Yakima Small Business Forum

Monday, August 11th, 2014
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Thank you for joining Washington Policy Center to learn about the key issues impacting small businesses and for voting on recommendations that will determine the future of Washington’s small business climate!

WPC’s Center for Small Business hosted its biennial small business forums throughout the state. WPC policy experts, state business leaders and leaders in your community gathered to discuss the important issues facing businesses, including health care reform, regulation and the minimum wage. 

For regional and statewide table sponsorship opportunities, please click here. 

For more information or questions, please contact Chris Cargill at (509) 570-2384 or ccargill [at] washingtonpolicy [dot] org.


Patrick Connor, NFIB - Impacts of Obamacare on Small Businesses
Erin Shannon, WPC - The Minimum Wage Movement
Senator Sharon Brown - The Regulatory Obstacles Faced by Small Business & Needed Reforms to our State's Regulatory System 

Small Business Forums are sponsored by:

Columbia Bank
State Farm Insurance 
National Federation of Independent Business
Yakima Valley Business Times
Moss Adams LLP 

 Small Business Forums are Co-presented by:

Association of Builders and Contractors
Building Industry Association of Washington  
Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities
Independent Business Association 
National Electrical Contractors Association
Pasco Chamber of Commerce
Tri-Cities Journal of Business
Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce
Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce 
Washington Farm Bureau
Washington Food Industry Association
Washington REALTORS
Washington Retail Association
Washington Technology Industry Association

Yakima Chamber of Commerce
Yakima Valley Business Times