Wednesday March 2, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM PST
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Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
1500 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Brenna Sandstrom
Event Coordinator 

 2016 EDB Annual Meeting   

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

11:30am to 1:30pm

 Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center

We expect 500 - 600 community leaders at this signature event for the South Sound. Reserve your table today!

We will welcome Dr. Ali Modarres, Urban Studies Director at UWT, as Keynote Speaker. Dr. Modarres is data rich, funny, and provocative. He will challenge luncheon guests to think about the South Sound's economy in terms of how we stack up against the rest of the Puget Sound and other economies across the country; reflect on changes to the local economy following the end of the Great Recession; talk talent and real estate; and expand on exciting new research.

And don't miss the EDB's unveiling of the Excellent 10 List for 2015, annual business retention and recruitment results, and the winner of the Golden Shovel Award.

Of course, we will have fabulous PRIZES, as always! 

Sponsorship opportunities available. This is a great opportunity to obtain high visibility for your firm or organization at the event and in publications prior. You also will receive a VIP table for ten people.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Here!


Table Registration & Individual Registrations Available Here!

Event Registration is open. Seats will go fast, register today to ensure availability.

Tables of 10: $800 for EDB Investors / $900 for non-Investors 

Individuals: $80 for EBD Investors / $90 for non-Investors

Special thank you to Platinum Sponsors!


Gold Sponsors: CHI Franciscan, Davita, The News Tribune, State Farm,  Tacoma Public Utilities,

WorkForce Central

Silver Sponsors: The Boeing Corporation, Gordon Thomas Honeywell, KeyBank, Korsmo Construction,

Tehaleh by Newland Communities,Puget Sound Energy, Sound Credit Union, Targa Sound Terminal,

University of Washington Tacoma, Wayne's Roofing, Wells Fargo