Facebook2Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston Economic Development CouncilThe Department of Commerce has partnered with the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) to make the ScaleUp program available throughout rural Washington State.This webinar series will begin on May 6 and runs for 10 weeks through July 8. The virtual classroom will meet every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until noon. In order to be eligible, participants must be in business for more than a year, have minimum gross revenue of $75,000 and must be able to commit to the ScaleUp training schedule.ScaleUp helps business owners gain those “smarter” skills by strengthening strategic thinking, building systems thinking, increasing the effectiveness of your marketing, and providing a variety of tips and tools that lead to greater profitability. ScaleUp includes virtual classroom training, connection to a network of peers, and access to resources and mentors. Daryl Murrow is teaching this course using the Kauffman Family Foundation curriculum.WHO: Thurston EDC & Department of Commerce WHAT: ScaleUp Training SeriesWHEN: May 6 through July 8, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – noonWHERE: Online WebinarCOST: Free. Only 100 spots are available. Apply today at ScaleUpThurston.orgFOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact James Davis, [email protected], or (360) 464-6051.About the Thurston Economic Development Council and Center for Business & InnovationThe Thurston Economic Development Council has been supporting a strong economy in Thurston County since 1982 with a mission to create a dynamic and sustainable economy that supports the values of the people who live and work in Thurston County. At the foundation of the work we do are three main principles: recruit, retain, and expand.We work to maintain the health of local businesses by offering technical assistance, and providing advocacy on their behalf. We present market opportunities to Thurston County employers, providing support for them to expand their operations. We actively attract investment and employment opportunities into our region through outreach, promotion and trade missions.