The first of three forums – set for April 11 – looks at the requirements for starting a business. COURTESY PHOTO

The first of three forums – set for April 11 – looks at the requirements for starting a business. COURTESY PHOTO

City offering free Innovation Partnership Zone classes

The city of Auburn Economic Development Department offers free Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) classes to those looking to jump-start their business.

Forums offered:

Start Your Business:

Federal/State/Local Regulatory & Licensing Requirements:

Thursday, April 11, 8:30-10 a.m.

Auburn City Hall, Council Chambers, 25 W. Main St.

Career & Technical Education Forum:

Wednesday, May 22, 3-7 p.m.

Green River College, Auburn Center, 1221 D St. NE, Auburn

State of the Industry – Manufacturing:

Thursday, Oct. 3, 9-10:30 a.m.

Auburn City Hall, Council Chambers, 25 W. Main St.

Also check out the topics available in free IPZ business classes.

Auburn’s IPZ is an entity created to support economic growth by connecting individuals and businesses with workforce training and research, encouraging in innovation of new technologies and marketable products, promoting job growth within the community. The goal is made possible by the Urban Center for Innovative Partnerships (WA State IPZ #15-Auburn), the city of Auburn Office of Economic Development, Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce and the Auburn Downtown Association.

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