BBC Friday 20 January 2017 – Jerri Lane, Downtown Association Update

Join us this Friday for a presentation and discussion with Jerri Lane, CDME*, executive director of the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association.

Jerri LaneJerri Lane will discuss the preservation and promotion of Bainbridge Island’s nationally accredited Historic Main Street: strategies for supporting a vibrant downtown, encouraging residents to buy local, and how we are changing to accommodate consumer purchasing practices.

Jerri Lane (linkedin.com) has been with BIDA since June 2014, and was previously Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Visit Seattle, Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization. She also served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Starwood Hotels, working at both the Sheraton Seattle and The Westin Seattle. Upon her acceptance as executive director of BIDA, board of directors president Tim O’Brien said, “Her extensive background in destination and hospitality marketing made her an ideal candidate for the position” (insidebainbridge.com). Jerri’s contact info: [email protected], p 206.842.2982, c 206.331.198. *CDME, Certified Destination Management Executive, Destination Marketing Association International destinationmarketing.org.

Be there, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!

So invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is., Upstairs At the Pavilion

7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 Jerri Lane, Downtown Association Update
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

thumb_0051Sincerely,
BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC

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BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

TheChannelTHE CHANNEL (thechannelbainbridge.com), Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter is published quarterly, with free print copies and an interactive online version. Let the Chamber know what you think, and what else you might like to see:[email protected]

BIComm_100dpi_200px_RGBThe Bainbridge Island Brand and website filled with valuable resources and local Island news, events, and business cool stuff: Go there. Be cool:bainbridgebusinessresources.com.

REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: Sign up on our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) & fill out List contact info:http://bit.ly/1mZGKfR

Special thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. Two clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org and The Evening Editionuspeakeasy.com.

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BBC Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
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K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.