Black in Tech Seattle
Feb
28
12:00 pm12:00

Black in Tech Seattle

  • Facebook

In honor of Black History Month, join Black in Tech Seattle for a free workshop on how to use Facebook advertising to help business owners grow their businesses. Feb 28th, 12pm - 5pm.

Small Business Outreach Invitation: Hensel Phelps
Mar
1
2:00 pm14:00

Small Business Outreach Invitation: Hensel Phelps

  • Hensel Phelps Eastgate Office Park - Bldg II

SMALL BUSINESS OUTREACH EVENT INVITATION

Who:              Hensel Phelps, Prime Contractor

WHEN:           Wednesday, March 1st from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

WHERE:         Hensel Phelps

Eastgate Office Park - Building II

15355 SE 30th Place

Second Floor Conference Room

Bellevue, WA 98007

COST:                        Free

INQUIRIES/RSVPs:  Kate Westerlund at kwesterlund@henselphelps.com

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Hensel Phelps invites subcontractors, suppliers, and service providers, including members of the Small and Disadvantaged business community, to an outreach event at Hensel Phelps’ Bellevue office to learn about future subcontracting opportunities in support of the Port of Seattle’s North Satellite Modernization Base Building Bid Packages.

This meeting will include a brief project overview, question and answer session, and networking between interested firms and Hensel Phelps. .

PROJECT OVERVIEW    

The North Satellite renovation project provides the Port of Seattle and Alaska Airlines with a modernized facility and includes seismic upgrades, enhanced traveler amenities, new gates, and a roof-top lounge.

 

Subcontracting opportunities are available for all CSI divisions including:

  • Demolition
  • Earthwork, shoring and site utilities
  • Concrete and airport paving
  • Building and interior finishes
  • Miscellaneous metal
  • Waterproofing
  • Roofing
  • Framing and drywall
  • Doors and hardware
  • Interior glazing
  • IT and communications
  • Fuel systems
  • Terrazzo, tile, resilient, & carpet flooring systems
  • Overhead doors
  • Wood panels and finish carpentry
  • Mechanical insulation
  • Masonry

 

BASE BUILDING SCHEDULE

Bid Documents Available: March 8, 2017

Pre-Bid Job Walk RSVP: March 15,2017 By 4:00 pm

Pre-Bid Meeting: March 22, 2017 At 1:30 pm

Question Deadline: March 29, 2017 By 4:00 pm

Bid Due Date: April 12, 2017 By 2:00 pm

Bid Opening: April 12, 2017 At 2:30 pm

Notice of Intent to Award: July 2017 TBD

*NOTE: All bids for the North Satellite Modernization project include a public opening with Hensel Phelps and the Port of Seattle. All questions and bids must be received at the time listed or they will not be accepted.

Small Business Utilization Project Requirements

SCS Utilization Requirement 5.5%

Small Business Enterprise Goal 16%

D/DV/M/WBE Goal 3.6%

Hensel Phelps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage and actively solicit bids from qualified Small and Disadvantaged subcontractors and suppliers on all our projects.

EVENT FLYER

Alaska PTAC Annual Conference
Mar
8
8:00 am08:00

Alaska PTAC Annual Conference

  • Dena'ina Center

The Alaska PTAC Annual Conference will be

March 8, 2017 in Anchorage at the Dena'ina Center

 

Theme - Communication: It Does Make a Difference!  

 

Learning labs & presentations & networking with procurement officials along with government agencies will all focus on successfully winning government solicitations.

 

Mark your calendar and plan to attend!

Port 2 Business
Mar
16
2:30 pm14:30

Port 2 Business

  • Port of Everett - Blue Heron

EVENT DETAILS

 

1.       Location:             

       Port of Everett – Blue Heron 1205 Craftsman Way, Everett WA 98201

2.       Date/Time:        

        March 16, 2017 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.

3.       Agenda:              

        2:30-3:00 – registration/networking

        3:00-3:20 – Presentation by Gordian, City, County, Port, Forma & BCI

        3:20-3:30 – Q&A Panel with Gordian, City, County, Port, Forma & BCI

        3:30-5:00- Networking


UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
Mar
22
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • University of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

  • March 22, 2017
  • April 11, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • June 21, 2017

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
Apr
11
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • University of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

  • April 11, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • June 21, 2017

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

"Leading at the Speed of Trust" presented by Stephen M.R. Covey
Apr
18
9:00 am09:00

"Leading at the Speed of Trust" presented by Stephen M.R. Covey

  • Upper Gwinn Commons

We encourage you to participate in this leadership seminar that will demonstrate how the concept of trust can turn into a measurable practice with concrete examples and a clearly defined process.  Learn how to leverage trust within your business relationships for faster decision making, empowered innovation and increased agility and output.

