We connect Greater Seattle and international companies for global success.


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


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

UAE Mission

Explore business and investment opportunities with the UAE, a major business partner for Greater Seattle.

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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