Membership Benefits

View as a Matrix of Membership Benefits.

Champion Level – $1,000 Annually

Champion members pledge the highest level of support to strengthen the Trade Alliance’s reach throughout Greater Seattle. In acknowledgement of their tremendous support, Champions receive additional benefits, inclusive of all Patron, Entry Level and Non-Profit benefits.

  • New! Advertise your international jobs The Trade Alliance is the go-to site for all things international, including job openings. Post one additional complimentary job opening in our career center annually (total of four complimentary job postings annually).
  • New! Distinguishing nametags – Receive unique nametags distinguising your level of support at Trade Alliance events.
  • New! Programming – Have an idea for an interesting topic or speaker? Explore hosting a program with the Trade Alliance. Planning dependent upon approval. Program sponsorship is required.
  • Champion member of the month – On a rotational basis, your company will be featured on our homepage, membership homepage and weekly calendar of events eblast, including a logo linked directly to your website.
  • Advertisement – A continually running advertisement on the Trade Alliance’s most popular web page, the membership directory, linked directly to your website.
  • Champion Profile – Company profile featured centrally in our e-newsletter, Crossroads.
  • Complimentary Schmooze Booth – Promote your company with a complimentary membership table at your first Schmooze, our premier annual networking event. First come, first served.
  • Increased exposure – Prominent listing as a champion member on the Trade Alliance’s website, including a description. Acknowledgement of your membership commitment in the most eye-catching position of our monthly e-newsletter, Crossroads.

Patron Level – $500 Annually

Patron members have chosen to provide an extra level of support for the work of the Trade Alliance. In appreciation, patrons receive the following benefits in addition to all those listed below.

  • New! Priority consulting – Receive priority status when scheduling consultation time with the Trade Alliance president.
  • New! Advertise your international jobs The Trade Alliance is the go-to site for all things international, including job postings. Post one additional complimentary job opening on our career center annually (total of three complentary job postings annually).
  • Patron Profile – Prominently placed company profile published in our e-newsletter, Crossroads.
  • Patron member of the week – Opportunity to be featured as the patron member of the week, including an online description and website link. Your company will also be highlighted in our weekly calendar of events email read by 2,000 people worldwide and growing.
  • Private pre-event meetings – Receive invitations to members-only pre-event meetings with incoming delegations and speakers before select events.
  • New member callout – Website callout for joining the Trade Alliance on our widely visited membership homepage.
  • VIP Invitations – Exclusive invitations to private receptions, briefings and outbound missions.
  • Crossroads newsletter – Stay informed on international business with a copy of our quarterly e-newsletter, Crossroads, sent to you and up to four colleagues.
  • Permanent online profile – Your hyperlinked company name will be featured permanently on our Patron member directory.
  • Complimentary breakfast briefing – Receive complimentary admission to one additional breakfast briefing (total of two annually).
  • Complmentary admission to Schmooze – Receive complimentary admission to our premier annual networking event, Schmooze.

Entry Level – $250 Annually

Entry Level members receive the following beneifts in addition to those received at the Non-Profit Level:

  • New! Membership Open House – Receive an invitation to the our biannual membership reception with public officials to network and build relationships.
  • New! Advertise your international jobs The Trade Alliance is the go-to site for all things international, including job openings. Post one additional complimentary job opening in our career center annually (total of two complimentary job postings annually).
  • Two additional webiste directory listings – Position your company as a trade resource and gain further publicity on up to two online directories, such as the International Organizations Directory or the Gift Guide.
  • Complimentary admission – Receive complimentary admission to one breakfast briefing.
  • International interest pairing – Whether it’s an inbound delegation or an upcoming program we keep tabs on your company’s market interests and inform you about related activities.

Non-Profit Level – $100 Annually

  • New! Advertise your international jobs Post one complimentary job opening in our career center annually.
  • New! Discounted consulting rates – Receive discounted consulting rates with the Trade Alliance president. Inquire for additional information and availability.
  • Membership directory listing – Company listing with a complientary hyperlink on our most most visited web page (over 19,000 unique visitors monthly!)
  • Reduced program rates – Stay connected with our global community and take advantage of membership discounts to an average of 60 annual international business programs.
  • Crossroads newsletter – Our quarterly e-newsletter, Crossroads will be sent to you and up to two colleagues.
  • Listing in Crossroads newsletter – As a new member your company will be highlighted in an edition of Crossroads, including brief description and URL.
  • International News Exposure – The Trade Alliance operates one of the few official International Press Centers in the country. Get inside access to international journalists covering relevant news assignments.
  • Company recommendations – When approached for company recommendations we pull from our membership base. Example: “I’m looking for a hotel for our inbound delegation, do you have any suggestions?”
  • Inclusion in marketing materials – The Trade Alliance maintains a large portfolio of industry brochures utilized around the world as trade resources. Member companies are highlighted in these pieces when the opportunity arises.


Additional benefit! Trade Alliance members also benefit by discounted advertising rates through Trade Alliance publications. Explore our advertising opportunities and growing your global reach.

To learn more and sign up for Trade Alliance membership please visit our “join us” section, or contact Allison Peterson, Program and Membership Coordinator, at 206-389-7227 or [email protected].