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06/25/2014

Seattle Metro Chamber leads delegates on Northwest WA study mission

Thirty-four civic leaders meet with innovators in Skagit and Whatcom counties

SEATTLE – The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Prosperity Partnership are leading a delegation of 34 government, business and civic leaders from the Puget Sound region to explore the innovation and economic development in northwest Washington on June 26 and 27.

This trip is the fourth in a series of annual in-state study missions where regional leaders have the opportunity to visit other parts of the state to better understand existing partnerships, economic development and opportunities happening throughout Washington.

Highlights include: PACCAR Technical Center, Skagit River Bridge and Washington State University Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon; Hexcel Corporation in Burlington; Blaine Border Crossing; Birch Bay and Cherry Point; All American Marine and Western Washington University in Bellingham; and Taylor Shellfish Farms in Bow.

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The Seattle Metropolitan (Seattle Metro) Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most diverse network of influential business leaders in the Puget Sound region. Founded in 1882 by local business leaders, the Chamber today is an independent organization of 2,200 businesses representing a regional workforce of approximately 700,000 people.

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