Innovation Partnership Zone - IPZ

The Urban Business Center for Innovative Partnerships is… about bringing the ideas and efforts of Auburn's Business Clusters together with cutting edge research programs to create new products, markets, and employment!


Career & Technical Education Forum
November 6, 9-11 AM
Auburn Performing Arts Center

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Registration is requested, but not required (to assist with space and refreshment planning)

Come learn how Auburn schools are training the workforce of the future and how your business can benefit. Speakers include Mayor Backus, Green River President Suzanne Johnson, Auburn School District Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education Lew Keliher and CTE instructors.

IPZ forum series poster

Visit to learn more about the IPZ Business Incubator, workshops, networking, and other resources.

Visit for more information about how the Washington State IPZ Program is designed as a model for sustainable innovations and new market partnerships through public/private research, workforce development and the reinvention of industrial properties into market affordable mixed use business clusters of diverse types.