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Economic Development – Grow More

Smart Cities entice new business and job creation.

We provide education and resources to arm your business with the latest technology offerings, tools for the best business practices, notification of employee/employer policies, and clear pathways to market and grow your business. Our Chamber leverages relationships with various community partners to create a healthy local business environment. By working with our business members, local jurisdictions and our education partners we form a web of resources that help the community to continue to grow both economically and technologically and attract talent and new businesses to the area.

Our Chamber is an independent resource for:

  • New business site locations

  • Expansion of existing local businesses

  • Providing local skilled workforce  resources

  • Supporting new entrepreneurial ventures

  • Potential funding partners

  • Advocacy for business permitting process

  • Business referrals

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS – Know More

Collaboration is a key element to elevate your business and to contribute to our vibrant community.

We value community relationships and understand that collaboration divides the task and multiplies the success. We create programming and events that will provide the opportunities for a wide variety of businesses to tap into the resources of their Chamber partners, to market themselves and to contribute to our growing vibrant business community. Thriving business communities create excellent living communities, provide robust services and attract tourism revenue sources as well, making the area a great place to live, work and stay!

Our Members have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with one another

  • Exchange resources and services

  • Participate on committees

  • Contribute to valued programs

  • Be speakers and teachers at our events and Leadership Institute

  • Volunteer

  • Attend community events

  • Invest Corporate resources

  • Market themselves on many platforms

 

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BUSINESS ADVOCACY- Influence more

Solid representation supports business success.

Each year we produce and adhere to a Legislative Agenda that focuses on business issues pertaining to Puyallup, Sumner, South Hill and Pierce County. We leverage our advocacy efforts by partnering with the South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition, other Chambers, local and state legislatures and city officials. “Never Mistake the power of influence”
– Jim Rohn

We advocate for our members in the following ways:

  • Attend and testify local City Council meetings

  • Attend Commission meetings

  • Participate in Legislative sessions

  • Attend Congressional meetings in Washington D.C.

  • Conduct monthly Government Affairs Committee meetings

  • Establish close ties with our local and state legislatures