Take your business to a new level with new classes

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council.

The San Juan County Economic Development Council is offering multiple classes to take businesses to the next level.

Don’t miss the WA Small Business Fair!

Come attend the 26th annual Washington State BizFair on Sept. 24!

The longest running all government and non-profit-run FREE small business fair in Washington State.

This year, it is a hybrid event, FREE to attend and the overarching goal of the event has always been to help current and aspiring small business owners start or grow their businesses.

Sign up here: bizfair.org.

Take your Business to the Next Level!

The EDC is offering a Business Management and Leadership Course this fall, wherein you will attend a series of seminars by local professionals, covering relevant topics such as principles of HR, customer experience, bookkeeping, and digital marketing.

Only 10 spots available, so apply today!

Learn more at sanjuansedc.org/business-course.


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Are you interested in a career in Web Design?

Details: Web design course will run from Sept. 20 through Nov. 1. For information or to register, please visit https://sanjuansedc.org/tech. For questions, please contact the EDC’s Tech Training Coordinator, Jillian Urbach, at 360- 378-2906, or jillian@sanjuansedc.org.


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The Economic Development Council of San Juan County offers a variety of trades and tech training programs for adults and youth, in an effort to provide pathways to economic independence for local workers, while meeting community needs. Our programs include high-wage, high-demand skills such as plumbing, carpentry, surveying, computer programming, and more.

Help us to better serve you!

Washington State University Offering Whole Farm Planning Class

We’ll cover a broad range of topics and decision-making tools for you to create a successful small farm enterprise! Whether you are just exploring the opportunities available or already have an existing operation, you’ll learn what it takes to create, sustain, and grow a viable small farm.

$200 for a 12-week course Sept. 19 through Dec.5

Class meets weekly on Mondays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Online course classroom through Zoom with in-person field trips

Scholarships are available for Military Veterans and anyone for whom the course fee is a barrier

This course will be offered with Spanish language interpretation and facilitation

Register here and learn more.