EDC MEANS BUSINESS
IN KING COUNTY

COME HERE. STAY HERE. GROW HERE.

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44TH ANNUAL ECONOMIC
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HOME TO BIG IDEAS

REGIONAL LEADERS WITH GLOBAL IMPACT.

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Why do business here? Seattle-King County is the home to big ideas

Seattle-King County is home to some of the world's most influential companies and industries, has a deep talent pool to attract and grow business, and has a culture of innovation that makes it a hub for R&D and groundbreaking ideas.

Besides being great for business, Seattle-King County has an unbeatable quality of life, making it one of the best places to live in the country. 

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Free Confidential Business Consulting Services

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39 cities make up King County, each with exceptional quality of life & vibrant business community.

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News & Updates

EXCLUSIVE: Economic Experts: Strong Forecast for Seattle's Regional Economy in 2016

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Industries as varied as the region. Explore King County's Industry Clusters

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30% of the world's commercial airplanes flying today were built in Renton, WA.

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WA State's Maritime industry generated $30B of economic impact in 2012.

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The Seattle area is home to more than 1700 Clean Technology companies.

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Financial & Business Services accounted for more than $30B in revenues in 2013.

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40% of jobs in Washington State are tied to trade.

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Life Sciences organizations in Washington state accounted for $12.5B in economic impact in 2015.

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Washington State has the highest concentration of application software developers in the nation.

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The Seattle area is the nation's largest consumer of sunglasses.

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