The SWWDC is dedicated to providing pathways to self-sufficiency, and one of the ways the SWWDC does this is through the promotion of entrepreneurship. Since 2010 the SWWDC has held entrepreneurial networking events in both Cowlitz and Clark counties. These events bring together entrepreneurs, investors and business professionals for networking opportunities and growing new businesses.
The SWWDC has also partnered with the City of Vancouver to bring entrepreneurs www.VancouverBusinessResource.org, where Southwest Washington businesses go to grow! Check out the Inventing section to find resources for entrepreneurs: http://www.vancouverbusinessresource.org/Inventing.html
Clark County PubTalkTM Is About Inspiring, Educating and Connecting Local Entrepreneurs for Success
In Clark County, PubTalk™ events occur bi-monthly on the second Tuesday of the even-numbered months. Clark County PubTalk™ is a high-energy networking event designed to create connections for entrepreneurs, investors, and other professionals for the purpose of growing new companies in our area. The event regularly attracts over 150 participants and brings a stimulating blend of networking, formal presentations, and an open-mic opportunity for registered guests. If you have questions about PubTalk™ please contact our Event Planner: Courtney Givens at (360) 909-5632 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Interested in becoming a PubTalk™ sponsor? Please contact Courtney Givens at (360) 909-5632 or email@example.com.
- If you have questions about our entrepreneurship development programs or are interested in pitching your business idea at a future PubTalk™ event, please contact Bonnie Moore at (360) 567-1055 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to complete the business pitch questionaire and register your interest. We are seeking second-stage startups that have already established a legal entity, identified seed capital, and demonstrated proof of concept. We prefer business-to-business (B2B) companies that can scale to financially sustainable growth or exit through a liquidity event.
Clark County PubTalk™ events take place at the Fort Vancouver National Trust Artillery Barracks approximately four times per year 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Photos & Videos
Below are links to photos and video footage of past events, courtesy of Chris Bidleman Photography and Wide Angle Studios: