Events and Training

Access event calendars, courses, and resources to help in your business endeavors!

Image of hands holding a small tree and another pair of hands holding a small globe
Events and Training Icon

Global Entrepreneurship Month - Event Map

Global Entrepreneurship Month (GEM) is the state’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

Click here for the 2019 GEM map.

If your organization, institution or business wants to get involved in this annual celebration of entrepreneurship, contact Lynn Longan or Susan Nielsen at the Washington State Department of Commerce for more information.


image of people at discussion tables
Events and Training Icon

Entrepreneur Success Workshop

Entrepreneur Success Workshop

For aspiring small business owners.

11/15/19 Friday 1-5PM

Moore Branch, Tacoma Public Library
215 South 56th Street
Tacoma, WA 98408

Free, register here.

Earnings By Income + Occupation Icon Graphic Link
Events and Training Icon

2019 Free Tax and Licensing Workshops

Starting in April, the City of Tacoma will be offering a series of free tax and licensing workshops for Tacoma business owners and tax preparers. Click here to view dates and details.

To attend online, register at or call 253-591-5252.

Completed presentations will be uploaded to the City’s webpage.

Image City of Tacoma Make It Tacoma Logo
Events and Training Icon

Grow Well With Google

The City of Tacoma’s Community and Economic Development Department in collaboration with Google bring you a FREE workshop to help businesses learn how to use data to drive growth.

December 4th, 2019
Council Chambers
747 Market St. Tacoma, WA
12:00 – 1:00 PM


For more details contact:
Dierdre Patterson


Events and Training Icon

Free Google My Business Workshop

Grow your business through Google. A free workshop hosted by City of Tacoma + Google.

* This even has passed, but a recording is available. Click here to watch recorded training.

Please contact Will Suarez, Management Analyst II, Community & Economic Development Department with any questions.

(253) 591-5590 or

Events and Training Icon

Organizational Resources

Please explore below to see what resources are offered by the following organizations:

Learn more about the Tacoma's business resources:

Contact the City
of Tacoma Team today

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.