Small Business

March 4, 2024

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Washington businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s …

SBA Fire Recovery Loans Available for Businesses Read More »

November 7, 2023

By Joey Gunning, Strategic Growth Manager, Greater Spokane Inc. “We are on the cusp of unprecedented change.” Those were the words of Lightcast CEO, Chris …

Spokane Tech Transformations: Embracing AI and Shaping the Workforce of Tomorrow Read More »

April 25, 2023

An economic development perspective: How a community rebuild inspires strength and tenacity at homeBy Gary Ballew, CEcD, VP, Economic Development I was recently driving through …

A Visit to Greensburg, Kansas Read More »

April 25, 2023

By Joey Gunning, Strategic Growth Manager, Greater Spokane Inc. In today’s fast-paced digital age, small business owners are constantly seeking innovative and efficient ways to …

How a Small Business Owner Can Utilize ChatGPT Read More »

March 8, 2023

Established in 1910, International Women’s Day recognizes women’s incredible achievements, raises awareness, and encourages advocacy for gender equality. It’s an important day to #EmbraceEquity and …

Celebrating Women on International Women’s Day Read More »

February 23, 2023

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently proposed a rule that would federally ban all employer-worker non-compete agreements for all employees. It is important to …

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Banning Non-Compete Agreements Read More »

February 23, 2023

Greater Spokane Inc. recently held the Public Safety and Retail Crime Breakfast at the Spokane Club. Local retailers and community members were invited to hear …

Event Focuses on Retail Crime and Business Resources Read More »

January 4, 2023

New laws in Washington went into effect January 1 including: Minimum wage: Washington’s minimum wage is now $15.76 per hour for employees 16 or older. …

New Laws Take Effect for Employers Read More »

November 10, 2022

We had a great turnout at the Meet the Bigs Event on October 25. There were 49 exhibitors and over 300 attendees! The primary focus …

Meet the Bigs – Event Recap Read More »

July 23, 2020

Spokane County Allocated CARES Act funding to Greater Spokane Inc. to Administer Program (SPOKANE, Wash.) – On Monday, July 27, Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI), the …

OPENTogether Small Business and Non-Profit Grant Opens July 27 Read More »

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