Regional Economic Partnership Events

UPCOMING 2022 Events

NWIRC (in partnership with the Clean Tech Alliance and Maritime Blue) 

2022 Innovation Cohort: CleanTech x BlueTech

When: Starts Tuesday, October 11, 2022

(Held weekly for 2 hrs for 10 weeks)

Where: Virtual and in person option available, apply here)

This is a 10 week innovation cohort experience for select early stage BlueTech and CleanTech entrepreneurs. Many resources will be available for participants including research capabilities, building resilience into your business idea, project management, and more. Check out the flier for more information.

For questions, contact Diane Kamionka dkamionka@nwirc.com

NWIRC

WA Data Workshop for Business

When: Current session in progress (9/20-10/13)

Where: Virtual, sign up here for info about future offerings!

Learn about approaches to get the right information for your business whether your concerns are identifying new product opportunities, total product cost, or resolving supply chain challenges. Over the four weeks, participants at the WA Data Analytics Workshop will gain the knowledge and practical skills to isolate relevant business concerns and develop actionable solutions. Local industry leaders will demystify data analytics and empower companies to harness their data and immediately embed critical updates and changes into core operations. 

For questions, contact Amy Paquette at amyp@nwirc.com

Port of Bellingham 

(in partnership with FEMA Region X and Columbia Climate School National Center for Disaster Preparedness)

PER 385: Improving Business' Financial Literacy and Management to Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery

Who: Public and private sectors in Whatcom County, the state of Washington, and FEMA Region X

When: October 4, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM ET - 2:30 PM ET (this will also include a half-hour for lunch and breaks throughout the training)

Cost: Free

Where: Virtual, enroll here: https://ncdptraining.org/PER385BLWA

This instructor-led course will provide the learner with information on business financial literacy and the potential financial effects of disasters. Some of the areas covered in the course include developing pre-disaster plans for financial literacy, understanding disaster assistance programs that are available to businesses, the importance of business continuity planning, and understanding a business’s vulnerability to disasters. 

For more information, visit the NCDP Training website (above) or take a look at the course flier (in English and Spanish).

PER 387: Improving Individual and Households' Financial Literacy and Management to Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery

Who: Public and private sectors in Whatcom County, the state of Washington, and FEMA Region X

When: October 12, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM ET - 2:30 PM ET (this will also include a half-hour for lunch and breaks throughout the training)

Cost: Free

Where: Virtual, enroll here: https://ncdptraining.org/PER387BLWA

This course is designed to provide learners with information on individual and household financial literacy and the potential financial effects of disasters. Some of the areas covered in the course include developing pre-disaster plans for financial literacy, understanding disaster assistance programs that are available to individuals and households, and understanding vulnerability to disasters.  

For more information, visit the NCDP Training website (above) or take a look at the course flier (in English and Spanish).

Northwest Agriculture Business Center 

The Resilerator

When: October - December 2022, Tuesdays 9-11am PST

(Held every Tuesday 9-11am from October 4 - December 13, 2022)

Where: Virtual via Farmer Campus and Zoom

Join Northwest Agriculture Business Center and the Resilerator for an 11-week agricultural intensive October 2022 - December 2022. Limited to a maximum of 15 farms, this cohort-based program will meet weekly for discussion with experts and farmer peer-to-peer support. Click here for more information and to register.

For questions, contact Emily Manke at emily@agbizcenter.org