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The City of Seattle is looking for input about broadband from Seattle-area businesses. This survey will ask you about your current broadband services and whether they meet your needs; your satisfaction with the services that are currently available to business owners in Seattle; and what you believe the City’s role should be in bringing high-speed connectivity […][More]
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2014, The OED Digest team took a look back through the stories of the year. These top stories represent a cross section of the work of the Office of Economic Development to invest in and strengthen our local economy, from supporting small businesses, investing in neighborhood business […][More]
Posted: December 19th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
Copacino + Fujikado is a Seattle-based advertising agency that provides strategic planning and creative marketing communications for leading regional and national brands. Headquartered in downtown Seattle, the firm uses collaborative imagination as a business tool to help local businesses tell their story. From its client base, to many of its campaigns, the agency puts its […][More]
Posted: December 17th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
The Office of Economic Development is now accepting applications for a Public Relations specialist position via the city’s Career Center. This position will be located at OED and will support the City’s economic development agenda and mission to create a vibrant economy that benefits the whole city by promoting access to economic opportunities for all of Seattle’s diverse […][More]
Posted: November 18th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
Initiative to be a model for streamlining regulations, boosting restaurant industry across the state Mayor Ed Murray, City Councilmember Sally Clark, Governor Jay Inslee, and King County Executive Dow Constantine joined the Washington Restaurant Association and restaurant entrepreneurs today in Capitol Hill to announce the launch of Restaurant Success, a new initiative to provide better […][More]
Posted: October 30th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
The King County Executive’s Small Business Awards are dedicated to celebrating the importance and the accomplishments of small businesses throughout King County. On October 15 over 200 smallbusiness owners, entrepreneurs, and supporters of small business from across the County gathered at this year’s awards program. Seattle winners include: Fremont Brewing Company, awarded Small Business of the Year, Fryer-Knowles, Inc., awarded Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, Cascadia Consulting Group, awarded Green/Sustainable Business of the Year, and Community Attributes, awarded Workforce […][More]
Posted: October 24th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
Seattle’s new Minimum Wage Ordinance will take effect on April 1, 2015. Many employers and employees have many questions about how the Minimum Wage Ordinance will be implemented. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is hosting three public meetings to gather information for the administrative rulemaking process. The first meeting will be heldMonday, November 3 […][More]
Posted: October 21st, 2014 under Uncategorized.
Four local businesses launched loan campaigns aimed to help them grow this week as part of a new partnership between local finance company Community Sourced Capital (CSC) and the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED). The four businesses are B & O Espresso, Jude’s, Plum Bistro, and That Brown Girl Cooks, representing an […][More]
Posted: October 3rd, 2014 under Uncategorized.
WorkSource Seattle-King County, in collaboration with Seattle’s Office of Economic Development, presents a Business Breakfast Meeting for Employers, the 2014 Employment Law Update with Bryan O’Connor Seattle Office Managing Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C. The event will have a buffet breakfast, networking, and a review of […][More]
Posted: September 29th, 2014 under Uncategorized.
New laws in the City of Seattle strengthen employee rights in the workplace and decrease barriers to jobs. Free workshops offered by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights train social service providers, legal advocates and community residents on these new laws to better serve your clients, family […][More]
Posted: September 9th, 2014 under Uncategorized.