Vancouver Business Resource

Upcoming Events

How Should the Business Owner Get Paid? Wednesday,July 23 ~10:00 to 11:30AM     SCORE Vancouver
4001 Main Street, Suite 121, Vancouver, WA
This SCORE "short course" will evaluate common compensation trends among small business owners and ask the critical question as to Why Pay Yourself? Should the owners' compensation be based on a standard base, commission or a hybrid bonus arrangement?

Emplowers Introduction to L&I Vancouver   Thursday, July 31st ~ 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
312 SE Stonemill Dr Suite 120, Vancouver, WA
This free workshop is essential for all business owners and managers who don't yet have a full understanding of employer rights and responsibilities. Participants will learn about workers' compensation, quarterly reporting, critical claims management strategies, workplace safety and health requirements, wage and hour laws, and contractor registration rules.

OEN Workshop: Journey Mapping - Designing the Experience Your Customers Crave!    
Monday, August 18th~ 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM          1SW 5th AVE Suite 2800,                      Portland, OR                    
Journey mapping is a great set of tools and perspective to help you deliberately build a consistent and great experience that your customer will love and rave about. Join us to learn how you can do this.

OEN & OTBC Startup 411 - "How to Start" Workshop                                             Tuesday, August 26th~ 4:00 AM to 6:30 PM       OTBC 8305 SW Creekside Pl, Beaverton, OR
This workshop will bring together resources along with providing a check list of steps to take before building your path.

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