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.


Connect with the global community and discover new opportunities at our next event, seminar, trade mission, or delegation visit

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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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Providence Health System
Dan Dixon, Chief Community Engagement Officer
Swedish is a long-time supporter and beneficiary of the work of the TDA.

Swedish is a long-time supporter and beneficiary of the work of the TDA. Sam Kaplan and his great staff have worked tirelessly to illustrate to the world Seattle’s rise to prominence as an aggregator of technology, big data, health and global health that will lead to many revolutionary breakthroughs to improve our well-being.  TDA has provided many tangible opportunities for Swedish to partner with organizations globally to explore new forms of collaboration to advance our goal of providing the finest health care to all, regardless of need.  This has been especially true in our development of Swedish’s Neuroscience Institute, Heart and Vascular Institute and Cancer Care Institute.  We are a better and more energized community with TDA’s efforts.

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Wells Fargo


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TDA Board Member at the Global Nagpur Summit

TDA board member Clare Petrich was among the panelists at the Global Nagpur Summit, an event with the goal of making Nagpur, India a global city by the year 2020... Read more

Need to Know--November 13, 2015

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TDA Organized the Export Track at 2015 Focus on Farming

On November 19, TDA staff joined Snohomish County staff in Monroe for the annual Focus on Farming conference. It was a bustling full day event with an incredibly expansive collection of... Read more

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This week's "Photo of the Week" is really a collection of photos from past TDA Schmoozes! Join us again on February 4th, 2016 as we celebrate the start of a new year of business and trade... Read more

India's CleanTech Aspirations

India has the potential to become a global leader as a market, producer, and innovator of solar power technologies. PM Modi has set ambitious goals for his nation, and the country is... Read more

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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



City of Bellevue
Seattle Chamber