What is Market Research? (IN PERSON)

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May 09 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Dorothy Haggen Conference Room
211 Rimland Drive
Room #106
Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington 98226
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No Fee

Market Research for Washington State and Local Government Contracting Understanding how and where government agencies buy products and services is crucial for any business seeking government contracts. APEX is thrilled to announce a six-part series on researching and tracking state and local government purchasing. Participants will discover valuable resources and tools to do market research, learn how to identify target agencies, and evaluate the competition. While it’s strongly encouraged to attend all courses, it is not a requirement. Format: IN PERSON Day of the Week: Thursday’s Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Registration NOW OPEN Course 1: What is Market Research? 5/09/24 - Bellingham Course 2: Using WEBS: WA State’s Vendor Portal 6/13/24 - Mount Vernon More details to come for courses 3 - 6 Course 3: Mining Data from Statewide Contracts 7/18/24 - Bellingham Course 4: Historical Spending and Purchasing Forecasts 10/10/24 - Mount Vernon Course 5: Staying Local? Learn How to Target Local Agencies 11/14/24 - Bellingham Course 6: Construction (Contractors) and A&E (Consultants) 1/23/25 - Mount Vernon APEX Accelerator is offering these courses in partnership with Economic Alliance Snohomish County, Economic Development Alliance Skagit County and the WWU Small Business Development Center.