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  • When: May 13, 2019 from 8:30am - 4pm Where: Blue Mountain Community College Have you ever wondered about selling...

  • When: May 14, 2019 from 8:30am - 4pm Where: Eastern Oregon University This FREE Proposal Development Workshop will dive...

  • When: May 15, 2019 from 8:30am - 4pm Where: Blue Mountain Community College This free class that will provide...

  • When: May 16, 2019 from 8:30am - 4pm Where: Treasure Valley Community College Businesses interested in exploring and understanding...
  • GCAP Participated Training


  • When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm Where: Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center What is...

  • When:  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 1:30 to 4pm Where:  Linn-Benton Community College Running a small business is no...
  • OAME 31st Annual Trade Show & Luncheon

    When: Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:00 am 3:00 pm 

    Where: Oregon Convention Center 

    Over 3,000 business people (from public and private sectors and the general public) will visit OAME's Trade Show & Luncheon! 

    The OAME Trade Show is designed to help majority businesses by creating networking opportunities with minority owned companies and to sample their diverse products and services. It is also an opportunity for Minority, Women, Emerging Small Businesses and Service Disabled Veterans to showcase their products and services and to network. 

    Register now!!! Take advantage of this great opportunity to promote your business and increase your buying and selling options. 

    For more information and to register click here .

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    6th Annual Small Business Symposium

    When: Monday, May 20th from 6pm - 8pm & May 21st from 7:30am - 2:30pm

    Where: Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Ave, Bremerton, WA

    Ice Breaker May 20th from 6pm - 8pm

    May 20th will include Invited Speakers:  Greg Wheeler, Mayor of Bremerton and Malanie Strey Quaempts, Ed.D

    Small Business Symposium from 7:30am to 2:30pm

    Opening Ceremony Invitees:  Julie Erickson, President Seattle Post; Adam J. Boudebe, SMSGT, USAF, President Tacoma Post; LTC John Cunningham, USACE, Portland District.  

    Lunch Keynote Speaker:  Melanie Strey Quaempts, Ed.D 

    Name Your Strength! #Teambuilding #Synergy Please 

    Small Business Panels - GCAP / PTAC Training - SB Federal Legislation / Regulatory Forecast - Large and Small Business Matchmaking - Networking

    Click here for more information and to register.


    14th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show - SAVE THE DATE!

    When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Where: Salem Convention Center

    RVTS Steering Committee:

    RVTS Coordinator: Diane Seaton, City of Portland Director: Jill Punches, Multnomah County Marketing & Outreach: Christy Tran, Multnomah County Registration: Anthony Blackmon, Multnomah County Sponsorship: Kristin Shorey, Multnomah County

    Please click here for more information.


    Additional Training

    SCORE Workshops

    Portland SCORE offers over 100 business workshops designed to help you start and grow your own business. These workshops are taught throughout the Portland Metro area by experienced experts, and they are priced modestly. Complete details on each course are available here.

    Click here for more information.