TDA promotes the most innovative, internationally-connected region in the U.S. for trade and business.


We connect Greater Seattle and international companies for global success.


We provide information on international business and on the Greater Seattle region.


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The most internationally-connected and innovative region in the United States, Greater Seattle is the place to do business, invest, live, and visit

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We promote, connect, and educate the Greater Seattle region for international trade and business.

The most internationally-tied region in the United States, Greater Seattle's leadership in key industries, ranging from aerospace to IT to biotech to clean technology, is built on a vibrant foundation of world class research, a diverse, highly skilled workforce, and a network of business and trade services. 

This is where the world comes to build our tomorrow. Come join us.

Sea-Tac sees record number of passengers in July

A record setting four million passengers passed through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the month of July... Read more

Governor's Trade Mission Spreading the Word

To most readers on this site, the fact that Washington is a major hub for innovation and mega-corporations is hardly a little known one... Read more

Starbucks increasingly utilizing local partners

While Starbucks has a tight grip in its key strategic markets like Japan, Brazil, and China; In other regions, the company is moving towards relying on local partners to operate stores... Read more

WSCRC Hosts Business Roundtable on Chinese Economy

The Trade Alliance co-promoted and attended a Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC) business roundtable last Thursday focused on the situation with China's economy... Read more

TDA Welcomes Singapore Ambassador to US

TDA welcomed Ambassador Mirpuri to its offices for a breakfast briefing with the business community on Monday Read more

Cleantech Alliance Washington Schmoozefest

Cleantech Alliance Washington held its Summer Schmoozefest last week with a special guest... Read more

The United States Opens Consumer Electronics Market in Iran

Well-known US brand consumer electronics will soon be in Iran. US law under General Licenses D, E, and F has allowed the distribution and sale of identified consumer electronics since early... Read more

Global Cities: Seattle

SEATTLE - Today, a coalition of business and government leaders will announce the Central Puget Sound region is joining a pilot program that will create and implement plans to attract... Read more

Kristi Heim appointed new Executive Director of the Washington State China...

SEATTLE - The Washington State China Relations Council is pleased to announce that Kristi Heim has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Council, following Joe Borich's... Read more



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