Economic Development

The Auburn Area CONNECT Chamber of Commerce promotes housing opportunities, education/workforce development, programs for small businesses, affordable start-up spaces, and public policy and business advocacy. We pride ourselves on being a successful, economic development arm of the Puget Sound region.

 

AUBURN

Auburn Business Incubator IPZAuburn is one of the oldest towns in the Pacific Northwest and one of Washington's earliest cities, dating back to 1891. Auburn is centrally located between Tacoma and Seattle, Washington's two largest cities. Auburn has experienced sudden growth in recent years. New businesses have moved into the community, while others have expanded, and efforts are currently underway to encourage additional businesses to relocate to this business-friendly city.

CLICK HERE to visit the website of the City of Auburn Economic Development Department

CLICK HERE to visit the City of Auburn "Buy Local Auburn" website

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Auburn Innovation Partnership

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Auburn Business Incubator

ALGONA & PACIFIC


The cities of Algona and Pacific are interwoven with the larger, nearby city of Auburn, and the tri-city region is represented collectively by the Auburn Area CONNECT Chamber of Commerce. The mayors of each of these cities work collaboratively for the betterment of the region. Each city offers its own amenities and unique charm. Algona is a small community of 1.3 square miles and Pacific of only 2.4 square miles. Though small, these communities are positively affecting the continued growth and success of the region, spanning the border of King and Pierce counties.

CLICK HERE to visit the website of the City of Algona

CLICK HERE to visit the website of the City of Pacific Economic Development Department

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The Auburn Area CONNECT Chamber of Commerce has served in the Auburn, Pacific and Algona communities since 1925 and is integral to recruiting and retaining businesses, assisting in workforce development, and providing access to business opportunities and resources in Washington. Through a variety of partnerships, with public, private and government sectors, and a dedicated team of volunteers and visionary civic leaders, the Chamber mobilizes resources to support and sustain the economic prosperity of the Auburn Valley region.