WSU Vancouver’s Business Growth MAP Alliance hosts forum on company vision and mission

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:15pm -- brenda_alling

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Learn how to connect employees with your company’s vision and mission at Washington State University Vancouver’s upcoming Business Growth MAP Alliance forum. It will be held May 16 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at CoLab, 810 Main St., Vancouver.

Bob DeKoning, independent consultant and board member with AutoAP and Kimera Systems, will discuss revisiting your vision and mission and finding ways to engage your employees with your organization’s purpose. DeKoning has been leading businesses for more than 30 years and helping rally employees around the company’s goals.

The forum is open to all. Register online at and click the link “Upcoming events.” Cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 per person at the door. There is no cost for students with a valid WSU student ID.

The Business Growth MAP Alliance brings together small businesses and entrepreneurs to learn from each other, industry experts and WSU Vancouver faculty.

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

Mistie Josephson, Business Growth MAP, 360-546-9533,

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