Upcoming Trainings & Events

Thurston County SBRR Workshop

5:30 - 7:30 pm

April 2, 2024


No Fee

Join us for an exciting in-person workshop at the Lacey South Puget Sound Community College Event Space brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation and the Washington Center for Women in Business! This event is perfect for small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to gain valuable insights and knowledge about starting and growing their businesses.

During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn from State Government Agency Experts who will share their expertise and tips on various aspects of small business management.


1. State Regulations

  • Office of Innovation and Regulatory Assistance (ORIA) – learn about the small business liaison team and business.wa.gov
  • Secretary of State (SOS) – What does the Secretary of State do?
  • Department of Revenue (DOR) – Everything you need to know about State Taxes
  • Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) – What do you need to know if you have employees.

2. Government Agencies programs and services

  • Department of Employment Security (ESD) –  Learn Department of Employment Security services and programs.
  • Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce) – Programs and tools provide by department of Commerce for Entrepreneurs and growing businesses.
  • Department of Business Services (DES) - Are you ready and want to do business with the state?
  • OMWBE – Certify your business as minority owned.

3. Regulatory State Agencies Q&A and Food

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs and gain valuable insights that can help take your business to the next level.

Join us at 4220 6th Ave. SE, Lacey WA. 98503 for an evening filled with learning, inspiration, and delicious food.

Reserve your spot now!

Contact for More Information:

Washington Center for Women in Business