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OED’s Financing Partners: Only in Seattle’s Peer Network Gathering Recap

The February 27, 2015 Peer Network Gathering began with a simple question: How important is access to capital for small businesses? As neighborhood business district leaders and small business owners introduced themselves, the response was clear that access to capital is one of, if not the, most important resources for small businesses to start and grow. The […]

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Learn about new financing options at February’s Peer Network Gathering

Join the financing staff of OED’s Business Retention and Expansion team and its partners on Friday, February 27 for a lunchtime workshop, and get to know get to know about financing options for local businesses needing access to capital. In addition to OED’s financing services, the following financing partners will be presenting: Community Capital Development, Craft3, […]

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Finding Good Market Data for Neighborhood Business Districts: Only in Seattle Peer Network Gathering October 9

On October 9, 2014, leaders from nine different neighborhood business districts gathered at the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) headquarters to learn more about data. Over the last few years, the Office of Economic Development (OED) has heard from many people that data training is one of the most useful and important Peer Network Gatherings. This year, […]

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Arts and Commercial District Revitalization: Only in Seattle Peer Network Gathering

On September 11, business district leaders from around Seattle gathered to talk art. Over 10 neighborhoods were represented in the audience as the Office of Arts and Culture’s Ruri Yampolsky kicked things off with a presentation focusing on the City’s Public Art program. The program is designed to enhance the built environment, increase livability of […]

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Commercial Revitalization Learnings From March – August 2014: Only in Seattle Peer Network Gathering

On Thursday, August 14 Seattle’s Office of Economic Development hosted the third Peer Network Gathering in 2014. Peer Network Gatherings, a component of the Only in Seattle Initiative, bring together leaders from business district organizations, chambers of commerce, and business associations to talk about priorities in their neighborhood. The Only in Seattle Initiative is how […]

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Only in Seattle Peer Network Event: Sept 24 – Filling Vacant Spaces with Storefronts Seattle

EVENT: Peer Network Event – Filling Vacant Spaces with Storefronts Seattle DATE: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LOCATION: Massive Monkees, 662 King St. Seattle, WA The Only In Seattle Initiative invites you to learn about how Storefronts Seattle, a program of Shunpike, re-invigorated underused properties in Chinatown/ID.  Joyce Pisnanont from the SCIDpda community development agency and […]

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Only in Seattle Peer Network Event: Oct 22 – Demystifying Nonprofit Status- 501(c)3 vs. 501(c)6/ Won’t You Be, Please Won’t You Be..my Fiscal Sponsor?

EVENT: Peer Network Event – Demystifying Nonprofit Status- 501(c)3 vs. 501(c)6/ Won’t You Be, Please Won’t You Be..my Fiscal Sponsor? DATE: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. LOCATION: Beacon Hill (exact location TBD) Learn from a tax attorney and a nonprofit financial consultant about how to ensure an organization is operating according to its mission and […]

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Only in Seattle Peer Network Event: Nov 6 – Getting them to say YES: A story of Business Community Engagement

EVENT: Peer Network Event – Getting them to say YES: A story of Business Community Engagement DATE: Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LOCATION: Pioneer Square (exact location TBD) The Alliance for Pioneer Square will share how they invested their time and resources  in a major business engagement campaign  in Pioneer Square. Check back- more information and […]

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