Register for this event

 

Registration fee until Feb. 22:

1 participant: $341

2-4 participants: $333 each person

5-7 participants: $324 each person

Table of 8: $2065 for 8 persons

 

Registration fee beginning Feb. 23:

1 participant: $379

2-4 participants: $369 each person

5-7 participants: $359 each person

Table of 8: $2295 for 8 persons

 

Register for this event

OAME 29th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon
May
11
10:00 am10:00

OAME 29th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon

  • Oregon Convention Center

The OAME Trade Show & Luncheon is designed for purchasers and buyers from the Public and Private agencies to network with Minority, Women and Emerging Small Businesses (MWESBs). Everyone is welcome to come and market their business or simply network.

EVENTS:  May 11th – Oregon Convention Center

  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm : Trade Show 
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm : Luncheon

QUESTIONS?   Contact Bill Prows at OAME 503-249-7744 or bill@oame.org

READ MORE: https://oame.org/tradeshow/


For Council events, visit http://www.nwmtnmsdc.org/events


UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
May
16
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • University of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

  • May 16, 2017
  • June 21, 2017

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
Jun
21
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • University of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

  • June 21, 2017

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

The TUCK Advanced Management Program
Jul
9
Jul 21

The TUCK Advanced Management Program

  • Dartmouth College Campus

Shape strategy, spark innovation, and lead change.

The Tuck Advanced Management Program at Dartmouth is a two-week offering designed to advance the strategic and management orientation of senior executives who aspire to succeed at the highest levels of executive responsibility - by learning to ask the right questions, identify the right business opportunities, and optimize resources to position their organizations for breakout business success.

This innovative new program is comprised of five integrated, dynamic modules that have been developed to respond to the critical business needs faced by senior leaders in any organization - private, public, or nonprofit:

 

  • Setting the strategic direction for diverse global business operations
     
  • Creating a mindset and system for continuous innovation
     
  • Building an efficient organization that effectively navigates change in response to market trends
     
  • Managing brand and corporate reputation to realize and sustain profitable growth
     
  • Motivating and leading executives in complex global organizations

 


UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
Feb
16
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • Unversity of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

  • February 16, 2017 (register here)
  • March22, 2017
  • April 11, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • June 21, 2017

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

Seattle City Council Happy Hour
Jan
31
5:30 pm17:30

Seattle City Council Happy Hour

Seattle City Council Happy Hour

Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Time: 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location: Perkins Coie
Address: 1201 Third Ave, Ste. 4900, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
Fees:  Members $20 pre-paid, $30 as of 1/27 | Non-Members $30 pre-paid, $60 as of 1/27

Meet your Seattle City Councilmembers in a relaxed, informal environment and connect with members from 18+ business organizations spanning the city, as we toast to a new year and take in views from Perkins Coie’s beautiful office space in downtown Seattle. This networking program will include brief recognition of Councilmembers in attendance, as well as light hors d'oeuvres and host bar.

This event is an extension of the Seattle Metro Chamber’s business roundtable series, which is organized in partnership with neighborhood business organizations across the city. These roundtable discussions connect Councilmembers with local business owners in their district to facilitate productive, organic conversations around topics impacting neighborhood businesses and their community.

2017 DistribuTECH Conference
Jan
31
Feb 2

2017 DistribuTECH Conference

  • San Diego Convention Center

On behalf of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), you are invited to attend the 2017 DistribuTECH Conference. This is a huge event for suppliers wanting to be a part of smart grid, distributed energy and advanced technologies for utilities. The event will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on January 31-February 2, 2017.

The conference will include a tradeshow and a vast array of training and workshops, many of which are being hosted by PG&E Smart Grid team members. We are encouraging our community-based organizations (CBO) and Diverse Business Enterprise (DBE) partners to attend. If you are not able to attend, please forward to DBEs in your network. 

Last year was record breaking for the DistribuTECH conference with over 11,300 professionals from utilities, technology companies and service providers in attendance. More than 500 companies participated as exhibitors at the conference. This a great opportunity for both CBOs and DBEs to centralize networking in one place with various utility and tech companies.

