Vancouver Business Resource

Upcoming Events

Employer's 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.

Export 101: From Your Door to the World Seminar 
Thursday, August 7th~ 8:30 PM to 5:00 PM          The Rainier Room at the Truitt Building, 102 West Main St. Auburn, WA 98001                       
JThis unique seminar will walk companies through the exporting process and introduce the Local, State and Federal resources to assist them with this process. This can help companies in all stages of the export business continuum.

The Resource Network    
Wednesday, August 13th, 7:15AM to 9:00PM, 17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA     
Key Note Speaker: Carroll Bernard, Government Market & Small Business Specialist, At this 'Government Contracting 101' workshop you will learn how to land contracts from local, state and federal agencies.

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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