October 13, 2017

October 2017 briefs

Welcome, new EDB investors

The EDB is very pleased to welcome two new investors: Clover Park Technical College and Schnitzer Steel, a global leader in the metals recycling industry located on the Tacoma Tideflats.

Thank you for your investment in the future of Pierce County.

Major employers list: Don’t be left out

The EDB is compiling the 2017 Major Employers List of companies with 100 or more full-time employees working in Pierce County. The EDB relies on accurate data provided by local business owners, executive managers and human resources professionals. Publication is slated for November.

Companies may submit their information via the EDB’s website or by calling 253.383.4726.

British American Business Connections Aerospace Conference

Looking for a great opportunity to network with the local aerospace community? There’s still time to register for the 2017 British American Business Connections (BABC) Aerospace Conference, Oct. 19, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

“Shaping the Future of the US / UK Aerospace Ecosystem” is the theme of this year’s conference. Learn about the Washington state and UK aerospace industry perspective, and opportunities Brexit could offer US/UK trade and investment.

Visit the BABC website for more information and list of conference speakers, including Debbie Lee, CEO of Tacoma-based Tool Gauge.

Save the date: EDB annual meeting

The EDB’s 2018 Annual Meeting is March 8 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Stay tuned for more details coming soon, including cool new technology to enhance your registration and meeting experience.


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