News and Resources for Your Businesses

Updated April 8, 2020 at 4:12 PM

Pierce county is open for business! We know that you are all working to keep your businesses running and profitable and we want to do everything we can to help.  Information sharing and models of best practices will be key to our collective success. We are all in this together!

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Ongoing Monday, Wednesday, Friday Business Information Webinar

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County are launching a series of regular conference calls to discuss the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation.  Now co-hosting with the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber and Kitsap Economic Development Alliance, we will cover what is known to date about existing and emerging assistance to companies and employees impacted by COVID-19.

Please join our panel for an in-depth discussion of issues for our businesses that have arisen due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

NEXT CALL: Friday, April 10, 2020

Call Opens at 10:45am and go from 11:00am-12:00pm

Presenters include:
Victoria Woodards, Major, City of Tacoma
Scott Bossum, SVP –  Manager Community Financial Resources, Columbia Bank

Hosted by:
Tom Pierson, CEO, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
Bruce Kendall, CEO, Pierce County Economic Development
John Powers, Exec Director, Kitsap Economic Development Alliance


Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Webinar ID: 843 841 095

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,843841095#  or +13462487799,,843841095#
Or Telephone:
US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 301 715 8592  or
+1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 843 841 095

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For specific information regarding Pierce County, State of Washington, or the country, please head to our individual information pages.

Navigating Resources and Information Guides

We know that there is a lot of information out there, and sometimes it is hard to simply find the answer to what this means for your company or employees. The EDB and other community partners have come together to create some quick resource guides to help.

EDB Quick Resource Guide as of 3/20/20    Chamber of Commerce Guide

You can find lists of resources on our Pierce County, State of Washington, and the country information and resource pages.

Contact the EDB

If you come across additional information please send it to us and we will share it.

PIERCE COUNTY WA economic development Maddie Merton edb staff

Maddie Merton

Vice President for Business Retention and Expansion

Contact Maddie