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Entrepreneurship Week events begin Monday

The Kitsap business community will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week with a lineup of forums and workshops.

Topics for the seven scheduled discussions range from creating innovative places of business, to managing social media, and the universally-relevant subject of “How Not To Screw Up.”

Events begin Monday and wrap up Friday. You can see the schedule below and find more detailed information at the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance website.

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Air show recap, fiber optic easement on port agenda

Port of Bremerton commissioners will hear a recap Tuesday evening from a delegation that visited the Farnborough International Airshow last week to promote the aerospace industry in Kitsap.

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance will also present a quarterly report and commissioners will consider a granting an easement for a portion of a fiber optic cable that will stretch across Sinclair Inlet.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at Bremerton National Airport. The full agenda is posted below: Continue reading

Kitsap delegation in England for air show


Last year a delegation of Kitsap economic development leaders attended the Paris Air Show. This year, it’s England.

County commissioner Charlotte Garrido, Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance co-chair Tim Thomson and John Powers of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance are at the Farnborough Airshow outside London this week. The trip was organized and funded by KADA.

The Kitsap are meeting with aerospace companies to promote the county’s potential as a manufacturing center. They’re part of a large Washington contingency that includes Gov. Jay Inslee. The air show continues through Saturday.

Pictures from Farnborough are being posted on the KADA Facebook page.

Photo: From left, Tim Thomson, Charlotte Garrido, Gov. Jay Inslee, Trudi Inslee and John Powers. Contributed photo.

KEDA launches new website


blog.kedaThe Kitsap Economic Development Alliance used its Decision Makers Breakfast last week to unveil a brand new website.

The site includes information for businesses, industry profiles, statistics, a blog and media galleries, among other features.

The website redesign was combined with a general rebranding for the organization.

If you missed the annual breakfast, the economic forecast delivered by John W. Mitchell is available via PowerPoint.

KEDA works with businesses and local governments to promote the Kitsap economy.

Global Entrepreneurship Week events start today

Attracting tourists, wooing movie biz and navigating government contracts are a few of the topics to be discussed at Global Entrepreneurship Week events around Kitsap.

The local iteration of the “world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators” begins Monday afternoon and continues through Friday at locations around the county. The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance coordinated the discussion series.

Visit the KEDA website for more information, or check out the flyer below:

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