Aug
10
to 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. 

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Jun
30
to 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

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Jun
23
12:00pm12:00pm

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.
 

 

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Jun
16
12:00pm12:00pm

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

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May
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Determine Your Market e-commerce series with Jordan Lindstrom

Are you picking a viable, profitable niche?
This class will introduce you to a suite of tools,
resources and strategies that will help you
determine the market for your products.
Tuesday, May 19 12-1:30pm $39

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

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May
14
10:00am10:00am

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

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May
5
12:00pm12:00pm

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

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Apr
29
6:30pm 6:30pm

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

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Apr
17
9:30pm 9:30pm

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.

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Apr
15
9:00am 9:00am

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

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Apr
15
7:30am 7:30am

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/

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