September 5, 2018 | Issue #67
The Bellevue Chamber is a catalyst for sustainable growth within the local business community. We provide information, access, connections and resources to position you and your team for business success!
Make Your Reservation to Join us on September 26!
At the Bellevue Chamber we accelerate tomorrow today. Join us at our premiere showcase of the Eastside business community. Get engaged, meet your peers, and be inspired to go further in business. Our keynote speaker, Tom Flick, has a message of urgency in a time where change is a constant and leadership at all levels is critical for top performance.
Champion for a Stronger Community
Visiting Bellevue Businesses Now Through October 11!

We've been out and about visiting Bellevue businesses this month on our Business Walk. We're hearing that Bellevue is a great place to do business and that working professionals appreciate all the amenities in the downtown core. Areas to keep an eye on include affordability for employees and for businesses and transportation in and out of the city.

If you’re interested in walking with us, send a note to staffteam@bellevuechamber.org.
Bellevue Business Survey
Bellevue based and haven't had the chance to weigh in on your business needs/interests?

Connecting & Convening Leaders
Sustainable Airport Master Plan on the PA Docket September 13

Our summer sabbatical is over, so please join us at Public Affairs on Thursday, September 13 at Noon, as we get a full update on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan .

SeaTac Airport is growing by leaps and bounds, and Port staff have a plan to add more capacity within the same footprint, while continuing airport operations. The Chamber has long supported airport expansion, so here’s our chance to help as this project enters the environmental review scoping phase.
Cultivating Talent
2019 Young Execs - Once a Year Opportunity to Enroll!
The Young Executives program is an opportunity for young professionals who are in the 3-5 year mark in their careers. The program is designed to give attendees a chance to build long-term business relationships with a core group of peers. Attendees will learn team building skills, leadership skills, civic awareness, and receive valuable tools & resources to help them reach long-term career success.
Catalyst for Business Suces
Ribbon Cutting Celebrations
Chamber Staff and Ambassadors recently celebrated a ribbon cutting for Discount Direct Furniture and Mattresses!

Join Chamber Staff and Ambassadors at these ribbon cuttings!
Meeting Our Neighbors Through the Bellevue Business Walk
Bellevue Lifespring Exec Director Jennifer Fischer said she is "honored to lead an organization that works to foster stability and self-sufficiency for Bellevue's children and their families through programs that feed, clothe and educate"
Ellen & Ash, a rep of Supporting Sponsor Responza, started off their day at Fonte Coffee- these gals are ready to help everyone kick off their morning!
The Hotel California by the Sea team is new to Bellevue and their clients are loving the variety of outdoor activities in the area!
Central Hub for Business
Morning Business Builders

Connect with other Chamber members to grow and market your business.

Sept 12 : A book is a device to ignite the imagination
Sept 19 : Show and tell
Sponsored by
Tax Reform Discussion
9/10 in Seattle

Do you think Washington has the ideal tax structure or is Idaho’s system better for business? Come share your views as the bipartisan Tax Structure Work Group  bring its travelling road show to the Central Puget Sound Area.

Whether you think our current state tax system has generated sustainable good economic growth or believe it is time for the B&O tax to go, this event is not to be missed. Mark your calendar for Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center.

Bellevue Blitz
News You Can Use

With K-12 students returning to the classroom, now is a good time to be extra careful while driving in school zones; here's your chance to become and expert on all things utilities; 10,000 baby boomers are turning 65 every day - get involved on the City's Bellevue Network on Aging.

Members Making News

Here's what our members have been up to lately:



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Save with the Office Depot Program

Did you know you can save up to 55% on some of the office supplies(and up to 50% on school supplies) you use every day? Chamber members and their employees qualify automatically for these great savings!

Looking to Do Business with Chamber Members?

Shop, stay, play, and do business locally - it's easy, just visit our new directory
Check out Chamber member job openings or post a job. To post, login to the Chamber Site and visit the Career Center. Need help? Call 425.454.2464.
Welcome New Members
  • Bare Aesthetics
  • Bellevue Chamber Chorus
  • Cepae - La Parisienne French Bakery
  • Cerasa
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Crossroads Grocery Outlet
  • Discount Direct Furniture and Mattresses
  • DragonChain
  • GIA Enterprises, Ltd
  • Industrious
  • LUX Apartments
  • Macys
  • OrangeTwist
  • Preg O'Donnell & Gillett
  • Prime Electric Inc.
  • Responza
  • Staples
  • Sterling Bank & Trust
  • The Riveter
  • Verizon Cellular Sales
  • Washington Technology University
  • Work and Play Lounge
Renewing Members
31 Years: Overlake Hospital Medical Center
27 Years: MCM
18 Years: KeyBank
18 Years: Vanguard International
14 Years: Bellevue Downtown Courtyard by Marriott
14 Years: Peoples Bank
13 Years: Maggiano's Little Italy
10 Years: Shuttle Express
8 Years: UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics
7 Years: Kaiser Permanente
5 Years: RainMaker Signs, Inc.
3 Years: Bellevue Schools Foundation
1 Years: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
1 Years: K1 Speed
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