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WEDA puts on two events per year including our Winter Annual Legislative Meeting held in Olympia and our annual Spring/Summer conference.

Upcoming Events Include:

  • Principio de Lean Manufacturing con Simulacion en Vivo (Lean 101), Yakima WA, September 6th. More Information and Registration
  • LEAN Enterprise Certificate Program (Spanish), Yakima WA, September 6th through December 6th. More Information and Registration
  • 2018 OEDA Summer Conference, Corvalis Oregon, June 7th and 8th. More Information and Registration
  • Northwest Remediation Conference, Tacoma Washington, September 20th, 2018. More Information and Registration
  • WEDA's news includes:

    • Export Financing Assistance Center of Washington-
      The Export Voucher program is a key element of Export Washington. This program will reimburse eligible SBCs up to $5,000 for pre-approved expenses, such as training, marketing campaigns, trade show and mission expenses, business travel expenses, etc. to increase export sales. For more information and to apply, download the Application and Guidelines, and email the application to danielle.ellingston@commerce.wa.gov.
    • Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center-
      the attached information about assistance that is available for U.S. companies that have been impacted by imports.  These grants from the Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center can be valuable tools to help companies remain viable and become more competitive.
    • Job opportunities - review current job listings