Come join us at the Greater Vancouver Chamber's Conference Room to learn about 3 programs offered by the Chamber in addition to the extensive membership benefits, to help you develop larger markets, find more business and make your business more effective.
At this workshop you will learn about the comprehensive suite of employment related services provided by WorkSource. He will show you the resources to help businesses get their jobs posted, screen candidates, train new employees, retrain existing employees, and programs to help avoid downsizing when times are tough. All of these services are funded by Federal programs and grants, and are consequently free to business owners.
You will also learn about the PTAC Government Contract Program that can assist you in finding, bidding and winning local, state and federal contracts.Also, you will discover the business resources available to you as part of our partnership with the City of Vancouver through the Small Business Assistance Program. This program is available for businesses within city limits to assist them starting a business or take an existing business to the next level.
1:15 WorkSource Programs Overview
1:45 WorkSourceWA.Com signup workshop
2:30 Small Business Resources
3:00 PTAC Overview
3:45 Wrap up and Conclusion
4:00 Q & A, Networking
About Paul Montague, Business Solutions Coordinator, with more than 21 years in the telecommunications industry, and more than 14 years working in support of the Vancouver and Battle Ground business communities, Paul Montague understands the needs of the small business owner. Paul knows that having the right people on your business team is critical to your business success and knows the folks and resources at WorkSource can help you find the right team members for your business.
About Jeannet Santiago, Business and Procurement Specialist for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Santiago has been an entrepreneur for more than 17 years and consulting business for more than 5 years. She has assisted businesses in various industries and servicing multiple markets; including professional services, commercial, industrial, retail and government. Discovering and sharing new resources for small business to grow is a mission for Mrs. Santiago.