Other Training Links

Follow the LINKS below for additional ongoing Small Business Workshops by public service agencies in Washington state. Links go to sources outside the WA SBDC. Inclusion of training events by outside organizations is not an endorsement of their products by WSBDC or it’s resource partners.

Western WA

Bellingham SBDC

  • WWU SBDC Events
  • Local Business Events

EDA of Skagit County – Mount Vernon

  • Business Plan & Finance
  • Marketing
  • Various

Snohomish County SBDC & Edmonds Community College

  • Includes online courses, resources and mailing list sign-up and

Sno-Isle Libraries Business classes and events

  • Workshops throughout their 22-branch system, presented by credentialed business professionals. Topics include Startup and Existing Business Growth, Professional Skills, Marketing, Human Resources, Finances, Website & Social Media Marketing, and more! All are FREE of charge.

Auburn SBDC – Small Business Assistance Center

  • Business Start-up and Management Workshops
  • Marketing Workshops

Seattle District SBA

  • Website lists SBA and resource partner events in Western Washington

SCORE – Seattle

  • Business Starting and Planning
  • Marketing
  • Finance & more

Washington Women’s Business Center – Seattle

  • Lunch and Learn free workshops
  • Launch and Grow Your Business – Seven three hour sessions focus on writing a business plan
  • Business Coaching

Highline Community College Start Zone – Des Moines

  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow
  • Business Management & More
  • Also provides business counseling and feasibility assessments

Ventures – Seattle

  • 4 hour No Cost Get Ready for Business Workshop
  • option to apply to 8 week Business Development Training – sliding scale fee

Thurston County EDC Center for Business and Innovation Workshops

Washington Center for Women in Business – Lacey

  • Starting a Business workshops
  • Eight week Business Enterprise Strartup Training (BEST SEAP)

Lower Columbia College – Longview

  • Business & Industry Workshops

Clark College – Vancouver

  • QuickBooks
  • Business Start-up Workshops
  • Marketing Workshops

SCORE – Vancouver

Central WA

Eastern WA

SCORE Spokane

  • Starting & Planning a Business
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • QuickBooks

SNAP Spokane calendar

  • Small Business Development  provides microenterprise business training & counseling to low-moderate income individuals starting or expanding a business

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce

  • NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 13 week evening business planning program. Veteran scholarships may be available.

Greater Spokane Incorporated

  • Networking Events
  • Business to Government
  • Leadership Training
  • Startup Spokane has resources and events for startups and entrepreneurs in the Spokane area

Share Space Spokane

  • Online Presence & Marketing
  • WA State Tax Prep
  • Mobile Marketing Strategies
  • Intellectual Property & Business Law

Community Colleges of Spokane

  • Workforce Training
  • Small Business Boot Camp

Avista Center for Entrepreneurship

  • Six month intensive course

Various Locations

Small Business Administration

  • SBA events includes local SBA events and national webinars. Filter by zipcode.
  • SBA Loan Briefings

Washington Department of Revenue

  • New Business Tax Workshop

Washington Labor & Industry

Doing Business with the Government

Procurement Technical Assistance Center

  • Doing Business with the Government Workshops


WA Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises

  • Certification and Business with the Government Workshops

Technology

Choose Washington – Department of Commerce

  • Aerospace
  • Technology

extraSlice Career school in Seattle

CoMotion Labs UW – Technology Innovation organization has workshops for technology business start-up

Agriculture

Cultivating Success

  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship & Business Planning course
  • Other Agricultural courses