Our Members

Meet the Partners

Association of Washington Business (AWB)

AWB is Washington state’s premiere advocate for the business community and is recognized as the state’s chamber of commerce, manufacturing and technology association.

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Economic Alliance Snohomish County is committed to growing and nurturing a vital regional economy that is globally competitive. We will achieve this by expanding partnerships, developing our key resources and building the infrastructure systems that create local and regional employment centers.

Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County

The EDB’s Mission is to increase the quality and number of jobs as well as capital investment within the county.

Economic Development Council of Seattle-King County

Our mission is to expand and diversify the economy throughout King County by retaining and recruiting jobs, promoting global competitiveness, and growing strong and sustainable industry clusters.

Greater Spokane Inc. / Forward Fairchild

Forward Fairchild is a committee of Greater Spokane Incorporated comprised of business and community leaders that formed in 2003 and advocates, defends and protects Fairchild Air Force Base, our region’s largest employer.

Island County Economic Development Council

The EDC fosters economic balance that preserves the county’s rural character while providing business, employment, and quality of life opportunities for its residents. We focus on promoting and assisting business growth. Services and resources are given to new and existing businesses that employ local residents, purchase local products and services. Local businesses contribute to our tax base.

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

Through a partnership of business and government, attract and retain primary business to Kitsap County and its individual communities, ensuring healthy growth and a desirable quality of life KEDA focuses on attracting investment and pursuing jobs through retention, expansion & recruitment of primary businesses.

Military Affairs Committee, Economic Alliance Snohomish County

The Economic Alliance Snohomish County Military Affairs program focuses on establishing and maintaining strong bonds between the military, business and civilian sectors of Snohomish County communities. In doing so, it provides vital oversight for our State’s growing defense industry in the county.

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues.

Naval Air Station Whidbey Task Force (NASWTF)

Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC)

The Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) is the association of Northwest defense and security industry businesses.  PNDC focuses on strengthening our members’ business growth, our region’s economy, and our nation’s security through training, one-on-one counseling, business-to-business networking, and advocacy.

WA Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

The Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) works to give businesses the opportunity to thrive in the government-contracting marketplace. Washington PTAC’s mission is to increase the number of government contracts awarded to Washington firms so that those firms can grow.

Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)

At PSRC, central Puget Sound counties (King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap), cities and towns, ports, tribes, transit agencies, and the state work together to develop policies and make decisions about regional issues. PSRC’s mission is to ensure a thriving central Puget Sound now and into the future through planning for regional transportation, growth management and economic development.

South Sound Military Communities Partnership (SSMCP)

Foster effective communication, understanding, and mutual support by establishing a primary point of coordination for resolution of those issues which transcend the specific interests of the military and civilian communities of the JBLM region.

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

As a regional leader among Puget Sound business organizations, the Chamber facilitates business and government cooperation for economic and quality of life issues. The Chamber encourages innovation, entrepreneurial approaches, consensus and collaboration, defining outcomes and holding itself accountable for its achievement.

Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)

The Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) is the lead economic development organization for Benton and Franklin Counties.  TRIDEC works to sustain the Tri-Cities as a globally competitive, technology-driven economy that provides prosperity and opportunity for our region’s residents, businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities through collaborative works.

Thurston County Economic Development Council

Our commitment to attract new investment to our community, and our ability to forge strong relationships with local partners, enhance the collective prosperity of our community. We participate with organizations throughout the region to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage, which encourages our economic future.

Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce is an organization that promotes pride in our diverse communities through positive, active leadership aimed at creating a cohesive, successful business climate in our County.

Yakima County Development Association

The Yakima County Development Association will enhance the income, quality of life, and employment stability of Yakima County residents by retaining, expanding and recruiting new business and industry.