Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Get Involved! Reach an audience of upwards of 400 leaders in industry, business, and the public sector by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor! The Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation EXPO has the most face-to-face interaction time of any Thurston EDC event, and with the added benefit of a regional audience, the value in participating is unparalleled!

What is the Regional Economic Update & Innovation Expo?

The 2016 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo is an exciting one-day event focused on setting the economic stage for our region for the coming year. Presented on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, WA, this conference brings together regional businesses from a wide range of industry sectors. Exhibitors will showcase industry within Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Thurston counties, highlighting cutting edge technology, products and services that help our region and Washington State stay competitive.

The 2016 Regional Economic Forecast and Innovation Expo is brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council, Lewis Economic Development Council, Pacific County Economic Development Council, Economic Development Council of Mason County, and Grays Harbor, Inc.

What is the target market?

This high-profile networking event, now in its sixth year, has expanded each year, and now draws upwards of 400 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region.

How is the event structured?

 The 2016 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo will offer:

 -an exclusive briefing on the 2016 Economic Vitality Index, the annual review of the region’s economic performance over past year

-insight from respected economists and business leaders on what lies ahead for the coming year, and how you can be prepared

-time to network with the people behind the products and services showcased at the Expo and the partnerships that support them

-informational workshops throughout the day focused on business innovation and regional economic concerns

Become a Sponsor

Thursday, December 8, 2106
8:30a – 2:30p

Little Creek Casino Resort
91 W State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584

For more information, please contact Rachel Baldwin at (360) 464-6040 or

Thank you to our 2015 exhibitors!

94.5 Roxy
Albers and Company
Business Examiner
Center for Business & Innovation
Enterprise 4 Equity
Grays Harbor College
Intercity Transit
Jessica Jensen Law
Legal Shield
Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
Phillips Burgess
Port of Olympia
SCJ Alliance
South Sound Solar
Toledo Tel
TwinStar Credit Union
U.S. Small Business Administration