The 6 Chambers of Commerce in Kitsap County are asking the same question of our members to provide both local and countywide insight into what our business community is experiencing. If you are a member of multiple Chambers, please complete only one Chamber's survey for your business each week.
Results from Last Week's Survey:
We asked members to rank several core Chamber activities on a scale of 1-5; here's what we found:
The Silverdale Chamber is committed to learning how best we can
engage and work for our business membership. Your participation in poll
questions like these help us to work better for you!
The extra $300 a week in pandemic assistance ran out on Sept. 4. Did workers come back to the industry? Tune in to the next CEO Podcast, when Washington Hospitality Association President & CEO Anthony Anton will discuss the latest in the workforce shortage at 10 am on November 3rd. Brought to you by Office Depot.
With the start of November just days away, the holiday shopping season is upon us. Get a refresher on what your business needs to do to prepare for this season of business - from performing backups to your site, to refreshing content, to reviewing the user experience. Now more than ever, businesses should be prepared to offer both the physical and online shopping experience that consumers are looking for.
As Washington state turns the corner on the pandemic, record numbers of entrepreneurs are starting their own businesses. Compared to 2020, new business starts are up 19.8% statewide, increasing from 55,539 through October last year to 69,301 new businesses this year. (US Census Bureau Business Formations Dashboard).
With that in mind, the Washington State Department of Commerce is once again focusing on the state’s entrepreneurs, offering a wide selection of free online workshops and sessions as part of this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Month (GEM) celebration.