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 Member Benefits

Insights

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.

Advocacy

WCIT is a leader in advocating for pro-trade and competitiveness policies that create jobs and grow the economy in the Pacific Northwest. Key issues include: new market access, enforcement of existing agreements, increasing the competitiveness of Washington’s ports and infrastructure, developing the workforce of the future, the USMCA, prioritizing digital trade. Learn more here.

Action

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.