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In the meantime, here are six opportunities for growing your contracting capabilities:




Expand your Business with Valuable Matchmaking and Networking Opportunities at Alliance Northwest The Premier Business to Government Conference
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PNDC Networking Reception at Alliance NW 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 3-5 PM | Puyallup WA

Alliance Northwest

The Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition invites you to attend their next networking event in conjunction with the Alliance Northwest Conference on March 4th at the Puyallup Events Center in Puyallup, WA.

This is a great opportunity for you to come network during the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest.




Veteran Owned Businesses – Get Certified on the Washington State Department of Veteran’s Affairs Business Registry.

Veterans Owned Business

The benefits of registering with the Veterans Owned Business Registry are;

  1. Eligibility to do business with the many agencies of the State of Washington http://www.dva.wa.gov/program/veteran-business-resources
  2. Eligibility for the Linked Deposit Program: http://www.dva.wa.gov/program/linked-deposit
  3. Public recognition of your status as a Veteran Owned Business.
  4. Even if you are not planning to directly do business with the State of Washington, customers like to know they are patronizing Veteran Owned Businesses.

To get registered click here: http://www.dva.wa.gov/program/veteran-owned-business-certification

It’s free. It’s quick. It’s easy. And you as the business owner control the level of contact and communications with State agencies.



Next-Generation Defense Energy Symposium
March 17-18, 2015 – Arlington, VA

This outstanding symposium brings together the government and industry experts who are paving the way for the next-generation of defense energy capabilities. They will examine current and future DoD and Service energy strategies and roadmaps, status and forecast for major energy initiatives, and how to develop, finance and manage defense-industry energy partnerships.  For more information please call (310) 320-8110 or email hoodk@ttcus.com. You can also visit the event website at http://www.energyfordefense.com/.



Reforming Export Controls and Global Trade Update
February 26, 2015
Dorsey & Whitney LLP | Columbia Tower 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6100, Seattle, WA 98104

US Department Of Commerce

This program will be held by BIS from 12pm to 1:30pm (PST).  Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security Eric L. Hirschhorn will join us to discuss President Obama’s Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative, an Administration priority aimed at enhancing our national and economic security.  Under Secretary Hirschhorn will also address recent export control policy changes for several countries, including the regulatory changes that implement the President’s policy to provide U.S. support for the Cuban people, and changes that further implement the bilateral understanding between the United States and India by removing the license requirements for certain items controlled for crime control and regional stability reasons.

Learn more/register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/reforming-export-controls-and-global-trade-update-tickets-15625224467



ITAR and ECR Best Practices for Aerospace Companies
March 4, 2015 | Webinar
This Seminar takes place 9am -10 a.m (CTD). In this complimentary webinar designed for compliance and logistics professionals in the aerospace industry, join our customs clearance, regulatory and compliance specialists as they discuss a variety of topics to help you better understand the current regulatory environment. Key topics will include:

  • Current trends and challenges for aerospace companies
  • Overview of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Control Reform (ECR), recent changes and their impacts
  • Common issues, pain points, best practices and tips
  • Service options from FedEx

Learn more/register:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5601142392711837186