39

Information
WVC Center for Entrepreneurship
509.682.6915
Register
WVC Continuing Education
ced.wvc.edu 509.682.6900

Complete Series flyer

 

May
14
10:00 am10:00

Interested in Doing Business with the Navy?

Don't miss this chance to meet with the Navy Small Business Program. FREE Program.

Location Details:
Green River Community College - Kent Station Campus
417 Ramsay Way
Kent WA 985032 US
 
Learn the basics of selling to the Navy.
What does the Navy buy?
How do they purchase their goods & services?
What resources are available to you, the small businesses?
Plus! Get an overview of Federal Government Contracting from the Procurement Specialists in your area.

Meet representatives from:
Fleet Logistic Center, Puget Sound (FLC PS)
Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport (NAVSEA) (Kent workshop location only)
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Registration limited to small businesses with products and/or services applicable to Navy requirements. REGISTRATION or  COMPLETE INFORMATION

May
13
8:45 am08:45

NCWEDD Membership Meeting

NEW LOCATION FOR MAY - TwispWorks, Twisp.
NEW TIME FOR MAY - 9 am to 11 am.
Tour of TwispWorks follows meeting, open to all. 
Monthly on the second Wednesday of each month.
Questions: Amy Massey 509-421-0475 or amy@ncwedd.com

May
5
12:00 pm12:00

Finding Your Niche e-commerce series with Jordan Lindstrom

Some items are easier to sell online, and some
items are more profitable than others. This class
will be helpful for anyone in the process of figuring
out what to sell online, or for existing sellers trying
to narrow their focus.
Tuesday, May 5 12-1:30pm $39

Information
WVC Center for Entrepreneurship
509.682.6915
Register
WVC Continuing Education
ced.wvc.edu 509.682.6900

Complete Series flyer

Apr
29
6:30 pm18:30

Business Resiliency Workshop, Free

The Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition will be hosting a FREE Business Resiliency Workshop to strengthen our communities resiliency to wildfire, at Blackbird Bistro in Leavenworth. 

  • Learn about resources available in our community to prepare businesses for wildfire
  • Network with other business owners

For more information, contact director@chumstick.org and see www.chumstickcoalition.org

Apr
17
9:30 pm21:30

Rural Pathways 2 Prosperity conference

REGISTER TODAY for any of 20 STATEWIDE LOCATIONS

$25 includes light breakfast and lunch.

This conference offers a day of inspiration, learning and regional networking. Engage with a national expert… without leaving your community. Add value to your existing rural businesses. Encourage new entrepreneurs. Create jobs and improve your economy. Join us from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm for a creative statewide conference delivered to multiple communities across the state. Featured speaker Erik Pages…. a leader in rural entrepreneurship through EntreWorks… will discuss: “Who are the rural entrepreneurs? Why are they important? and How can you help them succeed?” EntreWorks believes that entrepreneurship in all its forms is the key to revitalizing our small rural communities. They work with organizations and civic leaders to design, implement, and promote innovative economic development strategies, policies, and programs.

Apr
15
9:00 am09:00

2015 REFRESH LEADERSHIP LIVE SIMULCAST

The focus is about leadership and communication, for HR personal there are 2 CE credits available. We will have food and the doors open at 8:30am and we will start at 9:00am and be finished by 12:30. REGISTER

For more information on this event, contact Jay or Debbie Smith at (509) 662-5187 or
Debbie.smith@expresspros.com
Event Location:
CTC
285 Technology Center Way
Ste 102
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Apr
15
7:30 am07:30

Wake Up Wenatchee - Real Estate Outlook

Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce
Wake up Wenatchee – Real Estate Outlook
@ Town Toyota Center

What are the current local economic indicators in the real estate sector?  Are housing prices stable?  Is this a good time to remodel or upgrade your home?  Hear from a panel of commercial and residential real estate agents, a builder, lender, appraiser, and owner of commercial rentals.  Program includes a breakfast buffet.

Pre-registered members $12
Non-members/at the door $15
Call 509-662-2116 to register or email info@wenatchee.org.
Presenting Sponsor: Numerica Credit Union
See more at: http://wenatchee.org/event/wake-wenatchee-2/

Apr
9
9:00 am09:00

NCRL MOBILE MAKER SPACE Open House

Come get an update from the Mayor of Wenatchee and others on latest Makers' efforts in the Wenatchee Valley! Then we'll break to meet Library staff and check out their cool new mobile Maker Space equipment! For more information, see City of Wenatchee.

What is a Maker Space? Answer: A place to create, collaborate and make "cool stuff!"