Speaker, author, and consultant, Dr. David DeLong will discuss timely strategies for talent retention, recruitment, and workforce development to empower your business with new tools and insights to better manage your talent needs and ensure your company’s ongoing success.
David helps leaders and organizations improve performance by implementing practical solutions for critical skill shortages and threats of knowledge loss created by major changes in workforce demographics, shifts in generational values, and new technologies.
When: Wednesday March 6th 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
11:00 Doors Open  –  11:15 Lunch Service Starts  –  11:30 Program Begins
Where: Yakima Convention Center
Cost:  $60 individual, $480 for a table of eight (view registration form for more options).

Special thanks to our sponsors including our Premier Sponsor HUB International

When: Thursday March 21st – 7:30 am to 9:00am
Where: Yakima Valley Tech – 1120 S 18th St, Yakima, WA 98901

Registration is free

Yakima Valley is home to a new Statewide Center of Excellence in Unmanned & Autonomous Systems (Drones). Located at Yakima Valley Tech in Sunnyside, the Center serves as a central hub for industry trends, best practices, innovative curriculum, and professional opportunities. Join us to learn all about this new program and how it is shaping the future of technology education in our region. Click here to register!

When: April, 2019 (final date TBD) – 7:30 am to 9:00am
Where: Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce  – 10 N 9th Street, Yakima, WA 98901

Registration is free

Yakima Valley companies can receive designation as Foreign Trade Zone in as little as six months and begin taking advantage of tremendous cost saving advantages. There are many benefits of designation as a Foreign Trade Zone including:

  • Cash flow
  • Duty elimination
  • Direct delivery
  • Zone security
  • Weekly estimated entry
  • Inverted tariff
  • Lower valuation
  • Elimination of duties on exports

Join us at the Business Round table where Greg Becken, FTZ #203 Manager for the Port of Moses Lake, will go in depth on each of these benefits and explain the Foreign Trade Zone program in depth. Click here to register.