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Monday 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
- Website seattlechamber.com
- Founded in1882
- Presidents nameMarilyn Strickland
- Ribbon cuttings in last year38+
- Has members2200+
- Employees it represents15000+
- Last year events150+
- Approximate attendees4000+
Chamber Serves In
Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, King County, Snohomish County
Focus Area of the Chamber
Business Advocacy, Regional Collaboration, International Trade
About Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Seattle, Washington. It has members all across Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, King County, Snohomish County. It was founded in 1882 and is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - We engages the innovation and entrepreneurship of its members to advance economic prosperity, advocate for a vital business environment, and build sustainable and healthy communities in the Seattle region.
Working as a Seattle’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Business Advocacy, Regional Collaboration, International Trade. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
The organization helps small businesses in getting name in online membership directory, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, SEO benefits with website citation, exclusive mailing list access, portraying yourself as a local expert in your business type, marketing and sponsorship opportunities through digital as well as physical mailers, added promotion through chambers social media, providing legislative services, directing access to chamber events and programs, free publicity with local business promotional guides, members-only discounts and services, business owners can attend ongoing training & education sessions, business advocacy for your business, relocation and expansion support, providing market information, engaging with like-minded peers, member directory listing, providing group health, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, promoting broader pro-business initiatives, new member mentoring program.
The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include small business loans and commercial finance, building a successful social entrepreneurship, finding federal government contracting opportunities, managing business finances, buying and leasing business equipment’s, business relocating or expanding to new locations help, relocation aid, supporting women entrepreneurship, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving operational efficiency, developing HR policies and human resource management, small business administration, creating a business plan and building entrepreneurial skills, setting up business expansion strategies, buying a business or franchise, recruitment and finding right candidate, understanding international trade commission, getting affordable small business insurance, import and export assistance, technical assistance training and many more.
The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Annual Meeting, Golf Classic Event, IN-NW Digital Marketing Conference, Intercity Study Mission, International Leadership Mission, Regional Leadership Conference, Washington State Study Mission, Elevate NW Conference, Business After Hours, Toast of Seattle, YPN Seattle, Women in Business and Leadership Initiative.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Microsoft, Port of Seattle, Premera Blue Cross, Amazon, Bank of America for the economic development and growth of greater Seattle, Washington.