To be the champion of business; promoting an economically vibrant and competitive region where community, family, and business prosper.
Puyallup and Sumner share city borders and a long history of business partnerships dating back to the late 1800’s.
Local schools, colleges and universities produce a highly sought after skilled workforce in fields like technology, health sciences, robotics, supply chain logistics and more to meet regional employment needs. Manufacturing and distribution centers are centrally located in the valley for access to ports, SeaTac airport and interstate freight corridors.
Both Puyallup and Sumner have a thriving auto sales industry, as well as a busy retail sector which contribute to substantial sales tax revenues which fund vital downtowns and public services. Tourism is also a major industry here. Puyallup hosts 2.5 million visitors each year to the Washington State Fair and other events at the fairgrounds.
The Puyallup Sumner Chamber is committed to being “The Voice of Business” in our communities.
Our mission is to foster economic development and provide learning opportunities for our members.
Through a working partnership with all levels of government and community organizations, we provide an environment for our members to prosper, and we implement programs to grow new leaders that will help grow our cities and region.
For more information on locating a business in Puyallup and Sumner, contact the Chamber.
Puyallup is rooted, literally, in a rich agricultural heritage. The city was named after the Native American tribe, the Puyallup, which means “generous and welcoming behavior to all people (friends and strangers) who enter our lands”.
Whether you come for the day or to stay forever, Sumner feels like your new hometown. The Historic Main Street is full of unique gifts and treasures. Quiet, picture-perfect streets allow for a walkable lifestyle, parks full of new friends, and award-winning schools.
Interested in learning about upcoming events in the Puyallup-Sumner region? Follow the link for the calendar of local events.