2022 Advanced PortGen Workshop Series

Event Promo Photo For 2022 Advanced PortGen Workshop Series

August 23 - October 04

In partnership with the US DOT NW SBTRC and Washington PTAC, the Port of Seattle presents the 2022 Advanced PortGen Workshop series. This seven week workshop training program will provide education to small, minority and woman-owned businesses. This includes, but is not limited to, design, construction, architectural and engineering firms. While companies throughout King county and surrounding counties are welcome to attend, companies located in South King County are especially encouraged to participate. The workshop series will utilize subject matter experts with topics targeting the transportation industry.

The Advanced PortGen 2022 series will cover key projects and professional skills that are essential for effective management of the company. Participants will be introduced to procurement opportunities with the Port of Seattle, networking and collaboration with peers. All classes will be held on Tuesdays.

CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE!

P A R T I C I P A N T S  W I L L  L E A R N  S K I L L S  I N :

AUG 23 (HYBRID) - INTRO TO GOVERNMENT

Main Class: Port of Seattle Departments
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: WA Procurement Technical
Assistance; Small Business Administration, Small Business Transportation
Resource Center
Location: Tabor 100 facility, 7100 Fort Dent Way Suite 100, Tukwila, WA 98188

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AUG 30 (ZOOM) - PROPOSAL WRITING

Main Class: Proposal Writing
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: Small Business Development Center
and WA State Department of Transportation*

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SEPT 6 (ZOOM) - MARKETING STRATEGIES

Main Class: Marketing Solutions
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: OMWBE

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SEPT 13 (ZOOM) - HR & CONSTRUCTION PANEL

Main Class: Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Employees and
Construction Prime Panel
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: Minority Business Development
Center

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SEPT 20 (ZOOM) - LEGAL & BONDING

Main Class: Bonding
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: WA State Dept of Enterprise
Service and US Navy

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SEPT 27 (ZOOM) - CONSTRUCTION TOPICS

Main Class: Design Build Process
Introductory Presentations from Agencies: City of Seattle, City of Tacoma,
NW Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council*

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OCT 4 (IN-PERSON) - NETWORKING

Networking will be in-person Tuesday, October 4, 2022.
Location: Tabor 100 facility, 7100 Fort Dent Way Suite 100, Tukwila, WA 98188

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