A list of Economic Development resouces:
Port of Chelan County
The Port of Chelan County is the county's principal economic development agency and operates as an independent government entity under the provisions of Title 53 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW). 2008 marked its 50th year of dedication to supporting business environments, technological advances, consumer preferences, community amenities and infrastructure demands. The Port strategically invests in capital projects that create new jobs and diversify the economy of Chelan County and North Central Washington. The Port also works with economic development partners to strengthen the retention, expansion and recruitment of businesses.
For information, visit their website at http://www.ccpd.com.
Port of Douglas County
The Port of Douglas County's mission is to stimulate economic, environmental and social prosperity for Douglas County and North Central Washington businesses and residents. It's vision is to provide leadership and focus, facilitate consensus, and efficiently manage public resources for the economic development efforts of Douglas County. The port works hard to fulfill public expectations for high ethical standards and become a model of productivity and efficiency.
For information, visit their website at http://www.portofdouglas.org.
North Central Washington Economic Development District
The North Central Washington Economic Development District (NCW EDD) is a federally designated economic development district for the NCW region covering Okanogan, Douglas, and Chelan counties and the Colville Confederate Tribes.
The NCW EDD is responsible for regional economic development strategy and planning and collaborates with various private and public agencies to accomplish this goal. The NCW EDD brings together the private and public sectors in a partnership necessary to provide a coordinated strategy and an ongoing economic development program for the region.
For information, visit their website at http://www.ncwedd.com.
Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce
The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to strengthening the economic climate of the Valley. Through networking event, education, promotions, and advocacy, we work to help our membership succeed.
Craig Larsen, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, works directly with the Board of Directors, Staff, and community to ensure that the mission and vision of the Chamber are carried out.
The Staff of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is knowledgeable and dedicated to the growth of business in the Valley.
For information, visit their website at http://www.wenatchee.org.
Trends in Chelan & Douglas Counties
The goal of Chelan Douglas Trends is to help create a more vibrant community for a two county area in North Central Washington. With non-biased information, the actions we take become smarter. Smarter decisions lead to a stronger community, benefiting all — residents, businesses, non-profits and governments. Chelan Douglas Trends was created to help democratize access to that information.
For information, visit their website at http://www.chelandouglastrends.ewu.edu.