5 Things: July 14, 2020
1. Future of Work Leadership Conference
Friday, July 17 | 8:00 - 9:00 am
Sustainability is rapidly becoming an important business consideration across all sectors. In the coming years, businesses will need to adapt and develop business plans to better the world and the economy.
Atomo Coffee founder and CEO Andy Kleitsch will be sharing about his company's breakthrough technology and how other companies can promote environmental responsibility.
Conference sessions are every Friday morning at 8am and go through August 14. Register today for one session or the whole series. Be ready to join futurists, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and more as they explore workforce development, technology, automation, education, healthcare, and the myriad of topics that will help shape our future.
2. Mid-Year Economic Forecast "Luncheon"
Free to Attend
Thursday, July 23 | 12:00 - 1:00pm
With the economy reeling from Covid and the presidential election a few short months away, how has the local, national and global economy responded? Where will we see growth in the next two quarters? What do investors fear and does that match the data? When and how will we recover?
Join Washington Federal CEO, Brent Beardall, for the Chamber's 2nd Annual Mid-Year Economic Forecast "Luncheon" as we explore these questions and more.
3. State of the City
Thursday, July 30 | 8:00 - 9:00 am
Mark your calendars for the 2020 State of the City, featuring Mayor Lynne Robinson and Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuis. Hear how the COVID-19 crisis and social unrest have impacted the City of Bellevue and the efforts taken to bolster resiliency, lift the community, and plan for recovery. This event is sponsored by our sister organization, the Bellevue Downtown Association, and is free to the public and easily accessible from the convenience of a computer or mobile device.
4. Take Flight
Bellevue Chamber members are invited to join Alaska Airlines' dedicated business travel portal and loyalty program – EasyBiz. It’s free to join, and from July 15th to December 15th, 2020, flights booked through this portal qualify for a number of benefits which will help your organization get back to essential business trips.
To get started, enroll for a new EasyBiz account by August 15, and then register your account here to receive discounts and bonus mile >
5. PPE by the Numbers
In the past 27 days, our Chamber has helped 827 companies and provided:
- 82,600 disposable masks
- 37,630 cloth masks
- 3,560 bottles of hand sanitizers
In nine days, 24,000 cloth face coverings have been distributed to Bellevue residents.