Retaining, Expanding and Recruiting Jobs and Investment Across Washington State

2022 Winter Conference & Legislative Reception

IGNITE: Accelerating Entrepreneurship & Building Capacity for Strong Communities

Olympia, WA | March 2 -- 3, 2022

On March 2-3, 2022 please join fellow economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, workforce/education and community leaders from throughout Washington to learn and engage with expert speakers, legislators and professionals on the current state of Washington economic development and gain new tools and insights for economic development in your community. Early Bird discounts end on February 2.

Why Choose Washington?

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WEDA Membership Has Its Benefits

WEDA is Washington State’s voice for job recovery, retention and expansion. Together with our diverse and talented membership, we advocate for a business climate that fosters job growth in our local communities and throughout Washington.

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What Being A WEDA Member Means For You

We’re stronger together. When you partner with WEDA, you’re joining a dynamic group of economic development professionals centered around improving local economies. Our community of collaboration works to improve the outlook for all of Washington State.


Washington Economic Development Association

10 hours 36 minutes ago

Registration is OPEN for our 2022 Winter Conference, March 2-3 in Olympia! Please join us in-person (with significant COVID-19 safety measures) as we focus on

Washington Economic Development Association

6 days 8 hours ago

Good News! House Bill 1333, the Point 09 bill, was passed this afternoon by the WA State House with a vote of 93-3 – the

Washington Economic Development Association

1 week 1 day ago

We enjoyed being part of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.'s Legislative Affairs briefing this AM! It was a great opportunity to have a dialogue with State

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