5 Things: October 20, 2020
1. Women's Leadership Conference
Next Session TODAY, October 20 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Women leaders bring valuable and unique perspectives to businesses in all types of industries. Join the Women's Leadership Conference to learn from successful business leaders as they discuss issues women face in business today and how to prepare for a successful future.
Former Chief Hostage Negotiator for Scotland Yard, Suzanne Williams will share her experience leading some of the most high profile and dangerous hostage negotiations in the world.
2. From Micro to Macro
Economic Forecast Summit
Tuesday, November 17 | 7:30 - 9:00 am
The Bellevue Chamber Economic Forecast Summit, sponsored by Bank of America, is one of the most sought after events of the year. This year, we're going small - so small it will fit on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. But don't fret, we've got even more of a powerhouse line-up for you and your team to virtually enjoy.
Keynote speaker and Chief Market Strategist for Bank of America, Joe Quinlan, returns to the Economic Forecast Summit to share his candid insights on the global and national economy. In addition to Joe's address, you may choose one of four breakout sessions on a topic of your choosing. Each breakout features regional experts on the top issues as selected by Bellevue Chamber members.
3. Back on the Road
The Future of Commuting
Tuesday, October 27 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm
The future of mobility will be firmly grounded in clean energy and electric vehicles. But what about the future of commuting? Advancements in energy production and digital infrastructure hold the promise of widely-available low-cost mobility and communications technologies. It is crucial that we prepare our region for the commute of tomorrow, leveraging long-term investments in infrastructure for the movement of people and goods and the movement of information. The Bellevue Chamber and the ACES Northwest Network's Members are leading the way! Verizon and Teague are your hosts for this exciting glimpse into a new world of opportunity for everyone.
4. Working Together
Restaurant & Retail COVID Resiliency Webinar
Wednesday, October 21 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
The City of Bellevue is hosting a COVID resiliency webinar and listening session for restaurants and retail establishments. As Bellevue moves into the winter months with COVID still present, the City will share resources to assist businesses and provide a platform for businesses to share how the City and other partners can help them respond to COVID-19's economic impacts.
This webinar and listening session will:
- Relay information on resources such as technical assistance and marketing programs
- Provide an open forum for discussion among businesses on best practices, successful strategies, and potential wintertime adjustments
- Help the City plan business response services and initiatives for the winter months
5. Eat Out, Take Out, Help Out
Seattle Restaurant Week
October 25 through November 21
Seattle Restaurant Week has been reimagined to include more restaurants and more dining options. Participant in this month-long events by dining with local restaurants. Dining options will include takeout, delivery, meal boxes, as well as in-house dining.
Over 165 restaurants are participating, nine of which are in Bellevue:
- Andiamo Ristorante
- Cantinetta Bellevue
- Duke's Seafood - Bellevue
- Firenze Ristorante
- Novilhos Brazilian Steakhouse
- Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar
- Solarium Kitchen
- Suite Restaurant / Lounge
- The Lakehouse