Small Business

Site Specific Safety Plan Training

By |2018-05-09T17:37:15-07:00December 19th, 2011|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Interlaken attended a City of Portland training session on how to properly develop a Site Specific Safety Plan. Pat Darby, a Construction Safety Manager,  and Bryan Davis, a Construction Safety Specialist, with the City of Portland Bureau of Evironmental Services taught the class on key points regarding an S.S.S.P. and led us through an excercise where we created a sample Job [...]

Sheltered Market Program Graduation

By |2018-05-09T17:44:21-07:00October 24th, 2011|Categories: Education|Tags: , |

On October 7, 2011 the City of Portland graduated all of the participants of the Sheltered Market Program (SMP.) The graduation was held at Casa Colma and was attended by most of the SMP. The City is restructuring the program and is in the process of developing a new system for encouraging growth for women, minority [...]

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Prime to Sub Outreach

By |2018-05-09T17:50:59-07:00June 14th, 2011|Categories: Dig It|Tags: , , |

Interlaken recently attended an outreach event organized by the City of Portland that included presentations from Prime Contractors and City of Portland Project Managers. The focus of the event was to connect Small Businesses with construction opportunities. It was an insightful and informative networking opportunity. The Prime Contractor speakers included representatives from Howard S. Wright, Walsh [...]

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Turner School of Construction Management

By |2018-05-09T17:47:57-07:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

I'm taking a course offered through Turner Construction Company. Turner is a well respected nation wide general builder who has been in business since 1902. Their Portland, Oregon office has been building throughout the state since 1979. Turner offers a Construction Management School that is primarily used as an outreach to Emerging Small Businesses, Women Business [...]

What's in a Name?

By |2018-05-09T17:31:50-07:00March 16th, 2011|Categories: Dig It|Tags: |

While deciding on a new name for my website I've come to the conclusion that it's a lot more then a simple series of letters that direct people to your business... What do you want your readers to hear? What do you want them to feel? When they think of your name will it make them [...]

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