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The Association of Washington Business is Washington state's chamber of commerce and manufacturing and technology association. Our goal is to be the catalytic leader and unifying voice for economic prosperity throughout Washington state.

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The Association of Washington Business is Washington state's chamber of commerce and manufacturing and technology association. Our goal is to be the catalytic leader and unifying voice for economic prosperity throughout Washington state.

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Restaurant & Hospitality Guidance (5/27/2020)

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Restaurant & Hospitality Guidance (5/27/2020)

    AWB President Kris Johnson invites experts from the hospitality industry to talk about the safe and smooth reopening of restaurants in Phase 2. He’s joined by Pam Cant, Consultant Program Operations Manager with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Chris Knudson, Owner/Director of Operations at the Olympia and Lacey Casa Mia locations and Well 80 Brewhouse, Lacy Fehrenbach, COVID-19 Response Agency Administrator with the Washington State Department of Health, and Susan Stahlfeld, Partner at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP.

    • 56 min
    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Crisis Communication (5/18/2020)

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Crisis Communication (5/18/2020)

    AWB Vice President of Communication Jason Hagey is talking about crisis communication Michelle Cole, Director of Content & Research at Gallatin Public Affairs, Stephen Daniels-Brown, President of Daniels-Brown Communications, Taylor Bickford, Senior Vice President of Communications Strategy at Strategies 360 and Michelle Hege, President & CEO of DH.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: E-commerce (5/11/2020)

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: E-commerce (5/11/2020)

    AWB President Kris Johnson is talking about e-commerce, with insights on how to utilize web based tools, digital marketing, innovation, research and the importance of telling your story through online messaging and branding. He’s joined by Brian Forth, Founder and President of SiteCrafting, Trisha Letourneau, Northwest District Retail & eCommerce Marketing Manager for UPS, Justin Stiefel, Co-Founder & CEO of Heritage Distilling Company, Olowo-n'djo Tchala, Founder & CEO of Alaffia, Erin Callahan, Storytelling Strategist at Trillium Creative Solutions and Tory Graf, Rogue Leader with Trillium Creative Solutions.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Financial Assistance (2nd hour) - 5/04/2020

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Financial Assistance (2nd hour) - 5/04/2020

    AWB President Kris Johnson is talking about financial assistance programs that are currently available, and what is to come with Christopher Gray, Deputy Chief of Staff with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer with U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Diana DUKE-us, Manager for Economic Impact, Facebook, and Nicholas Matthews, CEO, with The Main Street Initiative by Mainvest.

    • 48 min
    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Insurance (1st hour) - 5/04/2020

    AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series: Insurance (1st hour) - 5/04/2020

    AWB President Kris Johnson talks about insurance claims, risk management, business interruption coverage and tele-health policy updates as they relate to COVID-19. He’s joined by Kris Lawrence, Sales Director with Propel Insurance, Kenton Brine, President with the NW Insurance Council, Harold Kim, President with the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, and Vickie Kennedy, Assistant Director of Insurance Services with the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries, with a quick word from Rick Abbott, VP of Product and Market Solutions at Premera Blue Cross.

    • 55 min
    Paycheck Protection Program Expansion Act with Rep. Derek Kilmer and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

    Paycheck Protection Program Expansion Act with Rep. Derek Kilmer and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

    Amy Anderson, AWB's Government Affairs Director for Federal Affairs, Education and Health Care talks with Representatives Derek Kilmer and Jaime Herrera Beutler about their bi-partisan legislation to increase funding to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what is to be expected overall as the country moves into economic recovery efforts.

    • 57 min

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