For additional details or to register, please see following link: http://www.distributech.com/register.html

Call to Artists: Request for Qualifications for Sound Transit Project
Jan
20
Feb 6

Call to Artists: Request for Qualifications for Sound Transit Project

  • Operations and Maintenance Facility East

Perimeter screening artwork project

Operations and Maintenance Facility East, Bellevue, WA
Sound Transit Art Program (STart)
Design budget: $75,000 (all-inclusive of fees, costs, and taxes)
Fabrication and installation budget: $750,000 (all-inclusive of all fees, costs, travel and taxes)
Eligibility: open to professional artists or artist teams who reside in the United States
Application: Submission of an online application is required for this opportunity
Deadline: 5 p.m. PST on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

4Culture will manage the application and artist selection process for this Sound Transit art opportunity.

Full RFQ for this project

More information and full Request for Qualifications is available here: http://www.4culture.org/publicart/calls/17/Sound_Transit/4Culture_Sound_Transit_Call.pdf

Artwork project description

Due to sight lines and the future trail activity, the most significant opportunity at the OMFE is its perimeter fence, particularly on the facility's western edge. The OMFE's design/build contractor will work with the selected artist to develop the supporting structure for this perimeter fence and will fabricate and install that structure and concrete base.

Summary

The Sound Transit Art Program (STart) is developing a major artwork to screen the perimeter of a planned train yard in Bellevue, Washington, otherwise known as the Sound Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility: East (OMFE). STart is seeking a professional artist who demonstrates an interest in, and has past experience developing, lineal artwork. The artwork response is anticipated to be fabricated largely in metal. Submission requirements for this art opportunity are detailed below.

OMFE project summary

Sound Transit, based in Seattle, Washington, is in the design and construction phase for Link light rail corridors north, south and east of Seattle. The agency is building a network of light rail, commuter rail and bus rapid transit to serve the greater Puget Sound metropolitan area, including cities in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

To care for the additional 90 light rail vehicles that will be added to the fleet when those light rail extensions open, Sound Transit is building a second train yard that will be in Bellevue, Washington. The OMFE will be a nearly 25-acre, rectangular switching yard, with maintenance and operations buildings clustered in its center. The south and east edges of the facility are being designed to accommodate future "transit-oriented development" projects, while the north and west sides of the facility will abut a bicycle/pedestrian trail and protected wetlands.

 

Figure 1: Schematic plan of the OMFE showing the perimeter fence locations in black. The identified art opportunity is along the western edge of the site, at the top of the schematic. (Click the photo to see a larger view.)

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW
Jan
18
1:00 pm13:00

UW Supplier Orientation: How to Do Business with UW

  • University of Washington

University of Washington offers monthly supplier orientations for potential, new and existing suppliers to the University of Washington. The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University.

Suppliers will receive information about the University’s purchasing and payment processes. 

Orientation sessions are held at various locations on the Seattle Campus. Each session is limited to 15 attendees and will include a short presentation and an opportunity to network with other suppliers and procurement representatives from:

  • UW Procurement Services
  • UW Business Diversity
  • UW Foster School Consulting and Business Development
  • State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) 

Please register for a session convenient for you if this general overview seems to be a good fit for you. The registration includes a short survey that will provide us information about your business so we can address potential business opportunities for your company.

Orientation Dates:         

All orientations are scheduled 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Specific location details are included in the registration form.

Driving Directions: 

You can get personalized driving directions by using Bing Maps or use this link for Directions & Parking

What's on the Federal Horizon Webinar
Jan
18
10:00 am10:00

What's on the Federal Horizon Webinar

  • Webinar

What's on the Federal Horizon for FY17

Webinar

 

January 18, 2017 / 10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

No Fee

 

Each agency is mandated to complete a procurement forecast for each fiscal year. Do you know where to find them? We will look at several agency forecast websites and discuss how to plan for potential future projects.

 

Each month will have a specific topic to increase your knowledge and skill and help improve your contracting success. This is a webinar format with the first portion of the webinar held as a presentation then opened for round table discussion, comments and questions.

 

Webinar Signup

 

AGC Construction Forecast Lunch - Anchorage
Jan
13
4:30 pm16:30

AGC Construction Forecast Lunch - Anchorage

  • Lakefront Hotel

AGC Construction Forecast Lunch - Anchorage

 

January 26, 2017 / 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lakefront Hotel, 4800 Spenard Road, Anchorage

 

No Fee

 

Each January AGC, in conjunction with UAA's Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) publish a forecast for the upcoming year's construction prospects.  This forecast is available to all interested parties, but we encourage everyone to attend the Forecast Presentation which gives detailed informational breakdowns by region, construction type, and more, as well as lunch!   

