Every month, business leaders come together to hear from and share with experts on how to grow, manage, and improve their businesses. All Forums are held at the Kitsap Conference Center from 7:30 – 9:00 A.M. (Click here for a map)

Engaged Leadership:

Leading beyond your business to impact the community

June 9, 2015

Panelists: Charlie Davis, YMCA Pierce and Kitsap Counties; Chris Benson, CK Food Bank; Monica Blackwood, Rice Fergus Miller; Charlie King, Charlie King Coaching

Panelists: Charlie Davis, YMCA Pierce and Kitsap Counties; Chris Benson, CK Food Bank; Monica Blackwood, Rice Fergus Miller; Charlie King, Charlie King Coaching

You are a leader. How are you leading beyond the walls of your company? What difference are you truly making to your community?

 June’s Kitsap Business Forum will help you create a lasting legacy from the work you do in the community. Engage with a panel of peers to learn how to make an impact. Whether you are currently engaged or apprehensive, this will be an opportunity to learn from the business leaders who are doing it.

 You will learn:

  • What opportunities are available
  • How it helps your business
  • How it influences your daily life
  • What your personal gain can be from being engaged


What Must Higher Education Do to Adapt to Tomorrow’s Reality?

July 14, 2015

There is no doubt that education is the path to career success. In July’s Forum, we will bring education and industry together to explore the changing needs of the market and how Higher Education is evolving to meet the demand. This will be a dynamic discussion about how your future workforce is being trained today. 

What’s Happening in Kitsap with Healthcare?

Affordable Care Act, specialty centers popping up, Harrison expands and more

August 11, 2015

The Health Care landscape is changing daily! Our local panel of experts in healthcare will bring perspective to the many voices of the industry that affect us all. Glean insight from: insurance, hospital, public health, private practice and medical doctors. Learn what this means to you, your company and our community.

The Boomerang Effect:

The socialpreneurship movement and how it enhances your bottom line

September 8, 2015

We are looking at companies, like yours, who are making a difference with their profit and using it for good to help improve lives, communities and the world. How does this work with your company and how are you making a difference?

Kitsap’s Global Impact – Meet the Big Dogs:

Kitsap companies that have taken on the world

October 13, 2015

We hear global economy and global society often – so how can your business have a global impact? Meet and learn from CEOs and entrepreneurs who have taken their products and services not just regionally and nationally, but internationally. What lessons did they learn? What is the one thing you need to know to make a global impact?  

Digital Economy:

How do we thrive in an increasingly connected world

November 10, 2015

*Note: To be held at Clearwater Resort and Casino in Poulsbo. Please watch your email for further details.

As technology continues to accelerate, we seem inundated with information, communication methods, and distractions. How can you stay focused on what’s most important while staying relevant in our increasingly digital world? 

Global Café 2015:

Your impact on what’s to come

December 8, 2015

Come join us to celebrate the “Golden Nuggets of Learning” you’ve taken away during the 2015 Kitsap Business Forum meetings. Engage with other participants in a World Café Event as we gain insight from you on the topics for 2016!