The Kent Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, will feature a conversation with the Port of Seattle.

This event will be held at the Green River College campus in Kent, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and will include a presentation by Lawrence Coleman, WMBE Program Manager for the Port.

“It is not just about updates; it’s about discovering opportunities for our small businesses to partner and thrive.”

Presentation Agenda:

  • General Overview of Diverse Contracting efforts in our region
  • Overview of the Minority Business Program at Port of Seattle
  • Overview of what the Port buys
  • Overview of how to find and pursue work at the Port


  • 11 – 11:30 a.m.: Networking 
  • 11:30 a.m.: Welcome – recognitions, upcoming events
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Presentation with Q & A 
  • 12:45 – 1 p.m.: Close, raffle, recognition  


  • Members $30.00
  • Non-Member $50.00
  • Vendor Table $75.00
  • Event Sponsor $300.00

Location: Green River College Kent Campus,417 Ramsay Way #112 Kent, WA, Room 282/283:

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