3873 S 66th St., Tacoma
Purchase tickets on sbweek.eventbrite.com
$25/Day or $40/both days (meals included)
A few years ago, Paul Long of Timberland Bank created the Pierce County Small Business Summit in order to help small businesses in Pierce County hear from local leaders about topics that affect small business with topics related to Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development, Financing and more.
Last year attracted over 100 attendees and garnered a lot of positive feedback. Get your tickets for the small business event that’s packed with information from Tacoma and Pierce County experts and entrepreneurs.
TUESDAY MAY 2, 2017
Focus on Service-Based Businesses
Red Scarf Revolution presents
April 17th 2017, 6-9pm
950 Pacific Ave (entrance on 11th St.)
Tacoma, Washington 98401
FREE and OPEN TO PUBLIC
Doors at 6pm. Performances at 7pm
On Monday, April 17th, 2017 Cambodian communities nationwide will participate in a candlelight vigil in honor of the National Day of Remembrance. From California, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Washington, the vigil will serve to remember those lost during the Cambodian genocide from 1975-1979.
On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge marched into Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, and evacuated the entire city as they forced people into labor camps and executed former government officials, doctors, artists, scholars among others. It became known as Year Zero as it was marked by the Khmer Rouge regime. Under that regime, it has been estimated that over 2 million lives were lost due to execution and starvation. Continue reading
Artist Trust’s annual Grants for Artist Projects is now open!
Artist Trust begins another year of Grants for Artists Projects (GAP) program. This cycle, they will grant $1,500 grants to 60 artists of all disciplines from all backgrounds and regions of the state. The grant is open to individual generative artists and artist teams working in any creative discipline and residing in Washington State. They are reaching for a large and diverse pool of artists applying from around the state.
NOTE: Applications submitted by April 17, 2017 are eligible for preliminary review and feedback from AT staff
In addition to the 60 GAP recipients, one artist will receive a one-month residency at Centrum located in Port Townsend and a $500 stipend. Continue reading
Gwen Kohl & Heather Joy receive UPS 2017 Distinguished Community Partner award on behalf of Spaceworks Tacoma presented by Lynnette Claire, Ph. D.
On April 7, 2017, University of Puget Sound recognized Spaceworks Tacoma with 2017 Distinguished Community Partner award. Thanks to Gwen Kohl’s exceptional leadership and inspiration Spaceworks has collaborated with UPS students in many ways, particularly in relation to entrepreneurship.
Gwen works as Spaceworks’ Creative Enterprise Program Coordinator and also as Program Manager of Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), another program of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber. Both programs have collaborated with the Entrepreneurship Club at Puget Sound and the entrepreneurship program at Annie Wright for International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in November 2016. Continue reading
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber cordially invites you to attend
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel Presentation
Thursday, April 13, 2017
- 5:30 pm: Meet and Greet Reception
- 6:00 pm: YEA! Business Plan Presentations
Pacific Grill Events Center
1530 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Join the Chamber for a welcome reception and presentations by the Young Entrepreneurs to a panel of local investors in order to obtain funding for their new businesses and social movements.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking national program that transforms local middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Continue reading
Downtown On the Go! invites you to engage in the community at one of their public forums:
Friday, March 31st, noon – 1 p.m.
Court House Square in downtown Tacoma
Tacoma and our region are changing quickly. Downtown on the Go! is committed to keeping the people in our community at the center of that process. They are excited to explore innovative community engagement strategies in their March Friday Forum focused on Tactical Urbanism. “Tactical urbanism” is a term used to describe low-cost, temporary changes intended to improve public places. Continue reading
Sourced Write and the Tacoma Urban League present
Our Hub: WMBE Resource Event
Thursday, March 30th, 2017
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Bates Technical College | 2320 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405
High caliber networking | Refreshments provided | Space is limited
Free Registration for Attendees
Booths available for businesses and organizations, see event link for registration
This event is part of Our Hub series which will be hosted in Tacoma March 30th, to discuss how to market your business to the government and where to find resources to further your business. At this free event, in addition to networking, you will hear from two keynote speakers and one guest speaker.
“This event brought my start-up business into a whole new realm of opportunity!”
– L. Gamble, Renaissance21
Submission Deadline: March 30, 2017
Artwork Installation: April 30, 2017 and ongoing
Duration: 1-3 months, depends on the venue
Artist Stipends: $100-$300 budget, depends on complexity and duration of installation
Next Call For Art rotation will be Aug, Sept, July.
Sculptural installations by Carla Grahn and Marie Weichman. Art Windows Bremerton Issued Call For Art Due March 30, 2017
Residents of the City of Bremerton, the Kitsap Peninsula as well as artists around Puget Sound have a great opportunity to exhibit their artwork, exercise display design, and infuse Bremerton with creative installations. Continue reading
The City of Tacoma Neighborhood and Community Services Department is seeking a private partner to train and employ youth between the ages of 16-24 years old.
RFI Deadline Extended to March 31 for Submitting Request for Interest
The City of Tacoma has extended its request for interest (RFI) proposal deadline to March 31, 2017 for businesses interested in making a difference while turning a profit in an approximately 1,500 square foot commercial space at 5401 S. Tacoma Way. Continue reading