Become a WCIT member today and join a diverse group of small and medium-sized companies, Fortune 500 businesses and agriculture producers that together advocate for the competitiveness of Washington state’s trade economy.
WCIT is a distinguished and highly-involved network of business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and diplomats invested in advancing goals of mutual interest. Members participate in exclusive meetings and briefings on relevant trade issues and behind-the-scenes updates on current issues impacting trade-related businesses. WCIT regularly hosts highly attended, issues-driven events that foster engagement with leading authorities on topics such as the trade war, China policy, digital trade and more.
WCIT pursues pro-trade and competitiveness policies that create a better environment for job creation and economic growth in the Pacific Northwest. The key issues shaping the Washington state trade landscape include advancing regional trade priorities with China, increasing the competitiveness of northwest ports, addressing supply chain challenges, expanding digital trade opportunities and pursuing new markets for Washington state farmers and businesses. Learn more here.
WCIT fosters significant ways for members to get involved to move the needle forward on international trade policy. WCIT hosts exclusive trips to Washington, D.C. to meet with elected lawmakers and policy influencers to advocate on trade issues. WCIT shapes views on trade through scholarly research about the impacts on Washington’s diverse economy. WCIT brings advocacy positions on critical issues to wide-ranging audiences through its highly regarded marketing and communications platform.