 

Seating is limited and RSVP required. 

RSVP at (907) 561-5354 or Margaret@agcak.org

 

AGC Construction Forecast Breakfast - Fairbanks
Jan
13
4:30 pm16:30

AGC Construction Forecast Breakfast - Fairbanks

  • AGC Alaska Office

AGC Construction Forecast Breakfast - Fairbanks

 

January 27, 2017 / 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

AGC of Alaska Office, 3750 Bonita St., Fairbanks

 

No Fee

 

Each January AGC, in conjunction with UAA's Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) publish a forecast for the upcoming year's construction prospects.  This forecast is available to all interested parties, but we encourage everyone to attend the Forecast Presentation which gives detailed informational breakdowns by region, construction type, and more, as well as lunch!   

 

Seating is limited and RSVP required. RSVP at (907) 452-1809 orAnna@agcak.org

Cheats, Tricks, and Swindles: How to Protect You and Your Business
Jan
13
4:30 pm16:30

Cheats, Tricks, and Swindles: How to Protect You and Your Business

  • 1901 Bragaw Street, Ste 199 Anchorage

Cheats, Tricks, and Swindles: 

How to Protect You and Your Business

with Michelle Tabler from the Better Business Bureau

 

January 25, 2016 / 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1901 Bragaw Street, Suite 199, Anchorage

 

No fee

 

Don't get caught without Identity Protection! With more than 30,000 scams reported to the Better Business Bureau's Scam Tracker in 2016, are you feeling 100% secure that you or your business will never be a victim of stolen identity? Don't gamble on an alarming growing problem never becoming yours! Learn what identify theft is, how to identify thieves, learn what they target to acquire personal information, how they will use it, and how to determine if you or your business have been a victim.

 

Brought to you by the Alaska Small Business Administration. 

The SBA 8(a) Program: Is it Right for You?   Workshop & Webinar
Jan
13
4:30 pm16:30

The SBA 8(a) Program: Is it Right for You? Workshop & Webinar

  • 1901 Bragaw St., Ste. 199 Anchorage

The SBA 8(a) Program: Is it Right for You? 

Workshop & Webinar

 

January 25, 2017 / 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

1901 Bragaw Street, Suite 199, Anchorage

 

No Fee

 

If you're familiar with the alphabet soup of small business certifications, you've probably heard of the SBA 8(a) Program

 

So what is the 8(a) Program, and how does it work? How do you know if it will benefit your company? The answer to these questions is: Attend this workshop and find out! 

 

Contact Gary Bushor or (907) 786-7281

 

Sea-Tac Airport Concession Opportunities Summit
Jan
13
7:30 am07:30

Sea-Tac Airport Concession Opportunities Summit

  • SeaTac International Airport - Conference Center

The Port of Seattle will host a half-day opportunity workshop, networking event and luncheon for local, small and disadvantaged business owners, focusing on dining and retail business opportunities at Sea-Tac Airport.

 The Port is seeking businesses to develop, operate, partner or support more than 60 airport dining and retail leases coming up for renewal over the next three years.  These will include in-line stores, kiosks, joint venture partnerships, suppliers of goods and services, retail, restaurant space design and construction providers.  This event will include, panelists representing:

  • Port of Seattle dining and retail
  • Current airport merchants
  • Airport Minority Advisory Council
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Washington State Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise
     

We look forward to seeing you there.  Please click on the link below for more details and to register.

  

Get more information

Register Now!

I can't make it

Can't make the Summit, you can still meet Sea-Tac merchants at our Networking Event from 9:00 to Noon, in the Airport's Central Auditorium, located on the Mezzanine Level.  No Registration is required and parking will be validated. 

Thank you for your attention and we look forward to seeing you there.  For more information or questions,  please contact us at  PortRegistration@portseattle.org or call 206.787.3600. 

