2020 EDB Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Greater Tacoma Convention Center

Each year the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County brings together hundreds of business and civic leaders from across the region to celebrate the people and projects that have made a difference in our community’s economy.


Click here to register and get your tickets!


Greater Tacoma Convention Center



Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Phil Gwoke, from BridgeWorks, a nationally recognized expert in cross-generational communication and teamwork. Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Boomers: Phil gets you and he has some serious wisdom to impart.

Watch a video of Phil Gwoke


Sponsorship opportunities are available at multiple levels. Contact Bruce Kendall or Deborah Kelly for details.

Golden Shovel and Excellent 10 to be announced

Each year at our Annual Meeting, the Economic Development Board presents the “Excellent 10” – a list of ten great economic development projects in Pierce County that were worked on or completed between January and December of the previous year. The projects on the list vary from industrial and office expansions to educational facilities to sewer infrastructure, or from hospitals to museums.

Submit your nominations here! Deadline is 1/31/2020!

Questions about the 2020 events?

Contact Deborah Kelly at deborah@edbtacomapierce.org or 253-284-5884.