Our network is expansive.

As we work to meet and exceed the needs of businesses in Tacoma-Pierce County, the Economic Development Board has developed strong relationships with a variety of local governments, business associations, educational institutions, and other partners.

County Government

Pierce County

Municipal Governments
State Government
Federal Government

Representatives

Senators

United States Census Quick Facts

Regional

Puget Sound Regional Council

Local Chambers of Commerce

Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce
Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce
Buckley Chamber of Commerce
Fife-Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce
Gig Harbor-Peninsula Area Chamber of Commerce
Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Orting Chamber of Commerce
Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce
Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

Visitor Information

Tacoma Regional Convention & Visitor Bureau

Transit

Public transportation

  • Pierce Transit: fixed-route buses, dial-a-ride transportation, vanpool, ride-matching for carpools
  • Sound Transit: light rail service in Seattle and Tacoma, regional Sounder commuter rail, Sound Transit Express bus service, ORCA cards
  • Downtown on the Go!: services, resources, and programs specific to Downtown Tacoma commuters, businesses, and residents
  • Commute Trip Reduction

Passenger rail service

Please see our Infrastructure page for information about local logistics suppliers.

Education

Please see our Workforce page for information about local workforce development programs.

Universities

Community & Technical Colleges

Private, For-profit Universities

K-12 Education

  • Together, the 15 public school districts in Pierce County work to meet the educational needs of over 130,000 enrolled students.
  • The 62 private schools in Pierce County serve about 11,000 students. Average tuition is $5,461 for elementary schools and 61% of the private schools are religiously affiliated.
Global Trade

Port of Tacoma
Northwest Seaport Alliance
World Trade Center of Tacoma

We are available to help your business access our partners.