You're Invited: Informal Meeting for Subcontractor Bid Packages
Jan
9
9:00 am09:00

You're Invited: Informal Meeting for Subcontractor Bid Packages

Rendering of Washington State Convention Center Addition Project (Clark/Lewis)

Rendering of Washington State Convention Center Addition Project (Clark/Lewis)

Clark/Lewis, a Joint Venture, invites you to attend an informational meeting for subcontractors interested in the following bid packages on the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition Project:

  • 3A - Sheeting and Shoring 
  • 4A - Fire Protection/Fire Sprinklers
  • 4B - Elevators and Escalators 
  • 4C - Curtainwall and Skylight RFQ

This meeting will provide all interested parties with more information about the upcoming bid packages.   

Event details:

January 9, 2017

9 a.m.

Washington State Convention Center

705 Pike St, Room 2A, Downtown Seattle


WSCC and Clark/Lewis have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion on this project and strongly encourage minority, small, veteran, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses (Diverse Businesses) to attend.

To RSVP and learn more about the project, please visit our website at www.WSCCAddition.com.  Space is limited, so please RSVP.

Parking is available in the WSCC garage on 8th Avenue between Pike and Seneca Streets or in the Freeway Park Garage on Hubble Place between Pike and Seneca Streets. For more information about parking availability and rates, and for transit schedules, please visit WSCC.com/parking-directions.

 

Accepting applications for The UW Business Growth Collaborative (BGC)
Dec
8
Feb 3

Accepting applications for The UW Business Growth Collaborative (BGC)

  • Foster School of Business

Seattle City Light and University of Washington has just launched a business growth program for companies in the energy/clean energy field.  The UW Business Growth Collaborative (BGC) is a six-month cohort program to help accelerate the growth of companies through management education, access to capital, and the creation of CEO-to-CEO networks.  

As part of the Seattle City Light Partnership a limited number of full scholarships are available for businesses to participate.   To be considered for these scholarships individuals must simply check off the “scholarship consideration” box in the program application on our website.

For more information and to apply please click on the website below

http://foster.uw.edu/centers/consulting-and-business-development-center/business-programs/business-development-collaborative/

Deadlines:

December 15th, 2016 - Priority Application

February 3rd, 2016 - Final Application

 

 

MBE to MBE Business Awards at the 2016 Annual Conference
Dec
6
8:00 am08:00

MBE to MBE Business Awards at the 2016 Annual Conference

  • University of Washington | HUB South Ballroom

During our 2016 Annual Conference on December 6, 2016, to be held at the University of Washington, the Council will be awarding two MBE Business Awards.  The Council will present performance awards in two categories: MBE-to-MBE Spend Award; and, MBE Inclusion Award. 

  • MBE-to-MBE Spend Award:  Awarded to the Northwest Mountain MSDC certified MBE based on overall percentage of MBE spend with peer Northwest Mountain MSDC Certified MBEs in 2016 against total revenue.
  • MBE Inclusion Award:  Awarded to the Northwest Mountain MSDC Certified MBE with the deepest pool of Council Peer MBE suppliers.   Recognizing that a firm's size will affect overall percentage of spend, this award is measured by the number of Council Certified MBEs with whom you transacted business in 2016.

MBEs may submit completed Self-Nomination Workbooks directly to Fernando Martinez 12:00pm on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.  For questions, please contact Fernando  Martinez at (253) 243-6959 or directly via email at Fmartinez@nwmtnmsdc.org

 

For Council events, visit http://www.nwmtnmsdc.org/events


WSCC Addition Pre-Bid Meeting for Early Work Packages
Nov
30
2:00 pm14:00

WSCC Addition Pre-Bid Meeting for Early Work Packages

  • Washington State Convention Center, Room 210

The Clark/Lewis Team invites you to attend a mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting to discuss the Early Work Packages for the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project on Wednesday, November 30, at 2 p.m. in room 210 at the Washington State Convention Center.   The Early Work bid packages are:

  • the TPSS Site Work Civil Package; and
  • the Howell Utility (SCL Ductbank) Reroute Civil Package.

The following scopes of work are included in this Bid Package:  surveying, selective demolition, earthwork, electrical and communication ductbanks, pavement restoration and striping. 

WSCC and Clark/Lewis have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion on this project and strongly encourage minority, small, veteran, disadvantaged and women-owned business (diverse businesses) to attend.

To RSVP and learn more about the project, please visit our website at www.WSCCAddition.com.  Space is limited, so please RSVP.

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 30

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Washington State Convention Center, Room 210

705 Pike Street, Downtown Seattle

 

*Parking is available in the WSCC garage on 8th Avenue between Pike and Seneca Streets or in the Freeway Park Garage on Hubble Place between Pike and Seneca Streets. For more information about parking availability and rates, and for transit schedules, please visit WSCC.com/parking-directions.

