June 20, 2016
Issue #18
The Connected World - Powered by Our Entrepreneurial Region!
The power and energy of our region's talented workforce continues to fuel entrepreneurial companies, ideas, and trends. Talented teams are powering your successful company and your leaders. The power of information will boost them to the next level. Put your finger on the pulse of the connected world, discover how it will impact your business, and make the connections that are valuable to your company.

Past, Present & Future of
Internet of Things 
Augmented & Virtual Reality 
Big Data: Powering Small Companies
Unlocking Generational Codes  
3D Printing 
Artificial Intelligence 
Unlocking the Code  
Trying to figure out how you can connect to the generations in the workplace and what motivates them? Or are you intrigued about technologies that are transforming the way business is done? Does the "inner geek" in you want to see what the future may hold in the way we work and live? If any of these statements intrigue you - then the Eastside Leadership Conference is a place for you.

Sea-Tac Airport is a premier international gateway serving the Puget Sound region and Washington state. Lance Lyttle, the Airport's new Managing Director, has a breadth of experience and depth of knowledge of airport operations and brings a fresh, entrepreneurial approach to the role. Meet Lance and find out what's in store for the nation's fastest growing airport.
Bellevue Blitz: ST Tunnel, Bellevue Way Survey, Potential Ballot Measures  
The Bellevue City Council is considering fire services and neighborhood traffic safety levies, as well as changes to Bellevue Way SE. Sound Transit Construction-related closures are reaching a critical mass.

Check Out the June Business Showcase Photo Gallery!
If you weren't at the Business Showcase at the Red Lion Inn Bellevue on June 7 , you missed out! Chamber Members and invited guests enjoyed a fun, high-energy event, with tasty appetizers and beverages - the perfect setting for making great business connections! Take a look at the photos of the evening courtesy of Mike Nakamura Photography and make sure you reserve your spot early for the January 2017 Showcase - contact Lexi Obenchain !
Another Way to Get there During Summer East Link Construction
Have you considered signing up for an ORCA bus pass but wanted a test drive? Now you can get a free trial, during the ten week partial closure of 110th NE between NE 4th and NE 6th related to East Link's downtown Bellevue Tunnel construction.

Choose Your Way Bellevue Call for Projects
Are you an employer interested in incentivizing ride share, transit or non-motorized commute options? Choose Your Way Bellevue is now accepting mini-grant applications.

Job Postings Now Available 
Hiring? Your membership now includes FREE job postings! To post, login to the Chamber Site and visit the Career Center. Need help? Call 425.454.2464.

Summertime Marketing Strategies to Keep Business Hot
Summer is officially here - what are you doing to keep up the flow of customers? Check out these summer marketing tactics that add a creative spin to keep the sales coming.

Online Shopping Trends
Online shopping continues to accelerate and continues to redefine the store experience. "The challenge is how to best engage with shoppers to fulfill their desires."

Divorce is an emotionally trying experience. It's also a business decision. The way divorce affects a business requires special strategic considerations. Amanda DuBois understands these concerns. She provides experienced family law representation in a highly supportive environment. The firm has meeting locations in Seattle, Bellevue and Kirkland. Call today.

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Ribbon Cuttings

The Bellevue Chamber looks forward to celebrating the following upcoming ribbon cuttings!

Tuesday, June 21
5:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 23
5:00 p.m.

SAVE on Office Supplies with the Bellevue Chamber Office Depot Program!
Did you know you can save up to 55% on some of the office supplies you use every day? Chamber members qualify automatically for this savings - so sign up and start shopping today!

Welcome New Members
Advantage Business Valuations
Dermatology of Seattle-Bellevue
Directors Mortgage
Homewood Suites by Hilton
ICON Real Estate Services, INC
Master Builder Association
Northwest Loss Prevention Consultants
Porcello Jewelers
PremRide LLC
Shea Homes, Inc
The Sahel Group, LLC
Renewing Members
40 Years: The Seattle Times
34 Years: Bellevue Arts Museum
28 Years: Commerce Bank of Washington
26 Years: Mutual Materials
17 Years: Imagine Housing
12 Years: Bel-Red Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery
4 Years: PMF Investments
3 Years: Sleep Number
2 Years: Kelley Imaging Systems, Larkspur Landing Bellevue, Pacific Regent Bellevue, University of Washington External Affairs