REP. DEREK KILMER ARGUES FOR MODERATION AND WHAT INDEPENDENCE REALLY MEANS
On February 19, area business and community leaders, the US Chamber, and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, met for a roundtable discussion. US Rep Derek Kilmer emphasized the need for moderation in many areas of our economic and civic life.
In this post, Kilmer voices his opinion on former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's "independent" candidacy. - "There’s nothing 'independent' about [it]"
An opportunity like no other - Build relationships with key decision makers. The Chamber's Washington to Washington, D.C. Conference brings area business leaders and civic officials together with our Congressional delegation, military officials and federal agency representatives.
WE NEED TO GROW, ATTRACT, AND KEEP TALENT HERE IN THE SOUTH SOUND
The primary factor that Amazon looked at when choosing their cities was the labor market. Holly Sullivan, Amazon’s global head of economic development told Bisnow Thursday that, “... we were looking for ... a location where we could have the talent on day one, but also an opportunity to build that talent pipeline. We specifically referenced a tech talent pipeline”
The Downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) is seeking to grow their team with a full-time permanent position to improve the downtown retail environment. The BIA's Retail Advocate must be enthusiastic about Downtown Tacoma by supporting retail with a keen sense of style; interest in on-trend fashion, shopping, design and dining; and a passion for urban placemaking and retail development.