Why we exist

Greater Seattle is one of the most vibrant and innovative regions in the world. In partnership with the public and private sectors, Greater Seattle Partners drives investment and quality jobs into the region to create and sustain opportunity and prosperity for all. We do this by telling the story globally of our talent, pioneering spirit, unique communities and quality of life.

History and

GSP was founded as a public-private sector initiative to establish a leading regional economic development organization in the greater Seattle region. Formed under the leadership of Challenge Seattle, an alliance of CEOs from 17 of the region's largest employers, GSP is the culmination of efforts to support broad-based economic growth throughout the region and establish a bold vision for greater Seattle's future.

GSP incorporates the strengths and expertise of past organizations by leveraging knowledge, experience and connections in the region to support business and attract investment.

Public / private

GSP strengthens and unifies our region’s economic development efforts through public-private partnerships, networking and global engagement. Together, we are bridging the business, government and civic sectors to welcome new investments that promote our region on the global stage.

Economic Partnership Charter

Who we represent

GSP represents and promotes the economic development and trade activities for the greater Seattle region. This region is home to diverse sectors and excels at creating industries of the future. From aerospace and technology to agriculture and life sciences, our region boasts global industry leaders and cutting-edge institutions.

Where we operate

See where GSP works and operates in the greater Seattle region shown in the map below

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