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Rural Community Vitality Forums: Join Us and Be Part of the Conversation

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | Workforce Development
Washington’s Economy is Booming – Are you experiencing the boom in your business, organization, and community? REGISTER TODAY for the Business Breakfast (7:30am-9:00am), the Rural Communi... Read More

Impact Washington Joins MEP Centers in Idaho and Montana in Effort to Broaden Food Safety Resources, and Partnership hires Jolene Cram to Lead Collaboration

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | News Release, Food and Beverage
As a result of a new partnership that includes Impact Washington and related manufacturing outreach services in Idaho and Montana, Washington food and beverage producers now have access to a broader s... Read More

We Extend a Warm Welcome to Visual Options as our Latest Made in Washington Member

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Manufactured in WA Highlight
Specializing in all things unique – let us introduce you to Tacoma, Washington-based Visual Options, our Latest Made in Washington member. Visual Options is a women-owned, custom fabrication c... Read More

If there was a program that would help you pay to train your staff, would you take advantage of it?

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | Workforce Development
Upskilling Staff Through Training: The Future of Work Program & Impact Washington – an interview with Geoff Lawrence Or listen to the podcast at:  Talent Magnet podcast site, Apple ... Read More

Washington’s Export Voucher Program Can Reimburse Qualified Companies Up to $5,000

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | Grants
Washington state’s export voucher program can offer qualified companies up to $5,000 for international market expansion activities. Export vouchers can provide reimbursement for qualifying exp... Read More

Tool Gauge Receives Grant to Bring 100 New Aerospace Jobs to Tacoma

Tacoma-based aerospace parts manufacturer Tool Gauge recently received a $125,000 grant for the hiring of approximately 100 new workers and the advanced training of 50 current employees. The Washing... Read More

From Buying to Building Talent

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | Workforce Development
Kristin Kautz, Impact Washington Resource Provider In my thirty years working with you all in manufacturing and helping you with workforce development and training, I have constantly heard the c... Read More

Impact Washington Center Director Press Release

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | News Release
Date of release: October 11, 2018 From: Impact Washington Board of Directors To: Agencies, Ecosystem partners, all employees, and all Resource Partners Informational Contact:     ... Read More

NIST Updates Cybersecurity Framework to Tackle Supply Chain Threats, Vulnerability Disclosure and More

Four years after the initial iteration was released, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity... Read More

City of Tacoma’s MBDA Business Center Named Public Agency of the Year 

Friday, March 16, 2018 | News Release
Tacoma, Wash. — The City of Tacoma’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center has been named Public Agency of the Year by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Dev... Read More