Journalists’ Reference Guide

Innovative Seattle

Greater Seattle has become a recognized home of innovative companies, industries, civic efforts, arts and fashions. From e-commerce to gourmet coffee, Greater Seattle companies and organizations set trends and are leaders and innovators in their fields. Whether it is creating video streaming on the Internet or setting the trend for fringe theatre, Greater Seattle companies and individuals are continuously creative.

What makes the Greater Seattle area such an incubator for innovation? Maybe it’s the concentration of high technology companies. Or maybe it’s the great outdoor life – the mountains, lakes and ocean – that attracts innovative personalities. Perhaps it’s the vibrant art scene or the first-class educational institutions. Or, maybe it’s a combination of all of these factors that make Greater Seattle a hotbed for innovative companies and individuals; a place where tomorrow’s technologies are being produced today.