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May 2019 Briefs

Eric Johnson named Port of Tacoma executive director Eric Johnson named new Executive Director of Port of Tacoma The EDB welcomes Eric Johnson, new executive director for the Port of Tacoma. Johnson…
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Free consulting project with MSBA students

UW Tacoma Center for Business Analytics offers free consulting Would your company benefit from having a talented group of graduate students apply smart and creative business analytics solutions to solve…
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Let PLU solve your marketing problems

Marketing challenge? PLU’s Marketing Analytics students can help Thinking of rolling out a new product line? Wondering about the effectiveness of your social media content? How do you determine your…
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We went to high school and wound up in a zoo

October Investor Briefing focuses on workforce of tomorrow Several times each year the EDB invites its Investors to attend an update on our recruitment, retention, and outreach efforts. But the…
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Board of directors meeting, 9-2018

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda 9-2018 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 Location: Gordon Thomas Honeywell, Tacoma WA, 1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100, Tacoma, WA 98402 September…
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JBLM pumps $9b into South Sound economy

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is comprised of more than 52,000 active-duty military and Department of Defense civilians. Add in 45,000 military dependents and 32,000 retirees, and the population serviced at JBLM is…
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Emily’s Chocolates takes international stage

AMES International making sweet, global splash Consumers in Southeast Asia are looking to satisfy a sweet (and salty) tooth. A deal between AMES International and Tmall will make that easier. Fife-based AMES is…
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Infoblox, a successful EDB recruitment

“Should we grow here and can we grow? Of course the answer is yes. It’s affordable here, we don’t have traffic issues, and the weather is just as good.” -Michael…
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Godzilla cranes change Port of Tacoma landscape

Even a snowstorm couldn’t dampen the impressive and much-anticipated arrival of four massive super-post-Panamax cranes in Commencement Bay Feb. 23. At 295 feet tall, the high-capacity cranes are designed to handle cargo…
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