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Apply for the 2022 ICCC Pacific Northwest program:

ICCC is excited to return to Pacific Northwest for the 6th time in 2022, thanks to our lead sponsor, Kaiser Permanente! The Pacific Northwest is home to 284 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 26% growth in revenue and raised $1.97M in capital.

The ICCC Pacific Northwest program will be offered virtually in 2022, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the mornings of Tuesday, August 23rd and Thursday, August 25th.

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2022 Pacific Northwest Cohort, reach out directly to Indhira Taveras, Lead Program Coordinator, at or 617-238-3030.


“It has been a very positive experience to be an ICCC participant, especially during COVID-19 times. I am grateful for this opportunity and would like to thank Kaiser Permanente and ICCC for this amazing program!”

Hall Brands LLC, 2020 ICCC Portland Participant


2022 Pacific Northwest Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Wednesday, May 25th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, July 8th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, July 29th
  • ICCC Pacific Northwest Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Mornings of Tuesday, August 23rd and Thursday, August 25th


Apply for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Cohort

Are you a business owner from Portland and surrounding communities looking to pivot your business and to gain insights to help your business survive, recover and grow? If so, apply to participate in ICCC today! The application deadline is Friday, July 29th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Eden Kalfon at or 617-238-3051.



Become a Nominator for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Cohort

As a Nominator with ICCC, we would work together to identify and nominate businesses in your network to participate in ICCC.

We’ve created the 2022 Pacific Northwest Nominator Toolkit which includes our Nominator Process Packet, sample language to promote the program, and other tools to best assist you through the nomination process. It outlines the various ways you can get involved as a nominator, the nomination and application timelines, best practices, and FAQs.

You can nominate business owners using our online Nomination Form, or by uploading your nominations to the ICCC Nomination Template and emailing it to by Friday, July 8th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Indhira Taveras at or 617-238-3030.


Become a Collaborator with the 2022 Pacific Northwest Cohort

As a Collaborator with ICCC, we would work together to promote and provide resources to the larger small business ecosystem by hosting webinars, volunteering as coaches for ICCC, and participating in various panel discussions.

If you’re interested in serving as a Collaborator, please schedule a call to speak with Indhira Taveras here.


“When I signed up for [coaching] with ICCC, I knew I was going to have to be courageous and open with my coaches. Thank you so much ICCC for this amazing opportunity to connect with experts which will help my business survive 2020!”

Pacific Northwest Cookie Company, 2020 ICCC Portland Participant


Resources for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

We’ve created the Small Business Resource Center, which hosts a wide range of national and local resources aimed at supporting small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find local Oregon resources here and Washington State resources here.


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