CAMSC 2016 Holiday Mingle
Nov
29
5:30 pm17:30

CAMSC 2016 Holiday Mingle

  • The Richmond Rogue

REGISTER NOW

2016 Holiday Mingle

Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council


Come join us at the CAMSC Holiday Mingle.  Let's toast to the holiday season and enjoy the good times. Don't miss out on this fun networking opportunity!

If you'd like to do something to support this fun gathering, please consider providing a door prize or two.

Date: November 29, 2016
RSVP required by November 25, 2016

Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Venue: The Richmond Rogue
284 Richmond St. East Toronto ON

Open House 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

Come say hi and take a tour of our new office.

CAMSC Office

-282 Richmond St. East, Toronto, ON

Reception 5:30-8:00 p.m. 

Walk to the restaurant next door. Enjoy the delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks. (Cash bar)

The Richmond Rogue

-284 Richmond St. East
 

Door Prize 

Support this fun event by offering door prizes, 
please contact Daphne in advance.


Contact Information

Daphne Shih
dshih@camsc.ca



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Job Order Contracting (JOC) Outreach
Nov
18
8:00 am08:00

Job Order Contracting (JOC) Outreach

  • Waterfront Activities Center (Behind Husky Stadium)

JOB ORDER CONTRACTING

Job Order Contracting (JOC) is an excellent vehicle for small businesses to pursue work opportunities at the UW as these projects, valued at $350,000 or less, mandate that 90% of the total dollar amount of work performed must be executed by contractors.

DETAILS

WHERE: Waterfront Activities Center University of Washington (behind Husky Staduim)

WHEN: Friday, November 18, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

CONTSTRUCTION & DESIGN ENTREPRENEURS

The November 18th meeting of Construction & Design Entrepreneurs will feature the University of Washington’s annual Job Order Contracting Outreach Event, co-hosted by UW Job Order Contractors, Centennial Contractors Enterprises and FORMA Construction.

BUSINESS DIVERSITY

This free event is intended to provide small, minority and women-owned subcontractors with information about the specific requirements of JOC as well as an overview of upcoming projects. There will also be an opportunity to meet with Centennial and FORMA to learn how to qualify for their roster of prospective subcontractors.

RSVP:

Stephen Robeson | srobeson@cce-inc.com | 253.926.0870

Jay Glass | jayg@formacc.com | 206.883.4210

Becki Eatch | beatch@uw.edu | 206.616.5217


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WMBE Subcontracting Public Meeting
Nov
15
6:00 pm18:00

WMBE Subcontracting Public Meeting

  • Centerstone

Liberty Bank Building

Capitol Hill Housing

WMBE SUBCONTRACTING PUBLIC MEETING

 

November 15, 2016

6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Centerstone

722 18th Ave.

Seattle, WA 98122

 

Public Meeting: Our first subcontracting meeting will be held at Centerstone (722 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122) @ 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Please Click the Link to RSVP.

http://libertybankbuilding.org/sub-contracting-public-meeting/

 

Project Description: The Liberty Bank Building is a planned six story mixed use project with five stories of residential space (115-Residential Units) above a one-story podium. The building will provide affordable housing (a mix of two-bedroom, one-bedroom, and studio units), residential lobby and interior amenity spaces, an outdoor at grade landscaped courtyard and roof terrace, onsite building manager office, street level retail space and parking. This project is being developed by Capitol Hill Housing. The building is located in the Central District Neighborhood of Seattle on the corner of E. Union St. and 24th Ave.

WMBE Outreach Goals: Capitol Hill Housing and their Community Partners have a minimum WMBE Subcontracting goal of 21% of the $12,000,000 worth of subcontracting work on this project.

Bond/Insurance Requirements: There are no bonding requirements and Walsh Construction will provide support services to walk through the insurance, estimating, and payroll requirements.

Public Meeting Agenda Topics:

  • Project Description
  • Project Schedule / Bid Schedule-
  • Scopes of Work
  • WMBE Goals/ Section 3 Hiring
  • Bid Process
  • Certified Payroll/ Wage Rates
  • Review of Bid Form
  • Mentoring Support Services
  • Questions and Answers

Project Address: 2320 E. Union Street, Seattle, WA 98122

Project Wage Rate: State of Washington Residential Prevailing Wage Rates Project Information

Download: Go to: Builders Exchange at www.bxwa.com

Select: Posted Projects – Walsh Construction.

