Category Archives: Bellevue Business Journal

News from Bellevue Business Journal and BellevueBusinessJournal.com

Bellevue Downtown Association to host 45th Annual Celebration

Bellevue Downtown Association to host 45th Annual Celebration

The Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) will host its 45th Annual Celebration on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Meydenbauer Center. More than 500 business and community leaders from around the region will celebrate the growth and evolution of Downtown Bellevue.

Bellevue Downtown Association logo

The celebration will feature two keynote speakers; Margaret A. Meister, President and CEO of Symetra Financial Corporation; and David T. Downey, President and CEO of International Downtown Association.

Continue Reading
Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

By Jim Morehead, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking Bank of America Merrill Lynch In today’s robust global economy, Seattle-area businesses may want to consider sourcing and selling in foreign markets to grow their business. Whether your company is a recognized technology titan, a growing start-up or a local supplier – plenty of opportunity exists to… Continue Reading

Reader Editorial:  Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

Reader Editorial: Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

STATEWIDE MEDIA & BUSINESS ALERT- 3 WEEK INTERSTATE HIWAY CLOSURE STATE & PUGET SOUND TRANSPORTATION NIGHTMARE. WHY THE MADNESS? WHY NO LEADERSHIP?  Dear Editor:Hello. You may or may not have seen the friendly reminder emails that state of Washington plans to CLOSE DOWN a major north-south interstate hiway 99 in the middle of Seattle for (a minimum)… Continue Reading

7 Tips to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Dr. Alok Trivedi Offers Ideas to Enhance Leadership Skills By Dr. Alok Trivedi Whether you’re trying to climb the proverbial career ladder or digging your feet in as an entrepreneur with big visions, solid leadership skills are a must. The tactics of great leaders can be overwhelming for many to embody, but with hard work… Continue Reading

Talking Rain 's New CEO and Sparkling Ice Sales

Talking Rain Beverage Company, the makers of zero sugar Sparkling Ice®, formally announces on September 6, 2018, the appointment of Chris Hall to CEO following a record sales period for the company. With this transition, Talking Rain is also pleased to announce Sarah Gustat as Vice President of Marketing, and Ken Sylvia as Vice President… Continue Reading

FastSigns Bellevue Top Performance

Melissa Christiansen and Garan Ingersoll, both Outside Sales Professionals at FastSignsⓇ of Bellevue, received the Bronze Sales Award at the 2018 FastSigns Outside Sales Summit recently held in Arlington, Texas. This award recognizes sales employees who achieved sales of $300,000 to $499,999 during the 12-month period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. FastSigns… Continue Reading

Eastside Business Woman Named Finalist in 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Seattle, WA – Oct. 4 – Whitney DeBerry is a Finalist for Employee of the Year – Business category in the 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Ms. DeBerry, Digital Marketing Manager at Tresemer Group of Kirkland, WA, will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner. The Stevie Awards for Women… Continue Reading