Business Portal

HandshakeBiz Fair 2014 - One Day, One Place

Saturday, September 27
Learn from the experts how to form and run a successful business at the 18th annual Washington Small Business Fair.  Biz Fair 2014 happens Saturday, September 27, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Renton Technical College, 3000 NE 4th Street, in Renton.

Sharpen your skills - attend seminars that cover important, up-to-date topics for all stages of business ownership. Savvy business experts share their knowledge and real-life experiences with you. 

Save valuable time - connect with 30 federal, state and local government agencies, and business and trade associations to get the information you need. 

The fair is free, with plenty of free parking and no advance registration.

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The Business Portal is separated into four major sections: Business Opportunities, Supplier Information, Tax Reporting and Licensing Services.

  • Business Opportunities: Find information on doing business with the WSLCB.
  • Tax Reporting: Businesses that report taxes to the WSLCB can access reporting tools in this area.
  • Licensing Services: Find out how to apply for a liquor license, get a Mandatory Alcohol Server Permit (MAST), and obtain a special permit for one-time-only events such as weddings.
  • Small Business Healthcare: If you are a small business owner with up to 50 employees in Washington, you can provide health insurance through Washington Healthplanfinder and you may be eligible for tax credits.


Attn. Small Businesses:  Tell us your ideas to improve state business and environmental regulations.