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NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Council President Clark to host first-of-a-kind support workshop for business organizations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
9/17/2013  11:45:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Yeaworth, Council President Sally Clark's Office, 206-684-5328

Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Sally J. Clark

Council President Clark to host first-of-a-kind support workshop for business organizations
Seattle Business Organizations Symposium will provide information, resources, and networking opportunities

Seattle - Council President Sally J. Clark will host the first-of-a-kind Seattle Business Organizations Symposium on Friday, September 20. The event will provide local organizations with a variety of resources and advice on how to help business organizations and business districts grow and be more successful.

The symposium will include a panel discussion on enhancing media coverage; presentations on how businesses can organize themselves, produce events, spruce up their neighborhoods and better market their products and services; a case study on how Pioneer Square used a variety of tools and resources to become Seattle's newest up and coming neighborhood; and a resource fair featuring more than a dozen services for neighborhood chambers and business organizations.

A complete list of presenters, event sponsors and the agenda are available online. The event is free and open to business owners and managers, members of chambers of commerce, or other smaller business organizations. Please RSVP to David Yeaworth at david.yeaworth@seattle.gov or (206) 684-5327.

WHAT: Small Business Organizations Symposium

WHEN: Friday, September 20 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Bertha Knight Landes Room, First Floor - Seattle City Hall (600 Fourth Ave)

WHO:
Maia Segura, Penniless Projects and SouthendSeattle.com
Tenagne "Tina" Moges Gashe, Café Ibex
Karyn Schwartz, Capitol Hill Entrepreneurial Women
Kristine Cunningham, University District Chamber of Commerce
Susan Davis, Rainier Chamber of Commerce
Wayne Lau, Rainier Valley Community Development Fund
Louise Chernin, Greater Seattle Business Association
Leslie Smith, Lisa Dixon & Karen True, Alliance for Pioneer Square
Liz Stenning, International Sustainability Institute
Theresa Barreras, Office of Economic Development
Tracy Record, West Seattle Blog
Natalie Swaby, KING TV
Sanjay Bhatt, Seattle Times
David Blanford, Visit Seattle

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