Building Business Legends
Since rugged pioneers first set eyes on our virgin forests, vast network of waterways and awe-inspiring mountain ranges, Washington State has built a reputation as a place where legendary businesses take root and flourish. From world famous brands to game-changing products and services, Washington businesses have carved their rightful place in history due to their creativity, tenacity, vision and competitive spirit.
Washington State offers businesses a highly skilled workforce, an inspirational culture of creativity, low-cost energy, robust supply chain, superior quality of life and a centralized export hub. More than 500,000 businesses call Washington home, creating a diverse economy where any startup can become the next Starbucks, Amazon or Expedia.
Our Key Industries
While Washington businesses represent nearly every industry and category imaginable, the state focuses on nine key sectors, including aerospace, agriculture, clean energy, creative economy, forest products, ICT, life science/global health, maritime and military and defense.
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