April 18, 2016
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Just announced! New AWB 'Shout Out, Small Business' meetings coming to your community in May and June



AWB is excited to announce a 12-town event beginning mid-May titled, “Shout Out, Small Business.” This event is specifically for the 92 percent of AWB’s small business members who face different and unique challenges in conducting business in Washington state. The result of the meetings will be a 2017 small business legislative agenda.

Gary Chandler, AWB vice president, government affairs, will lead these meetings across the state.

“We promise to make this time valuable for each of you to share your thoughts, challenges and insights,” Chandler said. “Your voice is critical in molding an effective voice and creating meaningful legislation for Washington's small-business owners.”

Each meeting will feature an open discussion to capture specific policy suggestions and concerns.

Please RSVP so AWB can provide you with a discussion guide to prepare for the meeting. A discussion guide will be sent to all who are unable to attend in person, after all meetings conclude to capture your thoughts.

Contact Jackie Riley at 360-943-1600 to RSVP.

Meetings will be held:

  • Vancouver: May 10, 7:30-9 a.m.
    Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 1101 Broadway Ste 100, Vancouver

  • Olympia: May 10, noon-1:30 p.m.
    Association of Washington Business, 1414 Cherry St. S.E., Olympia

  • Tacoma: May 11, 7-8:30 a.m.
    Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, 950 Pacific Ave. Ste 300, Tacoma

  • Pullman: May 12, 7-8:30 a.m.
    SEL Event Center, Tesla Room, 1825 Schweitzer Dr., Pullman

  • Mount Vernon: May 13, 7-8:30 a.m.
    Skagit Publishing, Community Meeting Room, 1215 Anderson Road, Mount Vernon

  • Spokane: June 16, 7-8:30 a.m.
    Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside Ave. #100, Spokane

  • Colville: June 16, noon-1:30 p.m.
    Location to be determined

  • Tri-Cities: June 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd. Ste C, Kennewick

  • Yakima: June 21, noon-1:30 p.m.
    Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, 10 N 9th St., Yakima

  • Wenatchee: June 22, 7:30-9 a.m.
    Town Toyota Center, Crunch Pak Room, 1300 Walla Walla Ave., Wenatchee

  • Ellensburg: June 22, noon-1:30 p.m.
    Rodeo City BBQ, Banquet Room, 204 N Main St., Ellensburg

  • Everett: June 23, 7:30-9 a.m.
    Economic Alliance of Snohomish County, 808 134th St. S.W. #101, Everett

  • Bellevue: June 23, noon-1:30 p.m. (Tentative)
    Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, 330 112th Ave. N.E. Ste 100, Bellevue

  • Grays Harbor: June 27, noon-1:30 p.m.
    Location to be determined

  • Port Angeles: June 28, 7:30-9 a.m.
    Location to be determined

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