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This Washington Small Business event Calendar includes training workshops and events in Spokane, Moses Lake, Seattle, Olympia, Bellingham and webinars by WSBDC and other public organizationsInclusion of training events by outside organizations is not an endorsement of their products by WSBDC or it's resource partners.

WSBDC  Workshop registration and LINKS to additional ongoing Small Business Workshops by resource partners in Washington.Go to SBDC http://wsbdc.org/training-calendar. Searchable by Zip Code

Web training, free and low cost ongoing .Go to SBDC http://wsbdc.org/online-training. Note certificated low cost WSBDC eLearning and free at your own pace SBDC/US Bank Virtual advisor workshops.

Export Training events, go to the SBDC https://export.wsbdc.org/events. Note the resources on our export portal.

SBA Event Calendar includes local events and national webinars. Filter by zipcode and more http://www.sba.gov/events

If you would like to receive notices about upcoming small-medium business training in your area by WA SBDC or resource partners, please email WSBDC Training with your City, Zip Code and area of interest. Your contact information will not be shared with anyone outside the Washington Small Business Development Center. 

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Event Name: PROFIT MASTERY [Olympia]
Start Date: July 21, 2014
End Date: July 30, 2014
Time: 12 - 4:00 PM
Lacey - Small Business Development Center
Create Value & Build Wealth with proven 16 hours of financial management training by a Certified Instructor and Business Advisor. Includes materials.
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Event Name: Crowdfunding: How to Get Started [Sea. SCORE]
Start Date: July 30, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Seattle SCORE
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Event Name: Website Design & Maintenance [Spokane]
Start Date: July 30, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spokane SCORE Workshop
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Bremerton]
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 9 am - 11:30 am
Bremerton Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Vancouver]
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Vancouver Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Bremerton]
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Bremerton Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Start Me Up Thursdays [Bellingham]
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 12 - 1:00 PM
WWU SBDC
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Event Name: Future of Business Speaker Series [Bellingham]
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 4-7 pm
Sustainable Connections in Bellingham
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Event Name: The Affordable Care Act Webinars
Start Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 11 am. - 12 p.m. PST
Small Business Majority Webinar
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Spokane]
Start Date: August 5, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Spokane Valley Labor & Industries
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Event Name: How to Start a New Business [Spokane]
Start Date: August 6, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spokane SCORE Workshop
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Tukwila]
Start Date: August 6, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Tukwila L & I
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Event Name: SBA 8(a) Certification Road Show [Tacoma]
Start Date: August 6, 2014
Time: 9 - 11 AM
Come visit the 8(a) Road Show where SBA Business Opportunity Specialists will be on hand to discuss the program and all the advantages.

Attendance is free, but registration is required.
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Event Name: SBA Loan Briefing [Spokane]
Start Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 12 - 1:00 PM
SBA Spokane
FREE
LIVE OR VIRTUAL
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Event Name: Export 101: Your Door to the World [Auburn]
Start Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
EFACW - WA Export Outreach Team, Auburn
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Event Name: SBA 8(a) Certification Road Show [Seattle]
Start Date: August 11, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Come visit the 8(a) Road Show where SBA Business Opportunity Specialists will be on hand to discuss the program and all the advantages.

Attendance is free, but registration is required.
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Event Name: How to Write a Business Plan [Spokane]
Start Date: August 13, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spokane SCORE Workshop
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Event Name: PTAC Intro to Government Contracting [Spokane]
Start Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 8-11 am
Spokane
PTAC at GSI
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Event Name: SEA SBA Sm Bus. Federal Taxes Part 1 of 2
Start Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 9-11 AM
SBA Seattle
No cost
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Tacoma]
Start Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Tacoma Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Using Customer Information to Increase Sales [Bellingham]
Start Date: August 15, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
TAG Speaker Series, Bellingham
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Event Name: Social Media 201 [Spokane]
Start Date: August 20, 2014
Time: 1-3 pm
Spokane SCORE
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Event Name: Business Marketing & Sales [Spokane]
Start Date: August 20, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spokane SCORE Workshop
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Event Name: [Seattle] Boots to Business: Reboot
Start Date: August 20, 2014
End Date: August 21, 2014
Time: 8 am - 5 pm
Seattle
SBA Office of Veterans Business Development
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Event Name: QuickBooks/Financial Management [Spokane]
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spokane SCORE
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Event Name: Small Business Start-up Orientation
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Time: 9-11 AM
Kent GRCC SBDC Small Business Assistance Center
No Cost 2 hour
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Event Name: SBA ONAA 8(a) Business Development [Tacoma]
Start Date: August 28, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SBA ONAA 8(a) all day program training

The curriculum will be specifically tailored to provide operational and leadership strategies to build capacity, foster growth and expansion, and ensure sustainability of Native-owned companies. Through this workshop, attendees will gain a better understanding of the special rules and considerations for Native American companies in the 8(a) program.
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Event Name: NxLevel for Entrepreneurs [Ellensburg]
Start Date: September 4, 2014
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM or TBD
Ellensburg
12 Week Course for Planning Business Success
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Event Name: How to Spend More Time Working ON rather than IN Your Business BBP [Longview]
Start Date: September 4, 2014
Time: 7:30 - 10 a.m.
Longview SBDC Best Business Practice Series
How Healthy is Your Business
Must Pre-register by August 28, 2014
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Event Name: L & I Free Contractor Training Day [Edmonds]
Start Date: September 5, 2014
Time: 8 am - 5 pm
Edmonds
FREE
Full Day of breakout workshops including Bidding & Estimating
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Yakima]
Start Date: September 9, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Yakima Labor & Industries
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Event Name: PTAC Intro to Government Contracting [Spokane]
Start Date: September 11, 2014
Time: 8-11 am
Spokane
PTAC at GSI
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Mount Vernon]
Start Date: September 17, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
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Event Name: Small Business Start-up Orientation
Start Date: September 24, 2014
Time: 9-11 AM
Auburn Center GRCC SBDC Small Business Assistance Center
No Cost 2 hour Workshop
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Event Name: PTAC Building a Capabilities Statement [Spokane]
Start Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 9-11:30 am
Spokane
PTAC at GSI
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Port Angeles]
Start Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Port Angeles Labor & Industries
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Event Name: BizFair [Renton]
Start Date: September 27, 2014
Time: 8 AM - 3:30 PM
WA Small Business Fair
Renton Technical College
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Tukwila]
Start Date: October 1, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Tukwila Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Vancouver]
Start Date: October 1, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Vancouver Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Tumwater]
Start Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Tumwater Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Kennewick]
Start Date: October 7, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Kennewick Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Wenatchee]
Start Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
East Wenatchee Labor & Industries
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Event Name: L & I Free Contractor Training Day [Spokane]
Start Date: October 24, 2014
Time: 8 am - 5 pm
Spokane Community College
More than 25 different classes are offered on subjects including: safety, managing your claims to control your workers' compensation costs, public works contracting, business planning, risk management, marketing and more.
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Moses Lake]
Start Date: November 4, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Moses Lake Labor & Industries
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Event Name: Employer's Introduction to L & I [Everett]
Start Date: November 5, 2014
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Everett Labor & Industries
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Event Name: L & I Free Contractor Training Day [Yakima]
Start Date: December 5, 2014
Time: 8 am - 5 pm
Renton
A full day of breakout workshop training for contractors
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