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

Connect

We connect Greater Seattle and international companies for global success.

Educate

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.

Events

UAE Business Development Mission
Trade Development Alliance
Abu Dhabi | Dubai
November 9 - 16
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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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Seattle-Kobe Sister City relationship celebrates 60-year anniversary

This year, Greater Seattle and Kobe, Japan celebrate 60 years of friendship. Established in 1957, Kobe is Greater Seattle's oldest sister city. Read more

Clobiotics, Shanghai-based startup chooses Greater Seattle

Greater Seattle and Washington State are fast drawing international attention for leadership in the research, development and commercialization of drone technology. Read more

Amazon acquires Souq, a Middle East e-commerce site

This deal marks a significant move for the U.S. retail giant into the Middle Eastern market. 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

Washington State Welcoming Banquet for President Xi Jinping

TDA played a central role in facilitating President Xi's visit to the Greater Seattle Region. Not least in helping to organize the very successful Welcoming Banquet... 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

TDA Signs MOU With Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone)

The Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle and Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai) signed a Memorandum of Understanding... 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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