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Alliance Northwest March 10, 2022

Alliance Northwest is celebrating its 36th year of providing the premier place for government marketplace updates and quality networking meetings between government agencies, primes, and small businesses.

The federal government is the world’s largest customer awarding hundreds of billions of dollars in contracts. The SBA works to get small businesses access to as many federal contracts as possible. 

Local SBA representatives from the Seattle District Office invite you to visit us at Alliance Northwest. Our virtual booth with be staffed with experts ready to answer your questions about SBA’s contracting programs and certifications and SBA’s loan programs. 

“Last year’s virtual event had over 700 individual meetings between agencies, primes, and small businesses. We expect that number to double at the March 10th event,” commented Tiffany Scroggs, Program Director PTAC, a member of the event’s planning committee.

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The SBA’s Office of Business Development is hosting its open hour “Straight Talk!” on the 8(a) Business Development (8(a) BD) Program on the third Wednesday every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PST). 

Members of the 8(a) team will answer your questions about understanding the 8(a) BD Program benefits and eligibility requirements for certification and help you navigate the certification process. Learn how your firm might be eligible to compete for billions of dollars in set-aside and sole source contracts that go to 8(a) certified small businesses every year.

Call-in information: Dial: 202-765-1264 and enter conference ID: 217 121 169

Friday, Feb. 4

10 a.m. | Social Media Essentials for Business

2 p.m. | Get Started

6 p.m. | Aspire Military Spouse (4-week) Program

Tuesday, Feb. 8

8 a.m. | Tax and Business Basics for Self-Employed in Idaho

10 a.m. | Top Automation Tools and Technology for Small Businesses

1 p.m. | Business Growth and Development Webinar

Wednesday, Feb. 9

8 a.m. | Digital Marketing, A Strategy that Works!

9 a.m. | Developing an Accident Prevention Program

10 a.m. | Global Assistance for Rural Businesses

1:30 p.m. | Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights

Thursday, Feb. 10

10 a.m. | The Basics of Child Support for Employers

10 a.m. | Return-to-Work Incentives Webinar

5:30 p.m. | Coeur d’Alene, ID – Financials for Profit Accelerator Series #2

Friday, Feb. 11

10 a.m. | SBA Loans 101: What Borrowers Should Know

Tuesday, Feb. 15

8 a.m. | Boots to Business: Reboot (2 day course)

8 a.m. | Tax and Business Basics for Small Businesses in Idaho

1 p.m. | Become a Small Business Owner Through Franchising

Wednesday, Feb. 16

8 a.m. | Starting a Business in Idaho

10 a.m. | Business Tax Basics Webinar (Washington State)

11 a.m. | Becoming a Facebook Master: The Latest Tips and Tricks for Facebook * 

1:30 p.m. | Tax Essentials for New and Existing Business Owners

2 p.m. | Get Started

Thursday, Feb. 17

9 a.m. | Virtual Square One Work For Yourself: Lynnwood

10 a.m. | Marketing 1: Developing and Promoting Your Product or Service to Sell More

12 p.m. | Virtual Square One Work for Yourself: Everett

12 p.m. | Let’s Talk Business: Decrease Stress and Successfully Grow Your Business

5:30 p.m. | Coeur d’Alene, ID – Hiring Winners, Operational Strategy for Profit – Accelerator Series #3

* SBA’s participation or support is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity.

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