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.

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Costco Continues Impressive International Expansion

As a push to grow worldwide, Costco is planning on opening 32 new stores, 10-12 of them abroad, during this fiscal year... Read more

Need to Know October 9, 2015

Microsoft, China and Poverty: Three things you need to know. Plus a bonus TPP round. Read more

Microsoft unveils Surface Book, its first-ever laptop

On October 5th, in New York, Microsoft introduced its first ever laptop. The Redmond-based company's great success in the tablet market boosted their plans to introduce themselves to the... Read more

Distinguished Panel Discussion on Russian Sanctions

The Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle joined the Henry M. Jackson Foundation to host a lunch and panel discussion on Russian Sanctions and the Future of the U.S. – EU –... Read more

Go Global! Workshop: 2015 CHINA Town Hall

On October 5th, TDA and EDC SeaKing hosted Go Global! A Workshop for Startup, New & Established Businesses. The workshop served to educate businesses on how to gain access to international... Read more

TDA Hosts IRBC Delegation

TDA recently had the pleasure of partnering with the Puget Sound Regional Council to host a delegation of IRBC representatives. We were fortunate enough to welcome visitors from Spain,... 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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