USER NAME: walsh

PASSWORD: safety

Project and Bidding Questions: Please call or email if you have any questions regarding the project. Sandi Tovias - Project Manager

Email; stovias@walshconstructionco.com

Phone: (206) 999-99


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Hoffman Sound Transit N140 Project Information Session-Time Revision
Nov
10
2:00 pm14:00

Hoffman Sound Transit N140 Project Information Session-Time Revision

  • Sound Transit Santa Fe Room

Hoffman Construction is pleased to introduce the Sound Transit N140 $140mil project to small firms across the State of Washington. There are multiple bid packages ranging in values from $2,000 to $30,000,000. DON'T MISS THIS INITIAL MEETING AND OPPORTUNITY TO MEET DECISION MAKERS.

Contact

Dan Seydel
Entrepreneurial Institute of Washington
800-270-0724
dan@platinumbusinessgroup.com

Register at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=rkr5prwab&oeidk=a07edcngh8adcba2ecd

Business After Hours Reception
Nov
9
5:30 pm17:30

Business After Hours Reception

  • Seattle Museum of Flight

WSDOT, Sound Transit, and The Port of Seattle are constantly on the lookout for opportunities to help your small business grow and the Business After Hours 2016 event is just one of those opportunities.

This years’ event will be held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle and we have invited sub and prime contractors to attend and network. 

Registration closes this Saturday, November 5, so we encourage you to attend. If you are able to make time for this event please bring materials to help promote your business: these could be business cards, statements of qualifications, line-cards, or anything in between.

Registration link

If you should have questions, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity at 360-705-7090 and dbess@wsdot.wa.gov.

Pre-Certification Workshop
Nov
3
2:00 pm14:00

Pre-Certification Workshop

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC

Find out more information about the Certification process and the Northwest Mountain MSDC’s program.

To learn more or to register, visit: http://www.nwmtnmsdc.org/become-a-certified-mbe/

North Puget Sound Small Business Summit
Nov
2
9:30 am09:30

North Puget Sound Small Business Summit

  • Lynnwood Convention Center

This summit is designed to help all small businesses with educational and networking opportunities with public, private and business resources. There will be numerous seminars that cover variety of small business topics. Small businesses and organizations who serve them are encouraged to attend and participate in this summit to find new business contacts and build long-lasting relationships. We anticipate over 1000 attendees and over 75 exhibitors.

Free to attend!

Attendees will include:

  1. Small and Emerging Businesses
  2. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
  3. Women Owned Small Businesses
  4. Minority Business Enterprises
  5. Veteran Owned Small Businesses
  6. Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
  7. HubZone Firms
  8. 8(a) Certified Firm
  9. Small Contractors and Suppliers
  10. Large Puget Sound Employers

Exhibitors will include:

  1. Local/State/Federal Agencies
  2. Prime Contractors that offer and/or support diversity/small business programs.
  3. Other Private Businesses that offer and/or support diversity/small business programs.
  4. Organizations that offer small business resources such as: financial institutions, bonding producers, small business support services and business attorneys and consultants.

Exhibitor Registration

Space is limited, register today!

Please use the form below to register as an exhibitor. Vendor registrations will close until filled, or on September 16, 2016.

Exhibitor table benefits include company listing in the program and one 6′ x 30″ table. Additional charges apply for power outlet use.

Event Registration

https://www.economicalliancesc.org/events/nps-small-biz/

 

Meet Robyn Streisand at Starbucks Headquarters
Oct
12
5:00 pm17:00

Meet Robyn Streisand at Starbucks Headquarters

MBEs and Corporate members are invited to the Starbucks Headquarters to meet Robyn Streisand. Read more: http://evite.me/pm3u823Dvz

WHAT: Presentation & Open Forum as she reflects back on “How I got Here” 20 years later, as a certified women owned, LGBT business successfully retaining Fortune 500 clients such as Mercedes Benz, Deloitte and Diageo.

Join the Starbucks Supplier Diversity Team on Wednesday October 12th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Starbucks headquarters as we welcomeRobyn Streisand, Founder & CEO of The Mixx a full service marketing agency & Titanium Worldwide a collective of media, marketing, communications agencies and consulting firms.

Starbucks commitment to diversity reaches beyond us to the suppliers we work with. Click here For more detailed information about our Supplier Diversity program.