Seminar designed to help local business owners

The class will focus on expansion strategies

A seminar designed to teach business growth strategies will be held Wednesday, July 20, from 8:30 to 11 a.m., at Vancouver’s Pacific Continental Bank, as a part of Washington State University-Vancouver’s Business Growth MAP Alliance forum.

WSU-V Executive in Residence Doug Steck will discuss the key elements a business needs to have in place to expand. The session will be interactive; participants should bring their laptop computers, tablets and smart phones.

Pre-registration is $10 per person. The cost increases to $15 at the door. Students with a valid WSU student ID get in free.

Pacific Continental Bank is located at 101 E. Sixth St., in Vancouver. The seminar will be held in the community room. Register online at and click the link under “upcoming events.”